KROQ Weenie Roast 2015

By: Julia Klotz On Monday, April 27, KROQ just announced their Weenie Roast y Fiesta 2015 Lineup. With MUSE as the headlining act, 14 bands are set to take the stage Saturday, May 16th at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, also known as the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Tickets are set to go on sale this Friday, May…

Help Alexis Get To College

Tustin High School student Alexis Diaz doesn’t know that this post will publish in just a few minutes. Alexis is involved in ASB, Avid, Band, FCA and Journalism. The personal story of how she has made it to this point involves extreme dedication and perseverance.  Alexis has started a Fund Me campaign to raise $500…

From Heartbreak to Descent

By Jocelyn You The teenage years are often associated with falling in love for the first time. Ultimately, it’s just young people drunk off the idea of being in love. Simple. Although this may not be true for all, many hearts get caught up in love and all the glory there is to it. For…

Plump that Pout- Jenner Style

By: Amanda Klotz The newest trend circling social media and YouTube has been dubbed the “Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge”, named after the youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan who has gained much media attention recently for having a dramatic increase in the size of her lips.  Controversy arose after noticeable changes appeared not only in her…

Twenty One Pilots: Set To Impress

By Kristina Ching With the recent release of a brand new single off of the upcoming album, alt duo Twenty One Pilots gave the first taste of what to expect on Blurryface. However, it is important to point out that “predictable” is probably the last word you should associate with the pair from Colombus, Ohio….

Varsity Baseball’s Most Anticipated Game

By Jocelyn Cervantes On Wednesday April 22nd, The Tustin Tillers took on the defending back to back champions, Cypress High School. Starters for the game were Dalton Rasmussen (pitching), David Bohorquez (catching), Blake Akins (first base), Brian Nguyen (second base), Austyn Tengan (third base), Anthony Walters (shortstop), Myles Thompson (left field), Dailin Lee (center field),…

Empire League: Tillers Defeat Western 4-3

By Jocelyn Cervantes Tustin High’s varsity baseball Empire League began on Wednesday, April 15 against Western High School when the Tillers dominated the Pioneers 12-0. The Tillers were ready to defeat the Pioneers again on Friday, April 17 on their home field. With the start of league, transfer Austyn Tengan (junior) was allowed to play,…

‘Palo Alto’, Understands the Teenage Struggle

By Kassandra Ferrer “Palo Alto,” a movie directed by Gia Coppola, improved into a short story collection by James Franco, portrays raw emotions of the teenage search to fit in, find love, and define identity. This film emphasizes three conflicted teenagers living in wealthy Californian suburbs trying to resolve their agonizing problems. The beginning engages the…

Teacher/Rider Profile: Larissa Connors and the Endless Work Week

-Dylan Allen Larissa Connors is, undoubtedly, a consummate professional. A full time Algebra and Calculus teacher at Tustin High and a full time professional cyclist for Sho-Air’s RideBiker Alliance, her work week never truly ends. There is of course, the myth perpetuated by non-teachers that “teaching isn’t even a full time job, they get summers…

Tustin’s Got Talent

By Dalyn Baxter From 7 – 8 p.m. on April 16th in Tustin High Schools new Sports Pavilion, the Tustin District put on a district showcase featuring performers from Tustin, Foothill, and Beckman High. The night was filled with talent and thrilling performances as the audience gathered to watch the three high schools put away…

My Experience with the “Bordertown” Family

By Nayeli Medina As I was sitting in my 4th period journalism class, I searched for a subject that interested me enough to write about when my journalism teacher sat down at our group table, and asked us, “Would you guys like to go to a screening for ‘Bordertown?’ Gustavo just tweeted asking for people to…

International Assembly

The International Assembly successfully delivered outstanding performances from talented Tustin High School students. Part of the Tiller allure is our multiculturalism, and this assembly demonstrated that and more. Here are a few photos before we head out for Spring Break:

Channeling Your Inner Penny Lane: One of Spring’s Trends

By Jocelyn Cervantes, editor During September of last year, fashion editors, stylists, models, icons, bloggers and fashionistas all around the world were sensational as fashion week began. New York City one week and London the next; a jet to Paris and ending the trip in Milan.  It’s been awhile since then and you might have…

Out for the Kill

By Alexis Diaz It is time for boys’ volleyball to take on spring. With a record so far of 9-3, including two losses to Marina, and a heartbreaking loss against Kennedy in five sets on Thursday, March 26th, the boys’ coach, Joanna Johnson’s main goal for the team is to win league again and make it to CIF…

Mystery of Ian Curtis

By: Tanya Soto May 18th, 1980 was the day he decided to end his life. Besides his depression and epilepsy, lead singer of Joy Division Ian Curtis, left behind exquisite and deep music. Soul touching lyrics and peculiar performances gave glimpses of his personal problems. During his performances he’d wrap the the chord of the microphone around…