Make-Up Your Mind!

By: Ashley Faleao & Jasmine Vasquez Prom is coming up and girls are in search of dresses and makeup for this special night. Some girls struggle to apply makeup or cannot afford to get it professionally done. For this prom 2016, we welcome back Elizabeth Jennings to help girls who attend Tustin High Jennings is…

5 Messy Hair Styles

By Ashley Faleao Every girl has that day where we’re out of it and don’t feel like doing our hair. To help get rid of bad hair day stress, here are five cute, simple hairstyles that anyone can rock. 1. Boho-Chic Braids A pulled back braid that lays on your head is perfect when you’re not…

Restroom Rule

by Anthony Ybarra Earlier this month, my US History class discussed the Obama Administration’s request for schools to allow any student to use the restroom they are most comfortable with. However, many Conservatives are disturbed and even disgusted by this. Which makes me wonder, why does it matter? The fact that people are so disturbed,…

Declassified Disneyland Survival Guide

  By Brisa Velazquez   Disneyland is the place to be year round, but sometimes long lines and unexpected weather can make a trip to the ‘happiest place on earth’ a little hectic. Here are some tips to make your visit a little less stressful.   1.Plan on being there for the majority of the…

AP Literature and Amadeus

By: Karli Stichter On May 17, Mr. Miller’s AP Literature class embarked on a cultural experience. Throughout the year Miller read and taught various plays to his class, and decided it would be a great idea to bring his two classes to see an actual production. Before the event both classes learned about proper etiquette,…

Positive Parley in Principal’s Press Conference

Positive Parley in Principal’s Press Conference By Kristina Ching Sitting at the head of a table reminiscent of a board room meeting, Tustin High School’s principal, Mrs. Christine Matos, sat with arms crossed, students encircling in orange, yellow, and blue plastic desk chairs, laptops poised and ready, fingers hovering over the keys. It was strange,…

Your Mind Matters: Mental Health Awareness Month

by Clea Thomas In this day and age, our society is learning to love and accept people from all walks of life and accepting them as a whole. It is easily agreed that we are advancing into a brand new type of society. However, we can only advance so much at a time. One major…

Tasty on the Lips, Easy on the Hips

By James Cruz and Jocelyn You Let’s be real. We know a lot of people are working hard to get their summer bodies ready before summer vacation officially starts. People are trying every diet from Paleo to the Starch Solution to Keto, but what about the simplest diet of being vegan? What do you think when…

Writing Excuses Podcast

by Johnathon Froman Writing Excuses is a podcast hosted by four published authors: Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells. Each week, these hosts, who founded the podcast in 2008, help educate new writers and guide the experienced to improve their storytelling. Regardless of whether they write for hobby or for their…

America’s First LGBT Monument

by Gwynn Van Houten May 9, 2016 saw the first step towards a significant milestone in LGBT history. In a meeting with local representatives, President Obama made the proposition that Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar and site of a series of historical riots, be declared a national monument, the first of its kind. The…

Bodacious Lady Bathrooms of Tustin High

By Katelyn Merrell Photographed by Karli Stichter Bathroom 1 – The Convenient Bathroom: This bathroom is located near the ceramics room and the new humanities building. This bathroom is a three stall bathroom with only two working stalls since the big bathroom stall’s latch is broken. Unfortunately, this bathroom is often quite dirty because it…

Let’s Talk About Life

By: Evelyn Carrillo It’s hard. Almost nothing in life is easy. Family, friends and people. No matter what you do in life you’re going to be criticized. The way you look and the way you talk won’t always be favored by people. I get that. But do you? It’s all right to be different than…

A Cheetah’s Dream

by Daniel Camano   I’m a cheetah with stealth like no other, Hunting my prey, getting closer and closer everyday. Hidden in the grass so no one notices my true potential inside, But yet so focused and aiming on the beautiful Gazelle. Creeping in, stalking it, With my eyes hungry for success. Looking for the…

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Intro Part Two

by Johnathon Froman Link to Part One Here. Eras. Eras are segments of the game that change once your Civ reaches a certain milestone is technology. There are seven eras that your civ will progress through the game. In order: Ancient, Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Modern, Atomic, and Information. Starting in the Ancient Era, you will…

I Know We

by Alexia Mitchell I know we are still young. I know we are incredibly different. I know we are seen as hopeless and foolish. I know we have our entire lives ahead of us. I know we will most likely lose our spark. I know we will most likely break. I know we will probably…

Into Thin Air Review

By Joshua Muller On May 10, 1996, two climbing teams successfully summited the top of Mt. Everest with Outside magazine journalist and famous author Jon Krakauer. Krakauer, famous for his book Into the Wild, joined an expedition with the Adventure Consultants team led by climbing guide Rob Hall who partnered with a long time friend…