You Are Not Alone

  By Yaire Alfaro There are others who have gone through the same situation as you. You are not alone. Sexual assault is a major issue in the United States. In fact, nearly every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, a statistic which includes all ages and all genders. The thing about sexual assault…

Boy’s Lacrosse Senior Night

By Benjamin Rodriguez On Monday, May 1, Boys Lacrosse celebrated their seniors in their final game as Tillers. The honored players were Blake Stading (#21), Ernesto Campos (#14), Noah Sharpe (#4), Derek Weaver (#13), Reggie Parchman (#27), Andrew Menjivar (#30), Eduardo Cisneros (#25), and Christopher Aponte (#28). After the pregame festivities, the Tillers battled with…

Link Crew

By Camille Yost and Cristobal Segura Students who have been selected for Link Crew are viewed as people who have potential in becoming an exceptional role model. Although the program is not mandatory, it looks great on college applications and it’s an opportunity that should not be passed down. Link Crew is a leadership program…

The Death of PBS

By Antonio Nuñez As of late, the president of the United States has been the topic of discussion once again, and this time due to his participation in the possible death of the Public Broadcasting Service, or simply ‘PBS’. PBS is a widely known television channel that reaches out to children and provides them with…

The Road Ahead

By Yaire Alfaro and Alena Tran Tustin High’s Class of 2017 is set to graduate on Wednesday, June 14. With only one month and 16 days left on the calendar, graduation looms near, evoking an array of feelings scrambled within an apprehensive senior’s mind. Perhaps, some of the senior class do not care about leaving,…

Tillers Sweep the Leprechauns

By Anthony Zuniga The Tillers won the baseball game by a landslide, 2-0, on Wednesday, May 3, at Kennedy High School. The game lasted an hour and both teams performed well. One of the few highlights of the game belongs to Rodney Boone who pitched a complete game through seven innings and struck out 11…

Hypersomniacs and Addicts, Beware

By Bryan Garcia Do you consider yourself a junkie in some of the things you do? Do you continuously bite your fingernails or do you keep on eating that delicious snack that is located on top of your fridge and just wants more? Or do you perhaps wake up late in the morning only to…

Counselor in Training Summer Program

By Camille Yost Responsibility and communication are important skills that are necessary to becoming a strong leader and influential role model. If you are interested in improving those skills, the City of Tustin Parks and Recreation is offering a Counselor in Training Program at the Columbus Tustin Activity Center. This program will allow teenagers to…

Doctor Who?

By Jair Martinez The time has come once more—the time of the Doctor. The incredibly popular British TV show, Doctor Who, is getting a new lead actor but he will still be playing the same character…it’s complicated. Any Doctor Who fan, or a Whovian as they prefer to be called, knows exactly how this works….

Real-Life Spiderman

By Jair Martinez Swinging through the streets of New York, crawling on buildings, and fighting crime. Who is it? Well it’s no one else but your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! What if you were able to become a real life Spider-Man? With real life web shooters, super strength, and spidey senses. Well what if I told…

On Writing With Complete Strangers In A Foreign Country

On Writing with Complete Strangers in a Foreign Country By Kristina Ching A month ago I stepped off a plane and on to European soil for the first time in my life. I was in the Netherlands on my way to Haarlem, a small city outside of Amsterdam in order to write for the Press…

Teacher Profile: Mr. Miguel

By Karley Bailey “Mr. Miguel.” Anybody who ever finds themselves on the Tustin High School premises will hear that name frequently. It might be hushed across the plaza by one of his AP Calc students who or might even be mentioned by another teacher praising his unfathomable passion. Nonetheless, it has become norm over the…

That’s a Wrap For Girl’s LAX

By Gigi Hume Picture by Ben Rodriguez This past week the Tiller Girls Lacrosse Team experienced both ends of the win-loss spectrum in their home games against El Toro and Rosary. On Monday, April 24, after an hour and 20 minute delay due to a mix up in time, the Tiller Girls played one 12…

Tales From the Hive

By Kimberly Aguilar The process of keeping Tustin High functioning smoothly requires the hard work and effort of everyone, from administrators to students—like bees in a hive. With this type of “busy bee” attitude we possess, it’s no wonder why this year’s edition of the Audion is appropriately dubbed “Tales from the Hive.” We—the people…

Fargo: A Dark Comedy Crime Drama

By Jason Aquino FX’s “Fargo,” based on eponymous film by famous director duo, the Coen Brothers, is set in a tiny Minnesota town. “Fargo” is a black comedy crime drama that features small city folks who get involved in the affairs of crime syndicates and tend to cause a myriad of violence. The story blends…

Tustin’s High Drama Production presents: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Kyle Arbiola and Merlin Montes Months after their successful show, “Hamlet Thrill-mageddon, Coming Soon to a Little Theater Near You,” Tustin High’s drama class presents,”Date Night: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” The drama class, led by Ms. Markley, performed the play from April 26 through the 28 with a showtime of 7:30…

What is Success?

By Camille Yost Throughout the years of our schooling, teachers and staff are always encouraging students to “become successful.” Many students are unsure of what this means since there are so many different interpretations of what success is—it can range from financial success to finding happiness through a career. Two of the most successful people…

18 Years Since Columbine

By Ivette Barajas and Anthony Zuniga 18 years ago today, as most Americans were waking up and following their usual routine for school or work, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris were preparing for what would come to be known as the worst school shooting in history, and the first of their time. On April 20,…

Better Than Sega

By Gigi Hume and Ben Rodriguez On Tuesday, April 18, Tustin Girl’s Lacrosse came back strong after spring break and a tough 4-12 loss to El Toro, ready to Tiller Up against the Segerstrom Jaguars. Hungry for redemption, the team’s hard work paid off, as they beat the Jaguars 11-7. The team immediately started off…

Cuckoo for Cuco

By Galilea Oregon Are you a fan of soothing, mellow music similar to the likings of Mac Demarco and Kali Uchis? If so, you will definitely enjoy listening to 18 year-old Chicano solo artist and producer Cuco based in Hawthorne, California. In his Bandcamp profile, he describes himself as a “Los Angeles based artist making…

A Look Into a Geek’s Mind

By Jair Martinez A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away The Doctor arrived to the planet Vulcan in his TARDIS, only to realize that it was on the verge of imploding in itself. The Green Lantern Corps arrived to see if they could help but the Doctor knew it was hopeless. “This…

Two L’s Make a W for Tustin Girls Lacrosse

By Gigi Hume On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, after long losing streaks, the Tiller Girls Lacrosse team proved triumphant in hard-fought battles for the coveted “dubya.” The team culminated a successful streak with an 9-6 win over Rosary Academy on their turf with one shot by Sophomore Jazmin Martinez, one by Sophomore Jasmine Candias, two…

Black Mirror – The Dark Side of Technology

By Jason Aquino Humans have relied on technology to help them throughout history, but within the future of technology, uncertainty lies. Everyday, science fiction’s technology has come closer and closer to reality and has always been considered progressive. Black Mirror, a television show on BBC, deviates from other sci-fi shows by depicting the possible dangers…

A Tale As Old As Time

By Camille Yost Disney’s animated classic, “Beauty and the Beast,” was transformed into a live action film that released on March 17, 2017. This film, rated a 7.9/10 on IMDB, has hauled in 462 million dollars worldwide. “Beauty and the Beast” has surpassed the 201 million brought in by the live action “Cinderella”, released in…

Vandal on the Loose

By Kyle Arbiola, Antonio Nunez, and Tino Hernandez Two weeks ago, early-rising zero period students on campus were presented with an eye catching surprise—unidentified vandals defaced walls on campus property. This consisted of inappropriate, graphic images which were showcased throughout various walls surrounding our school. These images were seen graffitied on the English buildings and…

RACC Fair – A Junior Perspective

By Melanie Mercado and Tanya Soto Class of 2018 Tanya: When our Editor-in-Chief assigned me this article about the college fair, I internally rolled my eyes. Why? Well I usually lack enthusiasm involving any school-related activities, but it was an assignment, so be it. I had to walk around the plaza (in the heat) and…

RACC Fair – A Freshman Perspective

By Ernestino Hernandez Class of 2020 An amazing opportunity was given to freshmen through seniors on Wednesday, March 15. All Tustin High students went to a double assembly. We were curious about what the college fair would be or look like. Present for the second assembly with other young students in the new gym, we…

RACC Fair – A Sophomore Perspective

By Galilea Oregon and Gigi Hume Class of 2019 Okay, we know you’re probably thinking about more “productive” things to do than read this letter such as a) play Tetris, b) do the homework you forgot about last night, or c) scroll through Instagram with your phone under the desk so that your CCR teacher…

RACC College Fair – A Senior Perspective

By Karley Bailey Class of 2017 I walked into school five minutes late on a Wednesday morning with my eyebrows in a furrow and my eyes dreary from a mixture of sleep deprivation and crying the night before. I had gotten three hours of sleep because I worked a late shift and still half-attempted to…