XOXO, Galore Girl

By Gigi Hume Hey Central Orange County-ers. Have I got the 411 for you—there’s a new it-girl on the block. Or should I say int-girl. One of my many sources sends us this: “Spotted at Galore Magazine, Macbook and composition book in hand: Jocelyn You.” Was it only a year ago that our Tustin Alumna…

Tripping Through High School

By Ivette Barajas, Karimar Gatica, and Michael Rodillo Like every other high school in America, Tustin High contains students ranging from different grades, ages, cultures, interests, hobbies, etc. In the small but significant four years spent in high school, there is a drastic transition that occurs in every single individual; whether it be physical, mental,…

Are Millennials Too Stressed To Care?

By Alena Tran, Ivette Barajas, and Kimberly Aguilar Millennials are oftentimes criticized for being too lazy and too apathetic to worldly conflictions. There are many who believe this generation is merely made up of mindless, materialistic, social-media obsessed robots, but paradoxically, many are also convinced millennials care too much, or are too sensitive. It can…

Man, It’s Kind of Weird

By Anonymous Man, it’s kind of weird to think that you have a phobia and hate for me, just because of what I identify myself as. I am a teenager (obviously.) Unpreventably, some people feel I’m “too young” to know what I want to do with my life. I am a female. Without question, some…

Familiar Faces Return to Tustin

By Jasmine Vasquez Shifting from an old school to a new school is nerve racking. One day the faces are familiar, friendly, and recognizable, and the next they are new, unfamiliar, and foreign. Competing for Tillers’ football their freshman year, juniors Carlos Larios and Robert Washington are back at Tustin High after switching schools their…

The Power of Dance

by Gwynn Van Houten Sona Karun is a sophomore at Tustin High. She has played basketball, taken karate lessons, and is a member of STEM and MUN. She is an accomplished honors student, and a great friend to boot. But anyone can figure that out. Sona knows that there’s so much more to who she…

I’ll Make A Man(ny) Out of You

by Karley Bailey Eighteen is the horrifying number which signifies the closure of adolescence. It is the end of being a child. No more of those moments where it is socially acceptable to be irresponsible and immature. For Manny Lira, the dismaying responsibilities that adulthood brings already confronted him long before he was eighteen. Eighteen…

Past, Present, Future: Matthew Gaddis

By: Karli Stichter A new generation is upon us at Tustin High School. Legends have passed through this school and endured unique experiences. Each student’s experience has provided a piece to the amazing story of Tustin High. As our school continues to improve and grow, new students are rising to the occasion and making themselves…