Principal Debriefing

By Zachary Apperson This upcoming school year, we’ll have to say farewell to Mrs. Matos and applaud her on her new position as Director of Educational Services, at the Tustin Unified School District Administration Center. Replacing her is Dr. Tuin, with over 30 years of experience in education. He served eight of those years as…

Church of Christian Science

By Zachary Apperson, Camille Yost, and Benjamin Rodriguez The Church of Christian Science, also known as the Church of Christ, Scientist, is a lesser known religion that derives from the teachings of Christianity. They take from the readings of the Bible as well as the teachings of Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science…

Human Euthanasia

By Zachary Apperson   There have been many controversial bills, constantly argued and debated, proposed to state legislations only to be denied, yet brought back in following years. But in the last couple of decades, California has hosted one of the most heated debates, just this year passing a polemical law on physician assisted suicide….

Up and Coming: Sagel Simon

By Zachary Apperson “God gave me the abilities. I’m gonna go a hundred miles per hour,”  sophomore, Sagel Simon confidently states in an interview. Sagel started as varsity quarterback and is currently a part of the starting five for the Tiller’s varsity basketball team.  If one thing’s certain–Sagel has game. Simon, a natural athlete, began…

Wrestling Controversy

By Zachary Apperson Wrestling is considered one of the most extraneous sports, both physically and mentally. But as an audience we only see two burly men hurling each other over a sweaty mat-what about the constant dieting and exercise it takes to get there? In wrestling, there are a variety of weight classes. Let’s say…

Living With The Disease

  By Amanda Zamora In November of 2012, my mom was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. She had a lumpectomy in the right breast. She has to go through four-five hour chemotherapy sessions with the strongest medicine, along with 40 radiation treatments. The hardest thing for me was watching her lose all her hair….

Journalism Lives

by Zachary Apperson and Alec Ortega We’re well into the 2015 school year and with this comes changes, some for better and some for worse. One of the newest implementations into Tustin High School’s curriculum is Mrs. Robinson’s journalism class. Mrs. Robinson, a University of California, Berkeley graduate and accredited writer of the non-fiction book…

Real Athletes Wear Pink

  By Zachary Apperson and Vanessa Cuellar Lady Tiller athletes continue to spread the word of breast cancer awareness by wearing pink. From pink socks to pink jerseys, Tillers show their care for women all across the world who suffer from this devastating atrocity. On Monday, October 20, the girls’ volleyball team competed against Cypress at their “Dig…