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Exploring the midtown farmers market and all the stalls they have to offer

A day at the midtown farmers market

Jessica Sheppard, Staff writer March 17, 2021

Drums and whistles fill the air, as the smells of fresh flowers and food attack your nose, and life hums amongst the stalls. The vendors at the midtown market bring variety to the capital and allows people...

Editorial: Why Rio needs to return to in-person learning

Editorial: Why Rio needs to return to in-person learning

Editorial Board March 10, 2021

About a year ago COVID-19 hit the United States by storm, and many students, including myself, were thrust into the world of social distancing and online learning. At first I was excited to take some time...

Put Down Your Phone–If You Can–And Watch “The Social Dilemma”

Angie Stevenson October 11, 2020

Every day, I wake up and before my eyes even adjust to the morning light or I drag myself out of bed, I instantly reach for my phone.  My fingers almost unconsciously tap into Instagram, Snapchat and...

“Avengers: Endgame’ is Perfect End to Franchise

Scott Fado-Bristo, Reviewer June 15, 2019

I was at a friend’s birthday party in elementary school when I first saw Iron Man (2008). The movie had loveable characters, fun dialog, memorable moments, and a snappy ending that wrapped up everything-...

Graphic by Jane Snider

Stop Stomping On Mother Earth

Jane Snider, Mirada Staff June 15, 2019

Carbon emissions are greenhouse gases that are destroying ecosystems and are harming the Earth. Humans are the cause of this and each person’s contribution to further warming the planet is defined as...

“I’ll Be Gone In The Dark” Brilliantly Recounts Terror of the Golden State Killer

Stephanie Timofeyeva, Reviewer June 15, 2019

“‘I once spent an afternoon tracking down every detail I could about a member of the 1972 Rio Americano High School water polo team because in the yearbook photo he appeared lean and to have big...

Skip’s Kitchen Review

Skip’s Kitchen Review

Emily Borg , Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Skip’s Kitchen is a small lively place for friends and family to meet and enjoy meals together. Skip’s Kitchen offers a variety of foods: burgers, salads, soups, sandwiches, ice cream, and even...

School Lockdown Drill

School Lockdown Drill

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Many high schools across the country are having to suffer through painful and violent events. The lockdown drill was supposed to reassure students on what to do in case of a violent event, but it sadly...

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Anna Swanson and Emma Hutchinson Profile

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Both Anna Swanson and her partner Emma Hutchinson were thrilled and surprised that their English mid term had won them 7th place in the Caring for Our Watersheds proposal writing contest. The two freshman...

JV Softball

JV Softball

Emily Borg, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

This year's JV Softball team will not be striking out this season with their new coaches, Rob Hernandez, Jacob Lethum, and Dan Mckechnie. They teach the excited team new techniques for the new season....

Sophomore License

Sophomore License

Emily Borg and Synia Thrower June 4, 2018

Sophomore year is the time where most teenagers are looking to get their license or at least a permit. The hassle of trying to find rides to get to school, social events, and sports gets tiring so...

Civitas

Civitas

Katherine Huggins, Mirada Staff June 4, 2018

Tragic instances of gun violence have sparked mass efforts of youth activists hoping to inspire reform. As a part of this wave of student activism, Six Civitas students traveled to the Capitol on May...

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