Category Archives: Editorial

Cesar Chavez Day

Cesar Chavez Day by: Eric Gasparro; staff writer Cesar Chavez Day, on March 31 is a national holiday, but we presently do not recognize this holiday. There are schools just a mile away celebrating. This man worked for civil rights … Continue reading

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Phones at Recess?

Phones at Recess? By: Eric G. and Haskell M., Staff Writers Should we have phones at lunchtime? Well, let’s see what the students of Magruder Middle School have to say.       –  “No, because they could possibly be … Continue reading

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Ballot Measures T and U

Ballot Measures T and U By Eric Gasparro, Staff writer   On Election Day, November 4, 2014, Torrance voters will have the opportunity to vote for or against Measures T and U.  According to the Torrance Unified School District; “Measure … Continue reading

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DC Comics – Are They Making The Right Decisions?

DC Comics – Are They Making The Right Decisions? By: Jake H., staff writer             Legendary Marvel rival and gray tint enthusiast DC Comics has been making some hasty decisions with their franchises, for better or for worse they’re going … Continue reading

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Let’s Clean Up Our Act

What’s Happening to Our Campus? By: Katherine Vu and Jenny Pham, staff writers   Recently, our campus has been a sight to see, but not necessarily in a good way. Chip bags, soda cans, paper, and other bits of trash … Continue reading

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Editorial: Should Kids Have a Facebook Account?

Facebook for Kids? By Irene M. and Balpreet K., staff writers         Do you have a Face book account? Many students would say yes.  Well, did you know that it is illegal for people under thirteen years old to have … Continue reading

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Editorial: Sticky Situation

Sticky Situation By Rhea Patteri and Alyse Pelayo, staff writers Everyone loves to chew gum, but what if you got in trouble for it. That is what happens every day. Kids may come to school chewing gum and try to … Continue reading

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Giving To Japan

Tragedy in Japan By: Rhea Patteri and Babra, Noor staff writers We were all struck by the disastrous earthquake that occurred in Japan. It might have happened many miles away from your home, but right now, it’s affecting everyone. Lots … Continue reading

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Japan’s Tragedy

Japan’s Earthquake By Adil Jawed, Staff Writer After March 11th, 2011, the world has not been the same – and may not be for months. The entire nation of Japan was struck by an earthquake of epic proportions at 2:46 … Continue reading

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Are Video Games Good for You?

Are Video Games Good for You? By: Hy Hoang and Aymen Kabir, staff writers             It is true that video games are bad for you but some particular video games are good for you. Some video games can burn calories … Continue reading

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Should I Wear a Helmet?

Should I Wear A Helmet? By: A. Bocanegra, staff writer            If you want to be safe and have that pretty little face of yours unscratched or with no stitches on your head, you should really wear a helmet. Why? … Continue reading

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Helmets: To Wear or Not To Wear

Helmets By L. Saldana and W. Fabela, staff writers Wearing helmets, safety or fashion don’t. You decide? If you think wearing helmets is a fashion don’t, well than is dyeing part of fashion. Think about it for a minute. You might not … Continue reading

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Texting: Good or Bad?

Texting: Good or Bad? By: I. Morales, staff writer        Texting. People all over the world of all races spend hours and hours texting. Preteens and teenagers may be spending much more time than the necessary texting on their cell … Continue reading

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Magruder’s Geography Bee

Magruder’s Geography Bee By: ADIL JAWED, Staff Writer   Magruder’s Annual Geography Bee took place the week of January 10, 2011. The Geography Bee is a great way to encourage competition that motivates students to learn all they can about the … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day  By: Ahmed Khan, staff writer           Veterans Day is a day to respect every soldier that has served our country.  In the United States, Veterans Day is usually observed on November 11, 2010.  However, if it lands on … Continue reading

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