The Day Creek Howl

Today Hong Kong. Tomorrow…?

Today Hong Kong. Tomorrow…?

Conner L., Writer

November 4, 2019

 China’s population of 1.42 billion is forced to put up with a highly restricted internet, one that bans YouTube, CNN, Twitter, Instagram, and Google. This blockade is commonly referred to as The Great Firewall of China. The country’s firewall is a virtual barrier that excludes anything that spr...

Shelters vs. Breeders

Shelters vs. Breeders

Carolina A. and Mikah C.

October 28, 2019

60.2 million US households own a dog. But how many of them were adopted from a shelter?  According to the 2019 Woof Stats, an estimated 6.5 million animals are taken into an animal shelter every year. About half of these animals never find a permanent home, as they are either euthanized or unendingly re...

Stand With Hong Kong! Fight for Freedom!

Stand With Hong Kong! Fight for Freedom!

Conner L., Writer

October 24, 2019

What is happening in Hong Kong? Undercover cops are dressing up as protesters and making the Hong Kongers look bad by doing crimes. They vandalize, rob, and destroy public places. In Tsuen Wan, A police officer shot a live bullet at an 18-year-old protester in the chest. Another 14-year-old boy wa...

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Carolina A., Writer

October 22, 2019

The sophomore cheerleader is thrown into the air and the crowd roars. As her fellow cheerleaders catch her, people in the bleachers wonder aloud, is cheerleading considered a sport? People look down from the stands as another girl is tossed toward the sky and successfully lands in the arms of her team. T...

Area 51

Area 51

Ashley P. and Ally D.

October 17, 2019

The Area 51 Raid had a highly anticipated build-up due to its history. But the event itself did not live up to the dreams of many. Now people are ready to uncover the secrets of the Vatican Vault.

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?  

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?  

Ashley P. and Ally D.

October 16, 2019

Area 51 to the Vatican Vault. What’s Next?     A hoax, a friendly get-together, or “just a meme,” the Area 51 raid has received many different names. From urinating on the perimeter fence, amazing alien costumes, and Naruto running on national television, the internet has become ob...

Is “Fair Pay to Play Act” the best choice?

Is “Fair Pay to Play Act” the best choice?

Shivani R., Writer

October 15, 2019

California’s governor Gavin Newsom recently passed a new bill known as “Fair Pay to Play Act” on September 30th. This bill allows college athletes to receive payment for their names, images, and likenesses. After Newsom signed the bill into law, Florida proposed its own bill a day later. Many ...

Mixed or Separated

Mixed or Separated

Mireille G., Writer

October 10, 2019

Some people prefer to attend schools that are separated by gender, while others would rather be mixed in classes of guys and girls. Mixed or co-ed schools originated around 1833. But separated schools have been around since the foundation of our country. Why the interest in a single-gender school? ...

Tennis is a Real Sport

Tennis is a Real Sport

Kaylee L., Writer

October 8, 2019

Most people hear “real sports,” and automatically assume we’re talking about soccer, baseball, basketball, football, and hockey. Why isn’t tennis on this list? As an athlete who lives on the court, I can easily argue that tennis should be included. “You haven’t really achieved anything; t...

The New Ariel

The New Ariel

Bella D., Writer

October 4, 2019

It’s 2010. Many viewers start complaining after watching the live-action of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” They are not happy with the cast that portrayed some of their favorite characters. This movie stood out to many because of the many caucasian actors and actresses who played Asian characters.  “...

Time to Change Seats!

Time to Change Seats!

Mikah C., Writer

October 3, 2019

Imagine sitting at school in that hard plastic chair, listening to your Language Arts teacher talk about extended metaphor. Or maybe you’re in your math class learning about integers, proportions, and expressions. Either way, you’re probably wishing you could be at home. Maybe on a comfy couch, o...

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