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Pregnancy discrimination for working women needs to be addressed

Pregnancy discrimination for working women needs to be addressed

Alyssa Rice, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2023

For many women, pregnancy is a time of celebration, but for women in the workplace, this joyous news is often accompanied by worry and fear. Discrimination against pregnant women was banned in 1978 with...

UC graduate student strike ends

UC graduate student strike ends

westlakearrow January 31, 2023

Written by Chenya Kwon The best laid plans of UCs and UC strikers often go awry.  That was the case for the UC graduate student strikes that occurred throughout the final months of 2022. Though...

Elon Musk gains ownership of Twitter

Elon Musk gains ownership of Twitter

Sydney Elias, Social Media Editor December 15, 2022

On Oct. 27, 2022 Elon Musk finally sealed the deal. The billionaire took over one of the world’s largest social media networks, Twitter, paying a total of about $44 billion for full ownership of the...

WHS should reevaluate their honors courses

WHS should reevaluate their honors courses

Jocelyn Glick, Social Media Editor December 14, 2022

You walk into your first AP class. There weren’t any honors options, but you still wanted a challenge. The first few weeks are manageable but the further you get into the school year, you notice the...

LUNCH RUSH: Harbor House provides daily lunch meals and snacks at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for people in need within Thousand Oaks. All food provided is donated, with fresh produce and packaged snack options being handed out.

Harbor House provides sanctuary for those struggling in Conejo Valley

Andy Lynch, Opinion Section Editor December 12, 2022

It's a Monday night in the parking lot of the Thousand Oaks Lutheran Church Holy Trinity as the non profit organization Harbor House’s volunteer employees unhook table legs and set disposable dining...

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR CHINA GROWS: Protests and vigils grow outside of the Chinese Consulate in Toronto in support of the protestors arrested in China.

Protests erupt in China over ‘Zero COVID-19’ policy

Sania Gali, Social Media Editor December 9, 2022

On Nov. 28 2022, protests erupted from Shanghai to Beijing over China’s ‘Zero COVID-19 Policy’. The policy has come under controversy since the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in 2022 with China being...

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Yes

Lucas Van Parys, Photo Editor December 9, 2022

From the 1920s onward, the Disney corporation strived to make child–friendly content for the masses. Though, as the company progressed, it acquired many other companies with different visions, so Disney...

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No

Shane Douglas, Sports Section Editor December 9, 2022

Stormtroopers always miss their targets. Dating back to the original trilogy to the more recent Star Wars films, these bucket heads can’t aim. With the release of The Mandalorian in 2019, a pair of...

Trump announces 2024 presidential campaign

Trump announces 2024 presidential campaign

Makenna Norman, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2022

On Nov. 15, 2022, former President Donald Trump announced that he will be running as a candidate in the 2024 presidential election.  “In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight...

MARCHING FOR PRIDE: Peaceful rally participants marching through Mexico City during an LGBTQ+ Pride Parade.

Social changes take place across North America

Sydney Elias, Featured columnist December 1, 2022

On Oct. 26, 2022, same-sex marriage was officially made legal throughout all of Mexico. Although the Supreme Court declared state laws preventing same-sex marriage unconstitutional in 2015, some states...

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