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Locked On The Look: The relevancy of appearances in quarantine

November 7, 2020 7:44am | Aranzazu Carreno

Different fabrics brush against the searching fingertips while a careful gaze examines, stopping suddenly on an eye-catching piece. We’ve all been there: walking down aisles of colorful clothing, eyes wondering on what would best suit us. Clothes, however, have a significant impact on students; a […]

Photosynthesizers fight the effects of global warming

April 10, 2020 5:38pm | Ashly Recinos

Every extreme natural disaster has led to an increasing concern about climate change. Many influencers call attention to the strange fires, floods, and earthquakes by donating money to rebuild areas affected. The Kerr Photosynthesizers too are trying to play their part by starting off small: […]

Kerr History

April 2, 2019 8:32pm | Elizabeth Lozano

The bell rings and students go to advisory, talking about how one got caught smoking outside by the principal; but she let it slide with a warning.. For 2001 graduate Brandi Bennett, it was a memorable moment because of the relationship she had with Kerr’s […]

The Fog of Depression

April 24, 2018 2:50pm | Elizabeth Lozano

Depression can come in many shapes and forms, and has multiple symptoms. People often mistake this mood disorder for someone being hormonal, especially in teens. “Some of the other symptoms, like irritability or lack of attention, are some of the things that we kind of […]

GPA or Sleep Today: Staying Up Late has Negative Effects on Students

February 6, 2017 1:57pm | Ajay Nair

Wake up early. Go to school. Do work. Come back home late after school. Stay up late to finish a PAK. Wake up after not getting enough sleep. Go back to school. Repeat. One thing Kerr students do not get enough of is sleep. And […]

Engineering classes continue

November 10, 2015 8:59am |

Junior Engineer Student Kevin Murano connects the red and black electric wires to complete the circuit for his device in his Science and Engineering class. Now it is time for tedious testing to make sure the timing and functions are working properly. After some extensive […]

Finding their Roots: Lunar New Year celebrants rediscover family values and traditions

February 13, 2015 8:13am |

The bright red arch with its golden words proclaiming “Happy New Year” stands proudly at the entrance, greeting the steady trickle of temple attendees. On the other side of the gateway, multiple footsteps pound on the gray pavement even as the aggregation of voices reaches […]

Halloween brings back forgotten memories

October 23, 2014 9:00am |

Skeletons stalk the streets. Jack o’lanterns glow brightly in the darkness of the night. Bats circle about in the black sky. The neighborhood children hurry door-to-door asking for sweets and treats to celebrate one of the most memorable holidays of the year. Certain memories persist […]

Spring Fashion

April 23, 2014 9:06am |

Doing her time: Prisoners teach Bancroft life lessons

April 13, 2014 8:04am |

While tending the gardens and managing the home grown produce at the minimum security women’s prison, Margaret Bancroft bumped into a familiar face: her best friend’s aunt, who was a convicted murderer. “I totally introduced myself and she knew who I was just because she knew […]