The Raven's Call

  • National Security vs Privacy
  • Stories from an Undeclared War Impact and Inspire
  • The Importance of Voting
  • Appreciating Life’s Bundle of Joy
  • See Me, Not My Size
  • National Security vs Privacy

    National Security vs Privacy

    Michelle Hernandez, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    Privacy today faces growing threats from a growing surveillance apparatus that is often justified in the name of national security. Americans have long been divided in their views about security needs and personal privacy, with much of the focus being on government surveillance. Numerous government agencies including, the National Security Agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the ...

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  • Stories from an Undeclared War Impact and Inspire

    Stories from an Undeclared War Impact and Inspire

    Jaaziel Barajas, Staff Writer

    January 12, 2018

    “Write what needs to be written.” “Evil will prevail when good people do nothing.”, said Erin Gruwell passionately. As Erin Gruwell walks onto the stage she smiles warmly and begins to tell her story to the students of Vista Del Lago High School. Vista Del Lago welcomes Erin Gruwell and her freedom writers with open arms and is excited for her former students and herself to tell their ...

    Students at Vista Del Lago High School eager to take a photo with Erin Gruwell.

  • The Importance of Voting

    The Importance of Voting

    Aveline Alarcon, Staff Writer

    January 11, 2018

    Voting is a Democratic process every American goes through either every 2 or 4 years. We vote for senators, house members, and local government. In 2016 we had one of the most nerve wrecking elections, an election where we, the citizens, chose the next President of the United States, despite the outcome being a bit shocking, the turnout numbers were shockingly low. According to PBS, in 2016, on...

    A student filling out a voters registration form.

  • Appreciating Life’s Bundle of Joy

    Appreciating Life’s Bundle of Joy

    Alex Perez, Sports Editor

    December 7, 2017

    High School can be a scary place when people have no one to turn to and just want someone to talk to because life is taking its toll on them.So it’s good to know that they have someone there to help them through whatever they need and the people who are their are sometimes taken for granted; Teachers are always there for students. Vista del Lago has one of the most kind and wonderful teachers o...

    Senior Getsemani Cortez Talking to Avid teacher Mrs.Rathbun

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  • See Me, Not My Size

    See Me, Not My Size

    Tia Latson, Staff Writer

    December 7, 2017

    Eat more, gain weight, there’s no meat on those bones, stop eating air, ice does not count as a meal. There’s always been the idea of shaming someone for being overweight but there’s no rights for girls who are considered underweight. Even though there is not many reported about being “too skinny” it is still a thing skinny girls struggle with. “I’ve always been very skinny, but grow up being bullied, always went back to the fact that I was to skinny,” said Chadei Brown. There are s...

    "You should eat more and gain some fat" "Dude you're like way too skinny" "You're arms are like sticks" "Someday the wind just might blow you away" "You're weak" "Are you anorexic?" "Are you bullimic?"

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National Security vs Privacy

January 19, 2018

Privacy today faces growing threats from a growing surveillance apparatus that is often justified in the name of national security. Americans have long been divided in their views about security n...

Does Buying Your Kids Materialistic Things Affect Their School Work

January 12, 2018

     When you use to just getting spoiled you never know when to stop failing or you forget about your priorities. When have you ever thought about focusing on school instead of materialistic...

The (not so) Remarkable inventions of Today

January 11, 2018

Does it feel as if nowadays there isn’t really a new invention that will truly help us in a meaningful way or is it just me? If that confused you let me rephrase, has there been an actual breakthrou...

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The student voice of Vista del Lago High School
The student voice of Vista del Lago High School