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The “fight” for freedom: celebrating civil rights on MLK Day
The “fight” for freedom: celebrating civil rights on MLK Day
Zealan Munsey, Photographer | January 16, 2023

There have been many faces of the civil rights movements across the world and countless activists. Few leaders have committed fully to peace. We have Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Malcolm X, Susan B. Anthony, Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Malala, and countless others who have dedicated their lives to uplifting...

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An image of the panelists. From left to right; Alex Rounaghi (Dartmouth Class of 2020), Yasmeen Tarazi (USC Class of 2021), Ali Samanifard (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Class of 2021), Makena Augenstein (Chapman Class of 2022), Matthew Blunk (Cal State Fullerton Class of 2023), Avalon Brice (Scripps College Class of 2024) and Claire Wittkop (Ursinus College Class of 2024).
LBHS alumni return for College Unplugged 2023
Abigail Roedersheimer, News Editor | January 19, 2023

For the last half of 2nd period and through Tutorial in the Artists Theatre on Jan. 11, juniors and seniors were invited to ask a panel of seven LBHS alumni about their diverse college experiences and...

Rome Friesen flashes his usual smile. After retiring from LBHS, Friesen served as a docent at the Laguna Museum of Art and the Mission San Juan Capistrano.
LBHS remembers the Model United Nations "Godfather," Rome Friesen
Abigail Roedersheimer, News Editor | December 15, 2022

On Oct. 24, 2022, Romaine “Rome” Friesen, beloved history and Model United Nations teacher, passed away. Friesen modeled compassion and provided inspiration to the Laguna Beach High School community...

Politics and soccer: the perfect combo
Politics and soccer: the perfect combo
Zealan Munsey, Photographer | December 21, 2022

It’s been something, hasn’t it? This year’s World Cup was already slated to be quite a bit different than the tournaments of the past. 2022 marked the first time that the Middle East hosted...

The connection between The Perks of Being a Wallflower and teenagers
The connection between The Perks of Being a Wallflower and teenagers
Tatum Brennan, Health Editor | January 19, 2023

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age movie that depicts mental health, friendships, and trauma realistically and authentically. All the components that make up this flawless movie include...

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