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On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

On Asking that Special Someone to Prom

By Holly Bailey
April 22, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer April 22, 2014 In a few weeks, I will be able to check an item off from my bucket list, one that is likely on everyone's list-- prom. However, I can also check off another exciting, albeit nontraditional, undertaking -- asking a guy to prom. To be completely honest, prom ma...

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

Ask a Charger: If you could be an animal for a day…

By Destinee Cannon
April 14, 2014
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Ask A Charger, Features

By Destinee Cannon & Toni Shackelford | Staff Writers April 14, 2014 If you could be an animal for a day, what would you be and what would you do? "I would be a fly, and I would fly into people's rooms at night just to stare at them." - Sam Harden, grade 12 "If I could be any animal, honestly, I would be a dolphin, so I could shred those gnarly waves and cruis...

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

Ask a Charger: What Song Are You Embarrassed to Admit You Like?

By Dustin Yoo
April 9, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features

By Dustin Yoo | Staff Writer April 9, 2014 "The theme song to Planet Unicorn. I don't know; the theme song kicks butt!" - Emma Lebell, 10th grade "23 by Miley Cyrus I like the beat and she is just different. I like that about her." - Emily Erwin, 12th grade "Party in the USA by Miley Cyr...

Tales of an After School Employee

Tales of an After School Employee

By Holly Bailey
April 8, 2014
Filed under Features, Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer April 8, 2014 While some were soaking up rays at the beach or basking in the cool air on the mountain trails during spring break, others were pinning their name tags on in preparation for starting their 'after school' jobs. After school jobs are a great experience, an...

Birthdays at School

Birthdays at School

By Campus Point
April 4, 2014
Filed under Campus Point (disused), Opinion

April 4, 2014 There are always girls walking through the hallways with their giant Hello Kitty balloons and gift bags, probably filled with things that their close friends knew they would enjoy, and perhaps a large tupperware container of cookies or cupcakes. And if a teacher finds out, there's bound to be some off-tune, unsynchronized rendition of Happy ...

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

Ask a Charger: What Did You Do Over Spring Break To Waste Time?

By Destinee Cannon
April 1, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Question of the Week

By Destinee Cannon and Rachel Blank | Staff Writers April 1, 2014 "I just watched Netflix the whole time. I  also started a new show called Dexter, its about serial killers who kill other serial killers, haha happy joke." - Sara Stuart, 11th Grade "I flew kites, played some soccer and h...

EU cheese plan stinks

EU cheese plan stinks

By Caleb Hawkins
March 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By Caleb Hawkins | Editor March 21, 2014 I like cheese. As do most people. Feta, Parmesan, Romano, Provolone, Asiago. I like it all. Or do I? Our friends across the Atlantic would argue that I don't. I like the Americanized knock-offs. As part of ongoing trade talks, the European ...

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

Why Living at Home for College isn’t the End of the World

By Holly Bailey
March 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By Holly Bailey | Staff Writer March 21, 2014 I recently received my acceptance to the University of California Santa Barbara. I was pretty excited, but not nearly as ecstatic as my parents. Why? Because this acceptance seals the deal of my feet staying firmly planted at home for the n...

Learn To Conserve

Learn To Conserve

By Alec Klein
March 14, 2014
Filed under Environmental Updates, Opinion

By Alec Klein| Staff Writer  March 14, 2014 There is much talk about how our state of California is facing a drought, which is putting our water supply in a scare situation. But, I personally haven't heard much information on how we can help or even adjust to this state wide situation. We...

Campus Point: Gum Graffiti

Campus Point: Gum Graffiti

By Campus Point
March 11, 2014
Filed under Campus Point (disused), Opinion, The Campus Point

March 11, 2014 Does the thought having someone accidentally brush their fingers across that piece of gum you left under the desk provide you with immense satisfaction? Or have we become so sedentary as a society that it's simply three feet too far from the trash can? Regardless, "tagging" the school with gum doesn't make you "hardcore." Leaving gum in such obnoxious places ...

Ask a Charger: What Makes You The Dominant Twin?

Ask a Charger: What Makes You The Dominant Twin?

By Lennie Nelson
March 10, 2014
Filed under Ask A Charger, Features, News

By Alec Klein, Lennie Nelson, and Justin Casper | Staff Writers March 10, 2014 "I'm better, faster, and stronger than Ian. I also am better at running than he is." - Chris Wasjutin, 11th Grade "First of all, I'm the better looking twin and also I am stronger because I bench 250, not 240" -Ian Was...

The Monthly Jam: WOW, Fantastic Baby

The Monthly Jam: WOW, Fantastic Baby

By Deanna Ketelekyan
March 7, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By Deanna Ketelekyan | Staff Writer March 7, 2014 The last article I introduced was Let's Rock, which was about rock-n-roll. I received some good responses about rock and how it impacts students at DP. I was impressed by how much of an impact rock has on teens in their stressful, competitive l...

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