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  • The Alisal Wahines’ Surf Club

    The Alisal Wahines’ Surf Club

    Maria Luis, Journalist

    March 17, 2017

    Salinas isn’t exactly a surfer’s paradise, but it doesn’t mean people, girls especially can’t hit the beach. Senior Lizbet Calderon got interested in surfing last summer when she and her friends had the opportunity to go surfing in Monterey at a low cost, and since then it has been life changing for them. They wanted other girls to feel the same way they felt and have the same experienc...

    “I feel that other girls should join the program because I think it's life changing, Alisal is really important to me because that's where I’m from and my heart is there and I just know how it's changed my life being here, why wait,” says Dionne Ibarra, founder of the Wahine Project.

  • Poetry Out Loud

    Poetry Out Loud

    Israel Medrano, Journalist

    March 6, 2017

    The Poetry Out Loud competition combines a chance to win money while still learning about poetry. According to the competition's website, it allows students to,”... master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life.” The competition started in 2005 and since then it has kept receiving more students competing every year from all over th...

    Florencia Gregorio performing the poem ”To the Desert”. Florencia chose this poem because it portrayed the hardships that some Latinos go through to try and find a better life in another country.

  • Cross Country team aims to race in Hawaii

    Cross Country team aims to race in Hawaii

    Cristina Alcantar, Journalist

    January 30, 2017

    While the cross country team is used to running long distances, they aren’t used to traveling across the ocean to get to them. Cross Country coach Steven Muñoz has the opportunity to take his top runners for a competitive race in Hawaii. “I didn't really think that we could pull it off because of the timing and funding for it, and then this year, going into my tenth year here at Alisal, I figured ...

    The varsity girls and boys XC team at the 2016 Stanford invitational.

  • Staying fit with All Girls Workout Camp

    Staying fit with All Girls Workout Camp

    Monique Perez, Journalist

    January 18, 2017

    Millions of females around the country don’t understand what is and what is not healthy in today’s society. The mission to inspire a generation of leaders to live a healthier lifestyle is getting started here through the All Girls Workout Camp, the goal being to raise awareness on nutrition, wellness, and mental resiliency. Courtney Baldwin, a health coordinator with HealthCorps, will be the mentor o...

    All Girls Workout Camp being led by Dalilah Alvarado for the zumba class with Ms. Baldwin dancing side by side with them.

News

The Alisal Wahines’ Surf Club

The Alisal Wahines’ Surf Club

Maria Luis, Journalist

Salinas isn’t exactly a surfer’s paradise, but it doesn’t mean people, girls especially can’t hit the beach. Senior Lizbet Calderon got interested in surfing last summer when she and her friends had the opportunity to go surfing in Monterey at a low cost, and since then it has been life changing ...

March 17No Comments

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

March 6

The Poetry Out Loud competition combines a chance to win money while still learning about poetry. According to the competition's website, it allows students to,”... master public speaking skills, build sel...

Staying fit with All Girls Workout Camp

Staying fit with All Girls Workout Camp

January 18

Millions of females around the country don’t understand what is and what is not healthy in today’s society. The mission to inspire a generation of leaders to live a healthier lifestyle is getting ...

Freeze frame: Mannequin Challenge all the rage

Freeze frame: Mannequin Challenge all the rage

January 11

Social media is always good for some viral fad like the Ice Bucket Challenge, the water bottle flip, or doing the Dab. The Mannequin Challenge is the newest viral sensation to take over the internet, and...

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A&E

Carla Morrison at the Catalyst

Carla Morrison at the Catalyst

Andrea Serrano, Reporter

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Carla Morrison played at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz on her 2016 Amor Supremo tour. Morrison, who has five albums to her credit - Amor Supremo, Deje...

October 17No Comments

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Columns

Taking the plunge, body and soul

Ana Torres, Journalist

Being born into a Mexican family, we face many traditions that help shape the person we are, and want to become in life. These traditions have become for many a part of our l...

November 18No Comments

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