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  • May 1Senior Alexis Cabral wins 2024 Lancaster Prize, for her article "A Day Without a Phone"!
  • November 18Girls varsity volleyball team defeats Marin Academy, 3-1, to win CIF Division IV State Championship!
  • November 2Girls varsity volleyball beats Moorpark, 3-0, to claim CIF SS Division 6 Championship!
  • September 13Dr. Lynette Ohanian named GHS Principal! Her previous AP position will be filled by Ms. Jessica De La O!
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Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Elina Arutunian, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024
Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024
Grace Petrossians Scores Again!
Grace Petrossians Scores Again!
Suzie Tamrazyan, Staff Writer • March 29, 2024
Vedi Hadade Is Here to Defend
Vedi Hadade Is Here to Defend
Andrew Peralta, Spotlight Editor • March 15, 2024
John Peligrino (left) has made a lot of friends on the track team.
John Peligrino Is Always Running
Alexander Shirvanian, Social Media Director • March 13, 2024
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Katherine Kato, Staff Writer • February 8, 2024
Glendale battles Hoover at the Homecoming game.
New Era, New Beginning
Alexander Shirvanian, Social Media Director • December 4, 2023
Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Alexander Shirvanian, Staff Writer • May 17, 2024

Freddie Rios Barrientos has spent all four years of his high school career here at Glendale High School, and he is currently a senior. He was born in Tijuana, Mexico in 2006 and would eventually move to Glendale, California as a child. Some of his favorite things to do are playing football and listening to music. Freddie is a captain on the GHS varsity football team, and he was recently a Semi-Finalist for the 2024 Pat Navolanic Memorial Award. Freddie was fortunate enough to be raised in Glendale,...

The winning Tableau for the Class of 2024
An Outstanding Oratorical!
Kate Enriquez, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

“Now… when… those… Glendale Boys swing down the line…” On April 19th, 2024, our Glendale High School students participated...

The final version of the 2024 yearbook cover.
I Got This Covered!
Elayna Ovasapyan, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

In 2022, I was a freshman at Glendale High School. I heard over the morning announcements that Mr. Livingston was looking for someone to create...

Lancaster Prize Finalists: Dashiell Takeuchi, Lenyn Murcia and Alexis Cabral
2024 Lancaster Prize Winner Announced!
Jon Livingston, Advisor • May 1, 2024

The Lancaster Prize was founded in 2021 to recognize excellence in the field of school journalism for seniors at Glendale High School. It was...

The road on the way to UC Riverside
Grey Hills and Dead Flowers
Dashiell Takeuchi, Staff Writer • April 22, 2024

Last year, as I was driving out to take a tour of Cal Poly Pomona, I noticed the hills were wreathed in striking yellow. Unfortunately, these...

Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Alexander Shirvanian, Staff Writer • May 17, 2024

Freddie Rios Barrientos has spent all four years of his high school career here at Glendale High School, and he is currently a senior. He was born in Tijuana, Mexico in 2006 and would eventually move to Glendale, California as a child. Some of his favorite things to do are playing football and listening to music. Freddie is a captain on the GHS varsity football team, and he was recently a Semi-Finalist for the 2024 Pat Navolanic Memorial Award. Freddie was fortunate enough to be raised in Glendale,...

Sella Koshkerian Hits Nothing but Net
Sella Koshkerian Hits Nothing but Net
Sofya Ghazaryan, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

Sella Koshkerian was born in California. She is currently a student at Clark Magnet High School and is a part of the Glendale High School girl's...

Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Caleb Valencia, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

Alyssa Cousart is a current senior at Glendale High School, and she has taken a long journey through music. She has been part of GHS’s drumline...

Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Elina Arutunian, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024

Brandon Chase, a senior at Glendale High School, has had a passion for track and field since middle school, but his interests extend beyond track....

Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024

Quan Tran is a 16-year junior at Glendale High School, he was born in Glendale, and he is the captain of the boys varsity volleyball team at...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Katharine Kato, Writer • May 17, 2024

Being stranded on an island isn’t really that bad. Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released on March 20, 2020 by Nintendo. Hisashi Nogami and Katsuya Eguchi worked together on this game, after Katsuya came up with the idea, because he was feeling lonely living on his own. First intended for the Nintendo Switch, and now also available on the Switch Lite, Animal Crossing is a communication-based game, where players can explore and decorate new islands.  This game franchise as a whole has...

27 Dresses
27 Dresses
Aniella Pieprzyca, Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2024

27 Dresses is a romantic comedy that was released in early 2008, written by Aline Brosh McKenna, and directed by Anne Fletcher. It stars Katherine Heigl as Jane Nichols and James Marsden as Kevin Doyle....

A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale
Emma Torosyan, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

“Is it better to be loved or feared?” This famous line from the classic film, A Bronx Tale, shows how the main character is torn between his father’s honest lifestyle and his mentor’s mobster...

The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
Hasmik Tumasyan, Staff Writer • May 8, 2024

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! The Lighthouse is a psychological thriller, released on October 18, 2019. This film stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, and it was directed and produced by Robert Eggers,...

Modern Family
Modern Family
Melany Sargsyan, Staff Writer • May 6, 2024

The humorous TV series Modern Family centers on three separate households. They all have ties to one another and offer us with varying perspectives on what family life is like. The three families' daily...

Raffi’s Place Is the Place to Be
Raffi’s Place Is the Place to Be
Erica Hovanesian, Spotlight Editor • May 16, 2024

Raffi’s Place is a well-known restaurant for Persian and Middle-Eastern cuisine in Glendale. It is one of Glendale's best and most well-regarded restaurants, and this reputation is greatly deserved. What a coincidence that the owner's nickname is Raffi, and so is the name of his restaurant! It all started in December of 1993, under the ownership of Rafik Bakijanian, with assistance from his wife, Gohar. This widely recognized diner has been operating for more than thirty-one years! Whoa!...

Pickleball Is Better Than Tennis
Pickleball Is Better Than Tennis
Joshua Flint, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

When it comes to pickleball and tennis, both communities are surprisingly polarized, even though the games are, for the most part, widely similar....

Don’t Choose the Mob Life on Social Media!
Don’t Choose the Mob Life on Social Media!
Emma Torosyan, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024

A dangerous reality often becomes people’s dreams. In today's media-obsessed world, it's hard to miss the growing attention surrounding...

DC Shows Are Better Than the Movies
DC Shows Are Better Than the Movies
Caleb Valencia, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

Detective Comics, or DC Comics, were first published in 1937, but they were first called National Allied Publications after they were founded...

The Clean Girl Aesthetic: Finding Beauty in Simplicity
The Clean Girl Aesthetic: Finding Beauty in Simplicity
Emma Torosyan, Staff Writer • May 3, 2024

Less is more. The clean girl aesthetic, also known as the it girl aesthetic, is a fashion style where everything revolves around minimalism...

Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Caleb Valencia, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

Alyssa Cousart is a current senior at Glendale High School, and she has taken a long journey through music. She has been part of GHS’s drumline all four of her years at GHS and has been doing percussion since middle school. She also plays the violin in our school’s orchestra, and she plays the tenor saxophone in the concert band. Alyssa is also the current captain of both our drumline and GHS Ignite teams.  Ignite is made up of our drumline and front ensemble team, and it also includes students...

Emerson Whiting Is Folding the Competition!
Emerson Whiting Is Folding the Competition!
Joshua Flint, Staff Writer • April 25, 2024

Glendale High School junior Emerson Whiting was born in Hollywood. She likes reading and playing volleyball, and she is a member of our CIF State...

Mariam Brito Salazar Brings the Right Element to GHS!
Mariam Brito Salazar Brings the Right Element to GHS!
Kate Enriquez, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024

Mariam Brito Salazar is a senior at Glendale High School. She was born in Glendale, but she grew up in México and the United States. Along with...

Garine and Marie (back row, center) and their Gardening Club members
Beautifying Campus with Gardening Club
Dashiell Takeuchi, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024

Botanists speak of a phenomenon known as “plant blindness”, whereas most people go through life essentially “blind” to the plant life...

Dashiell Takeuchi (front center) is the Dungeon Master.
Dashiell Takeuchi Is a Master of His Craft
Katharine Kato, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

Dashiell Takeuchi was born in LA, and he is a current senior, and president of the Dungeons & Dragons Club, here at Glendale High School....