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Dean Part 2

Jessei Caceres, Guest Contributer March 19, 2024

Loathing And Disinterest, Or The 2024 Election At Taft

Loathing And Disinterest, Or The 2024 Election At Taft

George Zemenides, Reporter March 4, 2024

By all rights, Taft should be comfortably blue. It's nested in a Democratic ward, tucked into a Democratic city that serves as a blue metropolis in a Democratic state. It has a diverse student population,...

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Celina Cuevas and Alani Perez March 4, 2024

After 10 long years at Taft High School our one and only principal Mark Grishaber has decided to step down and say goodbye. On Feb. 13, all students and staff received a very surprising email from Mr.G...

Whats it Like to Have a Leap Year Birthday?

What’s it Like to Have a Leap Year Birthday?

Yvette Santiago, Reporter March 4, 2024

Leap year comes every four years and not many people have a leap year birthday. But the people who do should be celebrated just like everyone else on their birthdays! Nathaniel Tovar-Crespo, a sophomore...

Taft Pride Alliance - GSA

Taft Pride Alliance – GSA

Kiara Malave, Reporter March 4, 2024

Taft has over 25 clubs and oftentimes we can lose sight of how important each and every one of them is. However, we can’t forget about the club that anyone can join regardless of race, age, or class:...

Do Couples Trust Their Significant Other?

Do Couples Trust Their Significant Other?

Taft Secret Admirers (S.S. & M.J.), Reporter March 1, 2024

Love is in the air this February and Valentine's Day is already over, but that doesn't mean love is. Here at Taft, it's common to see couples walking in the hallway living out their teenage love, even...

Open House

Open House

Simon Czarnota and Maximilian Lopez March 1, 2024

Taft’s Open House opened for students and parents on the morning of Feb. 9 at the Varsity Campus. Students got to see the classes that they could take next year and meet their teachers. Students and...

Boys and Girls Rugby Pre-season

Boys and Girls Rugby Pre-season

Mary Connolly and Lillian Martin March 1, 2024

The boys and girls of the Taft High School Rugby team have been getting ready for another amazing season. A lot of recruitment and preparation has been taking place to get everybody warmed up for the start.  Many...

Carnations for Cancer

Carnations for Cancer

Janel Limardo and Carmen Ramirez March 1, 2024

This past Valentine's day, the Helping Hands club continued their annual tradition of selling flowers. This year the club bought and sold out 200 flowers. The proceeds of these flowers go to the Leukemia...

Who Won at the 2024 Grammys?!

Who Won at the 2024 Grammys?!

Brandon Buzdugan and Sofia Bermeo March 1, 2024

It finally happened, the 2024 Grammys came to a conclusion and we have our answers as to who the Recording Academy voted to win this year's major awards in music. Does the public agree with who came out...

Course Selections For Next Year

Course Selections For Next Year

Alizay Revolorio and Cassie Nowik March 1, 2024

As the new school year is approaching, students are preparing to choose their classes for next year. Typically, classes are first come first served which is why it’s important for students to select...

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Walkout For Ceasefire

Sahara Samrah, Reporter February 20, 2024

On Jan. 30, a city wide walkout by CPS students was organized in support of the ceasefire resolution being passed on Wednesday in city council. Over 15 schools participated in this walkout, Taft being...

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