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The Student News Site of Ignite Journalism

The Spark SD

The Student News Site of Ignite Journalism

The Spark SD

Teenage girl smiles next to a popcorn machine at an amusement park.

It’s My Party and I’ll Invite Who I Want To: Navigating Politics and Friendship

Cassie Pataky, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022
COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives, one of those being gatherings, but new health guidelines help to make this possible, or not?
Two teenage girls sit beside each other and smile at the camera.

2022 Oscar Nominations: Our Predictions

Emma Clifford and Gracie Levine, Contributing Writers March 22, 2022
Awaiting the 94th Academy Awards, here are our predictions.
Teenage girl sits holding an antique TV set on her crossed legs.

The Problem With Euphoria

Leah Pataky , Contributing Writer March 22, 2022
Teenage shows speak on controversial topics that can affect a young audience's perception of different conversations.
An iPad and apple pencil on a desk.

Review: Is the iPad Worth it for Students?

Alexis Kovacevic , Contributing Writer March 22, 2022
Digital note-taking became popularized among students during the COVID-19 pandemic and is becoming acceptable for its benefits among in-person instruction.
In this 2020 photograph, captured inside a clinical setting, a health care provider places a bandage on the injection site of a patient, who just received an influenza vaccine.

Navigating the Vaccine Conversation

Kristen Ang, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022
Live Well San Diego, an initiative of the County of San Diego to build better health, has provided tips and advice to The Eastlake Edge on how students can navigate a civil conversation with their family about receiving the vaccine.
Two hands adjust the small image of an anime character on a wall with similar pictures.

Stop Overlooking Anime!

Austin Jew, Contributing Writer February 3, 2022
Anime is more than a "childish" art style; different plots explore important topics many can relate to, like social anxiety. These explorations allow for anime to be enjoyed by broad audiences as it takes one through an emotional rollercoaster of experiences.
A student stands alone holding books and notebooks while wearing white-wired headphones.

The Balancing Game of a Student-Athlete

Nico Hernandez, Contributing Writer February 3, 2022
Student-athletes at Eastlake High School speak on managing their time amidst their busy schedules and share advice on excelling at being well-rounded students.
Two gaming controllers on a yellow background.

Eastlake High Hosts First E-sports Competition

Jules Alegre, Contributing Writer February 2, 2022
The E-Sports club at Eastlake High School provides a safe, welcoming space where Titan gamers can learn and compete.
Photo of a young teen with long brown hair, doing school work on a laptop.

Students Grapple With Pandemic Learning Loss

Adriana Hazlett, Contributing Writer January 29, 2022
Torrey Pines High School students reflect on what has been lost over the pandemic.
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