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  • Tiger cub smuggled into the US

    Tiger cub smuggled into the US

    Noor Vakili, Staff Writer

    April 18, 2018

    Towards the end of this past summer, San Diego Border Control found an eighteen-week old Bengal Tiger cub under the passenger seat of a car trying to come into the US through the Otay Mesa crossing. The smuggler was twenty-one years old; he is from California and drives a Chevy Camaro. On August 21, 2...

  • Why is Hamilton so popular?

    Why is Hamilton so popular?

    Rachel Ruggera, Kathryn Sandberg, Staff Writers

    April 18, 2018

    Fans crowd the box office at five in the morning and line the sidewalk for the next few blocks. Within a couple of hours, the show is sold out, and fans turn to resales with front row seats selling for $849 a ticket. Hamilton has quickly become Broadway’s most cherished and sought after musical for theater buffs...

  • Time’s Up

    Time’s Up

    Madison Twomey, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2018

    What is Time’s Up? Time’s Up is a movement created on January 1, 2018 protesting sexual harassment in the workplace. It was founded in response to the #metoo movement and the sexual harassment cases in Hollywood that have recently been brought to light, as well as a letter written by the Alianz...

  • It was illegal to pump your own gas in the state of Oregon

    It was illegal to pump your own gas in the state of Oregon

    Amy Hein, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2018

    Before Monday, January 1st, 2018, it was illegal to pump your own gas in the state of Oregon. In preceding years, you would drive up to the gas station, and a gas-station attendant would put gas into your car for you.   The removal of the gas-pumping law is only in effect in counties with under 40,000...

  • The Torrey Shop is here!

    The Torrey Shop is here!

    Yuqi Yang, Co Editor-in-Chief

    March 12, 2018

    The Torrey Spirit Shop is your one-stop online store for all your favorite Country Day gears. I had the pleasure to ask Mrs. Laws and Mrs. Twomey - who put together this amazing website - some questions, the answers to which many of you are dying to know. So let’s get to it!   Yuqi: P...

  • The Gallery is here!

    The Gallery is here!

    Yuqi Yang, Co Editor-in-Chief

    January 28, 2018

    Calling all Country Day artists! At last, your wish for a new gallery space has been granted - and it is officially launching this year (the exact date is still unknown at this point). As the student chief-editor of The Gallery website, I am beyond thrilled to introduce you to La Jolla Country Day’s...

  • Language program here at Country Day: adding languages?

    Language program here at Country Day: adding languages?

    Sara Forsey, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    Adding more languages to the school curriculum can be beneficial to the whole student body. Right now we have three languages on campus: Spanish, French, and Mandarin. These are the main languages that English speaker would typically learn throughout their education. There needs to be a program that enri...

  • Hawaii false missile strike: a collection

    Hawaii false missile strike: a collection

    Kathryn Mills and Kathryn Sandberg, Staff Writers

    January 18, 2018

    Kathryn Mills A false alarm of an imminent arrival of a ballistic missile was sent earlier this month on Saturday, January 13th to the people of Hawaii and asked them to take shelter. “Ballistic missile on Hawaii." Take shelter immediately, this is not a drill, "received the inhabitants of the arc...

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  • How your internet rights are not actually guaranteed…

    How your internet rights are not actually guaranteed…

    Jacob Kaplan, Co Editor-in-Chief

    December 14, 2017

    The world as we know it revolves around technology. Whether it is doing homework with the aid of an online textbook or scrolling down your Instagram feed, the internet really is the foundation of most students’ lives, especially with the BYOD program at Country Day. The freedom of the internet is ...

  • Should school start later?

    Should school start later?

    Rachel Ruggera, Staff Writer

    November 15, 2017

    Sleep deprivation is plaguing students across the U.S. even after numerous studies have shown that teenagers would excel more academically and have better mental health with later school start times. Teenagers have sleep cycles two hours later than adults, meaning that the majority can’t easily ...

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