Raider Echo

Poll: Raiders Interest in Political Parties

Madai Martinez, Reporter

September 13, 2019

  With the 2020 Presidential coming up, the interest of the political parties rises. I surveyed 25 seniors about which political party they think they would vote for. In the data I collected, most seniors chose the Democratic party. Here are the results:  ...

Poll: Should Cell Phone Use Be Banned During School Hours?

Madai Martinez, Reporter

September 11, 2019

  On September 10th, our Principle Michael Arreola led a school wide reading activity. The reading activity was about a California high school that completely banned cell phone use during school hours. I asked 25 students if cell phone use should be banned during the school day.      ...

Poll: Should Daylight Savings Exist?

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Photo Editor

September 5, 2019

Daylight Savings time was created to save energy by moving daylight to night to so there could be more time for activities. Of the 30 students that were surveyed and asked if Daylight Savings is necessary, 23 of them said that it should be continued while seven saw no use in the practice.  ...

How Safe is Technology?

How Safe is Technology?

Jeffrey Candelaria, Reporter

February 25, 2017

Technology plays a huge role in the world we live in today. It is widely used by millions of people on a daily basis, and most don’t know what they would do without it in their day-to-day lives. With all the new high-tech devices and smartphones released in the world today, it’s only natural that...

Why I Love Valentine’s Day – And You Should Too

Why I Love Valentine’s Day – And You Should Too

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

When I was growing up, Valentine’s Day was really only about one thing: candy. Every year, on Feb. 14, insane amounts of candy not fit for an elementary schooler’s bloodstream gave me a sugar rush. But, it wasn’t only the sugar high that riled me up as a child. The holiday made me full of anticip...

Opinion: The True Cost of Open Carry

Opinion: The True Cost of Open Carry

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2016

Guns are a part of American culture. We buy them, we collect them, and now we can, with a handgun license, openly carry them. On Jan. 1, Texas’ open carry law went into effect. This bill allows those who are licensed to carry to do so in public areas. However, open carry is prohibited in gun-free zones like scho...

Is the school ready to “come out” with LGBT Representation?

Is the school ready to “come out” with LGBT Representation?

Miranda Molina, Reporter

November 3, 2016

Within the past year, many positive things have happened in the LGBTQ+ community. The most major change being the legalization of same-sex marriage during the summer of 2015 by the Supreme Court. Due to this ruling, the LGBTQ+ community has been more represented in many places, including the school environment....

Raider Echo Votes Third Party

Raider Echo Votes Third Party

Staff Editorial

November 3, 2016

According to the Huffington Post, many voters are not excited by the prospect of electing either remaining major candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This level of indifference is disappointing. However, voters may be seeing another option on their presidential ticket this coming November: a...

Making America Great Again?

Making America Great Again?

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

November 3, 2016

Make America great again!” “Build the wall!” “Our leaders are stupid!” Unless you have been living under a rock, you know of the notorious man who has said these things, along with many more, some worse. It is of course, the very much hated, yet very much loved, Donald Trump. Most voters today...

Missing Raider Rowdies

Missing Raider Rowdies

Miranda Molina, Reporter

October 6, 2016

With the start of football season, the student body realized that a major part of the game night spirit groups, the Raider Rowdies, were missing. The Raider Rowdies are no longer performing. In response, students have had a negative reaction to the situation and have started trying to get the beloved...