Auburn Riverside Student Voice
  • Boys basketball make West Central tournament
    Sports

    Boys basketball make West Central tournament

    Sara Koenig, staff reporter

    February 10, 2017

    At the 2017 West Central / Southwest 4A Boys Basketball Tournament, the Ravens lost their first game against Kentwood, 67-44. They now play a loser out game with Mount Rainier tomorrow. Despite a hot and cold season, the boys varsity basketball team has managed to slip into the playoffs, finishing... READ MORE »»

    photo courtesy DHC Photgraphy

  • Inequality still complicates society today
    Opinion

    Inequality still complicates society today

    Jessica Perez, Editor-in-Chief

    February 9, 2017

    It’s 2017 and inequality and racism are still huge problems in our society. It is so bad, that it’s gotten to the point where young black women are being tackled by police officers, just for being black, and Mexicans are being pulled over just for looking brown. It’s so freaking disgraceful... READ MORE »»

    A person of color is 60 percent more likely to get sentenced, or get a harder sentence for the same crimes committed by white people. Statistics like this really provoke us to ask-- why?

  • Valentine’s Day origins are quite disturbing
    Feature

    Valentine’s Day origins are quite disturbing

    Maya Martin, Staff Reporter

    February 9, 2017

    When the thought of Valentine’s Day crosses one’s mind, memories of happiness and love may begin to blossom. Yet, those lovey-dovey moments are far from what occurred during the original holiday. There are five possible theories of how Valentine’s Day originated, but most of them are built on g... READ MORE »»

    This wolf head sculpture is supposedly the god Lupercus, who the Romans honored during a festival entitled Lupercalia.

  • Wrestling wins first league championship
    Sports

    Wrestling wins first league championship

    Chloe Knox, staff reporter

    February 9, 2017

    Boys and girls wrestling has been in season since late November, both teams working hard to send some selected wrestlers to State. The boys team was undefeated, 7-0, and places in the top ten in most, if not all, of their tournaments. After much anxiety and anticipation, on January 25, the boys officially... READ MORE »»

  • A Dog’s Purpose
    A&E, Movie Reviews

    A Dog’s Purpose

    Jessica Perez, Editor-in-Chief

    February 9, 2017

    A Dog’s Purpose is a beautiful heart-warming movie, with an amazing message. The movie is about a dog named Bailey who keeps dying and keeps being reincarnated into another dog’s body. With each body he’s in, he lives a new life with a new owner, and he keeps asking himself, “What is my purpose?... READ MORE »»

  • ASB creates new ideas for 2017
    News

    ASB creates new ideas for 2017

    Sasha Terry, Staff Reporter

    February 9, 2017

    ASB has kicked off 2017 with upcoming events and fundraisers. Throughout the school year, ASB has been incorporating the theme “Soar” into assemblies and every day activities in the community. ASB also put on the Martin Luther King Jr. assembly on Friday, Jan. 13. ASB scheduled students to speak... READ MORE »»

    Seniors John Williams and Claire Jackson prepare materials for the Martin Luther King Jr. assembly.

    PJ SILLS

  • Women arguing their life expectations
    Feature

    Women arguing their life expectations

    Chloe Knox, staff reporter

    February 9, 2017

    In today’s society, many believe that women are held to certain standards, as well as looked down on. They say that men are still offered better opportunities than women, although it is often denied. The expectations of women in today’s society are seemingly less than those of men, and some women... READ MORE »»

    Many believe that women need to just stay at home all day, doing all the family chores, running errands, and teaching their children the skills they need before starting school.

    Photo courtesy of Creative Commons License, Flickr.com

News

ASB creates new ideas for 2017

ASB creates new ideas for 2017

Sasha Terry, Staff Reporter

ASB has kicked off 2017 with upcoming events and fundraisers. Throughout the school year, ASB has been incorporating the theme “Soar” into assemblies and every day activities in the community. ASB also put on the Martin Luther King Jr. assembly on Friday, Jan. 13. ASB scheduled students to speak about social issues...  Read More »

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Father-Daughter dance proves successful

Father-Daughter dance proves successful

Bailee Youngren, Staff Reporter

InFlight hosted their second annual Father-Daughter Dance on Jan. 28. The dance started at 6 p.m. and ended at 9 p.m. Open to fathers and daughters of preschool, elementary and middle school aged kids, a good crowd--more than double last year's dance--jammed the AR Commons. Prices were $20 for a single father/daughter pa...  Read More »

Feb 4 • No Comments

Seniors should fill out FAFSA forms, attend district career fair

Seniors should fill out FAFSA forms, attend district career fair

With the semester nearly completed, the counseling staff has a message for seniors: Graduation is quickly approaching; what have you done to prepare for next year? According to the Career Center, one of the most important steps in a senior's transition is to file a Free Application For Student Aid better known as the...  Read More »

Jan 25 • No Comments

JROTC class motivates young citizens

JROTC class motivates young citizens

Tashana Williams, guest reporter

Shared amongst Riverside, Auburn High, and Mountainview, JROTC (Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps) is available to students who are interested. The class is located at Mountainview, and students from the other schools have bus transportation to get there and back. This class is available either first period or sixth...  Read More »

Dec 20 • No Comments

December: ASB creates money miracle

December: ASB creates money miracle

Bailee Youngren, Staff Reporter

ASB is at it again planning fundraiser activities such as Winter Wishes and senior elves. They’ve had a lot of meetings this month to figure out how things are going to work. “Upcoming events [are] Winter Wishes happening in December,” Sol Han said. This happened last Friday. “We’re kinda busy right now.” Winter...  Read More »

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Opinion

Inequality still complicates society today

Inequality still complicates society today

Jessica Perez, Editor-in-Chief

It’s 2017 and inequality and racism are still huge problems in our society. It is so bad, that it’s gotten to the point where young black women are being tackled by police officers, just for being...  Read More »

Feb 9 • No Comments

Annoying couples frustrate single people

Annoying couples frustrate single people

Alexus Jacobs, Staff Reporter

This Valentine’s Day, a group of people will be ready to celebrate with their significant others, and another group of people will just sit on their couches, lonely. We’ve all been single at some...  Read More »

Feb 9 • No Comments

Keeping New Year’s resolutions alive throughout year

Keeping New Year’s resolutions alive throughout year

Sasha Terry, Staff Reporter

2016 has passed and 2017 has arrived. Which means many people have decided to rely on their New Year's resolutions to follow their goals this year. Many don't follow their New Year's resolutions for a...  Read More »

Feb 9 • No Comments

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Feature

RIVERSIDE TRUE PAIRS

RIVERSIDE TRUE PAIRS

RIVERSIDE TRUE PAIRS [click graphics for larger images]...  Read More »

Feb 10 • No Comments

Skin cancer causes  death; use sunscreen

Skin cancer causes death; use sunscreen

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Feb 10 • No Comments

  • A day in the life: Viktoriya Yakimchuk February 9, 2017
  • Valentine’s Day origins are quite disturbing February 9, 2017
  • Self-image negatively affects teens’ thinking February 9, 2017
  • Women arguing their life expectations February 9, 2017

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A&E

A Dog’s Purpose

A Dog’s Purpose

Jessica Perez, Editor-in-Chief

A Dog’s Purpose is a beautiful heart-warming movie, with an amazing message. The movie is about a dog named Bailey who keeps dying and keeps being reincarnated...  Read More »

Feb 9 • No Comments

  • Artist of the Issue: Meghan Trainor February 9, 2017
  • J. Cole’s “For Your Eyez Only” goes different direction January 27, 2017
  • Chima’s Shattered Realms novel “Flamecaster” a must-read January 26, 2017
  • Another look at Rogue One: A Star Wars Story January 25, 2017
  • Super Mario Run is fun despite minor flaws January 25, 2017
  • Moana celebrates diversity, but still has stereotypes January 25, 2017
  • Rogue One exceeds expectations January 10, 2017

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