The Silvertip

Burnout becomes increasingly prevalent in the lives of adults and teenagers

Illustration by Laura Rico-Zarate

Story by Josette Rivera, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

   Life for a teenager is often stressful, hectic and tiring; when a student manages to keep their life together, peers look onto them as models to follow. However, when it comes to balancing difficult classes and material, social life, extracurricular activities, outside commitments and perhaps a job, ...

The pain and struggle behind letting go of a toxic friend

The pain and struggle behind letting go of a toxic friend

Story by Brenda Camacho, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

  Upon entering kindergarten, students immediately begin to develop friendships and find companions amongst their peers. Finding a like-minded yet different individual that one could confide in was a lovely and compelling thrill. As some friendships blossomed, others often found themselves dwindlin...

Not all Californians are eager to jump on the bullet train bandwagon

Illustration by Laura Rico-Zarate

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor

January 29, 2019

The never-ending issue of politics and dollar signs is popping up again, and the problem is centered on a high-speed rail designed to run between San Francisco and Los Angeles. While some Californians are singing the praises of the high speed rail line, others focus on the drawbacks of this expensive...

Living with zero tolerance for trash

Illustration by Laura Rico-Zarate

Story by Salma Ramirez, Co-Editor in Chief

January 22, 2019

Imagine going a day without single-use plastic and non-compostable waste; you can’t brush your teeth, eat school lunch or chew a stick of gum. Simple tasks are almost impossible to complete without the accumulation of waste which, as stated by, is 4.3 pounds a day for the average Americ...

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