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Melanie Sanchez

Melanie Sanchez, Staff Writer

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Montserrat Rodriguez poses in her Yale college t-shirt.

Everybody Has a Story: Montserrat Rodriguez

May 12, 2021

As a low-income student of color that lives in a predominantly Hispanic community, Montserrat Rodriguez’s life was filled with hardships and obstacles but that didn’t stop her from chasing her dreams.  On...

Milk jug and bags of food for four kids from the SAUSD free meals program sits on staff writer, Melanie Sanchez’s, dinner table. Photo taken March 12th.

SAUSD Provides Free School Meals

March 24, 2021

Coco Chanel once said the best things in life are free. So why aren’t students picking up their free school lunch? The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) has been distributing free lunch and...

A Year of Stories in my Kitchen

A Year of Stories in my Kitchen

March 13, 2021

It wasn’t until my mom came home from her job at the hospital and told me about young children she saw daily, gasping for their last breaths, as COVID-19 took their lives. That's when it really hit me,...

The poster for LibroMobile's 3rd annual Literary Arts Festival displayed.

Local DTSA Bookstore Hosts their 3rd Annual Literary Arts Festival

February 15, 2021

On January 23, Bookstore LibroMobile, in downtown Santa Ana (DTSA), hosted their 3rd annual Literary Arts Festival, virtually on their Instagram page. LibroMobile is a literary project and working bookstore...

Playbills and tickets of previous fall plays produced by Godinez’s drama department lay together of a table. Photo taken on Nov. 16, 2020

Drama Produces Their First Ever Virtual Fall Play

December 4, 2020

As we continue to practice distance learning, the drama department prepares to produce their first ever virtual fall play.  Many extracurriculars had to adjust their activities to accommodate social...

Polynesian Cultural Club sets up their virtual meeting during Godinez Fundamental High School’s Club Rush on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Godinez Students Organize First Virtual Club Rush

October 10, 2020

As this year's shift to distance learning continues, Associated Student Body (ASB) put together the first-ever virtual Club Rush. Every year, Godinez Fundamental High School (GFHS) hosts their Club...

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