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Students chill out at Chillin’

With their unique décor and comfortable atmosphere, Chillin’ is a welcoming bubble tea cafe in Uptown Whittier that serves a variety of drinks from boba tea to milk smoothies. Chillin’ opened their doors to the public in July.

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Uptown’s Half Off Books begins a new chapter

In the heart of Uptown Whittier there was a place where people could expand their imagination... a place where they could hear open- mic poetry and find an expansive collection of literature, graphic novels, and music. Unfortunately, Whittier will be losing the town’s only bookstore: Half OffBooks. On Oct. 7 Half Off Books will officially close their doors and will be relocating to Fullerton on Oct. 11.

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Laying Down the Laws of the Court: Youngblood sharpens political science and basketball skills

“Hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard” is the motto Senior Gariana Youngblood lives by. As a first-generation college senior and athlete, Youngblood brings her A-game both on the basketball court and in her classes.

Laying Down the Laws of the Court: Youngblood sharpens political science and basketball skills

Senior Projects: The Economics of Animal Welfare

When the time came to choose a topic for her Economics senior presentation, Pojoy, an animal welfare activist and vegetarian, was interested in measuring the patterns of the increasing demand for “animal-friendly” food products.

Foreigners in Their Own Nation: Fellow Poets and their lives as undocumented students

“There is this dichotomy formed of ‘good’ immigrant versus ‘bad’ that is so hurtful,” said senior Alma Corado...Due to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy, Corado has been able to further her education despite being categorized as a non-U.S. citizen.