Wildcat Tales

R rating revives comic book industry

Second Deadpool movie brings audiences swarming to theatres despite its R rating.

Justo Fernandez, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

      The R rating is the best thing to happen to the comic book genre in years and allowing for more diverse and engrossing stories to take fold beyond a tired formula.       Ratings for movies have been evolving ever since the creation of PG-13 in the 1980s. Following that, comic book m...

Coronavirus effects asian community in a profound way

The biological makeup of the coronavirus as seen beneath a microscope.

Amelia Bautz, Copy Editor

March 2, 2020

    COVID-19, the current strain of coronavirus, and the fears surrounding it have caused a lot of unwarranted discrimination amongst Chinese and Asian people as a whole.       This virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has sparked much worry in people from all over the world. Unfortunatel...

Youtube implementing new rules to restrict certain content

2015 Youtube rewind gif of social events and flashback to events.

Amelia Bautz, Copy Editor

December 17, 2019

     With an update of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Youtube must change the way it filters content made for children, which will have a crucial impact on how content creators make and produce videos.      If these restrictions are put in place the way YouTubers are interpreting...

Uber attempting to expand from the ground to the air

Airplane taking off over a building at an airport in France.

Anahit Hakobyan, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

     Uber is planning on extending their company in 2023 to Uber Air, but they shouldn't be expanding their company after seven years of poor treatment and lack of care toward Uber users.       Uber wants to add a fast and affordable way to take a flight. The idea of  Uber Air is built o...

Football should take every measure to ensure the safety of its players

Unsafe tackles have the ability to seriously harm football players, all precautions should be taken.

Justo Fernandez, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

This year introduces a new mouthguard sensor called Sisu Sense from Akervall Technologies, which is an electronic device used to detect head impacts that can hopefully bring a new level of safety and caution to the football industry. The device includes three accelerometers which detect linear impacts...

Streaming wars leave customers enraged

Netflix and other services are becoming ingrained in everyday life.

Samantha Jones, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Consumers are being scammed out of their money and companies are in danger of losing substantial profit with the influx of streaming services and the streaming wars. Multiple powerful media companies have made plans to release paid subscription streaming services by the end of 2020. Included in this...

Fast fashion destroying the world

One of the many fast fashion companies hurting our Earth.

Jaece Houston, Feature Editor

November 15, 2019

     Although students’ budgets for shopping may be low, buying from retailers like H&M or Fashion Nova kills the planet more than it saves a wallet.      Fast fashion brands have taken over mainstream culture, with the biggest companies sponsoring numerous celebrities and social ...

Marvel movies are cinema

Marvel's infamous logo that fans and supporters can recognize from anywhere.

Justo Fernandez, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

     The popular age of Marvel movies aren’t cinema according to prestigious directors such as Martin Scorcese and Francis Ford Coppola, but just because they’re the most desired genre of film doesn’t mean they have no heart.      Scorcese is most known for the films of Raging Bul...

Dodgers blow it once again

Walker Buehler throwing a pitch to Trea Turner in Game 5 of the National League Division Series.

Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have choked in October once again. Clayton Kershaw and company proved that they still can’t handle the playoffs by blowing the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals. This year marks the first time a team that won 106 games in the regular season lost...

Instagram hides likes from users

Instagram

Elizabeth Guerra

October 22, 2019

In some countries Instagram is testing a new format on a select group of people that hides the amount of likes on posts a user does not upload, however, this update is not good enough to impact the whole app. Instagram posted on their twitter that they want this new update to help users focus on the...

Racist costumes plague the Halloween season

Image representation of racist costumes needing to be put to rest.

Jaece Houston, Feature Section Editor

October 22, 2019

Halloween is for celebrating the spookiest day of the year with friends, but racist costumes that perpetuate hate aren't acceptable in any context. Although most members of the student body find trick-or-treating too childish for their taste, costumes are still as much of the Halloween season as pumpkin...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink project irresponsible

Elon Musk, the man behind Neuralink, expressing his dreams for the future to Chris Anderson during a Ted Talk

Samantha Jones, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Elon Musk’s new company, Neuralink, which includes sci-fi like technology embedded into a person’s brain to hopefully control everything, from learning a new language to telepathy, and while this seems incredible, the concerns of safety and privacy outweigh all of the potential benefits. During...

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