Author: The Voice Staff

That’s funny

Fear. Spontaneity. Courage. Freedom. Community. Improvisation embodies all of these attributes according to Neil Nash, performing arts, drama and dance chair. “When a person feels free enough to be spontaneous on stage, pretty much everybody is funny,” Nash said. “This idea of trying to make it [humor] happen rather than letting it happen is death […]

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Iran nuclear deadline nears; Netanyahu re-elected amid tension with U.S.

Apprehensive over the looming threat of a nuclear Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, spoke on March 3 to the United States Congress, furthering tension between Israel and the United States. In the weeks leading up to the speech, tension heightened between the Obama administration and Netanyahu regarding the restriction of Iran’s nuclear program, […]

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Serve others, not yourself

Laziness is not usually the first idea that comes to mind when one thinks of community service. This year, however, it is. When students were asked first semester to participate more in the community service program by signing up for activities listed in a pamphlet created by the Community Service Council (CSC), many instead dropped […]

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Orchestra plans April 11 service trip replacing Heritage

Instead of attending the annual Heritage Festival in Disneyland, students in Chamber Orchestra will be traveling to Norwood Street Elementary School in Los Angeles to teach students how to play instruments. Norwood, a California Distinguished School, cut more than $640,000 from the budget and increased athletic and arts fees to reach the $1.1 million budget target in […]

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Robotics takes 26th in Las Vegas competition

Robotics team #1661, the Griffitrons, competed in the Las Vegas regional FIRST Robotics tournament, finishing 26 out of the 42 teams. Taking place from March 25-28, the Las Vegas regionals included national and international teams, including from Beijing, China. The Griffitrons robot was named “The Griffter” after its four-directional movement capabilities, which are similar to drifting. Sophomore […]

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Before demolition, Robert E. Young Library vandalized

Not only did the beams of the Robert E. Young library fall during the demolition on March 21, but also student vandalism of the library was erased. On March 18, the final day before departing for spring break,  some students knocked over wooden chairs and tables in the library, wrote derogatory phrases on the walls and defaced a painting. […]

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Movement to tell stories in “In Other Words” dance concert

Students will get the chance to showcase their dancing skills on April 24 and 25 in the Middle and Upper School Dance Concert. This year, the theme of the dance concert is “In Other Words.” Similar to “Storytellers,” the dancers plan to focus on expressing their stories through movements, rather than words. Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced, […]

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Boys basketball eliminated from CIF playoffs in 69-51 defeat in semifinals

Unlike the outcome of most  boys basketball games, the Griffins came out on the bottom of the lop-sided score. They were dominated 69-51 in the semi-finals of the CIF Division 4A tournament by Campbell Hall in the Providence High School gym on Friday, February 27. In the loss, the Griffins fans saw their one of […]

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VIDEO: District 4 Election Coverage

    Executive Producer: Jackson Lewis Producers: Joyce Chamoun and Andrew Friedman Director: Jackson Lewis Writer: Jackson Lewis Camerapersons:  Tierra Murphy, Meredith Wells, Alex Choi, Lucas Guarachi Reporters: Rachel Beinus, Brandon Broukhim, Jason Kafil, Ana Kilbourn, Sophia Lee Advisors: Dr. Ellen Salas, Steven Rollman

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Boys basketball advances to semifinals of CIF D4A

After just squeaking by 13 seed Whittier Christian in quarterfinals of CIF D4A playoffs, the Griffins pummeled Crean Lutheran in the pavilion Wednesday by a final score of 73-35. Crean Lutheran, who beat Bosco Tech previously in an upset, had trouble containing the Griffins’ three-point shooters, especially freshman Mike Meadows who finished with 30 points, […]

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