The Gaucho Gazette

Land of the Free

Land of the Free

March 21, 2019

As high schoolers we are expected for many reasons to be unconcerned with politics: we have school assignments, jobs, and fleeting time to remain kids before we enter the adult world. Despite this, the era that America was plunged into following Donald Trump's election in 2016 has lead many of us across the country to become highly politically engaged- as we always should have been.

Petaluma Youth Join International Climate Strike

Petaluma Youth Join International Climate Strike

March 20, 2019

On March 15, hundreds of thousands of students walked out from class to protest inaction against climate change. Joining students from 112 total countries, they marched from the Petaluma Regional Library to overpasses overlooking the freeway. 

Boxeo

Boxeo

March 18, 2019

El boxeo no es solo un deporte para los profesionales como Ali y Tyson; estudiantes en Petaluma practican el boxeo por diversión, condición física y satisfacción. Nor-cal speed, un gimnasio local, fomenta el crecimiento de la mente y el cuerpo.

A Walk at Helen Putnam

A Walk at Helen Putnam

March 16, 2019

Spring has sprung in Southern Sonoma County. Here's a look at the spring colors at Helen Putnam Regional Park on West Side Petaluma, a popular spot for hiking for locals and tourists alike.

Review: “While We Wait” is a Beautiful Projection of Human Experience

Review: “While We Wait” is a Beautiful Projection of Human Experience

March 14, 2019

The multifaceted nature of relationships, and therefore of human beings, is a core component of this mixtape.

Medieval Pastimes

Medieval Pastimes

March 12, 2019

The popularity drawn to sporting events allowed people of all social classes to be able to gain a rank, earn land, and improve their overall quality of life.

Voice: Bronson Lasley

Voice: Bronson Lasley

March 7, 2019

Sophomore Bronson Lasley reflects on his journey to become 2018's Junior World Live Duck Calling Champion.

Boxing’s Popularity Continues in Petaluma

Boxing’s Popularity Continues in Petaluma

March 7, 2019

Boxing isn’t just a sport for pros like Ali and Tyson; students in Petaluma box for fun, fitness, and fullfilment. Nor-Cal speed, a local gym, fosters the growth of both the mind and body.

Climbing High

Climbing High

March 4, 2019

“My hands are always blistered now. I’m always in pain. Rock climbing uses different muscle groups than what you are used to using in normal life, so when we first joined we were in all sorts of pain and discomfort.”

Lady Gaucho Wrestlers Tackle Down Stereotypes

Lady Gaucho Wrestlers Tackle Down Stereotypes

March 1, 2019

This year, the school's wrestling team had all of their female wrestlers move on to regional championships. Although wrestling is a male-dominated sport, these student athletes prove their gender should not affect their athletics and share their experience in overcoming obstacles during the wrestling season.

Time is Ticking for Bird Rescue Center

Time is Ticking for Bird Rescue Center

February 25, 2019

The Bird Rescue Center (BRC) cares for up to 3,000 birds per year, rescuing injured, orphaned, or sick wild birds. Their facility has been located in Santa Rosa for 38 years free of charge, but the BRC was notified that this agreement that made the land free would be ending by Feb. 11. Now, they must find a new location before the end of the year or risk the lives of many protected birds.

9 Instagram-Worthy Photo Locations in Downtown Petaluma

9 Instagram-Worthy Photo Locations in Downtown Petaluma

February 24, 2019

With dozens of trendy restaurants and a unique historical background (formally known as the "Egg Basket of the World"), downtown Petaluma is attracting a more young and chic crowd as it increasingly becomes one of Sonoma County’s biggest tourist attractions and most popular towns. Reporter Rachel Gauer explores the best locations for that perfect Instagram shot.

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