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Senior year photos for first prom.
Dear Verrado: Kaden Watts
Kaden Watts, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

Dear Verrado, I am beyond glad to say that I continued my 4 years of education at Verrado High School. The subjects i’ve learned and the memories i’ve made are ever-lasting, as I will never forget...

Gabby Comer posing at the Wigwam for her senior photos.
Dear Verrado: Gabby Comer
Gabby Comer, Editor-in-Chief • May 10, 2024

Dear Verrado, My time at Verrado was very surprising. I never would have imagined that I would have been as successful and involved as I have become in my senior year. When I first moved to Arizona the summer before my sophomore year, I thought the rest of my high school would be a waste. I had moved away from the town I had grown up in and the...

Caleb Balos
Dear Verrado: Caleb Balos
Caleb Balos, Graphic Arts Contributor • May 10, 2024

Dear Verrado, I have learned a lot through my time here and I am glad to have gone here all four years of my high school career. Some of my best memories have been here, whether it was waking up at 5am and having to be here for SkillsUSA competitions before the sun was even up, going outside during viper connect to watch the eclipse, or even just...

Should caffeine use be banned? The global consumption of caffeine has soared to new heights.
Banning The Most Addictive Drug Of Them All : Caffeine
Bryson Taylor, Editor-At-Large

Picture a world where your morning cup of coffee is contraband, where energy drinks are outlawed, and where soda is a forbidden pleasure. This may sound crazy, but when you truly think about it, it’s the way things should...

The moment Iran launched ballistic missiles towards Israel. ( CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons)
The Conflict of Israel and Iran: Is it the New Vietnam?
Alexa Simpson, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

A sense of deja vu when reading the news on Iran and Israel washes over us. The atrocities occurring in Israel and Iran almost perfectly reflect the tragedy...

Religion and politics have always been intertwined in the USA, appearing more relevant with the upcoming elections.
Christian Nationalism: How It's Bleeding Into American Politics
Olivia Moran, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

Since the dawn of civilization in 3000 B.C.E many cultures' politics have been influenced by the Abrahamic religions, especially Christianity. While for...

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Coachella is BACK
RJ Goodwin, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

Coachella 2024 takes over this year with a bunch of music favorites in the media today. With the eight stages, artists put on their best performances for...

A view of the UT tower, an iconic landmark on campus, as you walk on to campus.
Pro-Palestine Protest Rock UT-Austin
Gabby Comer, Editor-in-Chief • May 9, 2024

Students marching holding signs, and peacefully protesting along the speedway. This is a common scene at The University of Texas. This simple scene turned...

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Graphic of what the Phoenix area might look like if the weather continues to be uncharacteristically cold.
Arizona's Moody Weather Swings
Zae Cravens, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

During the late 1800s, Arizona experienced a series of severe winters, which were called the "Great Freezes." These freezes brought freezing temperatures dropping to between 40-44 degrees during night time and snowfall to parts of the state. It was quite a surprise for the residents who were used to...

Viper Puzzle 5/16
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May 9, 2024
Gabe Santiago and Elizabeth Martinez take a run at podcasting with an interesting take on the upcoming UFC fight.
UFC Predictions
May 20, 2024

Viper Podcast: The Flash Goes Missing In Crisis
Viper Podcast: The Flash Goes Missing In Crisis
Kevin Reinhardt and Gabby Comer April 18, 2024

Kevin and Gabby talk about the CW Flash and how the Flash was supposed to go missing in crisis on April 25, 2024.

BanterBuddies Episode 2: Romance Movies Perfect for Valentines Day
BanterBuddies Episode 2: Romance Movies Perfect for Valentine's Day
Hannah Bruce, Allison Rospierski, and Aria Anderson February 15, 2024

Today we talk about our top three favorite romance movies to watch with your friends and loved ones during the season of love.

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Is a Jurassic Park Inevitable?
Gabe Santiago, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

Scientists have recently been exploring the ability to bring back old and extinct animals. The process is called “de-extinction”, and it is a largely complex area of research. While advancements in different fields such as genetic engineering extend our understanding...

Graphic of 8-passengers family drawing
8 Passengers, A YouTube Family Facing Unreal Struggles
Ariel Bolich, Alyssa Chavez, and Emma McWhorter May 10, 2024

Body camera videos have emerged on all social media platforms from the day that YouTube channel family vlogger mom, Ruby Franke, was arrested on 4 counts of child abuse. 8 Passengers was a family vlogging...

The Senior to Senior group photo at reading across America.
Local Retirees And High School Seniors Are Building A Better World Through A New District Program
Gabby Comer, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2024

The Agua Fria Senior To Senior Program, established in 2023, builds bridges between young people and local retirees to build support for the district and guide the senior students into adulthood. The group...

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The 2024 Met Gala!
RJ Goodwin, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

The prom event for celebrities has now arrived: The Met Gala. As all the celebrities arrive in the boroughs of New York City, they prepare for the biggest...

The ensemble performing a fun and drunken rendition of Drink with Me.
Les Mis Shines
Aria Anderson and Hannah Bruce May 6, 2024

After months of hard work and dedication, the cast and crew of Verrado High’s theatre finally hit the stage to perform...

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