One week later: Midterm election simplified

Cartoon depicting voting, speaking on a podium, and protesting (Photo: Graphic made using Canva by Georgia Laganiere, The Puma Prensa) By Georgia Laganiere, editor (All numerical information in this article is from the Secretary of State’s website) One week ago today, thousands of registered voters cast their votes in the midterms, the election that happens […]

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Bridgerton costuming takes on historical accuracy, cultural blending, and color association 

The Bridgerton family poses outside of their house (Photo courtesy of Netflix) by Georgia Laganiere, a&e editor Bridgerton is a Netflix original series that follows the Bridgerton family through the social season of the Regency period as the daughters and sons of the family are escorted to extravagant balls and events in the attempt to […]


MCHS junior, Delaney Bright, wins Miss Sonoma Outstanding Teen title

The Miss and Teen contestants pose for a picture after the pageant (Photo: Courtesy of Will Bucqouy Photography) by Georgia Laganiere, a&e editor Delaney Bright, Maria Carrillo junior, recently took on the Miss Outstanding Teen, Sonoma County competition and won. Bright, who has competed in the local competition for two years now, is ecstatic about […]


Surviving finals gift guide

(Photo: Original image made using Canva: Georgia Laganiere, The Puma Prensa) by Georgia Laganiere, A&E editor While the holiday season is a great time for ice skating, presents, and wonderful decorations, it is also the time of being overworked, studying for finals and having mental breakdowns. The holiday season is also, unfortunately, the season of […]

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Maria Carrillo artist of the month: Spencer Hayes

Artist of the month Spencer Hayes on Carrillo campus (Photo: Georgia Laganiere, The Puma Prensa) by Georgia Laganiere, staff writer While only having a few short months to practice, the cast of Romeo and Juliet put on an amazing production despite the hurdles of the pandemic. A stand-out character was unsurprisingly Juliet, one of two […]


Feminism through the ages

(Image: Georgia Laganiere, The Puma Prensa) By Georgia Laganiere, business and social media manager Feminism. A mysterious word. This word’s connotation does not match its actual definition from Oxford Languages: the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. It is not bringing men down to where women once stood; […]

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Women in politics reclaim fashion to spread their ideas

Image above compiled by Prensa staff from NDTV and People by Georgia Laganiere, Business and Social Media manager Female politicians are a relatively new concept in American politics. However, what is even newer is the idea that women in political positions are fashion icons. From the press Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received from her State of the […]