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February 7, 2018

The School Day Should Start Later

Arpie Bakhshian, Contributor

January 29, 2018

According to national studies, nearly 10% of U.S. high schools currently start before 7:30 a.m., 40% start before 8 a.m., and only about 15% start after 8:30 a.m. In some districts, this means that adolescent students need to wak...

We Need More Gun Control

Andie Glanzer, Editor

December 21, 2017

Eleven-year- old Emily Holcombe was one of eight family members at church on Sunday, Nov. 5, when she suddenly and tragically died. She will never go to high school, prom, or college, all due to one unjust act of hate. Due to...

Why Tablets Provide an Educational Advantage

Victoria Medina, Contributor

December 11, 2017

The tablet rollout for the 2017-2018 school year seemingly went off without a hitch. For incoming freshmen, this was nothing new. The class of 2021 has been using them for the past three years. But for sophomores, it was all new. The...

Climate Change Debate

Josh Blankstein, Editor

December 1, 2017

Why are we ignoring the facts? There is precise and accurate data that proves that the globe is getting warmer at an extreme speed. These are not “alternative facts." Ninety-seven percent of NASA scientists agree that the globe...

To Vaccinate or Not, That Is the Question this Flu Season

Grace Mata, Contributor

November 29, 2017

The flu shot debate has been around for years, but what is the truth behind it? No, the flu shot will not give you the flu, and yes, everyone should get one. Vaccines save more than nine million lives each year, but, as is...

Let Them Kneel

Elizabeth Ratkiewicz, Editor

October 31, 2017

The recent protests regarding many NFL players kneeling for the national anthem before games has stirred an immense amount of controversy. The protest, which was started by Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the 49ers, began...

Not Ideal to Kneel

Jesse Candel, Contributor

October 31, 2017

The scorching California air was inescapable on August 26, 2016. Excitement filled Levi’s Stadium as the crowd full to capacity rose to its feet. The crowd hushed, sweet silence unifying the diverse fans: Texans and 49ers, male...

The Easy Way Out

Alejandra Arce, Contributor

October 31, 2017

The waving and snapping of each exquisite stitch of fabric hanging from the pole and the clinking of its swivel serve as both unintentional and intentional reminders of where the origins of freedom began. At times, standing still...

Hold Off on Buying that New iPhone

Sara Bahri, Editor

October 31, 2017

Since September 12 when Apple officially revealed the iPhone 8 and iPhone X for its 10-year anniversary, consumers have not stopped talking about its new features and the high price tags. While many are eager to get their hands...

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