Fidget Spinners Promote Distraction

Samuel Ganten, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Previous crazes such as Pokemon and Bey-blade have invaded the homes of Lamorinda students before, but none as obnoxious as fidget spinners. Fidget spinners are a three-pronged weight centered around a circle in the middle,...

Race Not Single Defining Trait

Katherine Ly, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2017

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When I moved to Moraga, I didn't think much of the event. However, when I visited Moraga Commons for the first time, thoughts like "Will I seem strange here? Will I fit in? Will I be stared at?" ran through my head. Why was this...

Testing Taken Too Seriously

Joelle Nelson, News Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Psychologists believe there are 6 different types of intelligence: Logical, Social, Creative, Artistic, Mnemonic, and Active. With so many types of learning, how can one standard measure calculate them all? It can't. That's...

Ethical Fashion Expensive, Necessary

Mariel Rossi-deVries, editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Measuring clothing brands by the process used to produce them is as important for today's buyers as what the clothing actually looks like. The average shopper is likely making choices based upon style, comfort and price....

Formal Education Undervalued by Teens

Joelle Nelson, News Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Teens seems to field the same questions constantly: Where will you attend college?  What career will you pursue? For the most part, school has helped us answer these questions by providing us with the right tools. Yet k-12...

Be Grateful, You Have Health Care

Genie Lee, Editor

March 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

People always strive to upgrade and enhance their current situation. It is a constant cycle of progress, something that never stops. "There's always room for improvement," many coaches like to say. But sometimes, these new...

Retailers Changing Body Image Attitudes

Madeleine Singh, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Social media has made it easy for teens to share pictures of themselves with peers.  It has also, however, contributed to the pressure experience by girls, in particular, to conform to certain conventions of appearance. As...

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