Cycle of Apathy Must Be Broken

Samuel Ganten, Editor

May 7, 2018

Since the beginning of the idea of wealth, those who have had privilege have sought to separate themselves from those who have none. Now more than ever, their descendants are able to view the world and end this artificial separation....

Holocaust Survivor Reviews Tragic History

Samuel Ganten, Editor

April 23, 2018

As part of the world history curriculum, freshmen listened to Holocaust survivor Ralph Samuel recount his experience. The event was hosted in the CPAC on April 11. "I understand that it is a privilege to have one of the very...

Prop 13 Repeal Best Bet for School Finances

Samuel Ganten, Editor

April 17, 2018

The California Budget and Policy Center has found that the state ranks 41st nationally in per pupil spending. In an effort to make up for this deficit, the Moraga Education Fund relentlessly pressures residents to donate money,...

Meager Walkout Ineffective Agent of Change

Samuel Ganten, Editor

March 23, 2018

Students attempted an act of civil disobedience by walking out of classrooms on March 14 to protest mass shootings and advocate for gun control. Yet, there is a difference between the nation-wide walk out and true civil disobedience. Gandhi...

America Can Do Better

Samuel Ganten, Editor

February 20, 2018

From a young age, we are indoctrinated to believe in the American Dream –the idea that the United States, as the place where one can make anything of oneseful and make something out of nothing, is the greatest country in this...

Capitalism Drives Us Beyond Mediocrity

Samuel Ganten, Editor

January 30, 2018

With our coming of age, we find ourselves paying for more expenses such as college, discontented about increasing costs and low wages. Considering that, according to CollegeBoard, tuition has been rising faster than inflation...

AP Essays Attack Lit from Unique Angles

Samuel Ganten, Editor

January 26, 2018

Tasked with writing a 10 page literary criticism, students in Dan Doyle's AP English class submitted their final papers on January 8th. "This project is a good experience for [preparing] students for the rigor of college,"...

Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem Counterproductive

Samuel Ganten, Editor

January 4, 2018

The White House recently formally recognized the city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and has committed moving the U.S. embassy to the city. Seeking to appease Israel and shore up support from his base, President Trump has...

Vacations Inappropriately Endorse Christian Faith

Samuel Ganten, Editor

December 7, 2017

The halls are decked with boughs of holly, but the season isn't jolly for everyone. While some students enjoy the 2-week winter break, the school "holiday" is actually a reminder of Christianity's insidious influence over the...