Testing Company Corrupting Education

Mindy Luo, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The SAT. The AP exams. These words are enough to send any student down the college application rabbit hole. Student life has become dominated by the overwhelming stress brought on by review books, practice tests, and SAT prep...

Roast Rally Should Return as Annual Amusement

Dianda Giles, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Penned by spirit leaders, and approved by the students it targeted, the "roast rally" was a short lived tradition at Campolindo, with the last installment produced during the 2017-2018 school year.  I found it to be an entertaining...

Georgia Legislation Calculated Attack on Choice

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Last week, Georgia passed the harshest attack on abortion since Roe v. Wade– the Supreme Court case that granted women the full legal right to choose in 1973. The law, which is set to take effect in 2020, grants full legal pe...

Admin’s Prohibition Deflates Senior Tradition

Ava Charlesworth, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

For schools across the nation, the end of the year is a time filled with traditions and send-off celebrations for graduating seniors. As June approaches, Campolindo seniors also look forward to ditch day, the senior sleepover,...

Teens Deserve More Respect

Genie Lee, Lifestyle Editor

April 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Being a teenager in this day and age is exciting, vibrant, thrilling and motivating. As teenagers we have a breathtaking constellation of different possibilities at the tips of our fingers. However, as a member of Gen Z noticing...

Honesty Best Policy for College Applications

Mia Jay

April 17, 2019

Filed under Opinion

"Affirmative action" is ostensibly a way for colleges to favor minority students in their acceptance policies. So, it is no surprise that some students will exaggerate the significance of their race or ethnicity in their application...

Ski Week Saves Money, Relieves Stress

Arjun Chhabra, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The concept of "Ski Week," a week-long break from school in the middle of February, might be an odd proposition for some Californians. After all, the state is known for its sunshine rather than its snow pack. Some Golden State...

Locked Doors Damage School Culture

Finn Welch, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Due to the increasing occurrence of violence in schools across the United States, district boards are taking extreme measures to keep students safe. According to a study done by the National Center for Education Statistics,...

Rallies Infringe on Critical Academic Support

Ryan Erickson-King, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Leadership puts on a handful of rallies during Academy period over the course of the school year in an effort to promote school spirit. Teachers walk their students down to the big gym and students settle in as deafening music...

Admission Scandal: Only Losers Play by Rules

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The FBI recently uncovered the largest college admissions scandal to date, incriminating a circle of 50 individuals who played a role in $25 million worth of bribery and fraud that has humbled institutions of higher education...