Seniors Missing Vital Life Skills

Genie Lee and Joelle Nelson

October 18, 2017

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Congratulations! You’ve made it 18 years. You are a legal adult! You're happily embracing the independence that age and college have granted you. Soon,  you receive your first paycheck from your part-time job. Stumped, you as...

Las Vegas: Why Condolences Aren’t Enough

Annette Ungermann, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2017

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The nation seems to breathe, like clockwork, a collective sigh after every mass shooting. While focus shifts from grief to 2nd amendment rights in the matter of a news cycle, perhaps the best questions to ask aren't regarding...

Vine’s Death Signals Creative Recession

Madeleine Singh, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The year is 2048. The economy has fallen into a deep recession. Technology is no longer benefitting the public, but instead, has developed into arms race between various private corporations who dream of infinite fortune. Cre...

Greater Tolerance for Sick Days Needed

Emma Torres, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

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School has started and with it, the dreaded Campolindo plague. You literally cannot go anywhere without hearing someone cough or sneeze. I too have fallen under this sick spell. Last week, after I took a day off because of...

Why Condolences are Enough: The Case for Guns

Samuel Ganten, Business Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is... freedom.” Though President Dwight D. Eisenhower uttered this memorable quote only 60 years ago,...

New Athletic PE Policy Discriminates against Club Sports

Layla Wright, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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A new physical education policy has been introduced this school year, allowing sophomores to earn their PE credit for the year by participating in 2 seasons of after school sports. While this may initially sound like a good...

Brunch, Lunch Periods Need Extension

Ronald Hohnsbeen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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For many people, brunch and lunch breaks are crucial points in a long and grueling school day. They provide a well-deserved break from the monotonous tune that sitting in a classroom for an entire hour and a half sings. Unfortun...

Trump Ignores Puerto Rico

Jane Maiocco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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President Donald Trump's apathy for Puerto Rico was demonstrated when, instead of showing compassion for the U.S. territory that has just been battered by a catastrophic hurricane, he started a twitter war with professional athletes,...

Athletic Recruitment Discourages Academic Achievement

Amanda Young, Staff Writers

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The preferential acceptance awarded to college athletic recruits provides them an unfair advantage and ultimately lessens the credibility of our education system. Growing up, most students assume that college is based primarily...

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