Power Monopoly Needs Accountability

Kylie Choi, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

PG&E has caused plenty of recent problems for Lamorinda residents. I was nearly evacuated from my home due to a local fire.  I packed my bag and prepared never to return. A red haze hung in the air for days as a result...

Boomers Deserving of Latest Hashtag Dig

Sofie Blaj, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

With the latest media hashtags targeting Baby Boomers, #OKBoomer, the separation between generations is more apparent than ever. Baby Boomers are those born from 1946-1964; Millennials are those born from 1981-1996; and Gen...

Privilege Promotes Problematic Behavior

Jessica Rosiak, News Editor

November 12, 2019

Sadly, this is yet another La Puma issue that includes an article covering an incident of intolerance on our campus. This is my 3rd year on the La Puma staff, and I have written numerous articles about disruptive and intolerant ac...

Disney Costumes Don’t Disrespect Diversity

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Being mixed race, Asian and white, I loved Disney's Asian princess Mulan during my childhood.  Watching that film as a child, her appearance made me feel like I was also a princess with endless opportunities. Mulan also ins...

Thrillers Trade Gore for Creepy Realism

Gracie Woidat, Lifestyle Editor

October 31, 2019

Halloween is upon us, and with it comes the agonizing question that many teens must ask themselves: "Which scary movie to binge with friends?" Today there are so many choices: the 1 about the clown, the 1 about the doll who g...

Mounting Evidence Suggests Students Ill Prepared

Sofie Blaj, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

For the past 9 years of my life, treacherous exams and hours of homework or essays have made me want to pull my hair out. I am not looking forward to the escalating workload that that my remaining high school career is sure to...

Limiting College Applications Will Reduce Anxiety

Amanda Young, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2019

It's nearing the end of October and a crippling sense of fear and dread is growing in the hearts of many high school students. It's not the impending Halloween holiday that concerns them. It's the looming deadline for college...