Moraga’s Bubble Is Bursting

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2020

Moraga is often referred to as "a bubble." When I was in 2nd grade, this concept simply flew over my head. As I have grown older, I have come to understand how this town can feel like an island separated from the typical adversities...

Next Generation Inspires Hope for Change

Amanda Young, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2020

It has been a bleak start for the new year. Bushfires are currently raging across Australia; the Philippines and Galapagos Islands have both experienced volcanic eruptions. Puerto Rico, which has still not fully recovered from...

Reality Shows Promote Perilous Perspective

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2020

I'm 1 of the 7.5 million people who, according to Variety, watch The Bachelor. As the female contestants were introduced during the January 6 debut of the show's latest season, I could not help but cringe at their desperat...

Limited Campus Access Makes Carpooling Priority

Kylie Choi, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

I have yet to meet a person who enjoys sitting in her car, stuck in traffic, and I doubt I ever will. Every morning, student and parent drivers combat the ever-growing line of cars on Moraga Road. It's a problem for students and...

Grade Rounding Doesn’t Teach Real Consequences

Erika Riedel, Business Editor

December 12, 2019

Once the 1st semester wraps up next week, teachers will no doubt face an avalanche of student emails groveling for special consideration: "Could you please round up my grade?" With college admission competitive as ever, those...