Retailers Changing Body Image Attitudes

Madeleine Singh, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Social media has made it easy for teens to share pictures of themselves with peers.  It has also, however, contributed to the pressure experience by girls, in particular, to conform to certain conventions of appearance. As...

Internet Clouds Privacy Debate

Annette Ungermann, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

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Because the internet is both a readily available and recent innovation, monitoring and controlling its use tends to be a gray area. Of course, in regards to government surveillance, Americans should be well aware of how much...

Liking Something Doesn’t Necessarily Make It True

Joelle Nelson, News Editor

March 7, 2017

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Blaming the media for your own shortcomings will get you nowhere. Throwing a tantrum on Twitter and throwing reporters out of a press briefing won't either. Let's make something clear: just because you read something you don't...

PE Must Hold Students to High Standards

Kyle Flett, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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Changes in the standards for Physical Education in the district are ill advised. The current proposal shifts emphasis from meeting a specific standard to showing a certain level of improvement.  In other words, it moves PE...

Modern Fashion Fading Away

March 1, 2017

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The trend of today's newspapers being filled with little other than Trump-updates is one I'd like to break. While most Americans don't associate fashion with politics, the connection between the art form and the political state...

Fight for Education Just Beginning

Annette Ungermann, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

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Billionaire Betsy DeVos, who was confirmed as Donald Trump's education secretary on Tuesday, February 7, has been widely criticized for being incredibly unqualified for her new position. Vice President Mike Pence was called to...

Block Schedule Harmful, Not Helpful

Samuel Ganten, Staff writer

February 21, 2017

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The district's recent decision to implement block scheduling next year is intended to make school more efficient, reduce wasted time, and improve the quality of learning for students. After the recent block "practice week", feedback...

3-Year Format Battles Apathy

Rachel Szymanski, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill is the only 3-year high school in the Bay Area. There should be more. While a year less of school would mean a year's worth of government funding lost, the potential increase in graduation...

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