Cycle of Apathy Must Be Broken

Samuel Ganten, Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Since the beginning of the idea of wealth, those who have had privilege have sought to separate themselves from those who have none. Now more than ever, their descendants are able to view the world and end this artificial separation....

Roll Call Still Harmless Fun

Alexandra Reinecke, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I appreciate the willingness of campus community members to voice their opinions by contributing Letters to the Editor of La Puma. As a senior who has experienced exclusion on campus, I agree wholeheartedly with the spirited...

Prop 13 Repeal Best Bet for School Finances

Samuel Ganten, Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The California Budget and Policy Center has found that the state ranks 41st nationally in per pupil spending. In an effort to make up for this deficit, the Moraga Education Fund relentlessly pressures residents to donate money,...

No Disrespect: Rally Roll Call Harmless Fun

Layla Wright, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A Campolindo tradition was discontinued at the most recent rally on March 2. No longer did leadership begin the rally by doing "roll call," calling out every grade to cheer, or, as usual, "boo" the freshman. The custom of harassing...

Meager Walkout Ineffective Agent of Change

Samuel Ganten, Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Students attempted an act of civil disobedience by walking out of classrooms on March 14 to protest mass shootings and advocate for gun control. Yet, there is a difference between the nation-wide walk out and true civil disobedience. Gandhi...

Cyberbullying Receives Inadequate Response

Joelle Nelson, Co-Editor in Chief

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A recent campus scandal involving the use of an Instagram account to publish inappropriate memes targeting students and staff has raised the question, "is administrative response to such behavior appropriate?" The recent incident...

Free Speech Not Blanket Right

Annette Ungermann, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

How free is student speech? Perhaps a better question is: how limited is it? I found myself musing over these questions often during the past few weeks as I was confronted with an article assignment that encountered administ...

Opinion