Personal Column: Brooke Presten

Brooke Presten, Staff Writer

December 10, 2011

Commitment to a sport takes up much of my time and energy. In order to excel in a sport I have to be dedicated. This includes going to every practice, showing up on time, being responsible and putting my team first. I started...

Politics: Stop Blaming, Start Fixing

Kevin Fong, Staff Writer

December 10, 2011

Another four years have come to pass and once again political parties make their bid for power. Sunday, November 6th marked one year until the next Presidential elections. As the gears of campaigning gain momentum, more and m...

Editor’s Column: Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2011

I refuse to give up. In the face of all of every single one of my white girl problems, I refuse to back down. My friends often ask me why I’ve committed to so many activities that demand inordinate amounts of my time. Every...

Holiday Spirit Skewed by Commercial Interests

Nikki Honda, Staff Writer

December 10, 2011

Over the last couple of decades the spirit of holidays has been altered for the worse. I believe that the reason students are were originally provided a winter break was to spend time with family and celebrate important family...

Occupy Wall Street Moves to Walnut Creek

Eric Weston, Staff Writer

November 9, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement that has captured the attention of the national media has now spread to the Bay Area and of all places, Walnut Creek. Protesting against the wealth disparity in America may seem out of character...

MEF Lends Hand

Tristan Caro, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 9, 2011

In its 2011 pamphlet, Moraga Education Foundation (MEF) reported that state funding for the Moraga SchoolDistrict was cut by $6.5 million, and that Campolindo received similar cuts. In response, MEF rounded up $1,430,000 for the...

iPhone 4s Arrive

Maya Harlev, Lifestyle Editor

November 9, 2011

Instead of the highly anticipated iPhone 5, the slightly disappointing iPhone 4s was recently released. I was one of the few people excited for the new iPhone. Yes, it might not be the iPhone 5, but it is still brand new, and co...

Teen Angst Rises as Job Market Falls

Jessie Kathan, Asst. Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

October 26, 2011

Rising unemployment figures have become the norm for our generation. Many teens have already been affected as parents lose jobs or college saving portfolios take a hit. Now, though, teens may experience the recession firsthand...

Racho Laguna Dogs up for Debate

Nikki Honda, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Over the last couple of months many Moraga dog owners have been debating with the Moraga Town Council about whether the Rancho Laguna Dog Park is worth keeping the way that it is, or reconfiguring it to allow for a more distinct...

Golden Arches Invade: Moraga May Not Want Another Fast Food Chain

Mariana Aguirre, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Have you ever read a Marvel comic that involved the gargantuan villain Galactus? He parasitically sucks life from a planet’s core, destroying that earth and all its peoples.  Imagine that fiend with fluffy red hair and a yellow...