Judiciary Committee Must Take Accusations Seriously

Ava Charlesworth, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Almost 3 decades ago, Clarence Thomas was sworn in as the 106th Supreme Court justice. To confirm him, the Senate Judiciary Committee 1st heard testimonies about his "remarkable" character for 103 days. "Remarkable," until...

Fascinating First-Sentence Advice

Joelle Nelson, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It's October and I'm a senior; you know where I'm going. If you are like me, desperately trying to polish that last application supplement for University X and College Y, you understand how quickly the pressure can turn your...

Recent Films Signal Encouraging Trend

Amanda Young, Business Editor

September 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Why is it important to see diversity in movies? It’s more than just broadening your horizons by watching socially ‘different’ films. It’s that seeing yourself in movies can be inspiring. Historically, diversity in Hol...

No Simple Solution to Discriminatory Admissions

Genie Lee, Lifestyle Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As a senior stuck in the thick of college applications, the recent Harvard lawsuit accusing the university of discrimination against Asian American applicants captivated me. I believe that affirmative action should not be a primary...

Nike Makes Right Choice

Madeleine Singh, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Nike's advertisement featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick has inspired some consumers, especially those of a conservative political viewpoint, to literally burn their shoes and vow to boycott the brand. However, at a time w...

Constitution Protects Free Press

Ava Charlesworth, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump's baseless claim that the anonymous New York Times opinion-editorial is an act of treason -- and his insistence that the newspaper reveal its source -- is an affront the basic principle of a free press. ...

The Pageantry of Insincere Activism

Annette Ungermann, Opinion Editor

June 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

To be an activist, for many in this generation, is a notable achievement. Yet if simply voicing vague support of a relevant social justice cause merits a pat on the back, the label of "activism" is losing its significance. I...

4-Day School Week Needs Consideration

Rachel Szymanski, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A 4-day school week is a relatively new and innovative idea gaining popularity with students and teacher across the United States. For some, the advantages of attending school only 4 days per week outweigh the potential disadvantages. A...

Class Size Reduction Key to Scholastic Success

Rachel Szymanski, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to Public School Review, the student to teacher ratio at Campolindo is currently 21:1.  While this may sound like a reasonable ratio, it gives a false impression of the real ratios in most courses across the campus....

Recent Hashtag Confronts Gun Violence

Amanda Young, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

While the legislative standstill persists, 18-year-old college freshman Andrew Schneidawind posted the hashtag on Twitter, "#IfIDieInASchoolShooting," on May 20, encouraging teachers and students across the United States to share...

Glover’s Video Depicts Despondent America

Madeleine Singh, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Escapism is defined as "the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy." American culture chooses to ignore dire circumstances and instead tu...

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