Why Condolences are Enough: The Case for Guns

Samuel Ganten, Business Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is... freedom.” Though President Dwight D. Eisenhower uttered this memorable quote only 60 years ago,...

New Athletic PE Policy Discriminates against Club Sports

Layla Wright, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A new physical education policy has been introduced this school year, allowing sophomores to earn their PE credit for the year by participating in 2 seasons of after school sports. While this may initially sound like a good...

Brunch, Lunch Periods Need Extension

Ronald Hohnsbeen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For many people, brunch and lunch breaks are crucial points in a long and grueling school day. They provide a well-deserved break from the monotonous tune that sitting in a classroom for an entire hour and a half sings. Unfortun...

Trump Ignores Puerto Rico

Jane Maiocco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump's apathy for Puerto Rico was demonstrated when, instead of showing compassion for the U.S. territory that has just been battered by a catastrophic hurricane, he started a twitter war with professional athletes,...

Athletic Recruitment Discourages Academic Achievement

Amanda Young, Staff Writers

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The preferential acceptance awarded to college athletic recruits provides them an unfair advantage and ultimately lessens the credibility of our education system. Growing up, most students assume that college is based primarily...

Antifa Fueling Alt-Right Fire

Joelle Nelson, Co-Editor in Chief

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The word "alt-right" is modern slang for a movement with roots in antisemitism, racism, and white supremacy. "Antifa" stands for "antifascist," and is supposed to be the antithesis of the alt-right, using violence against violence,...

An Inconvenient Constant: Stress

Mariel Rossi deVries, Lifestyle Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Stress is the buzzword used to describe Campolindo's student body on any given school day. There's always the heap of schoolwork and extracurricular activities geared to keep students busy and looking good for their top colleges....

Fidget Spinners Promote Distraction

Samuel Ganten, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Previous crazes such as Pokemon and Bey-blade have invaded the homes of Lamorinda students before, but none as obnoxious as fidget spinners. Fidget spinners are a three-pronged weight centered around a circle in the middle,...

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