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Why Gun Control is Not the Solution

Why Gun Control is Not the Solution

Donny Robbins, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

Gun control is a very partisan issue, normally with Democrats wanting to restrict or get rid of guns and Republicans believing in the second amendment that allows citizens to keep their guns.   The entire idea behind increasing gun control is to make people feel safe; but, in reality, it only give...

Are Nintendo Switches Detrimental to Student Productivity?

Are Nintendo Switches Detrimental to Student Productivity?

Jonah Arellano, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, Uncategorized

Since the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Dec. 7, 2018, there has been a significant increase in the amount of Nintendo Switches being sold with around 32.27 million sold as of Dec. 31, 2018. With the raise in sales of the Nintendo Switch, many students who play video games contribute to a pro...

The Importance of Respecting Women in the Workplace

The Importance of Respecting Women in the Workplace

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

Ideally, the workplace should contain respect and harmony for all sexes; however, throughout time, many women have faced sexual harassment -- both physically and verbally -- in a space meant for professionalism. Our society has sexually objectified women, exemplified on billboards, famous magazines,...

Teacher Tenure is Harmful to Students’ Education

Teacher Tenure is Harmful to Students’ Education

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, Uncategorized

Teacher tenure is a policy found in 47 states that protects a teacher’s position in a public school after three years of work.  Tenure essentially allows teachers to have immunity from being fired -- unless under extraordinary circumstances like sexual harassment. Most K-12 schools follow the tenur...

An Electrifying Movement

An Electrifying Movement

Enrico Magtoto, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

As time progresses and fossil fuel reserves decline, the automobile industry is looking for more cost efficient and renewable ways to power vehicles. There are various types of renewable electricity: solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and wind. These sources are combating the need for fossil fuels...

Trump’s Border Wall is Detrimental to Desert Wildlife

Trump’s Border Wall is Detrimental to Desert Wildlife

Eric Burschinger, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

As political figures in Washington continue to debate the effectiveness, morality, and cost of the proposed border wall, the issue of the effects on desert wildlife remains absent from discussion. The wall along the US-Mexican border was originally proposed by President Donald Trump, and it would...

Save Students, Support Gun Control

Save Students, Support Gun Control

Karen Abdelmalek, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture, Uncategorized

After each school shooting, there comes a short-lived period of time in which politicians and citizens alike attempt to solve the issue of gun regulation; however, we must focus on controlling the distribution of guns rather than resorting to outlandish solutions. Over the past decade, America has seen a sig...

A Guide to College Applications

A Guide to College Applications

Ian Lattimer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Op-Ed, Showcase, Uncategorized

As summer ends and the school year begins, seniors start to work on college applications, which can be a complicated and stressful process. Most admissions involve providing SAT scores, ACT scores, AP scores, a school transcript, personal essays, and an interview. Before you begin your essays,...

Education Is a Right, Not a Privilege

Education Is a Right, Not a Privilege

Gaby Jose, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018


Filed under News, Op-Ed, School & Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the school year comes to a close and graduation is upon us, seniors are often posed with the question, “What college are you attending?” It may seem like a harmless question, but what countless people are not aware of is the conflict some seniors go through, especially those who are undocumented immi...

Reverse Racism: a Myth, a Lie, and an Excuse

Reverse Racism: a Myth, a Lie, and an Excuse

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, School & Local, Showcase, The Big Picture, U.S. & Global

Racism is not a topic that is easily discussed within America and our inability to host these vital discussions often leads to a number of misconceptions and blatantly incorrect concepts that can cause a significant amount of controversy. Allow me to set one thing straight: reverse racism does not exist. ...

Infinity War: Movie Review

Infinity War: Movie Review

Jaclyn Kim, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Movie Reviews, Op-Ed, Showcase

The new Marvel film, Infinity War, was released in theaters on April 27, 2018. Directed by the infamous Russo brothers, Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo, Infinity War has been considered the third most expensive film ever made with a budget of $318 million. From the opening weekend alone, the ...

When will we learn, America?

When will we learn, America?

Marcella Barneclo, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, The Big Picture

The recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, located in Parkland Florida, claimed 17 innocent lives. Students around the United States are no longer standing idly by, they are rightfully demanding change. There have been 290 school shootings since 2013. From 2009 and 2016, there have been 1,187 victims of mass shootings, 843 of wh...

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