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Sanders campaign a lost cause

Sanders campaign a lost cause

Jordyn White, Staff Writer

May 28, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

With the general election looming in the distance, and Donald Trump all but securing the Republican nomination, eyes have shifted to the ever-growing tensions within the Democratic party. Hillary Clinton, too, has nearly claimed the title of the Democratic nominee, yet one candidate is still holding...

Bring Lexi Home

Bring Lexi Home

Annie Mascolo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase

In late March of this year, a six-year-old foster child named Lexi was ripped away from the home she came to know for years, her foster parents, and her siblings- all because a minute fraction of her ancestry is Choctaw Indian. According to the state of California, in accordance with the Indian Ch...

A message of encouragement

A message of encouragement

Chun-Tzu Huang, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

Whether one wants to admit it or not, many of us have endured harsh times in our lives. Suicidal thoughts lurk in our darkest corners and quietly stare at us, revealing their presence when we feel most desperate. Are they our only and ultimate solutions? I sincerely refuse to believe that. I moved...

Ideology should define feminism, not stereotypes

Ideology should define feminism, not stereotypes

Athena Quddus, News Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase

Feminism, by dictionary definition, is the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. To most, advocacy for gender equality (and equality of all kinds) is morally equitable. So why is antifeminism rising in prevalence so quickly? Feminism carries with it plenty of stereotypes-- the man-hating, bra-less, and ang...

Shot in the dark

Shot in the dark

Jordyn White, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

Too many people still vehemently protest rigid gun control, and it's killing America. Every year, the lack of gun control laws in the United States results in thousands of gun-related deaths and injuries. For being such dangerous objects, guns are easy to obtain. While background checks are...

A simple lack of trust

A simple lack of trust

Melissa Arreguin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under campus life, Op-Ed, Showcase

Once again, the school is deciding what we can’t eat and when we can't eat it. Parents will now no longer be able to drop off food for their students in the office, nor may students order food from outside vendors, such as Jimmy Johns, Toppers, and Domino’s, and have them delivered to the school...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews #2: BURRITO BATTLES

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

January 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Op-Ed, Showcase

Located a mere three hours away from the Mexican border, Camarillo, CA is host to a hub of authentic Mexican cuisine that has amassed a large following among the residents. Last weekend, we visited four local establishments in search of a conclusion to the long-disputed debate: who makes the best burr...

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D’amore’s Pizza

Elise and the Ravioli Restaurant Reviews: D’amore’s Pizza

Omeed Tavasoli and Elise Umetsu

December 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Food Reviews, Op-Ed, Showcase

There are only three things you need for an authentic Italian restaurant: fresh ingredients, a stone fire oven, and some zesty olive tapenade. D’amore’s Pizza has them all. We paid a visit to D’amore’s Pizza on Sunday afternoon with stomachs empty and hopes high. Despite the restaurant’s unas...

A day of gratitude, not consumption

A day of gratitude, not consumption

Chun-Tzu Huang, Staff Writer

November 27, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

What exactly is the true meaning of Thanksgiving Day for the modern-day society?

Social Media: Weapon Or Tool?

Social Media: Weapon Or Tool?

Athena Quddus, News Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

Warning: video contains few instances of profanity. YouTuber and Instagram model Essena O’Neill recently quit social media in an attempt to make a statement and “reveal the truths behind social media”—and though she went on to get featured by several major media outlets including ABC News...

Tattoo taboo

Tattoo taboo

Keira Witham, Sports Editor

May 19, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

A certain taboo continues to exist regarding tattoos, though it is perfectly legal for anyone over 18 to have one. In fact, several Scorpions can be seen around campus with inked arms, ankles, and backs. While a prejudice against tattoos definitely still exists, they have started to become more accepted...

Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015


Filed under campus life, Op-Ed, Showcase

It has recently come to my and the rest of Cam High's attention that the vending machines, which were previously functional all day, on campus are now only operational from 3:oo p.m. to midnight. According to Mr. Steve Dickinson, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services for OUHSD, the...

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