The Dangers of Potato Chips

The Dangers of Potato Chips

Melanie Villaseñor, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With many varieties of potato chips, come many ingredients and flavors to choose from. The delicious, but deadly fried chips tantalize your taste buds with a burst of flavor. I know what you're thinking, they're so bad, yet you'll do anything to get your hands on your favorite convenient snack. Many...

The Importance of Athletics

The Importance of Athletics

Michael Kleeman, News Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As our winter sports wind to an end, and our spring sports continue on, it’s important to recognize why sports are important to students, and people in general. In our modern sedentary society, it can often be difficult to make time to exercise, and to stay in shape. Fortunately, sports provide a unique...

The Unification of the Democrats

The Unification of the Democrats

Michael Kleeman, News Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

During last year’s election, to say there was division among left wing groups and the Democratic Party, would not have been a bold statement. It seemed as though the once unified Democratic Party, was in a rift. The more progressive wing of the party, led by Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth...

Listening With an Open Mind

Listening With an Open Mind

Michael Kleeman, News Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It seems that every day that goes by, people become more and more divided politically, socially, and in all of their views. While it would be naïve to think that everyone can get along, it is important to recognize that part of living together in a family, school, or even country, is the ability to...

Fake News Epidemic

Fake News Epidemic

Hadaasa Nae and Denise Reynoso
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In today’s world we have become accustomed to bias mainstream news, though nowadays mainstream news in general has become flawed. Bias is when there is a prejudice in favor of something or against it. Many mainstream new outlets usually tend to sway in favor of one side, and rather than saying/telling...

Is Homework Really Necessary?

Is Homework Really Necessary?

Stacy Corea and Hadaasa Nae
February 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“The purpose of homework is to bridge the gap between children’s learning at school and at home," according to www.goodschools.com.au. There are some advantages and some disadvantages of doing homework. One of the advantages of homework is that students can engage with their studies. Assigning ...

Censoring the World One Step at a Time, Starting With YouTube

Censoring the World One Step at a Time, Starting With YouTube

Henry Yeom, Managing Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Has YouTube’s pursuit for a clean, friendly website gone too far? Or is the thought itself wrong to begin with? Towards the end of August, YouTube established that users must follow certain guidelines, and if not, the users would no longer be eligible for ad friendly monetizing on their video...

Are Clean Student Restrooms An Oxymoron?

Are Clean Student Restrooms An Oxymoron?

Michael Kleemen, News Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In order to keep the world a nice place, it is widely accepted that people need to respect the environment, and keep the facilities they use in good condition. Throughout my years in school, I noticed that many restrooms were trashed on school grounds. The restrooms were littered, and left in terrible...

Donald Trump, the Definition of Xenophobia

Donald Trump, the Definition of Xenophobia

Stephanie Cuba, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  On June 16, 2016 Donald Trump had announced his immigrant-based campaign calling for a massive wall to keep illegal immigrants out. His main focus was to make America "great again" by kicking out everyone who didn’t fit his ideal image of America. His announcements, filled with xenophobic...

“Should all cars advance to become self driving vehicles?”

“Should all cars advance to become self driving vehicles?”

Stephanie Cuba, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Should all cars advance to become self driving vehicles?” Cars are beginning to advance into being no drivers instead of having an actual person behind the wheel. Some people may argue it is important to learn how to drive because of the tradition of the older generation teaching the newcomers...

Building a Better Community from the Bottom Up

Building a Better Community from the Bottom Up

Emily Renteria, Editor in Chief
October 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Summer was great, wasn’t it? For most, summer gives people a chance to take a break from the chaos of life and give in to some much needed pampering and relaxation; but that is not the case for many high school seniors. Before the school year even started, soon-to-be graduates began tossing and tur...

Vending Machines Open or Closed?

Vending Machines Open or Closed?

Denise Reynoso, Opinion Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Starting with the new school year, various things has changed for the better for students and faculty. One of which was the vending machines because that had stuck out to me the most. The new vending machines work amazingly well and hold more of a variety of snacks than the older ones we had. There's...

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