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Ask Amanda: love, lockers, my lang blog post, and more!

Amanda Su, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Dear Readers, Thank you so much to those who submitted questions for this issue! Unfortunately, due to a lack of space, I was unable to answer every question that was submitted. If your question was not answered, stay tuned for next issue! Submit more questions for November’s edition of the ...

You’re missing out on fascist dog whistles

Armaan Rashid, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Dear Reader, If you believe in freedom of speech, you might be a fascist. Okay, okay, give me a second to explain. The thing about 2017-era fascism — a term I’m using to encompass white supremacy, anti-feminism, ethno-nationalism and other fun ideas that are finding a home alarmingly close to m...

Affirmative Action

Anumita Jain and Sasha Hassan

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Ask Amanda: Literally anything. I’m desperate

Amanda Su, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Reader, Every year, Editors-in-Chief are offered the opportunity to have their own column to write about “something.” This year, my co-Editor-in-Chief, Armaan Rashid, is likely going to write about some really deep topics about culture, society and life, as the intellectual human being he is...

You’re missing out: a brief introduction

Armaan Rashid, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Reader, Your F.O.M.O. is justified. “Experts” might have you believe that your Fear of Missing Out, also known as “the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling … that your peers are doing, in the know about, or in possession of more or something better than you” (according to a ...

Ban-the-Box policy receives major attention across the USA: why following through is necessary to restore confidence in the justice system

Arshia Mehta, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Nationwide, over 100 cities and counties have adopted a policy commonly referred to as “ban the box”—preventing employers from tossing applicants solely based on a criminal past. Momentum for this life-altering policy has grown exponentially in recent months, but not fast enough. Regardless, th...

The 2020 presidential election: The least presidential of them all

Miguel Dickenson, Assistant Opinions and Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When I was in the fifth grade, I read an absurd book called “The Kid Who Ran For President”. It was about a young, charismatic boy named Judson Mood who took on the political establishment — the mature and political adults. Mood appealed to the ignorant and impressionable to ultimately win the president...

Letter from the editor

Irene Chang, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“Weird time in my life,” observed a classmate through an Instagram caption. Couldn’t agree more. This overbearingly simplistic, casual statement strikes me as the epitome of the teenage existence. Sounds about right — not quite complaint, not quite angst, just tolerance. After all the intens...

Human natural selection: what it’s like to be held back by your own neurochemistry

Serena Shen, Co-A&E Editor

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Human natural selection: what it’s like to be held back by your own neurochemistry Natural selection. Darwin’s theory of evolution. When learning of these phenomena in Biology class, we envision cheetahs chasing down and catching the slowest gazelle in the Sahara, frogs mastering the art of camo...

Students should take handwritten notes to better comprehend content

Ronit Kumar, Assistant Sports Editor

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In middle school, I often wondered why many teachers required me to take handwritten notes while other students received printed notes. I complained about the extra time it took to produce handwritten notes than simply typing them up. However, I have come to realize that handwritten notes actually help...

Out with the old and in with the truth: does DV recycle?

Karen Wang, Opinions Editor

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I was told that DV doesn’t recycle in my first week here. After jokingly berating a friend for chucking a stack of papers into the trash, she laughed, then gave me kind of a weird look, like she was about to divulge some sort of secret. “Hey, you know that we don’t actually recycle, right?” I ...

A Conservative Spotlight

A Conservative Spotlight

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

One month ago, the Tribune sent out a market research survey to gain an understanding of what readers would like more of in the future. A common suggestion was more exposure and respect for conservative opinions. In light of the political polarization currently plaguing the U.S., the Tribune reached ...

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