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Night owls deserve to be understood — not shamed

Teen night owls live in a society that constantly demands them to be early birds.
December 1, 2020

Many would say that COVID-19 is the only major public health crisis that anyone has experienced at our age. But that assumption is not necessarily correct. For years, we have been (and still are simultaneously)...

Economy over environment: Former President Donald Trump’s four years of environmental rollbacks prioritizes the economy over the environment

Donald Trump continued to ignore global warming and his environmental rollbacks caused the downfall of the environment.
November 28, 2020

Former President Donald Trump reversed nearly 100 environmental policies that could have altered the major problem of global warming. Donald Trump’s hopes of a “skyrocketing” economy have caused...

The worse the world gets, the greater my gratitude

Despite a year of unimaginable challenges, there is still so much to be thankful for.
November 22, 2020

Introduction 2020: what a year. And it’s not even over yet. Between lamenting over the past, worrying about the future, and biting our nails down to stubs in the present (it’s election day as...

Possible TikTok and WeChat bans harm First Amendment rights and U.S.–Chinese relations

The decision to ban the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat is purely politically motivated and would threaten the rights of American consumers while harming the Asian-American community.
November 2, 2020

This summer, the Trump administration proposed bans on Chinese social apps TikTok and WeChat due to supposed privacy concerns, but a nationwide ban is a bad course of action because it will damage U.S.–Chinese...

Starting a nonprofit to say that you started a nonprofit is selfish — not service

In the pressure to stand out among peers, creating a nonprofit may seem like the best choice in hindsight, but in reality it selfish and does more harm to the community than good.
October 31, 2020

When the recent pandemic hit SRVUSD in early March, the uncertainty of high school students’ futures was put into question. Students demanded answers, and for the most part, there was no definitive answer....

Are you part of the simp nation?

The word “simp” is excessively used out of context.
October 31, 2020

TikToker, @polo.boyy, posted a video on December 16th welcoming men who comfort girls to the simp nation. “Simp,” a term that was popularized by the ever so famous TikTok, is now commonly used without...

Continuing the Conversation: …to floating between identities…

Being biracial isn’t always as great as it seems. Most of the time, it’s an ongoing identity crisis where you’re stuck floating between identities.
October 27, 2020

As a current high school senior, I’ve since begun the arduous process of filling out college applications. Perhaps one of the most difficult questions for me to answer isn’t a writing prompt, but rather...

“Among Us” highlights a problem prevalent in online gaming

 When people online are referring to someone they don't know, they overwhelming use
October 26, 2020

A month ago, I began playing this popular video game called “Among Us.” In case you’re living under a rock, it’s a mobile and PC social deduction game. There are 4-10 players, and there can...

NPS threatens endangered tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore: an exploration of sides and solutions

Tule Elk Population Distribution Maps of California, Past to Present
October 24, 2020

In the 1870s, there were ten tule elk left in the world.  These 10 individuals were leftovers, the ghosts of a species that had been hunted to near extinction by Europeans. Endemic to California, the...

Reopening the economy proves to be a bad idea

As coronavirus cases decrease throughout California, officials are left with a choice: to reopen or not to reopen? Lives are at stake in whatever choice they make.
October 20, 2020

Reopening during times of COVID-19 means lifting social distancing restrictions and allowing businesses to begin accepting in-person customers again, according to NPR. This definition of reopening can...

Authentic influencers are bringing a new image to social media

An influencer may have a crown but is only a shadow under social media.
October 12, 2020

Influencers are often the thresholds of social media and they are the ones who start trends to make an impact. Most of them realize their effect on their fan base and utilize it, but others seem to fall...

The presence of women in politics will allow women to represent themselves

The presence of women in politics will yield improvements for not only women— but everyone.
October 9, 2020

On July 21, Rep. Ted Yoho verbally attacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York's 14th congressional district, in front of Capitol Hill by calling her a “disgusting.” When confronted, his hurtful...

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