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The underestimated addiction that you and I face

Sarasvati Satyanarayana, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

When was the last time you looked out the window? Or left your house not because you had to, but to go on a walk? It’s possible that you haven't done either of these things in a while. For the average...

America has a problem with systemic inequities, especially when it comes to those in marginalized communities. The true crime scene is no exception.

True crime genre reflects similar systemic inequities of America: varying perspectives and stories

Daniela Wise-Rojas and Shereen Ahmed May 4, 2021

TW: This article contains mentions of violent crimes and graphic content that may be disturbing for some. Reader discretion is advised.  Media consumes everyday life from every angle: social media,...

Biden's proposals of environmental justice fail to meet the need of the world's current climate crisis.

Biden’s Climate Plans Running Low on Fuel

Hannah Wang and Owen Spargo May 3, 2021

With such a rapid change in policy from the far-right Trump to the moderate Biden administration, since his inauguration, Biden has implemented climate-aimed spending plans that represent a genuine step...

Homework should have a completion grade

Aatif Ahmed, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

All homework assigned by teachers should have a completion grade. A completion grade is a grade assigned to students if they have completed the assignment. This grade does not consider the amount of...

Completion points result in grades less reflective of student understanding

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor April 29, 2021

In education, there are many different theories on the best way to help students learn. However, there is a consensus that the overall goal of grades is to communicate the extent to which students have...

With the start of the pandemic, the four walls around us made us feel the most at home.

Why our rooms are our safe spaces

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath April 26, 2021

March 13 known as the day when our worlds were turned upside down, initially seemed like any other day. In fact, after school ended, we FaceTimed each other talking about how excited we were to get an...

Continuing the Conversation: Students shouldn’t feel pressured to be involved in politics

Continuing the Conversation: Students shouldn’t feel pressured to be involved in politics

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief April 16, 2021

Dear Reader, Over the summer, at the peak of the BLM movement, I distinctly remember one post being circulated that read something along the lines of “If you’re not into politics, then you’re...

Though the pandemic has affected senior citizens in many negative ways, they are still finding ways to socialize during these trying times.

How COVID is affecting socialising at senior living facilities

Udita Jonnala, Arts and Graphics Editor April 10, 2021

My first visit to a senior living facility was when I was two-years-old, and the one thing I remembered was the atmosphere. How the atmosphere was warm and comforting and to see seniors at the dining table...

Interfaith friendships are not only possible but positively contributes to society.

Interfaith: People are the problem, not the religion

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager March 30, 2021

Ever since I was a little kid, I was continuously taught by my parents that being Muslim does not make me superior to any other religion, and I need to stay humble and level down. I remember clearly,...

Students struggle to chase their dreams amidst the stringent expectations of Dougherty's status quo.

Dougherty’s ‘elitist mindset’ places students in a toxic environment.

Faizan Azhar, Assistant Web Manager March 30, 2021

Dougherty Valley High school, located in San Ramon, CA, is widely known for its academic rigor. This rigor reflects onto the student body, establishing a condescending attitude in many towards those who...

 We as humans are helping with increasing the amount of plastic through the pandemic.

We’re not just the infected ones; We’re infecting the planet too

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

As I got back home, I threw away my single-use mask and put the paper bag down on the table. I opened it and took the square plastic take-out boxes out, smelling the delicious food inside. After I finished...

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