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Poor representation of Asian characters in the media reflects terribly on the “real” Asians, concurrently feeding dangerous perceptions to the public.

Disentangling Asians from the media’s delusions

Daphne Wang, Kimberly Cui, and Grace Yang September 30, 2021

People often protest that the media does not include enough diverse representation, especially of Asian women. But growing up female and Asian, we could argue that we DID, in fact, have representation...

The YouTube algorithm was discovered to be unpredictable and hard to use

Cracking the Algorithm: taking a look inside Youtube

Mitali Mittal and Carina Liu August 24, 2021

High school and college students have been spending increasing amounts of time on YouTube this past summer, and many of them have been finding conflicts with the algorithm.  With COVID-19 keeping everyone...

Overlooked issues within Dougherty Valley High Schools dress code foster the potential for unfair discipline.

Uncovering and examining Dougherty Valley High School’s dress code

Jade Wang and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath August 16, 2021

In 2016, Leah John, a freshman at Dougherty Valley High School (DVHS), experienced her first interaction with the dress code.  While doing quiet work in one of her classes, John’s teacher called...

A number of Hindus have protested against their representation in the academia and advocate for fair treatment.

Hinduism remains misrepresented in academia despite protests

Soham Kinhikar and Amrita Himmatraopet May 28, 2021

As an American Hindu growing up in the United States, my faith and my identity have gone hand in hand. Living in San Ramon, and seeing hundreds of other kids who are like me has definitely helped me feel...

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,...

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

Interfaith: People are the problem, not the religion

Shereen Ahmed, Opinions Editor 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,...

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.

Continuing the Conversation: …to floating between identities…

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief 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...

A director changes the plot of the movie to fit the racial stereotype.

Erasing the blind eye faced upon racial stereotypes in Hollywood

Shereen Ahmed, Opinions Editor October 4, 2020

Ravi Ross is about to shoot the ball into the net. A bunch of math equations are going through his head, the crowd goes silent when he is concentrating as everything is in slow motion. SWISH— the ball...

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

US sports pause during powerful protests

Romir Chandra, Soham Kinhikar, and Lauren Chen September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

When humans disturb the ecosystem, the consequences come back to bite us -- in the form of viruses like COVID-19.

Blaming the right beast: why the pandemic is humanity’s fault

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief September 25, 2020

Eight years ago, a science writer named David Quammen predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. In his bestselling book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, Quammen wrote:  “If there...

The anti-lockdown protests that sparked across the nation favor the white right to protest.

The anti-lockdown movement is an example of the (white) right to protest

Owen Spargo and Jade Wang May 28, 2020

The First Amendment states: “Congress shall make no law abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Recent anti-lockdown protests...

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