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The loss of accessibility in punk and grunge subcultures

Shopping today has commodified the once niche subcultures of grunge and punk.
January 19, 2021

Subcultures like punk and grunge aren’t new, but in recent years, recognition for both styles have been apparent in inspiring more mainstream fashion trends like leather jackets, decorative safety pins,...

Being more open-minded towards foreign works

Recognizing works in new languages can open us up to greater ones.
January 17, 2021

As I watched BTS receive an award at the Billboard Music Awards for the first time in 2017, I wondered how many non-english speaking works were recognized in the United States. Then I found that BTS was...

Early and mail in voting should be promoted even after the pandemic

Voters are forced to wait in line to vote in person while someone can research elections at home before mailing in their ballot.
December 8, 2020

The pandemic has changed several aspects of life. Some things such as remote learning and mask mandates will go away however others such as remote working in the tech industry will and should persist even...

The affirmative action proposition fails in 2020 elections. Why? An Asian-American and (biracial) Latina perspective

Affirmative action was a hot topic in 2020 elections because of conflicting opinions on how it affects minorities.
December 7, 2020

Proposition 16, the California ballot measure that would have repealed the ban on affirmative action, didn’t pass. 56.1% of California voters voted no while 43.9% voted yes. We were stunned, expecting...

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...

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....

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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