Climate Change: A Fate Worse than Homework

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Jessica Sather, Reporter

December 4, 2019

The world is dying. Climate change is progressing at a staggering rate, species are going extinct at record rates, and plastic waste is cramming itself into every facet of the Earth’s ecosystems. Such a global catastrophe can be too much to process for many people. Some want to help, but they simply d...

K-Pop: Is It Actually Bad, or Are You Just Biased?

K-Pop: Is It Actually Bad, or Are You Just Biased?

Abigail Love, Reporter

September 25, 2019

K-Pop has recently exploded over the past couple years, with groups such as BTS, BLACKPINK, and NCT announcing world tours and selling out tickets in minutes. The VMAs even added a Best K-Pop category in an attempt to appeal to K-Pop fans. However, the fans dissed them for doing so and some went so f...

Black Friday: A Corporate Illusion

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Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

November 22, 2018

I have a modest proposal. Stay home this Thursday and Friday. It’s unethical for the workers that businesses force to work long hours on Thanksgiving Day and through the weekend— and you’re not actually saving much money in the first place. According to the Wall Street Journal, retail discounts...

Never too long for hot lunch

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Sean Blythe, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Chick-fil-A. Costco pizza. One of the most delicious parts of a student’s day is hot lunch, and, of course, many students purchase hot lunch every quarter. But it’s no secret that the hot lunch lines can get very, very long. “If I’m at the front of the line [it takes] probably 5 minutes, but if t...

Editorial: Protecting student press rights should be a priority

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Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

August 23, 2018

            on behalf of the 2018-19 Editorial Board Teenagers all across the country learn to drive by getting behind the wheel. Students learn anatomy through dissections, choreography through practice, chemistry through experiments. Aspiring journalists are no different. We, the staff of th...

Why one walked out, and why the other didn’t

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Crystal Sung and Anastasia Reimann

April 13, 2018

  Why I walked out, by Anastasia Reimann At 9:59 a.m. on March 14, I left my first-period class with several of my classmates to participate in a student-led memorial held to honor the 17 people who died in the Parkland shooting. In a very primitive sense of the term’s definition, yes,...

It Doesn’t End at Death: A critique of the modern-day death industry

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Anna Davis, Reporter

April 4, 2018

Note: this article may contain information that may be graphic. Read at your own risk. Yeah, OK, I get it. You read the title to this and you think it’s going to be like your angsty seventh-grade poetry. “It doesn’t end at death — I’ve been dead inside for years.” I promise that...

Concerning CAHS Bathroom Pass Policies

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Paige Townsend, Reporter

March 22, 2018

On occasion, the stars will align both cruelly and perfectly: the difference between a letter grade in a class is just a few points. For some, this is not a problem; their grade will be bumped up thanks to the extra credit they received from not using their allotted bathroom passes for that semester. For o...

CAHS Students Discuss Gun Control Controversy

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Paige Townsend, Reporter

January 19, 2018

In the history of our country, even more so in recent years, a disturbing trend of gun violence has become evident. Sandy Hook. Sutherland Springs Baptist Church. Route 91 Harvest Festival of Las Vegas. In the wake of these tragedies, controversy has arisen: Should guns be banned or restricted, or is it ...

Weathering the Partisan Storm: What Hurricane Harvey Tells Us About the Political Climate

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Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017

While the ideological divide seems to be ever-widening these days, it’s reassuring to see how much we have mobilized in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The first major hurricane since 2005 and the wettest tropical cyclone to strike the US, Hurricane Harvey has caused at least 50 casualties in the...

Vaccines: Truth or Scare?

Gabriel Senter, Reporter

May 18, 2017

     Most schools in California require vaccinations, but are they really worth it? A vaccine is a substance (usually a form of a disease) ejected into one’s body to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide immunity against one or several diseases. Vaccinations have been a widely debat...

An Opinion On Opinions

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Orion Lenz, Reporter

May 28, 2016

The world is built on belief. Whether one decides to put their trust in a religious institution, a stock-market gamble or trust in a loving partner, belief that events will turn out a certain way gives us the ambition to make decisions accordingly. It is the weight of these ideas that interlock the ...

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