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Black Friday: A Corporate Illusion

Black Friday: A Corporate Illusion

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

November 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

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...

Editorial: Protecting student press rights should be a priority

Editorial: Protecting student press rights should be a priority

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

August 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

            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

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

Crystal Sung and Anastasia Reimann

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

  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

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

Anna Davis, Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

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

Concerning CAHS Bathroom Pass Policies

Paige Townsend, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

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

CAHS Students Discuss Gun Control Controversy

Paige Townsend, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

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

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

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles

     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

An Opinion On Opinions

Orion Lenz, Reporter

May 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles

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 ...

The Domestic Surveillance Debate: Apple vs. FBI

The Domestic Surveillance Debate: Apple vs. FBI

Crystal Sung, Reporter

March 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles

The San Bernardino attacks took place on December 2, 2015, with 14 killed and 22 seriously wounded. The cost in human lives is inestimable, but now various issues have come to the forefront, including gun control legislation and encryption, among many others. Recently, a controversy has arisen over FB...

How Should the US Help Syria?

How Should the US Help Syria?

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter

December 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles

For many senators and diplomats worldwide, the Paris attacks were a wake-up call. ISIS terrorism was no longer a threat to the Middle East alone, and the need for counter-terrorism action became evident overnight. In addition to this, the recent attack in San Bernardino has brought said threat to Amer...

Girls Asking Guys

Girls Asking Guys

Caroline Holmes, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion, opinion articles

Prom season can be a nerve-wracking time for boys and girls alike. Many teenagers live under the impression that guys are supposed to come up with a grand “promposal,” while girls helplessly wait for somebody to approach them. However, times are changing. “It [shouldn’t] matter if you’re...

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