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Why I hate April Fools Day

Why I hate April Fool’s Day

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor April 9, 2018

It’s only 9 a.m. and your best friend has called you and divulged to you her pregnancy. When you awoke from your slumber, your father was dangling a pair of car keys to your dream car, the $123,600 matte...

Weight Watchers targets teenagers

Weight Watchers targets teenagers

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor March 29, 2018

As part of an initiative to expand to a younger and more loyal customer base, Weight Watchers has announced that it will be launching a free six-week program in July for teens from ages 13 to 17. My immediate...

Editorial: School elections call for modifications

March 29, 2018

The 2018-2019 ASB officer election season and the voting period for class officer elections have both come to an end. During each election process, a standard procedure has been established and refined...

Americas past: not such a blast

America’s past: not such a blast

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief March 29, 2018

My eighth grade U.S. History class sparked a new passion in me to connect the dots between America's past and present. As I researched further, however, I realized I had only learned a fraction of true...

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

March 14, 2018

The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. 17 lives were lost. The U.S. was left shattered with students and parents feeling unsafe at school. the Epic invited...

Who does your feminism include?

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief March 1, 2018

Feminism. 8 letters. Years of progress that can not be put together in a single word. From women’s suffrage, to the push for sexual rights, to the recent Women’s Marches, feminism has been a major...

Editorial: Need for sexual assault and harassment resources on campus

March 1, 2018

Sexual assault is a topic commonly viewed as taboo, but with various Hollywood sexual harassment and assault scandals making headlines, this complicated issue has become increasingly difficult to ignore....

Use of violence in H&M proves counterproductive

Use of violence in H&M proves counterproductive

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor March 1, 2018

An online advertisement released by H&M on Jan. 8 featured a young black boy modeling a sweatshirt with “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” embroidered on the front. The Swedish clothing giant immediately...

My conflict with Catholicism

My conflict with Catholicism

Noela Bae, Content Editor March 1, 2018

Having grown up in a family of devout Catholics, I was expected to adhere to the basic tenets and practices of the religion: praying before every meal, attending church on Sunday mornings, going to confession...

FB dress groups prom-ote unity

FB dress groups prom-ote unity

Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief March 1, 2018

As January rolled around, my Facebook feed became inundated with photo after photo of the dresses that girls would be wearing at prom. The unwritten rule to not wear the same dress as another girl had...

New freedoms prioritize religion over patients

New freedoms prioritize religion over patients

Sadhana Sarma, Design Editor March 1, 2018

Immoral is the one word that comes to mind when thinking about the possibility of healthcare providers withholding information about a patient’s wellbeing. With the Department of Health and Human Services’...