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Editorial: Adviser approval needed to improve safety of Spoons tradition

Editorial: Adviser approval needed to improve safety of Spoons tradition

Eshani Mehta and Alex Xu

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Amid the chaos of Spoons, concerns about the game’s safety and recent student injuries have brought the game under intense scrutiny. As a tradition, Spoons has been a game that has withstood the test of time, gaining traction and remaining popular from year to year; eliminating the game or dilutin...

Don’t judge students who take initiative

Don’t judge students who take initiative

Aurelia Yang

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whenever students create new clubs or organizations outside of school, brief backlash usually ensues, with judgements of “she’s such a try-hard” or “he’s only doing that to get into a good college” uttered among peers. When I first heard these comments said about some of my peers who took the ...

Congress authorizes invasion of privacy

Congress authorizes invasion of privacy

Michelle Lum

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With more than 286 million Americans connected to the Internet today, it is a daunting thought that data from their online activity can be collected by Internet service providers (ISPs), such as Comcast and AT&T, and shared without permission. In March, however, Congress voted to repeal yet-to-be-imple...

California school dashboard rankings are misleading

Meera Balaji

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

California has recently changed its school ranking system by moving away from the traditional API (Academic Performance Index) score to an assessment utilizing various components within a school. While the former system determined a school’s ranking based solely on test results, the newly implemented D...

Editorial: Social media usage gives candidates an unfair advantage

March 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As campaign season rolls around, students’ Facebook timelines start to overflow with new profile pictures and long, persuasive messages in support of candidates running for ASB or class officer positions. The focus of ASB and class officer campaigns has shifted from on-campus to online campaigning...

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