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OPINION: Christmas creep infects retailers and damages the shopping experience

OPINION: Christmas creep infects retailers and damages the shopping experience

Mokshitaa Dhamotharan December 19, 2020

Picture moseying on into Target hoping to pick up some groceries for Thanksgiving dinner, but much to one’s dismay, the store is decked out in tinsel and hawking Christmas presents in early November...

OPINION: The Trump administration’s response to crises was harmful and unacceptable

OPINION: The Trump administration’s response to crises was harmful and unacceptable

Stefan Pantic December 19, 2020

As 2020 ends, a lot of people are saying “good riddance” to what seems like a year full of terrible event after terrible event. Many are quick to complain about the year; however, 2020 itself is not...

OPINION EDITORIAL: Asynchronous lessons are detrimental to students’ focus and motivation

OPINION EDITORIAL: Asynchronous lessons are detrimental to students’ focus and motivation

Alecia Leshan December 19, 2020

Since the transition to distance learning in March 2020, the Santa Clara Unified School District has had to make many new decisions concerning teaching students virtually, one of which is the matter of...

OPINION: Five minute passing periods do not provide enough time to refresh between online classes

OPINION: Five minute passing periods do not provide enough time to refresh between online classes

Karleigh Osenbaugh December 19, 2020

On Tuesday through Friday during the 2020-2021 school year, SCHS uses a block schedule where each class is in session for 80 minutes with only five-minute passing periods and a 30-minute lunch. Such short...

OPINION: Modifying the spelling of “women” inspires inclusivity

OPINION: Modifying the spelling of “women” inspires inclusivity

Mokshitaa Dhamotharan December 19, 2020

Womxn. No, it’s not a typo. It’s a spelling that many feminists believe should be used more often. The term “womxn,” as opposed to “women,” challenges the patriarchy and includes identities...

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December 2020