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OPINION: The comedy genre has become a quick cash-grab for major film studios

Vincent Nguyen

May 10, 2018


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Hollywood’s latest monstrosity of a film, “Overboard,” debuted May 4 and received an appalling Rotten Tomatoes score of 31 percent. The movie, which finds its laughs in raunchiness and bodily harm, centers around the idiotic and, frankly, unethical plot of Anna Faris abducting an amnesiac to teach ...

OPINION: Marvel’s strong-going decade has pushed the DC Universe out of the spotlight

OPINION: Marvel’s strong-going decade has pushed the DC Universe out of the spotlight

Vincent Nguyen

May 1, 2018


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After ten years of strong film production and storytelling, Marvel has created a cinematic universe which rivals even Star Wars or Harry Potter in terms of fan base and gross. Even outside of the direct Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), as in “The Avengers” or “Guardians of the Galaxy,” their 20th Ce...

OPINION: Students should be allowed to use notes on tests and quizzes

Sam Hunt

May 1, 2018


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When students write an essay, make a science fair board, or do their math homework, chances are that they have their sources or their notes nearby so that they can be sure that they aren’t misinformed. After all, if you have answers directly available to you, it would be ridiculous not to use them. ...

OPINION: Collective punishment is unfair for disciplined students

Annie Liu

March 31, 2018


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At school, students are racing to improve, or even simply maintain, their best grades. But in some classes, academic levels and interests to excel vary between students. Nonetheless, some teachers employ the collective punishment system on students, which proves to be unfair in many scenarios. Ac...

OPINION: Teenagers are not too young to make decisions

Aryanna Gregoire

March 22, 2018


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Far too often, adults seem to be under the impression that teenagers are too young for a variety of routine adult activities. If a teenager tries to get involved in politics, they are asked how someone so young could understand the complexities of government. If a teen wants to drink coffee, they ...

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