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OPINION: I don’t need 40 year old followers

Kiera O'Hara-Heinz

May 29, 2018


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With modern teenagers’ lives being consumed by technology, it is no surprise that some teachers would turn to social media to communicate with students. Though this may seem like a harmless tool, students and teachers connecting through social media is unprofessional and can have dangerous conseque...

OPINION: Is middle college the right path for students?

May 24, 2018


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PRO: By Kiara Thorp Many SCHS students have taken an uncommon route for high school education through Middle College. According to the Middle College website, the Mission Middle College Program (MMCP)  is a collaboration with the Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) to offer high scho...

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. ...

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