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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 ...

OPINION: One reporter explains why history classes need to change

Ayden Salazar

March 13, 2018


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When I was about seven years old, I found a U.S. history textbook lying on an empty shelf in a dollar store. I liked the shiny eagle on the cover, so I begged my mom to buy it. This was back when my attention span was short, I hated reading, and I really had no other reason to want a book besides the fact...

OPINION: Modern music lacks compared to music from the 20th century

Melina Kritikopoulos

March 5, 2018


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Music. It’s been around forever. It’s defined decades. It’s empowered people. Many popular songs from the 1980s were innovative, inspirational and groundbreaking, unlike today’s.   John Lennon’s 1988 song “Imagine” came at a time when the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Movement and the LGB...

OPINION: The pink plague that is Valentine’s Day is a waste of money and resources

Kiera O'Hara-Heinz

February 13, 2018


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It starts in January. The aisles of stores become covered in hearts and candies. A crimson tsunami that suffocates the eye. The pink plague has arrived. What once started as a holiday to celebrate Saint Valentine has lost all meaning and is now just an excuse for couples to buy each other overpriced me...

OPINION: SCHS needs to offer classes on business and entrepreneurship

Hannah Shin

February 12, 2018


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SCHS, nestled in the Bay Area within the Silicon Valley, has no shortage of resources for STEM-geared students. Having engineers bustling out new inventions every day in the nearby headquarters of Google, Apple, Facebook and Intel (just to name a few) casts a shadow of math and science influence over...

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