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OPINION: Senate Bill 328 should have passed for the sake of students’ sleep

Sam Hunt

December 4, 2017


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Senate Bill 328 was drafted and first presented to the California Assembly on Feb. 13 of this year. The bill would have pushed start times for middle and high schools back to or after 8:30 a.m.,  but it was rejected on Sept. 14, obtaining only 26 of the required 41 votes. However, the bill had much scie...

OPINION: Net Neutrality must be protected

OPINION: Net Neutrality must be protected

Vincent Nguyen

December 1, 2017


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The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to repeal net neutrality which, if passed, will allow internet service providers, such as Verizon and Comcast, to dictate a person’s internet access by restricting certain content and adding additional fees. Former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai was appointed...

OPINION: Being a follower isn’t such a bad thing

Ankith Maremanda

June 1, 2017


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In a beehive, there are many types of bees, such as the queen bee, who can be considered the leader, and the worker bees, who have different duties like building or guarding the hive. Now one might think the queen bee is the most important position because she is the one responsible for reproducing....

OPINION: Students need more than just course descriptions to choose their classes well

Maryam Khatoon

April 23, 2017


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Recently, students chose their classes for the upcoming year. However, many students are not well-informed about the details and rigors of the courses and may not  know which classes to choose. Students need to be competitive for college applications, but they also need to avoid burn-out. Thus, SCH...

OPINION: Exams need to test knowledge, not speed or pacing

Ankith Maremanda

April 4, 2017


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There have always been two variables to solving a test: knowledge and time. The need to know the material for a test is a given, but is a forced time constraint always a must? Many kids work at their own pace, and harsh timing might stunt their academic progress. Timed tests are the cause of much stress and...

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