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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...

REVIEW: “A Wrinkle in Time” is a charming film

Amy Kennedy

March 12, 2018

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Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” a film based on Madeleine L’Engle’s children’s novel of the same name, was released last Friday. The movie tells the story of Meg, the child protagonist, as she and her friends save her dad from the evil forces of the universe. The film is best describe...

Against all odds, wrestling team caps their season successfully

Bonnie Liu

March 12, 2018

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Army crawls. Bear crawls. Seals. Burpees. These are just some of the exercises the SCHS wrestling team went through daily during their season. Sometimes players lose as much as five pounds in one practice, according to wrestling coach Andrew Calderon. “It’s just constant movement,” Calderon said. “They’re...

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...

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