Column: Let’s talk about it

The misrepresentation of diversity in the media must stop
January 12, 2021

It is a known fact that many minority groups are systematically oppressed and unjustly violated not only in today’s society, but they have been since the beginning of American history. One of the causes...

Staff Editorial: New block schedule will help students

December 17, 2020

During the 21-22 school year, District 127 will implement a new block schedule to help improve students' daily agenda. Classes will change to 90 minutes instead of 75, or the 50 from an eight period day....

Column: Inside Michelle’s Mind

Column: Inside Michelle's Mind
Getting tested for COVID-19 is not as bad as it seems
December 17, 2020

When COVID-19 had hit the United States, no one really knew what to expect. Testing is encouraged, but it can seem daunting at first, or scary to get a swab up your nose. Recently, I got tested myself,...

Column: Let’s talk about it

Column: Let's talk about it
The crisis of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
December 17, 2020

Recent statistics show that four out of five Indigenous women are affected by violence. This is a global issue that needs to be publicized and dealt with as soon as possible.  Indigenous women have...

Column: Playing Through the Hard Times

Empty seats at 49ers Levi Stadium during the 2020 season (Jeff Chiu/AP)
COVID cases in professional sports
December 15, 2020

In March of 2020, the world as we once knew it changed forever as a pandemic swarmed the nation. Professional sports leagues all around the world locked down, and most postponed or cancelled their seasons....

Column: Claire’s Corner

Column: Claire's Corner
It is difficult to stay focused in Zoom University
December 15, 2020

I started writing this article the day it was due, well after when I was supposed to turn it in. It was not that I found it boring or because I procrastinated too long, it's because I was too burnt out...

Column: Buckling Down with Buckley

About nine weeks after I cut my bangs. They have grown out to a pretty normal length but I still want to grow them out more.
I cut my own bangs. Is it really such a bad thing?
December 15, 2020

This quarantine, I cut my own bangs without telling my friends or family first, and the truth is they don’t look good. I had asked around if I should get bangs. The response was overwhelmingly no....

Staff Editorial: Students, teachers work together to do what is best for classes

November 18, 2020

This semester, students have been required to show their faces during zoom class discussions. Both teachers and students are trying to do what's best for the class, while trying to make the most of remote...

Column: Prominent Politics by Varun

What is the Electoral College, and why we should get rid of it
November 17, 2020

The Electoral College is how we vote for our president in the United States. According to the website of the Secretary of State of California, ”the candidate who gets the most votes wins the ‘electoral...

Column: Informational Imani

Dressing up is more than just clothes
November 12, 2020

  Fashion has changed exponentially during these past few years.  Now in modern times, there are a plethora of styles and/or aesthetics. Style has broadened its range and brought so many...

Column: Let’s talk about it!

Column: Let's talk about it!
The growing issue of gentrification in America
November 8, 2020

The Little Village Plaza Mall in Chicago was just bought for 17.5 million dollars by Novak construction, and it is another example of the growing issue of gentrification in America. Many members of...

Staff Editorial: Everyone’s vote matters

October 30, 2020

Every election you hear: it’s important to vote, now more than ever. What makes this year different from those other years? Yes there is a presidential election this year, but with the electoral college,...

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