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Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Opinion: Little Miss Flint is the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 2016, Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny was eight years old. Two years into the Flint water crisis, Copeny wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to come to Flint to discuss the future of clean water. Now, Copeny runs a successful GoFundMe to distribute clean water to her city. I am six years older ...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

April 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast, 'Episode Nine: Mainstream Media - Part Two: Books,' Maddy gives you the rundown of Grindelwald and Dumbledore's relationship in the Harry Potter fra...

Opinion: Cats and dogs are both great pets

Opinion: Cats and dogs are both great pets

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Growing up, I never had just one pet. I have always lived with both cats and dogs at the same time. I loved having both of them in my life because each animal had distinct characteristics and engaging personalities. Cats and dogs are two different species, and from my experience, it’s hard to say...

The normality of gun violence

The normality of gun violence

April 20, 2019


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion, Top News

Progress is made through trial and error. Without trial, there will be no progress. This can be applied to gun violence. America is divided over all aspects of guns, but most of all, they are divided on how to combat gun violence. There are so many solutions for gun violence, but by spending t...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Multimedia – Part One: Music

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Multimedia – Part One: Music

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

April 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. In Part One of Episode Nine, Zach discusses controversy in the LGBTQ music community along with LGBTQ musicians and their impact. Edited by Mikayla Nguyen....

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersing themselves in new cultures and environments. But they all have one thing in common: the homes that they will co...

Editorial: Brandy Melville couldn’t care less about the average female

Editorial: Brandy Melville couldn’t care less about the average female

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

April 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

In an age where young girls and women are more vocal than ever, there's an area for them to speak up once again: the clothing industry. This is nothing new. Change is already in progress due to women urging companies to represent different types of women in their most real forms. Some brands have li...

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

April 5, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We seniors have waited for months in anticipation of April 1. Before that, we were writing about our life stories and passions. Even before that, we were working as hard as we possibly could to set ourselves up for the best college outcomes. We worked for months, even years. In a way, we were waitin...

Opinion: Stop talking about Jordyn Woods

Opinion: Stop talking about Jordyn Woods

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloé Kardashian. This is not the most surprising piece of celebrity news. The beginnings of the relationship are a bit dubious – Thompson allegedly cheated on his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig with Kardashian. Craig was pregnant when Thompson and Kardashian began datin...

Opinion: My culture is most-likely your prom dress

Opinion: My culture is most-likely your prom dress

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez chortles out another hot and spicy video on a topic that was relevant about a year ago ... CULTURAL APPROPRIATION. Everybody have a safe prom, don't smoke the Devil's lettuce, drink Satan's juice, or pop Lucifer's Tic Tacs.     Like if you find the two typos.

Queer Time Episode Eight: Resistance

Queer Time Episode Eight: Resistance

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

March 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Podcasts

  On this episode of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy and Zach talk about resistance to the LGBTQ community here in America and abroad, while Miki conducts an interview about LGBTQ education in schools! Edited by Miki Nguyen. ...

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Californian applicants in 2018, only 8,725 were accepted. That is not fair. No matter the statistics of these out of state...

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