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Opinion: Children shouldn’t have access to firearms

Opinion: Children shouldn’t have access to firearms

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

I’m 16 years old and I can own a gun. In California, along with 30 other states, there is no age minimum on who can own a long gun. You could hand your toddler a rifle if you felt so inclined. In most states, the only steps to obtaining a gun are a background check to confirm that you are not a ...

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

November 23, 2018

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers the luxury to start shopping on Thanksgiving, the Thursday before Black Friday. Black Friday is a day in which many stores...

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

On a rainy day at the Redwood Shores library, Marianna the golden retriever wags her tail happily as a little girl reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to her.   Marianna is part of Paws for Tales, a joint effort by the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and the Peninsula Library System that allows children to form bonds with dogs by readin...

Kids need to learn that life isn’t fair

Kids need to learn that life isn’t fair

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

November 14, 2017

"Everyone's a winner." "You did your best." "It's not about winning." "That's unfair." Yes, life isn't fair. We live in a society, especially in the Bay Area, where children believe that everything should be fair and everything should go their way. Should we blame the children? No....

Suicide bombing at Kurdish wedding takes lives

Suicide bombing at Kurdish wedding takes lives

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

August 25, 2016

On Saturday night, Aug. 20, a young suicide bomber killed 54 people in Gaziantep, Turkey. Twenty-two of the 54 were children. The Gaziantep citizens were celebrating a Kurdish wedding when the bomb went off. The bomber is believed to have been between the ages of 12 and 14. "To think that a...

Invisible Children: the facts behind the organization

April 18, 2012

In the spring of 2003, Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole traveled to Darfur in Africa to film the struggles that it faces, but they changed their focus to the war in Uganda against the Lord’s Resistance Army, also referred to as the LRA. As stated on their website, invisiblechildren.com,...

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