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YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

September 11, 2016

YouTube, one of the world's largest entertainment websites, has started censoring videos. In the past five years, YouTube has served as more than just entertainment. It became a career industry. Popular YouTubers were able to make money on advertisements played before their videos. However, many...

Volunteering is no longer altruistic

Volunteering is no longer altruistic

Hanalei Pham, Scot Scoop Editor

March 17, 2016

“I volunteer to give back to my community” has been said so many times that it’s almost cliché. Volunteering has been around for forever, but there are a myriad of reasons why people volunteer and, as times change, these reasons change as well. School counselor Ross Yokomura said, "Volunteering is about givi...

CAHSEE no longer a grad requirement

CAHSEE no longer a grad requirement

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

August 28, 2015

Accurate student assessment -- that elusive method of finding out if a student is good enough at schoolwork to move on with his or her life. Some tests are better than others. The California Assessment High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) has been deemed part of the “others” category. Having reached the ...

Damsels no longer in distress

Damsels no longer in distress

December 2, 2010

The portrayal of the Disney princess has transformed in the 73 years since it's first appearance on the big screen. "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" made  in 1937, was the first Disney princess movie released. Snow White, followed by Cinderella and Sleeping beauty all exhibit the same stere...

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