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Music affects each person differently, no matter which device they listen with.

The power of music

May 14, 2020

Music is easier to access than ever. With over 3.2 million smartphone users worldwide, it is as simple as the click of a button to access a seemingly infinite gallery of tunes. E...

Mia Yoch and Madsen LePelley are featured with artistic renderings of their parents.

At an intersection of cultures

May 8, 2020

It’s common knowledge that some Americans doubt the benefits of the country’s growing diversity. Although Pew Research Center discovered that most people see a positive impact, that doesn...

Art theft is a growing problem in the art community. Character thieves make subtle changes to a character to make it seem like the character is theirs.

Stealing art does not just mean reposting

May 7, 2020

When people think of an art thief, most think of either physical art thieves who steal paintings or people who repost someone else's art without credit. Both are harmful, but o...

A true leader will reach out their hand to help others and together, guide them to success.

Opinion: Hardship paves way for leadership

May 7, 2020

Throughout history, leadership is always needed. From monarchies to elected officials to unassuming individuals thrust into positions of leadership, society needs leaders who have ...

Teens need to stop caring

April 30, 2020

"Her hair is ugly." "He's so overweight." "Ew, that shirt makes her stomach look weird." Harsh, right? For the average person, yes, but for a teenager, it's normal.  ...

The Calpine Russel City Energy Center in San Leandro is a natural gas-fired power station.

Individual action can reduce greenhouse gas emissions 

April 28, 2020

There's an excess of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere; many scientists refer to it as the slow destruction of the natural world. This is climate change.  The Causes Carbo...

Many students procrastinate on their work for more fun and appealing alternatives.

Utilizing old habits: the applications of procrastination

April 27, 2020

All you want to do is take a break, but a binder full of work demands attention.  With homework at the back of your mind, the temptation to scroll through Instagram and talk...

Hush culture in gymnastics makes it difficult for gymnasts to speak up when they are injured.

A burnout story: what it takes to break an athlete

April 24, 2020

She didn’t get to have a normal teenage life.  Beyond the gym, where she trained six days a week for 24 hours, she didn’t have any close friends. How could she when gymnastics came befor...

Therapists provide support and help people organize and understand their thoughts and feelings, making them feel more complete and put-together.

The unfounded stigma behind therapy

April 23, 2020

Stressed? Feeling down? There may just be a solution for that.  Many believe that psychotherapy is only for people with serious mental conditions, but a significant majority ...

Tips are often essential to maintaining the livelihood of workers in the service industry.

A tip of the paycheck

April 22, 2020

Tiredness whispers through you after six and a half hours of school, the weight of your eyelids a complement to the intense yearning for rest. However, there is one more thing y...

The San Andreas Fault goes through Crystal Springs Reservoir in Belmont, California.

Danger creeps right beneath our feet

April 22, 2020

It’s Oct. 17, 1989. The Giants and A’s are about to play game three of the World Series. Televisions and radio stations across the country are tuning in to the game. Ja...

Kendra Chew, a freshman, opens a Snapchat from her friends as she wishes she was with them at their party.

FOMO: Not just a trend

April 22, 2020

“You’re missing out.” The grey bubble pops up on your phone as you sit in bed, “The Office” humming throughout your room. Your friends are at the movies, seeing a film ...

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