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Millions of students across the country may process information differently because of learning disabilities.

Editorial: Destigmatizing learning disabilities is crucial

Editorial Staff, Editors April 11, 2021

Go to school. Get a job. Be successful. “Good morning!” It’s the Monday back from Spring Break for a classroom of kindergarteners. The teacher greets all of the students as they enter the...

The fight for gender equality is never-ending, so protecting and empowering women regardless of their backgrounds is core to the movement.

Opinion: Intersectionality is key to modern feminism

Isabelle Nunes, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

The battle for women's justice is the battle for economic justice, LGBTQ+ justice, and racial justice, all intertwined. While being a feminist may mean something different to everyone, it always has...

Discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has increased in recent years, but it has been around for centuries.

Editorial: The AAPI community deserves better

Editorial Staff, Editors March 18, 2021

On March 17, 2020, CBS correspondent Weijia Jiang tweeted that a White House official discussing COVID-19 called it the “Kung-Flu,” a derogatory term mocking the virus’s inception in China. While...

Some teachers have been using their positions as influential figures to persuade students to remain at home rather than return to in-person learning.

Editorial: Teachers shouldn’t use their power to influence students regarding reopening

Editorial Staff, Editors March 15, 2021

“It’s putting my life in danger.” “This should never have happened.” “No one should want to go back.” The reopening of schools amidst the pandemic has been a source of discord among...

The fantasy universe known as the cosmere takes place across several worlds and dozens of books, where there's something for every reader to love.

Brandon Sanderson’s ‘cosmere’ novels have something for everyone: Lord of the Reads #2

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

When author Robert Jordan passed away in 2007, he left his legendary Wheel of Time saga unfinished. The series couldn't be left without a conclusion, but choosing another writer to execute Jordan's vision...

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Opinion: We must stay vigilant as politicians lift pandemic restrictions

Eddy Yeretnov, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic became serious in the U.S., the country went into stringent lockdowns. Even though much of the government response and contact tracing abilities were delayed, many people took...

Virtual learning has exposed the gaps in the patchwork curriculums teachers have had to cobble together to adapt to distance learning; with the system in place for nearly a year, it is long past time for students to be able to give input back on how this curriculum has been working.

Editorial: Students should be able to evaluate teachers

Editorial Staff, Editors March 8, 2021

As we approach a full year into distance learning, the current situation has exacerbated the barely-hidden problems with the schooling system. According to EdSource, a Californian education non-profit,...

Christine (Sierra Boggess) is led beneath the opera house, to the lair of the dreaded Phantom of the Opera (Ramin Karimloo).

Four broadway shows to keep you busy at home

Katie Barton, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

It has been almost a year since the lights of Broadway dimmed, and many of us are missing live theater. Luckily, many Broadway shows have been professionally recorded over the years and are now available...

Although numerous obstacles stand in their way, student journalists continue to report on issues that matter to their communities.

Editorial: Student journalists persist against the odds

Editorial Staff, Editors February 25, 2021

The third annual Student Press Freedom Day is on Feb. 26. Its theme, “Journalism Against the Odds,” is quite fitting when applied to current events in the world of student journalism. Recently,...

A stack of Amazon boxes on the front porch of a home.

Selfishness on the rise

Maya Campbell and Soleil Dam February 15, 2021

Power and success always go hand in hand. To achieve success, we often hear about working hard and being kind. However, the most influential people do not get there by ordinary means.  Jeff Bezos,...

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Talking about Tolkien: Lord of the Reads #1

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Greetings, traveler.  Gather round, one and all: disembark your spacecraft, bring your weary steed to our stables, hang up your dirty cloak on a peg. Draw your chair close to the fire, and prepare yourselves...

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Opinion: We should not recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, even if we might be angry with him

Eddy Yeretnov, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

In 2003, California's Democratic governor Gray Davis faced a recall election just a year after winning a second term. Davis lost that vote by 10%, and in the replacement vote, Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger...

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