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Fear of school can be an advantage

Unfortunately, this
October 25, 2016

"What are you afraid of?" Most people would answer with "death" or "a zombie apocalypse." However, for an increasing number of high school students, the answer might turn out to be "school." This...

Current generation driven out by housing prices

Believe it or not, this might be the type of vehicle some of us might call
With how ridiculous the housing market of the Bay Area has gotten, it's no surprise we aren't going to be able to live here
October 18, 2016

Whether you are a freshman or a senior, chances are you have already asked yourself the questions, “What will I do after high school? What will I do after college?” If we were to follow the "American...

Why we should all be ‘tree huggers’

While hugging trees is considered weird by most people, all of us should be hugging a lot more trees. After all, we owe them a lot.
September 30, 2016

The term "tree hugger" tends to hold a negative connotation today. Tree huggers are usually seen as bohemian-obsessed hippies who yell if someone uses more than one piece of paper and faint if you don't...

Survival of the fittest: The presidential election is not a business

In the first presidential debate, Clinton and Trump argued over whether or not the United States should still maintain its support of other nations without charge.
September 29, 2016

In the job market of the 21st century, many Americans agree that competition makes the work environment a cold-hearted dog-eat-dog world. To ensure their own survival in the workforce, workers will...

Pushing Trump out of the spotlight

Trump has been in the spotlight too long and it has only helped him.
September 22, 2016

We thought Americans would come through. We thought Americans would be smarter than this. In order to continue being a distinguished news site that offers its audience important local and national...

‘Ready Player One’ is a look into the future

Students gather on the field to discuss their thoughts on
September 12, 2016

In the sea of dystopian novels starring moody teenagers, “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline bobs uniquely above the surface. Cline illustrates the near future through the eyes of average teenager Wade...

North Dakota Natives protest for their land

Native Americans from all over the country have been gathering in North Dakota to protest the construction of a oil pipeline that threatens both sacred lands and clean water.
August 31, 2016

They have had almost everything taken from them, and yet people are asking for more. On Sept. 9, North Dakota will rule in favor for or against building an oil pipeline through the sacred lands of Native...

‘Stranger Things’ brings an ’80s blast

August 26, 2016

The '80s was the time for sci-fi lovers everywhere. It was when "E.T." was released and "Star Wars" was at peak popularity. Fans were lining up in front of theaters everywhere. Many '80s lovers...

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

The Hula Truck serves up the heaping pile of flavor that is 'Da Situation.
August 25, 2016

Out of all the cuisine in America, from Californian to Creole, Pacific Islander cuisine seems oddly void from our memory. Pacific Islander food, from my perspective, blends the sweetness of St. Louis-style...

Keep the clash of cultures in foreign media

When foreign shows are translated into English, foreign food can be replaced with Western cuisine to appeal to American viewers.
August 23, 2016

Once foreign media is broadcasted to an English-speaking audience, the video could be translated to and voiced in English -- a different experience than the same video with English subtitles accompanying...

Gender-neutral bathrooms aren’t complete ‘safe-zones’

If gender-neutral bathrooms are implemented, everyone could use the bathroom at the same time, but there would need to be set precautions.
May 25, 2016

As a conservative Democrat, I completely support the efforts of transgender people to erase discrimination from the general populace. Like many Americans, I have seen that there are similarities between...

Small pets are more likely to be abused

At the Beijing Olympic Games a man was selling live turtles, fish, and lizards in plastic bags as souvenirs. This shows just one example of the unspeakable crimes that are committed against small animals whose lives are often considered less precious than those of bigger animals.
May 24, 2016

Most people love dogs. Their fluffy faces, wagging tails, and crazy fur make them purely irresistible, especially when they roll over and ask for a tummy rub. Most people love dogs, so when a dog gets...

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