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A student holds a sign to protest centuries of Native American oppression.

Editorial: Native people deserve more than an apology

Editorial Staff, Editors November 10, 2020

Over 20 million dead. Over 1.5 billion acres of land taken. Less than 7 million left nationwide. Propelled by racist sentiments and the glorious ideals of "liberty, freedom, and equality," Native Americans...

As a result of the 2020 presidential election, Kamala Harris has been elected alongside Joe Biden as the vice president and president respectively. She has claimed the title of first female and first person of color to be elected as vice president.

Cartoon: History Has Been Made

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

The last episode of Food Wars! streaming on Crunchyroll.

Food Wars’ final season disappoints

Glydelle Espano, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Out of all five seasons of the anime, "Food Wars! The Fifth Plate" is definitely the most disappointing. In my opinion, the fifth season felt incredibly repetitive, rushed, and unnecessary. The anime...

The common phrase “everything will be ok” often draws focus to the superficially positive aspects of a situation, instead of encouraging understanding of the underlying situation.

Opinion: Artificial positivity harmfully inflates emotional norms

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer November 8, 2020

From the moment that we are born, we are taught that the best way to live life is by doing things that are bigger and bolder. Students are told that grades determine their futures, and adults are pressured...

The wardrobe of many American consumers is composed of clothes made in blatantly unjust conditions.

Editorial: Fast fashion fuels consumerism

Editorial Staff, Editors November 5, 2020

Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Disney, UNIQLO, Forever 21, GAP, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Ralph Lauren, Target, Billabong, Lorna Jane, Top Shop. If you wear clothes from any of these brands, there’s...

The world is up in flames and we all just need to take a deep breath and focus on the things we can do instead of dwelling on everything we can’t.

Opinion: We have a lot more control than we think

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

As of late, all of the news is doom and gloom. With COVID-19, the new supreme court justice, and now the election, it seems like there’s no getting away from it.  Although it seems like the average...

A grandmother helps her granddaughter, the next generation of

Opinion: Our generation isn’t superior, it’s in its ‘superhero phase’

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

“It’s just a phase,” has said almost every adult regarding rebellion. In a time of such political chaos, Generation Z, along with Millenials, has taken to the forefront of activism. For as long...

Students often struggle to balance different aspects of life and school during distance learning.

Editorial: Students shouldn’t be held to the same standards amidst a pandemic

Editorial Staff, Editors October 25, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the lives of many. It’s devastated the economy, cost thousands of lives and led to an overall sense of unrest in the world.  Perhaps one of the most drastic changes caused by...

Students often measure their academic ability through standardized and subject-specific test scores; however, this pattern of thought is detrimental for students.

Editorial: Being bad at school doesn’t mean you aren’t smart

Editorial Staff, Editors October 22, 2020

When our daily lives revolve around education, one of the most prized traits is "smartness." Getting high grades, doing well on tests, and grasping the material quickly is paramount to being a good student....

Services of different types tap into the decentralized nature of the internet to form communities of like-minded people.

Opinion: The internet brings us together

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer October 18, 2020

The internet is more than social media. Treat it that way. There’s no question that the internet’s social media apps have redefined how people traditionally connect with the outside world. These...

Hyper-partisanship is on the rise, further separating the citizens of the U.S., most of which are Democratic or Republican.

Editorial: The presidential debate heightened extreme partisanship

Editorial Staff, Editors October 15, 2020

Chaotic. Child-like. Pain-inducing. Those are just a few of the myriad words one could use to describe the first presidential debate of 2020 on Sept. 29. Behind the bickering were political stances...

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