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In many places across the country, schools have old and outdated textbooks due to lack of available funds. Eliminating school vouchers would allow for more public funding in schools.

School vouchers ignore the existing issues of public education

April 30, 2018

In the U.S., every child has the right to a public education. Tuition isn’t paid in order to attend public schools, but schools are funded by taxpayers. What else is fun...

The San Mateo County District has been the main source of solutions to transit issues for over 40 years.

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

February 12, 2018

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the s...

Carlmont's parking lot has spots available for $100 apiece. After school especially, all the cars flooding out of these parking lots slows traffic and causes a rush of cars.

Lack of parking poses issues

October 22, 2017

One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of studen...

As storms move away from the Bay Area, repairs and aid can be given to those who need it.

State of emergency is proclaimed after storm damages

January 26, 2017

As a result of the storms of thunder and rain sweeping through California since late December, Governor Jerry Brown called a state of emergency for 50 counties on the night of Jan. 23. Sacramento, San Francisco, Merced...

The name

‘Badlands’ brings up deeper issues

September 1, 2015

With her new album climbing up the charts, Halsey’s genre of indie pop reaches the ears of the masses. “Badlands” is Halsey’s debut album and has gained popularity in the same way th...

Facebook's privacy issues settled by FTC

Facebook’s privacy issues settled by FTC

December 2, 2011

[media-credit id=18 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] In regards to previous attacks against Facebook, the federal government announced a settlement on Dec. 29 that enforces the company honor the priv...

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