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Shame on you for slut shaming

Sam Brook and Darien Daly

March 17, 2017

Girls are constantly called out for being too prudish or too sexy. If a girl wears a long dress, she's conservative. If a girl is proud and confident about her body, she's a slut. She can never win in male eyes, and quite fr...

Teach teens to toke safely: The kids are not all high, but they will be

Mars Svec-Burdick, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2017

In California, we already have more dispensaries than Starbucks locales, and prop 64 hasn’t even hit yet. The day I turn 18, if I so choose, I can walk into a clinic and walk out with a card that gives me legal access to a wonderland...

High football, basketball attendance leaves others ignored

Brighid Bugos, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016

Friday nights for most high school students evoke memories of frigid football games and the brisk pace of basketball games, as far as sports go. But does anyone remember the soccer players playing in the elements or the tennis...

Dear teachers, please let me get up and stretch

Brighid Bugos, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

It’s 11:10 in the morning, half way between brunch and lunch. I check my watch to try to keep myself focused on the amount of time I have left, but all I want to do is get up out of my seat—even for 30 seconds—and stretch....

“Locker room talk” is indicative of a larger issue

Mackenzie Clarke, News Editor

October 31, 2016

We live in a modern society in which the idea of rape and sexual assault in schools is confined to a news story and Twitter hashtag about Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner. The Turner case surfaced a national discussion...

Don’t reserve celebration for seniors going to top-name schools

Emily Ducker, Entertainment Reporter

September 6, 2016

Party school. Safety school. Easy acceptance. Back-up plan. All of these are common descriptions of Arizona State University (ASU) , the college that I will be attending next year. It’s a state school, certainly not anyw...

What women want: A guide to reducing the subtle sexism in society

Aviva Futornick, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016

Harriet Tubman is the new face of the $20 bill, which will be entered into rotation by 2020—an announcement more overdue than your library books. Tubman was a former slave, abolitionist and conductor on the Underground Railroa...

Don’t reserve celebration for seniors going to top-name schools

Emily Ducker, Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2016

Party school. Safety school. Easy acceptance. Back-up plan. All of these are common descriptions of Arizona State University (ASU) , the college that I will be attending next year. It’s a state school, certainly not anywher...

Define others by personality, not belief system

Aviva Futornick, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2016

I am a Jew. I pray a lot. I go to Israel a lot. I miss school for holidays a lot. I may live my life in a Jewish way, but that does not mean I should be defined as the ‘Jewish girl’ at school. Right before I started ...

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