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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 ...

Fewer teens are driven to get behind the wheel; think it through before pursuing your license

Philip Tyson, Copy Editor

March 9, 2016

Driving in high school commonly signifies new freedom and independence, but is typically less recognized as a big investment. Although some may think it’s a “rite of passage,” driving as a teen is not for everyone. I...

Eight ways to tell twins apart

Brighid Bugos, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016

I’m Brighid. Not Beatrice, not Thing 1 or Thing 2. Just Brighid. Beatrice and I know, like many other identical twins, that it’s a constant annoyance going through life living with two names. Getting names wrong isn...

If you’re reading this, it’s too late

Carmen Vescia and Claire Bugos, Executive Editor

February 3, 2016

If you’re reading this, it’s too late. The semester will end tomorrow, erasing with it the possibility of ever accomplishing most of the goals you set this August. We’ve compiled a list of lies we all tell ourselves t...

Fear prejudice, not Muslim neighbors

Nick Abraham, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016

  All it took was a casual conversation in P.E. among friends for the dreaded subject to arise: Donald Trump’s proposed policy to ban Muslims from entering the US. Even among people who agree that Trump’s proposal ...

Re-defining reading for a re-defined world

Rio Popper, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016

Over the past 20 years, our world has been changed: the introduction of the Internet, social media, Netflix and advancements in technology have altered almost everything. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is the magical ability ...

Be sensitive with suicide jokes

January 10, 2016

‘Hey, are you dead,’ reads an Instagram comment from August, 2014. The comment was made on the Instagram page of a Burlingame High School student that I know who committed suicide less than six months later, Jan. 10, 201...

The terror is in how little we care

Leigh Alley, Staff Reporter

December 28, 2015

This year alone, there have been over 300 terrorist attacks. So it’s no surprise that with news story after news story on terrorism, we begin to find ourselves caring less and less. Sure, we use hashtags like #prayforparis and...

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