Raven Report

Feminists fight for full equality, not female superiority

Benjy Jude and Maddie Reynoldds, Staff Reporters

December 17, 2015

“Humanity requires  both men and women and we are equally important and need one another,” Beyoncé said. If you believe in feminism, you’re in good company. If you don’t, it’s time to get on board. Dictionaries and a...

If you’re reading this, it’s too late

December 14, 2015

The semester ends tomorrow, erasing with it the possibility of accomplishing most of the goals you set in August. We’ve compiled a list of lies we all tell ourselves to assure you that you are not alone. 1. I’ll be orga...

Male athletes leap over dance stigma

Alex Vick, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

Dance is thought to be such a “girls’ thing” to the point that guys are too afraid of discrimination to try it. Why is it that guys who play football are encouraged and celebrated but guys who dance are not? The two are...

Over-involved parents undermine good Intentions

Rio Popper, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2015

Having supportive parents is all well and good; but when parents become emotionally codependent and lower their child’s self-esteem, they have crossed the line into a non-supportive zone known as ‘Helicopter Parenting’ a...

Haters gonna hate … but they really shouldn’t

Philip Tyson, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015

To all chronic complainers, hardcore haters and bitter blamers (you know who you are): You hate him or her. You absolutely despise that person. Also, you hate every single one of your teachers. Apparently, they never teach you anyt...

Staff Editorial: “Joking” sexual harassment is a serious problem

October 16, 2015

When 71.9 percent of surveyed Sequoia students say that they have been sexually harassed “jokingly,” it stops being funny. As a school and as a society, we are no longer conscious of the words we use and the meanings that...

In the game of politics, don’t let bigotry be the Trump card

Mars Svec-Burdick, Page Editor

October 16, 2015

“I don’t like what I see happening to America,” says Donald J. Trump in a campaign video, over a background track of nationalistic classical music. “The infrastructure of our country is a laughingstock all over the world. Ou...

Day in the life: Sinking, not swimming

Carmen Vescia, Managing Editor

August 28, 2015

As I stepped on the pool deck with goggles in hand, wearing a suffocating one-piece and a swim cap so tight I already had a headache, two thoughts popped into my head. 1. Wow, I’m pale. 2. Wow, I’m weak. I surveyed...

Starting the conversation: it’s time to talk about pressing issues

August 26, 2015

By CLAIRE BUGOS and ABIGAIL WANG, Managing Editor and Feature Editor Recently, the media has blown up with images and articles surrounding the deaths of two unarmed black men, Michael Brown Jr. and Eric Garner, and the nation...

Embrace, don’t fight public displays of affection

August 26, 2015

Halfway through the year, in lieu of better things to do, many Sequoia high school students resort to each other.

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