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Work Like a Senior

November 18, 2018

Textbook bias bleeds through to students

Rio Popper, Copy Editor

April 20, 2018

Any textbook is vastly different from any other textbook–even when the books are about the same topic. The books used in California are different than the books used in New York, which are different from the books use din Virginia....

Silence is the speech of suppression

Staff Editorial

January 24, 2018

Sequoia is a sea of diversity: our campus hosts one of the greatest distributions of races, socioeconomic backgrounds and geographic origins in the district. Yet, within days of commencing our own journey through this diverse...

Separate but not equal: Barriers cut through Sequoia’s halls

Soana Afu and Sarah Fazio

January 24, 2018

It can occur during the simplest interactions; a glance in the hallway to a brief conversation in class: implicit racism can take many forms, and it does. Unconsciously, individual possess biases and judgements of people from...

Profiles: Andres Alas, Junior

Shannon Coan, Feature Editor

November 15, 2017

Sitting in the corner by himself, contemplating suicide and whether or not to come to school the next day. This was the reality for current junior Andres Alas, who has depression and anxiety, as an elementary schooler. ...

It’s OK to not be OK—Vulnerability is a medium for connection

Mackenzie Clarke, Managing Editor

November 15, 2017

Eyes scanning a test, filling with tears threatening to spill over. Crying in the bathroom, not knowing why and not being able to stop. Strapping on a stoic, cold and unfeeling mask as you’re sitting at a funeral. These are...

Note to self: when it comes to academics, nobody is perfect

Trevor Crowell and Rio Popper

November 15, 2017

Poet, philosopher and motivational speaker Miley Cyrus once said, “Nobody’s perfect, I gotta work it, again and again, ‘till I get it right.” Great point, Miley! Seriously, though, she’s right. In 2006, when this...

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