Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion: Students do not have enough time to explore interests

“Get a job,” “Go to school,” “Do your homework,” “Get good grades,” “Finish your community service,” “Get enough sleep,” “Join clubs,” “Spend more time with your friends.” The list of expectations for high school students is a long and lofty one. Along with these obligations, students are encouraged to explore their interests and try new things. My parents tell me

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Opinion: Society downplays the impacts of sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is subtle. It’s a very gray area and everyone has a different opinion as to when things cross over into harassment. It can be when someone in power makes you feel uncomfortable in order to get something you desire, a promotion for example. It can also be when you have inappropriate comments flung your way when you’re walking

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Head to Head: Kneeling during the national anthem

Spencer Shifs: Kneeling can be seen as disrespectful to the flag, but I don’t believe it to be disrespectful to the troops. Our military fights for our freedom including the freedom to kneel for the anthem. The message the players are sending is a good one because it is about police brutality against African Americans which is statistically proven to

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Book Review: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

Once again, Rupi Kaur has given her audience another stunning book to obsess over. In her new book, The Sun and Her Flowers, she addresses the problems that women and immigrants have been facing, the loss and grief of others and themselves, loving oneself and their origin and twisting heartbreaks that lead to realizations. The illustrations, drawn by Kaur herself,

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Opinion: Dress code oversexualizes women’s bodies

By: Jenna Clark The San Marin administration’s enforcement of the dress code sexualizes women’s bodies by restricting what they wear so as not to “distract” other students. The dress code is also very vague, keeping clothing up to interpretation by individual. The dress code needs to be changed and made more clear so students aren’t objectified, but empowered to wear

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