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Finding common ground

Finding common ground

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Endorsing political candidates with histories of sexual assault allegations has apparently become a pattern. At least nine women have publicly accused Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore of Alabama of sexually assaulting them, most cases occurring when the victims were minors. Disregarding the...

Losing connection

Losing connection

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

An open internet is crucial for communication, education and entertainment nationwide, but unlimited access to websites and fast-speeds are in danger due to the pending vote to revoke of net neutrality regulations on Dec.14. The national policy of net neutrality defines internet service providers as common carriers that cannot block or favor content on the in...

Mr. President, that land is not yours to give away

Mr. President, that land is not yours to give away

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

An open letter to President Donald J. Trump: You are entitled to create and designate national monuments as you see fit, to ensure that places of pivotal importance to our country’s past are cherished and celebrated as they should be. You are not, however, entitled to obliterate the monume...

New album strays from signature style

New album strays from signature style

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE Singer, songwriter and pop culture icon Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album, “Reputation,” last Friday which is composed of 15 tracks and is predicted to reach over 1 million purchases by the end of this week alone. Swift’s recent albums have been increasingly influence...

Point of View: The punishment should fit the crime

Point of View: The punishment should fit the crime

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After smashing a soaring home run into left field to put the Astros up 1-0 in the third game of the MLB World Series last Friday, Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel returned to the dugout and made a racist gesture, seemingly mocking Yu Darvish, a Japanese-born pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, of...

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When the news of Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate and unsolicited sexual advances towards several actresses became public, all I felt was frustration, as I thought to myself, “despite all this ‘progress’ we’ve made, will I ever open the newspaper and not read of mis...

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Editorial Board

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

When St. Madeline Sophie Barat founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1801, she proclaimed her mission to teach young girls in a world where gender parity in education was non-existent. Her efforts and the work of others have made huge steps in progressing equality for women today, but female ed...

Yet another chance

Yet another chance

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern United States history, which injured over 500 people at the hands of one man in Las Vegas, politicians threw around the usual buzzwords — “tragedy,” “disaster,” “shocking.” It sparked a short-lived push for stricter gun control laws, but qu...

Controversial skincare ad provokes thought

Controversial skincare ad provokes thought

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A new ad for a popular personal care brand caught many users’ attention a few weeks ago. Although I do not have a Facebook account, the internet’s outrage over the ad quickly caught my attention. The first part of Dove’s most recent soap ad, featuring a black woman taking off a dark brown T...

Fleeing the Bay Area fires

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives, News, Opinion, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE After a long week of school and volleyball, I was more than excited to relax during my weekend in California's wine country and cool down at my dear friend Natalia Varni’s home. I spent the October Sunday afternoon lounging around the pool and the night enjoying a true homestyle meal....

‘Nude’ not so nude for all

‘Nude’ not so nude for all

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Band-Aid brand, cosmetic manufacturers and undergarment businesses pride themselves on products that camouflage to one’s skin, however they do not have everyone’s skin in mind. A lack of diversity in skin tone shades plagues many companies, sending the message that the flesh tone of the audienc...

Exercising our Rights

Exercising our Rights

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.” Ten words, written into the First Amendment to the Constitution by James Madison over 200 years ago, became the subject of controversy in recent weeks when the right-wing group Patriot Prayer attempted to host a rally in decidedly ...

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