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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 ...

Food on Fillmore

Food on Fillmore

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Students tired of repetitious food and beverages choices can now dine at several new storefronts recently opened around the Broadway Campus. Two years after announcing that it would take over the old Tully’s Coffee’s location at 2453 Fillmore St., Blue Bottle Coffee Company finally opened its doors in J...

Climate change calls for international response

Climate change calls for international response

Editorial Board

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Communities ripped apart by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can focus on little but immediate recovery efforts, but climate scientists see the devastating storms as ominous warning signs of what is to come as global warming increasingly threatens the planet. While climate change is not directly linked ...

Home (not so) sweet home

Home (not so) sweet home

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

My biggest worry the two weeks before Senior Year began was cramming in my summer reading. My dad’s — just over 30 years ago — was immigrating to America. A year prior to moving, his parents, brother and he filed their immigration request forms, adding their names to the infinitely long waiting list ...

Point of View: Knuckleball

Point of View: Knuckleball

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every now and then in the wake of a pitch-to-the-head or a snide comment, a gloves-off, bench-clearing brawl will erupt between two teams in front of me at a baseball game. Although the players may leave suspended or even concussed, when I look to the fans around me, they chant messages of support for...

Off the grid, off the charts

Off the grid, off the charts

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

DJ music and a subtle buzz of conversation combined with the mouthwatering aroma of cooking foods from dozens of vendors hits visitors all at once as they walk past a large, illuminated “Off the Grid” sign on Friday nights. Off the Grid, a collection of food trucks and restaurants, hosts over 40 d...

’13 Reasons’ not to watch

’13 Reasons’ not to watch

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After the release of a new series about a high school teenager who commits suicide, popular streaming service Netflix faced accusations of promoting suicidal behavior and garnered backlash on social media over its inappropriate handling of the sensitive topic. The show, adapted from the book “13 ...

Passion over price

Passion over price

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

$495. That’s how much UCLA basketball player and NBA hopeful Lonzo Ball’s new signature shoe sells for. In order to keep the money in the family, Ball declined contracts with Nike and Under Armour to sign with Big Ball Brand, a company founded by his father. The price tag is astronomical compared to the likes of LeBron James and Stephen C...

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