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Advisories discuss climate change

Advisories discuss climate change

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

September 23, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in advisory groups to share their opinions on environmental issues in response to the 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg’s address to world leaders. The discussion built off last week’s advisory where students watched several videos about climate chang...

Espacio honors civil rights activist

Espacio honors civil rights activist

Mary Perez, Reporter

January 14, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday, part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s infamous “I Have a Dream” speech was played at assembly today. Students have the day off on Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., an activist who is remembered for his work in racial equality. ...

Online users take the web for social justice

Online users take the web for social justice

Neely Metz, Features Editor

September 26, 2016

While high schoolers are often unable to take part in large-scale political or social issues in the real world, the internet is giving teens more opportunities to use their voice to spark change. “I think students should try to take action both in the real world and online,” senior Izzy Ponteco...

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015

When an activist posted a picture of herself wearing period-stained pants, Instagram censored it. When female politicians run for office, their capabilities are doubted due to hormone fluctuations. When female athletes mention menstruation, they are criticized and ridiculed. Stigma and shame associated with menstruatio...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015

The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

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