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Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Five ridiculous markups that we’re going to buy anyway

Oct 14, 2014

Mark ups are the small profit margins that retailers gain when an item is sold. A cornerstone of a free market economy, this very gap is the driving force that measures economic incentive to maximize gain. This same amount covers expenses and overhead costs such as rent, electricity, heating, etc. But, of course, some markups are ridiculously high due to...

Homecoming Dance Crew: Next Generation

Homecoming Dance Crew: Next Generation

Oct 9, 2014

For weeks now, our Homecoming Dance Crew, Next Generation, has been working hard on their performance for the rally and parade. Watch their full performance below and see them live at the Homecoming parade tomorrow!

“Boyhood”: A fresh take on adolescence

“Boyhood”: A fresh take on adolescence

Oct 1, 2014

I have always been an enthusiastic John Green fan. I attended the Redwood City Tour de Nerdfighting in 2012, met him, and he signed my copy of The Fault in Our Stars. In addition to TFiOS, I have also read An Abundance of Katherines, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, Will Grayson Will Grayson, and Let it Snow. In the first three years of my high school career,...

Meet the Freshmen Class Cabinet

Meet the Freshmen Class Cabinet

Sep 30, 2014

By Allie Caccamo and Roan Gaumer A few weeks ago, the ASB elections for the Freshmen Class Cabinet took place and the elected officials were announced. Charlie Eggerton has been elected as Public Relations officer, Chris Vroom as Secretary/Treasurer, Arjun Gujral as Vice President, and Jake Lillie as President of the Freshmen class. We decided to interview each...

Today’s fight for gender equality: We’re not finished yet

Today’s fight for gender equality: We’re not finished yet

Sep 29, 2014

Feminism is a contentious topic that has recently infiltrated news sources, websites, and blogs as dissidents and supporters alike react to Emma Watson’s controversial words regarding present-day gender inequality. On September 21st, the actress (a recently elected UN Women Goodwill Ambassador), delivered a powerful and eye-opening speech marking the onset of...

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