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Election Coverage 2014: The race begins

Election Coverage 2014: The race begins

Mar 2, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Time to sign an election proposal form, advocate for a classmate, and elicit votes from our peers. It’s time to be a part of the democratic process. However, what should be treated as a rare opportunity for those under the age of 18 to gain experience at the polls, learn about “issues” that directly affect them, and talk to...

Mystery of the Quad Reconstruction Answered

Mystery of the Quad Reconstruction Answered

Feb 24, 2014

Recently, the grassy area in the center of the quad was removed and replaced with cement steps surrounding a dirt bed. As no students were informed of this sudden change, students have been attempting to guess what this construction will be. “I think it’s going to be a coy pond because I want our school to be more zen,” sophomore Alison Chao said. Freshmen...

Ideas for upcoming summer activities

Ideas for upcoming summer activities

Feb 15, 2014

As we go through third quarter, it is important to start looking into what to do this summer and possibly apply for jobs, programs, classes, or internships. Besides relaxing, there are many other activities you can do over the summer. 1. Summer Classes Whether you want to take an SAT prep class, take Health online, or take a painting class, taking classes...

Why you should detox your body regularly

Why you should detox your body regularly

Feb 15, 2014

Just as cleaning your body’s exterior has many benefits, cleansing and detoxifying the body on a consistent basis offers many health benefits. Not only are we living in an area with plenty of pollutants, students are spending most of their time sitting in chairs– at school, during mealtime, in cars, etc. The buildup of toxic and/or harmful residue in...

Swapping gender roles

Swapping gender roles

Feb 13, 2014

WARNING: video contains some boobies (but not sexualized), some profanity, sexual abuse, and violence. There’s something about French films – so raw and real – that make them hard to get out of your head. “Oppressed Majority” is the kind that everyone needs to see to get a better understanding of how our patriarchal, misogynistic society seeps into...

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