Category: Opinion

Opinion: Black Friday

Black Friday on November 25 has recently passed, and when else was a better time to become a shopper than during a time of discounts and special sales? The answer is anytime else. Black Friday...

The Struggle of Gun Control

As elections draw near, the issue of gun control has sparked furious debates between the Democrats and the Republicans. Although the battle rages on, no compromise has been reached. All that is left from the...

Opinion: EpiPens

EpiPen®, a brand of epinephrine auto-injector devices, has excessively increased the price for its auto-injectors. Epinephrine auto-injectors were initially designed and produced to potentially stop anaphylaxis, lethal allergic reactions, but ironically, the price for the...

Why We Need Community Colleges

Let’s be honest, when we hear community college, the first thing that comes to mind is the negative connotation. That community colleges are only for students that screwed up in high school, or aren’t serious...

Con: Minimum Wage Should Not Be Increased

In early April, governor of California Jerry Brown signed legislation to push for a statewide minimum wage of $15 per hour. While McDonalds is one of my better options after graduating from MHS, does a...

Pro: Minimum Wage Should Be Increased

A bill in California was recently passed that would increase the minimum wage to $15 dollars a hour by 2022. This will be accomplished by slowly increasing the minimum wage every year, starting with $10.50...

Advice for Underclassmen

After four years of surviving the ups and downs that inevitably come with every high school experience, many grains of wisdom are accumulated. Here are some tidbits of wisdom from my own experiences at MHS....

Sexual Violence: Consent

        A few months ago, after a girl was sexually assaulted at a dance we went to, some guy from our school said to us, “What if she just accidentally led him...