Category: Opinion

The Cons of Paperless Academics

As a student who has attended school in the Silicon Valley for a majority of her life, I have been able to observe how technology has crept its way into everyday schoolwork. Throughout my elementary...

Editorial: The Union Wants a Computer Science Class

We, The Union, believe the absence of an Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science is somewhat ironic given our geographic location. Despite being placed in the famous technologically-advanced Silicon Valley, we do not offer students the...

Sexist Halloween Costumes

Halloween is in a couple of days and after shopping online at Party City for some costumes, I realized how sexist they were. Yes, Halloween costumes from Party City are sexist. Compare the boy costumes...

PSAT Scheduling Atrocious

  For many juniors, the Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, more commonly known as PSAT/NMSQT, is arguably the most important test of the year. Doing well on the PSAT/NMSQT looks good on college...

Clinton and Sanders stand out in the Democratic Debate

Picture Courtesy of Lucy Nicholson from iDigitalTimes.com October 13th marked the first democratic debate for the 2016 elections.The debate was located in Las Vegas at the Wynn Hotel from 8:30pm to 11:30pm. The debate was hosted...

We need empathy as much as we need suicide awareness

According to the Jason Foundation, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza,...