Category: Opinion

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School Loop Useful, Needed

The number of teachers using School Loop has declined over the years. I find this fact quite disappointing, coming from the perspective of a student who has benefited from the website’s convenience. Although School Loop...

Trigger Warnings: Why We Need Them

The administration needs to acknowledge that within a school of about 3,000 students, there are individuals that have experience with some form of violence. This can be done with trigger warnings, or content warnings, in...

Sexual Assault while Crowd Surfing Misunderstood

“She knows she wants it.” “She wouldn’t get any otherwise, we’re just doing her a favor.” “Look at what she’s wearing! She’s just asking for it.” Seriously? At a concert? That’s what you’re going to...

Post-AP Projects are Beneficial

The AP Exam season has finally come to an end. You’ve just gotten back to class from your last AP test, hoping to finally get a break, but on your desk is a packet. Another...

Water Conservation Necessary Amid Drought

California is currently experiencing its worst drought since the mid nineteenth century- obviously not a good sign. The drought has already harmed society economically and environmentally. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor report, it extends...

Valentine’s Day Commercialized, Corporate

Love is in the air and retail companies are racking it in. Valentine’s Day is an over-commercialized holiday that is based on giving to receive love. This holiday creates unnecessary pressure on relationships and should...