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Opinion: What it means if California loses a seat for Democrats

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Fall Arts Editor May 13, 2021

It was revealed that California would lose one congressional seat on April 26 after the slowest population growth recorded in a 20 year period. All over the country, formerly blue-state-held seats were...

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Opinion: Changes I wish to see happen in the 2022 school year

By Lana Alman, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Whether in-person or online, there are a few changes that I, a graduating senior, would appreciate seeing in the 2022 school year. 1. Keep the same bell schedule as the 2021 school year The new bell...

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Opinion: The misconceptions about Satanism

By Jacob Bergen, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Satanism is frequently associated with very negative connotations, the majority of which are misconceptions and generalizations. Although thought of by the public as a cult, Satanism is very different...

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Opinion: The Kardashians’ “photoshop fails” are a bigger problem than we think

By Olivia Silvester, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

A poolside picture of Khloé Kardashian posing in a leopard-print bikini was posted on Instagram on April 7. The image was posted on accident before being swiftly deleted. Her legal team is currently...

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Opinion: Why skinny-shaming isn’t the same as fat-shaming

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor April 26, 2021

We’ve all heard of fat-shaming, and we’ve all seen it, too. People being bullied for being overweight and shamed for standing outside society’s expectations of what a human body should look like....

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Which team are you on: “Twilight” Edward v. Jacob

By Kylie Schwartz and Olivia Lyons April 23, 2021
A civil, thoughtful debate between Bella Swan's two lover boys.
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Opinion: Everything wrong with the sizing industry

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Imagine this: you walk into a cute, trendy clothing store with some friends in tow. Ready to spend the money you worked so hard for, you peruse the racks of clothing with a sense of neutral yet peaked...

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Fifteen: When you might just find who you’re supposed to be

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Fifteen. Potentially the most wonderful, incredible song on “Fearless,” and that is saying a lot because I am obsessed with the entire 2008 Taylor Swift album. I always wondered what it would be like...

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Opinion: Why South Park is still funny

By Matthew Hagan, Reviews Editor April 19, 2021

I love South Park. I don’t really know if this is a particularly controversial position in today’s day and age or not. In an age of increased political polarization, it’s easy for some to dismiss...

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Opinion: The customer isn’t always right

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor March 28, 2021

We’ve all heard the saying, “the customer is always right,” but if you’ve ever worked a day in customer service, you know this is far from the truth. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that the...

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