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Trump Won’t Make America Great Again

Trump Won’t Make America Great Again

December 8

President- elect Donald Trump is a business man, and he should stay one rather moving into the White House. He is not suited to be America's next president for many reasons. Trump is a racist, misogynistic bigot  who will be a poor representative of our country thats already great. Trump strongly despises women and has said on national television that he is able to " grab them by the p***y."...

The Boys’ Bathrooms are Absolutely Disgusting

The Boys’ Bathrooms are Absolutely Disgusting

Joshua Fenty

December 8

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Using a school bathroom can be described by most as an uncomfortable experience. The number one reason for that is because the bathrooms available are absolutely disgusting. The boys' bathrooms here at our school are the most revolting restrooms i have ever seen in my life. It is not the fault of the custodians who tend to the bathrooms. It is the fault of the students using them. every single time...

Beauty Shouldn’t Cause Animals Pain

Beauty Shouldn’t Cause Animals Pain

Mireya Curiel

December 8

Filed under Opinion

Many people are consumed by their looks, but they fail to realize that a lot of the cosmetics on their face or the clothes are tested on living creatures. Animal cruelty in the beauty and fashion industries is wrong and should be outlawed. I don't understand how human being can bare to torture little creatures that haven't caused any harm to anyone. Animals have a beating heart and breathe the same...

Senior Advice to Underclassmen

Senior Advice to Underclassmen

December 8

To all the high school students who think that ditching, not passing your classes and talking back to your teacher is “cool” and do it because you want to impress your classmates it’s not. It is one of the stupidest things you can possibly do! These four years will shape you and help you figure out what you want to do with your life. Take advantage of the four years - don’t let the four...

Trump v.s Clinton

Michelle Gonzalez

November 1

Filed under Opinion

As presidential elections are coming up, many are possibly still indecisive about whom to vote for. Here are some things you should think about. Donald Trump is the Republican nominee for the United States President. He’s an American businessman. The reason why Mr. Trump decided to run for President is for business and for himself, according to an article on Politico by Nick Gass in Aug. 20, 2015. He said he didn’t want to look back in 10 years and think “Oh,I should have run for President.” Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee for the United States President. She has already had experience in office...

Age Really Does Matter in Teen Relationships

Age Really Does Matter in Teen Relationships

October 21

Age differences do matter in a relationship, especially in high school. For example, a 14-year-old student dating someone that is the same age isn't criticized or even talked about much. Because the two people in the relationship are the same age, it is considered normal in today's society. On the other hand, a 14-year-old student dating someone who is 21 is harshly criticized because of one person...

Respect the Cultures of People on Halloween

Respect the Cultures of People on Halloween

October 21

Halloween is right around the corner so you know what that means. Disrespecting other cultures with offensive stereotypes through the use of costumes! Cultural appropriation is defined as the adoption or use of elements of someone’s culture by members of another culture. On Halloween, that means dressing up as everything from a sexy nun to a stereotypical Mexican with a sombrero and maracas. Dressing...

Respect Your Teachers

Respect Your Teachers

October 13

I believe that it’s unacceptable to be disrespectful to teachers. I often see students blatantly disrespecting their teachers without reason. If a teacher gets upset at you for doing something you aren’t supposed to be doing, like using your phone or talking when they shouldn’t be, they have every right to be upset and shouldn’t be given attitude for calling you out on it. Most teachers...

Women Aren’t Cats

Women Aren’t Cats

Briana Marcial, Features & Opinion Editor

October 11

Filed under Opinion

Catcalling is an issue that women and any decent human being despise. There’s absolutely nothing flattering about having someone whistle and look at you in such a disgusting manner, as if you are merely a sex object. It’s insulting and dehumanizing. Usually catcalling is problem that targets women, but on occasion women themselves can be just as disturbing. Normally, society is told that it’s...

Go Vegetarian

Cynthia Rubalcava, Reporter

June 3

Filed under Opinion

In my opinion, vegetarian diets are healthier than the average American diet.

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Driving Teaches Responsibility

Driving Teaches Responsibility

May 2

There are countless reasons to why driving in high school is important for students.

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Racism in America

Maya Manjarrez, Asst. News Editor

April 29

Filed under Opinion

Prejudice is a big problem in America, and it needs to be addressed as soon as possible.

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