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There needs to be more Recognition of Afro-Latino Culture

There needs to be more Recognition of Afro-Latino Culture

Nadera Powell, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Yes, I am Black. Yes, I am Latina. I have found myself having to explain repeatedly the same narrative o...

Ditch Identity Politics

Alaina Fairley-Moore, Opinion Writer

November 25, 2019

Many of the Democratic candidates are using their racial, sexual, generational or gender identity to get ahead with the minority voters. While many may view this tactic positively because of the diversity it brought to the Democratic debate stage, identity politics can be an incredibly dangerous practice. Just because someone ...

You Can Be Masculine Without Being Toxic

You Can Be Masculine Without Being Toxic

August Bleiweiss, Opinion Writer

November 25, 2019

  We need to teach boys and men now that having some feminine traits doesn’t take away from...

Editorial: Vaping Isn’t Safe

Editorial: Vaping Isn’t Safe

November 7, 2019

Vaping has become very popular among teens around the world. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports...

Students Should be Free to Carry Their Skateboards on Campus

Students Should be Free to Carry Their Skateboards on Campus

November 7, 2019

School staff are stopping students carrying their skateboards because, they assume they will ride it o...

Student Health at Risk Due to Smoke

Student Health at Risk Due to Smoke

Dominic Fanaris, Reporter

October 28, 2019

On Oct. 28, a fire broke out at around 1:30 a.m. along the 405 Freeway near the Getty Center Museum, w...

Tips and Tricks to be Motivated

Tips and Tricks to be Motivated

October 28, 2019

School can be really stressful and most students have gotten used to doing anything to get a good re...

Allow Access to the Far West Building and Cunningham Hall

Allow Access to the Far West Building and Cunningham Hall

Dominic Fanaris, Reporter

October 23, 2019

Most students by now know about the Far West and Cunningham buildings being closed at lunch and nutri...

Don’t Wait for Motivation

Don’t Wait for Motivation

October 23, 2019

 A quick look around YouTube brings up many videos titled something along the lines of “Powerful ...

Possible New CSU Fourth Year Math Requirement for High School Students

Possible New CSU Fourth Year Math Requirement for High School Students

October 23, 2019

It seems as though people like me, Afro-Latina and low-income, just can't catch a break. It seems as thou...

We are all the Problem

We are all the Problem

October 17, 2019

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” said Albe...

Venice High School Should Change its Tardy Policy

Alaina Fairley-Moore, Reporter

October 10, 2019

Many students at Venice High School are far from local. Some live 10-plus miles away and take the school bus, public transport, or are driven by parents to school. The most motivated students find a way to get to school on time every day, but sometimes it’s impossible for reasons out of the student’s control. For exampl...