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Why You Should Go To Oakgrove

Why You Should Go To Oakgrove

April 26, 2019

I think it is safe to say that we have all heard of the infamous Oakgrove, an experience that is personal ...

What We Can Learn From the College Admissions Scandal

What We Can Learn From the College Admissions Scandal

April 24, 2019

The 2019 college admission bribery scandal shouldn't come as a surprise to the nation. Today's under-pr...

Is Being Busy Good for Teens?

Is Being Busy Good for Teens?

April 24, 2019

Today’s teenagers must balance school, extracurricular activities, and college preparations. Being so busy b...

The Value of Reading Comics

The Value of Reading Comics

Evan Holter, Asst. Opinion Editor

April 23, 2019

On a recent visit to my local comic book shop, Hi De Ho Comics in Santa Monica, it was striking how man...

The Value of Senior Standouts

The Value of Senior Standouts

March 14, 2019

Thick layers of dust are probably blown off the cover of yearbooks around the world by grandchildren as t...

Do Parents Have the Right To Pierce Their Babies’ Ears?

Do Parents Have the Right To Pierce Their Babies’ Ears?

March 14, 2019

It is a common practice in several cultures for parents to pierce their babies' ears. However, this has...

The Value of Platonic Love

The Value of Platonic Love

Evan Holter, Asst. Opinion Editor

February 16, 2019

It can be difficult to be single during the Valentine’s season. A month dedicated to romance and passio...

A Guide To High School Relationships

A Guide To High School Relationships

Nevan Campos, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2019

High school relationships can be a messy, beautiful, crazy thing. You’re always hearing about the latest...

Environmental Apocalypse: 12 Years Until Our Impending Doom

Environmental Apocalypse: 12 Years Until Our Impending Doom

Nevan Campos, Opinion editor

February 12, 2019

According to the world’s leading climate scientists, we only have twelve years to reduce and reverse the...

School Construction Leaves Gender-Neutral Bathroom in the Dust

School Construction Leaves Gender-Neutral Bathroom in the Dust

Nevan Campos, Editor

January 31, 2019

While the construction over winter break is building our future campus’ new buildings, the school’s g...

Modern Emos Aren’t Really Emo

Modern Emos Aren’t Really Emo

Jacqueline Sanchez, Assistant Editor

January 31, 2019

“Emo” is a subculture that sprouted from fans of emotional hardcore, or emocore, a style of punk roc...

The Danger of Charter Schools

The Danger of Charter Schools

January 18, 2019

During the United Teachers of Los Angeles strike, teachers have focused their attention on the negative...