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Fragile: Proceed With Caution

Trezna Moore, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Let’s be honest here, people these days are weak. Even adults nowadays whine about everything and it needs to stop. It's hard to change people, but maybe we can fix the generations to come. As people of America, we always have somethi...

We Need to Take Teenage Relationships More Seriously

Stephanie Medina, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Teen romance -we’ve all been there done that, but what if I tell you that our generation can’t take love as seriously as before? Statistics show that less than 2% of teen romance end in marriage. That proves something, w...

The Danger of a Category

Alijah Jenkins, Staff Writer, Web Designer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Humans have this tendency to, once we figure someone or something out, slap a label on them or it and that's that. But what if there is more to that? We have this belief that if one person is perceived to be one thing, that means the...

California Needs To Lower the Voting Age to 16

Alicia Herrera, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Since the year, 2016, there has been a population of teens at about 1,516,129 and only thirteen percent of those teens are eligible to vote. In California, in order to vote you must be a United States citizen of California an...

We Cannot Turn a Blind Eye to Global Warming

Teresa Gutierrez, Editor, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Recently, the U.N released a landmark report warning that there are only twelve years left for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C. Half a degree higher will significantly prompt catastrophic droughts, floods, an...

Equity Over Equality in Schools

Evette Gallardo, Editor, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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We need to start educating teachers and schools more on equity over equality inside the classroom. Schools need to serve individual needs instead of having a “one size fits all” mindset.   So what is equity? Well, in a nutshell, equi...

Educators and Adults Need to Teach Young People to Develop Healthy Nutritional Habits

Natalie Flores, Editor, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Food: the source of energy humans need to survive. Starvation will shut the body down and this phenomenon is common today. Several try cutting out carbohydrates or fats out of their diets in the hopes of losing weight rapidly ...

All Suffering Must End, Not Just Human Suffering

Chloe Farquhar, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Everyday, millions of humans die from diseases and starvation, suffer from harsh effects of homelessness, are ripped away from their families - and this is only a sampling of the ways in which humans suffer. However, humans aren't ...

Turning 18 Does Not Equal Adulthood

Arianna Douangmala, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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Do you really become an adult when you turn 18? Do we need to redefine adulthood and what it takes to become an adult? ¨Biologically, you become an adult when you reach sexual maturity. This typically happens around age 12...

We Need to Talk More About Suicide

Verania Diaz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We are all aware of what suicide is, but are we really informed of the causes and why it's so common in teenagers? Some common causes are: substance abuse, family history of suicide, long-term difficulties with relationships w...

The Death Penalty is Necessary in Some Cases. It’s That Simple.

Kimberly Diaz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The death penalty is a fitting consequence for those who deserve it. The question of keeping capital punishment is a very serious issue and it is one that we should never oppose. Many think that death row is cruel and inhum...

When It Comes to Students’ Mental Health, Schools Need to Evaluate Their Role

Leslie Casillas, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Several recent studies have shown that severe depression in teens is becoming extremely common. Stress is one of the main factors for such mental illnesses in teens because adolescent brains are more sensitive to the stress ho...

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