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Class Tips

Class Tips

Leo Rassieur

March 17, 2017


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        As students begin the process of choosing classes for next year, it is helpful to see what current students have to say about their experiences this year. Below are nine students’ responses about what they took away from a variety of classes.   Sohan Vichare — AP US HISTORY What is the most...

The Future of Journalism

The Future of Journalism

Nico Chilla

March 14, 2017


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“Kellyanne Conway Kneels on Oval Office Couch, Twitter Freaks Out” “Huge Wikileaks Hacking Controversy” “Read This Before You Say Anything About Trump”           Admit it — you are guilty of clicking on articles like these. They pop up irresistibly in Facebook and Twitte...

Universal Basic Income: A Solution for Globalization’s Growing Pains

Universal Basic Income: A Solution for Globalization’s Growing Pains

Leo Rassieur

February 23, 2017


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If one were to ask a five-year-old what to do about poverty, the idea of giving everyone free money may come up. Although such a solution may seem childish at first glance, a guaranteed income for all citizens, regardless of wealth or employment status, may be just what the world needs to weather economic...

The Detriments of a Comparison Culture

The Detriments of a Comparison Culture

Melissa Silva

January 28, 2017


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    I don’t feel inclined to share my grades. Or my GPA. Or my test scores. In an environment where comparison seems to fuel students, my preference may come across as odd and maybe even unreasonable.      I made the decision to stop sharing grades once I realized the unhealthy atmosphere this ...

When Do Police Officers Cross the Line?

When Do Police Officers Cross the Line?

Anshul Rajwanshi

January 28, 2017


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      Over the last year, there have been repeated incidents of protests breaking out across the country; every time protesters take to the streets, they are met with armed police. As these situations increase in number, debate has raged in regards to when and where the use of force is permissible. Sho...

Community College Students Deserve Our Respect

Community College Students Deserve Our Respect

Santosh Muralidaran

January 28, 2017


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     Living in the affluence of Silicon Valley, high school students are often motivated to achieve more and exceed beyond the necessary requirements for graduation, which further increase their chances of getting into colleges and universities after graduating from high school. Existing undergraduat...

The Drowsy Chaperone – Review

The Drowsy Chaperone – Review

Lily Rosen Marvin and Amy Zeng

January 28, 2017


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      CAT’s first show of the year, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” opened Friday, Nov. 4 to an overwhelmingly positive reaction from the audience. Highly comedic, the plot featured a play within a play that presented a series of outlandishly funny and over the top situations that the characters had...

The Dangerous Reality of Fast Paced Production

The Dangerous Reality of Fast Paced Production

Utkarsh Tandon

January 28, 2017


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     In early Oct. 2016, the first case of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching on fire surfaced the internet. Since then, dozens of new worldwide reports of explosions were made. This extreme danger to users caused Samsung to immediately terminate production and conduct global recalls of all phones, thus...

Legends of Tomorrow Review

Legends of Tomorrow Review

Lily Rosen Marvin, Online Editor

January 28, 2017


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Ever wanted Rory Williams in a knock-off TARDIS traveling through space and time with the voice matrix from the Iron Man movies? DC seems to think you do. Just change “Time Lord” to “Time Master” and alter the colors of the Doctor Who intro and you’ve got a whole new (and much worse) show....

Tea Zone Review

Tea Zone Review

January 28, 2017


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       When it first opened, people were excited. When they actually tried it, they were horribly disappointed.        Bad choice or not, I decided the Cupertino Tea Zone deserved a physical evaluation before making any judgement.        I was wrong.        Upon first entrance, the s...

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