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Recent political events warrant attention, reflection

Sharon Kim, columnist

April 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions

On March 10, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye was impeached from office by the court due to her alleged abuse of power. Let’s just say Korea wasn’t all that peachy about the situation. I wasn’t exactly peachy, grapey...

Living in the moment promotes positive mindset, prevents regret

Zach Cepeda, columnist

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

“Man, I’ve always wanted to play a sport,” a South senior sighs as she walks away from the Winter Sports assembly. “I feel like that’d be a lot more fun than what I’m doing now.” A couple weeks ago, I heard this comment fro...

High school jobs unnecessary for success, happiness

Alex Ladan, columnist

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

Classes. Extracurriculars. Sports. Work. All of these things cohesively make up my life as a high schooler. Well, work starts in the summer, but it will be one more thing added to my to-do list. Students often feel obligated to add an enor...

Riverdale takes a modern twist on classic Archie comics, provides diversity while tackling tough topics

Sam Casey, sports co-editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Remember the Archie Comics? The franchise got a new reboot with the Riverdale series. The comic books, falling out of popularity, attempted to modernize their brand with more diverse characters and a new television series, named...

Netflix series Chasing Cameron receives mixed reviews

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Sophie Mason photos editor The first episode of Chasing Cameron opens dramatically with Dallas having lost his phone. In a craze, he rips apart his apartment, throws his hands up on his head trying to play it cool but is rea...

Language classes provide future opportunities

Maeve Plunkett, asst. opinions editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinions

How many of your classes are teaching you something today that you could use in ten years? Probably not many of them. Sorry, math teachers, I’m not usually calculating my velocity while I drive to the Jewel, I have a speedo...

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