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Women need to rise up

Megan Jackie, Contributor

May 31, 2019

201: actors, politicians, CEOs, comedians, producers, dancers. 201: Bill O’Reilly, Harvey Weinstein, Morgan Freeman, Ray Rice. 201 people have been brought down by the #MeToo movement towards the end of 2018,  and the numb...

Standardized tests fail to measure true aptitude

Joyce Fang, Contributor

May 31, 2019

In 2018, 2,136,539 high school students spent three hours bent over a desk, slaving over endless multiple-choice questions on the most influential test of their student careers - the SAT. And every year the SAT has been administered...

Phones create zombie culture

Pierce Landry, Contributor

May 30, 2019

In 1968, director George A. Romero revolutionized the horror and zombie movie genre with his film The Night of the Living Dead, and almost everyday I feel as though I’m in one of his films at lunch, everyone hunched over and looking a...

Wake up and see the man-made debris

Akshitha Viswanathan, Contributor

May 29, 2019

The earth is all around us so why can’t we see the state our planet’s in? There’s a bubble around us, shielding us from reality. In other countries, and even in some cities here, the surrounding bodies of water are toxic....

Animal abuse deserves harsher punishment

Pamela Qiao, Contributor

May 29, 2019

Animals are being taken for granted and abused every year. A million animals are mistreated across the world and are not noticed until it is too late. According to the National Humane Society, “The shocking number of animal cruel...

Social Justice Week is more important than ever

Pei Chao Zhuo, Media and Photography Editor

April 4, 2019

We live in trying times. According to the FBI, hate crimes have been on the rise in recent years. Additionally, a lot of the rhetoric and actions of the current Presidential administration have been deeply intolerant. It has ...

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