Why Do Generations Think So Differently?

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

   The never-ending cycle of misunderstanding between teenagers and their elders contributes strongly to recent debates over freedom of expression in schools, the mysteries of violent mood swings, and the varied importance of moral values in relationships.    As it turns out, these discrepancies h...

Parents on the New Rules

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Frontline: What is your take on the new hat rule? Toma Davis: “The hat rule is nice because there won’t be controversial symbols, and it’s easier to tell which hats are allowed or not, since every teacher is different.” FL: What is your opinion on the yellow line policy? TD: “Teach...

The Kneelers

The Kneelers

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

On August 26, 2016, 49-ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines when he kneeled during the national anthem in an NFL preseason game. Kaepernick said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” A year later, Kaepernick...

The Heart of Education

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Markus Albihn, Front Editor

May 10, 2017

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

Of Easter and Marketing

Chicks, bunnies, and eggs

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

April 11, 2017

How are resurrection, a bunny, and chocolate related? Easter, of course. The holiday that was created to celebrate the “resurrection” of Jesus in the A.D, morphed into a simple day for families who were religious (or not) to gather and have fun together. Parents would hide colored hard boiled or pl...

Trump So Far

Trump preparing to be sworn in

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

January 24, 2017

On January 20th, Mr. Trump became the 45th President of the United States. Along with this change of power in the White House, America will see many more changes in the first 100 days of the Trump administration. In October, Trump outlined his goals for the first 100 days of his presidency. These i...

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

December 8, 2016

A safe space is "a social space which is restricted with respect to social relations, language, political views and/or behavior." To put it cynically an area where people's feelings of marginalization are placed higher than the first amendment of the constitution. It is a place where dialogue, discussion...


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Markus Albihn, Front Editor

December 1, 2016

Nostalgia, by definition, is the "sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past , typically for a period or place with happy personal associations". It has become an overused sales tactic by businesses and industries with the knowledge of their own abilities to market and advertise using specifically...

eSports: Underappreciated and Undervalued

North American League of Legends Championship Series Stage

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

September 7, 2016

eSports is an industry that not many are familiar with even though its rapidly grown within recent years. Even now one may question, "What is eSports?" eSports is essentially the fancy name for competitive video games and/or pro gaming.  With the emergence of online streaming networks like

Lessons Learned from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”

Toula (Nia Vardalos) struggles to maintain a balance between marriage, parenting, and dealing with her big Greek family

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

April 8, 2016

Every family is unique in its own ridiculous ways.  That ridiculousness was captured perfectly in the 2002 romantic comedy, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”  Even if you’re not Greek, you will still laugh at the exaggerated story of a Greek family’s interference when Toula Portokalos marries the...

Shut Up and Sit Up

High school students need to be seen in a better light.

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor

March 16, 2016

Feeding you  insecurity for breakfast They tell you sit up and shut up You’re a mess, a chatterbox, a “class act” teen Looking in the bathroom mirror Asking what’s wrong with me But you were wired To ignore the light And only see the fire That destroys   Th...

Sweet Seventeen

Senator Bernie Sanders is the most popular candidate among young voters

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2016

In twenty-two states, seventeen-year-old citizens can vote in primaries, provided that they will be eighteen by the general election in November.  California is not one of those states. Of course, this election differs substantially from previous years.  Many would argue that there are no strong...

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