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Letters to the Editor Issue 4

Various

February 7, 2013


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An issue around school and as well with the community is fighting. Too many fights have occurred already since the beginning of school until even now. Also, people are fighting about stupid stuff. Fights should really be resolved by talking it out because they might realize the reason they’re fighting...

Reflection Poems

Various

February 7, 2013


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I Am A River by Colt Dante I am a river I flow through all obstacles The vast ocean represents my goals To reach the ocean is my challenge There are many obstacles in my way Some are large, some are small For tiny petty pebbles, I easily stream through When I reach bulky boulders, the fun begins...

The Price Tag of Christmas– What will it latch on to next?

Anthony Lee

December 6, 2012


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On Christmas day, it is expected for everyone to be at home with their family, cozing snug near the fireplace. However, there are still people walking and shopping around, hustling and bustling across the streets of Walmart and other largely advertised stores. This affects the before and after of holidays....

Holiday Verses of Memories and Cheer

November 29, 2012


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Snowflake By Jin Ling Yan I am a snowflake. There are no other one like me. Carefully cascading down from the chilly sky, I settle down into a safe place. When the sun decides to come out and play, I glisten like a disco ball. Just like how you see me day by day, with a bright smile on my face....

Computers vs Textbooks

Annie Lien and Anthony Lee

November 28, 2012


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For The Department Of Education is asking for $42 million dollars towards laptops for public schools. Their goal is that every public school student has a laptop and every teacher has been trained to use this in the classroom by 2015. This plan will generate a higher learning environment for the students...

Presidential elections coming November 6

Ariana Makasiale

October 26, 2012


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This November marks America’s 57th presidential election where President Barack Obama is running against Mitt Romney. Political ads dominate television and no matter where you go, there are tons of posters telling you who you should vote for. But why should higher schoolers, most of whom cannot vote...

Classic with a twist

Kelsey David

October 25, 2012


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What happens when you mix one of the world's most cherished classics with... zombies? "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,"€ that's what. I first read "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen in the sixth grade. I"m not sure why, since I was rather intellectually incapable of understanding such a complex...

“Super 8” is must-see DVD

Syndey Pederson

October 25, 2012


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Do you ever get bored at home and don'€™t know what to do? How about watching a movie? "Super 8" is a good film about a group of teenagers in a small town in 1979 filming their own Super 8 movie for a local film contest. While they are practicing for their scenes by an old train station, a train crashes,...

‘Pitch Perfect’ is good movie

Annie Lien

October 19, 2012


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This musical film stars Anna Kendrick as Beca, a freshman at Barden University who dreams of becoming a DJ. However, her father (John Benjamin Hickey), a professor at the university, wants her to try out college for a year. If she does not like it, he would help her pursue her dreams in Los Angeles....

What do you need to be happy?

October 12, 2012


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Leo Lee : Give me time, give me peace, and you can have the rest. Johnny Zhou: Give me a book, give me a pillow, and you can have the rest. Yuki Sugawa: Give me a racquet, give me a ball, and you can have the rest. Jinling Yan and Sarah Moninger: Give me family, give me friends, and you can...

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