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The AP Struggle of a Sophomore

The AP Struggle of a Sophomore

Audrey Kim, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions

   When I first took the AP Exam as a freshman, I had no idea what I was doing. Finishing the AP Exam this year as a sophomore, I still have no idea what I’m doing.    Going back a year to my fifteen-year-old self, the AP Biology exam was one of the worst three hours of my life. Not only w...

The AP Struggle of a Freshman

The AP Struggle of a Freshman

Allison Alben, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Opinions

    For two weeks every year, students can be found in every corner of campus with their nose in a Barron’s textbook studying for this or that AP test.   But there are some lucky freshmen, who do not yet realize just how much stress they’ll be in for. I am not one of those freshmen. As ...

Trumpocalypse: North Korea and Nuclear War

Trumpocalypse: North Korea and Nuclear War

Jong Hak Won, Column Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

    One moment, the North Korean ambassador to the United Nations said that he hoped the journalists at the press conference were having a good day.     The next moment, he openly threatened thermonuclear war against the United States.     While relations betw...

Asian Stereotypes in Media

Asian Stereotypes in Media

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics, Race Matters

  Like most 9-year-olds, I was fiercely devoted to Disney Channel. Each day I came home from school, bursting with excitement to see what shows I could watch. Although I enjoyed my share of “Hannah Montana” and “Wizards of Waverly Place” episodes, I was always disappointed to see that there...

Trumpocalypse: The American Health Care Act

Trumpocalypse: The American Health Care Act

Gamin Kim, Opinions Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Opinions

On the week of March 19 to 25, the Opinions Table gives President Trump an ORANGE rating on his performance of the previous week. Trump failed in delivering one of his main campaign promises during the 2016 presidential election: repealing Obamacare. On the week before Election Day, Trump specifical...

Please Stop Degrading Our Generation

Siena Zarrell, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinions

  We live in a time when everyone expects quick entertainment. We choose something to obsess over until it’s lost its appeal. A recent trend has been the shaming of Generation Y and Generation Z.   For a while, I too was buying into the lie that my generation is horrible. It became a tren...

Trumpocalypse: The Trump Budget

Trumpocalypse: The Trump Budget

Jong Hak Won, Columns Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

  This week, President Donald Trump released his outline for the federal budget. However, to understand why CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and all the news outlets are devoting wall-to-wall coverage to this document, we need to first understand what presidential budget proposals even are.   The United S...

Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Trumpocalypse: Checking and Balancing Trump

Gamin Kim, Opinions Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Politics

Before you start reading: The scale to measure President Trump weekly is from blue, green, yellow, orange, and red, with red being the worst and blue being the best. Two weeks ago was one of the worst weeks in Donald Trump’s presidency. Starting the week on Tuesday, the White House finally told the ...

Oscars so black and white?

Oscars so black and white?

Raylene Factora
March 16, 2017
Filed under Opinions

  Here in America, no matter what ethnic background we come from, on-screen entertainment and celebrities are a pretty integral part of our culture and lives. We idolize these actors and actresses who appear before us on the big screen, and award shows are a manifestation of Hollywood’s “best” fr...

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

I Promise I Haven’t Been Lying to You

Allison Alben, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Opinions

  Have you heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie? I’d offer you a game, but as you’re staring at a computer screen, I feel that I have a bit of an unfair advantage. Why? You can’t see my tells. You can’t see that when I get a weird look on my face and when my voice gets a little higher, I...

We Need More Pay, Less Play

We Need More Pay, Less Play

Samantha Hartung, Opinions Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinions

As March Madness approaches, one of the most streamed television events of the year, the topic of paying college athletes always makes its way to the commentators suite. People ask “Well, should we pay college athletes?” and “Where do we draw the line?”     College athletes work so hard, and...

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

For Your Health: Recovering From Injury

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Health, Opinions

   Injuries suck. Trust me, I know the pain of being able to go full-out during practice one minute, and the next minute you’re stuck in bed. After a few months of obtaining injuries faster than I can heal them, I decided to tried a few methods to speed up this recovery process.    The basic wa...

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