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The human race often creates things that could potentially harm them in the future

The human race often creates things that could potentially harm them in the future

Reya Mehta, Staff Writer

June 3, 2020

   The human race is the most intelligent species to ever walk the Earth, but there are times when this “intelligence” can be questioned. One such instance is how we create things that have destructive potential.    Many inventions seem to have the slogan of “Create it first; worry about ...

Quarantine marks a significant change in students’ academic ethics

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

   It’s safe to say that the coronavirus lockdown has affected everybody. Work has been replaced by Zoom calls (if one’s job was kept at all), and school has been replaced by online assignments and testing.    As students settle into the transition from classrooms to websites, there has been...

A letter to the Wildcat community

A letter to the Wildcat community

Iman Baber

April 13, 2020

Hello Reader,  I think I can speak for all of us when I say that this year did not go at all like how we envisioned.  As I’m sitting here on my bed, writing this with my endless quarantine music looped in the background, I can barely comprehend how March 13 was our last day of school together.  ...

Seemingly Trivial: Food Allergies

Seemingly Trivial: Food Allergies

Iman Baber

March 19, 2020

   My friend and I looked at each other with a look of mingled confusion, dare and disappointment. We then directed our attention towards what had incited these emotions in the first place: sitting directly in front of us was a box, all but empty except for three fat chocolate cupcakes, each with a...

Sanders 26 point Nevada Caucus victory puts him in driver’s seat to win the Democratic nomination

Sanders 26 point Nevada Caucus victory puts him in driver’s seat to win the Democratic nomination

Zach Singer

February 28, 2020

  Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, riding a wave of momentum from Iowa and New Hampshire, stormed into Saturday’s Nevada Caucus with a mission: to establish his place as the Democratic front runner. And that, he did. With now 100 percent reporting, it’s clear that Sanders not only won Nevada, bu...

Popeyes v. Chick-Fil-A: Spicy Chicken Sandwich Review

Popeyes v. Chick-Fil-A: Spicy Chicken Sandwich Review

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

   This is a review and comparison of the new Popeye’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich to its preexisting counterpart, served by Chick-Fil-A. Nutritional data, prices and company morals will not be taken into account.    The Popeyes Chicken Sandwich is 699 calories, with 1443 milligrams of sodium and 2...

Is “Parasite” a Likely Contender for the Oscars?

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Jessica Son, Copy Editor

February 13, 2020

   The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, does not have a reputation to be inclusive of diverse films and international works. After the #OscarsSoWhite movement trended five years ago on Twitter, it seems that the Oscars have improved their inclusivity of other foreign films.     This ...

Pete Buttigieg narrowly defeats Bernie Sanders in controversial Iowa caucus race

Pete Buttigieg narrowly defeats Bernie Sanders in controversial Iowa caucus race

Zach Singer

February 10, 2020

The 2020 Democratic Iowa Caucus was a complete and utter disaster.  With many new ways of caucusing and calculating results, it was bound for failure. From faulty voting apps, to satellite caucuses outside the state of Iowa, the Iowa Democratic Party came out looking like a bunch of buffoons. Repor...

“CATS,” a Jumbled Mess of a Movie

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  Released in December of 2019, “Cats” at times is beautiful, tragic and insightful. Based off of the Broadway musical revolving around a group of cats hoping to be reborn into a new life, the musical traverses through the story of Victoria, a cat abandoned by her owner in an alley where the Jel...

Greta Thunberg: The Voice of a Generation

Greta Thunberg: The Voice of a Generation

Quynn Lubs, Editorials Editor

December 16, 2019

   “Skolstrejk fӧr Klimatet:” climate strike.    A simple message on a cardboard sign, and Greta Thunberg was able to alter the course of our planet.    As a Swedish climate activist who has addressed the United States Congress and the United Nations and has inspired the largest glo...

How Hallmark movies are a cinematic dystopia

How Hallmark movies are a cinematic dystopia

Emily Yoon, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

   My mother and I share many things in common. In addition to our love of seafood and our terrible eyesight, we both love making fun of badly-made films.     You can probably imagine how we’ve watched oodles of Hallmark Christmas movies over the years and mocked the awkward dialogue and id...

The Wellness Center Brings Zen to West Ranch

Vanessa McLaughlin, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

At West Ranch, the Wellness Center is often recognized for its calming environment and dog therapy. Most students go to these events to have fun doing yoga and petting dogs, but little do students know that they strengthen students’ mindfulness, or the awareness of the world around them.  Creatin...

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