A Modest Proposal for Spring Break

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Dear Whoever Decides When the Breaks Are, Spring Break could not be better. It’s the break we all look forward to. It comes at the perfect time -- a few weeks too late, but also, somehow, a few weeks too early. It’s t...

An Incurable Disease

Gabriella Rudy, Writer

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It’s contagious, but seniors aren’t looking for the cure. An annual epidemic has recurred once more on PV High’s campus and is increasingly infecting senior Sea Kings. With common symptoms including urges to skip cl...

Lies and Fake Crimes Lead to More Problems

Ivan Barron, Writer

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The current state of political division that America is experiencing marks one of the more controversial periods of time within our country’s recent history. Among the “hot topics” of these political controversies are the...

A Letter from the Editors: A Need for Higher Education Reformation

Phoebe Lai and Jamie Doo, Editors-In-Chief

April 7, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In light of the recent college scandal involving wealthy parents paying large sums for their children’s admission into “elite” schools, educators, parents, and high schoolers are left with wavering opinions about the des...

The Need to Break Taboo on Periods

Chloe Lendi, Writer

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In spite of all social advancements that have contributed to the better treatment of women today, there still remains a stigma that goes unnoticed because it has been engraved into our society: periods. Thanks to the Shor...

The Fictitious Phone Policy Phobia

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

No more phones in PVPUSD schools. Recently, the PVPUSD school board has come to the conclusion that phones are negatively affecting students at school, so a new policy that phones are not allowed to be out at school has been en...

Playstation Reigns as the Superior Console

John Kim, Writer

April 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Console users have long debated which company makes the best console. A few years ago, people’s opinions were split between Xbox and Playstation (PS); however, with the introduction of Nintendo’s Switch, another new viable opti...

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Ethan King, Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

People should not have been so quick to judge the Covington Catholic High School boys without hearing the full story.   On January 18, a video surfaced showing students from Covington Catholic High School mocking Nathan P...

The War on Cable

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Cable is dying. By cable, I mean the large television providers; most notably DirecTV, Cox, Dish are losing subscribers in the thousands. This is directly due to new competition as new streaming services have become dominant f...

Relationships are Overrated

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Dear People in a Relationship on Valentine’s Day, Roses are red Violets are blue Valentine’s Day is overrated Single people matter, too. As soon as Christmas is over, the Valentine’s Day mania begins. A person can’t even go to a convenience store for the necessities (such as a pint o...

A Letter from the Editors

Phoebe Lai and Jamie Doo

February 21, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s inevitable for social norms and cultural values to constantly change with the diversifying world population, as illustrated through the growing “generation gap” between newer and older generations. As the current con...

The Shutdown that Should Have Been Shut Down

Kyle Ahn, Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Arrogance, incompetence, and pure childishness - all the right words to describe the worst 35-day event in President Donald Trump’s political career. A campaign promise that was twisted and skewed by President “Ultimate ...

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