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Rules of the Parking Lot: Safe or Too Severe?

Rules of the Parking Lot: Safe or Too Severe?

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor September 21, 2018

The new rules prohibiting students from loitering in the parking lot during the school day has created both opposition and praise. While student opinion largely sides with the former, the school administration...

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Letter from the Editors: New Representation in the Media

Jamie Doo and Phoebe Lai September 21, 2018

The movement to push for diversity in popular media has often been disregarded as impossible, or foolish at best. Now, that belief is completely outdated. With major blockbusters like “Black Panther”...

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Banning Straws Means Banding Together

Banning Straws Means Banding Together

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor September 21, 2018

We have shoes that come without laces, but can we have cups that come without straws? Starting in 2020, restaurants are not allowed to give straws to customers unless requested. Some franchises such...

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Auto Emission Rollbacks Pro-Con

Curtis Liu and John Kim September 21, 2018

The Trump administration has recently unveiled its plan to roll back on auto-emission standards. President Obama’s original goal of achieving 54.5 mpg by 2025 would freeze at its 2020 target of 43.7...

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Four Wheels Are Better Than Two

Julianne Lee , Writer March 1, 2018

Fast, furious, flamboyant, more than 8 million motorcycles speed throughout the U.S. Today in our ever expanding roads, each one leading more Americans into highly congested freeways where fiery accidents...

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Letter from the Editors

Letter from the Editors , Editors March 1, 2018

We are living in a time when almost every time we turn on the news, another tragedy has occurred. One form of tragedy that is on the rise is gun violence. In 2018 alone, there have already been 18 American...

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Kyuri Kim, Writer March 1, 2018

Love. A word that has countless definitions. Many people, especially the young, imagine love as something fantastical, something omnipotent. From movies, advertisements, books, to media that portray love...

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The Clock Runs Out

Isabella Ruiz, Writer March 1, 2018

A new year shines light upon a new movement.  January 1st began with a bang when three hundred prominent women in society wrote a letter of solidarity in the New York Times.  The letter expressed the...

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Fair Pay Should be Afforded to Teachers and Counselors

Lauren Jai, Staff writer October 5, 2017

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District has just finished negotiating with the teachers of our school, who said they are not getting paid enough for what they do. This, in fact, is true. Out...

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Online Classes are Convenient, but Detract from Learning Experience

John Hilden, Staff writer October 5, 2017

Have you dreamed of a course with at home testing, extreme flexibility, and barely any commitment? Maybe an online class is a good option for you to look into. With this being said, there are many things...

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Why You Shouldn’t Believe Your Horoscope

Isabelle Spelta, Writer January 5, 2017

           Whether it’s once a day, once a week, or once a year, many people check their horoscopes religiously. They read every word and soak up the information, believing both the good...

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Letters from the Editor

November 11, 2016

You’re probably wondering whether or not you’ve picked up the right issue of The Point. “But where are the beautiful color photos? The glossy pages?” you may ask. While we’re sad to see the...

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