The Swamp Drowning in its Own Mess

Kyle Ahn, Writer

October 22, 2018

We are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event on Earth. The global climate has been drastically changed due to human-induced carbon emissions. The average temperature of the planet is continuously rising and will eventually kill...

Easy Ethical Consumerism

Noah Whang, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

In our modern society, access to resources such as food and utilities have become much easier to attain. It’s commonplace for people to gravitate towards products that are the cheapest, but a new form of consumerism has deve...

A Letter From the Editors

Phoebe Lai and Jamie Doo

October 22, 2018

The controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate hearing make one thing clear: even the smallest incident can leave a mark. Whether we like it or not, our performance in high school can have a significant influence o...

The Unseen Costs of Applying to College

Ivan Barron, Writer

October 22, 2018

People usually think of dorms, tuition, and meal plans as the only costs that are associated with going through (or surviving) four years at a decent college or university. A major problem that is currently flying under the radar in the ...

Tides Turn in the Trade War

Nikolas Tempereau, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2018

The last trade war was fought over bananas ending in 2009. But recently, a new trade war has emerged between the world’s two largest economies: the United States and China. Both sides have placed massive protective tariffs on an array of...

Students Should Be Allowed Their Phones in Classrooms

John Kim, Writer

October 22, 2018

Cell phones have undoubtedly been incorporated into our daily lives as an essential device. Recently however, there has been a movement to undo this trend: the French government has instituted a ban that would prevent student ...

Water: Can You Taste the Difference?

Ryan Olarte, Writer

September 21, 2018

Many people are particular in what water they choose to will drink and what they will refuse to drink. The price of water is generally determined by the quality and taste of the bottle. Voss is one of the best tasting water, ...

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 Now, that belief is completely outdated.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” entering the spotlight and...

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 mpg. This proposal could a...

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 are no urban myth. Ma...