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 Now, that belief is completely outdated.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...

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 communities sufferi...

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 in a very exaggerated, rom...

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 recent unification of women...

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 of many surrounding dis...