The Point

The Point

The Point

Limits vs. Life-Terms

Curtis Liu, Online Editor November 18, 2020

With the recent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court Justice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg, a controversial debate between citizens of the United States has reaggravated: should...

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Can’t Take That Short Semester Stress

Mia Harley, Reporter November 18, 2020

 For the first time in PVUSD history, the school board has voted to end the semester before winter break this year. Theoretically, this will give students a break from school work, but there is a noticeable...

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Black Friday Frenzy- Pandemic Edition

CJ Haddad, Reporter November 18, 2020

Hordes of people already stood outside the doors of the Walmart at 6:00 a.m. Not even a deadly virus, rampaging through the air and attacking loved ones, could deter Americans from that flat screen TV...

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The Electoral College: Should it be preserved or should we let the people pick?

John Kim, Aidan Sun, Reporter, News Editor October 29, 2020

Keep it  Once again, with the upcoming presidential election, there is a debate on the legitimacy of the Electoral College system. The movement to abolish the Electoral College in the name of democracy...

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Discussion Without Depiction: How J.K. Rowling got “Harry Potter” Wrong

Alycen Kim, Centerspread Editor October 29, 2020

Divination, dementors, dragons, and discrimination?  “Harry Potter” and its creator have recently come under the public scrutiny for discrimination against queer people and minority groups.  The...

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The Flaws and Benefits of Hybrid Instruction

Curtis Liu, Online Editor October 29, 2020

In these trying times, many important daily routines are interrupted. Where can we go to eat? What entertainment areas are open?  These are just two of many questions asked in today’s society, but...

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A Letter from the Editors

(From awkward classes to silent Breakout Rooms, it’s time to put conscious effort into socializing.)
Sarah Liu, Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2020

Although many classic annual expectations for PV High students seem to have disappeared right in front of our eyes, one high school tradition has transcended time and location: feeling awkward.  Beyond...

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Viruses and Venues

Why stadiums should allow fans back at games
Ethan King, Reporter October 29, 2020

With the NFL season well underway, some teams are beginning to allow fans into their stadiums at a lower capacity. The NFL has been one of the first leagues to allow fans, and many are wondering if this...

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Ending the Film vs. Book Debate

Mia Harley, Reporter October 29, 2020

There are countless movies today that are film adaptations of books, and people need to stop comparing the two.  In the 2020 Academy Awards, four out of the nine films nominated for Best Picture were...

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Where’s the LGBT on TV?

Kaylie Harley, Opinion Editor October 29, 2020

As a child, I always looked up to characters in television shows that I could relate to. Since most children in America grow up watching programs and idolizing characters, it would make sense for the shows...

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The Calm Within The Chaos of Coronavirus

Coronavirus leads individuals to hit pause on society’s fast paced lifestyle, bringing a lifestyle which may benefit humanity.
Aurora Khatibi Garrity, Reporter May 7, 2020

On March 12 in the evening hour of 8 o’clock, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District fired the call heard ‘round the world, igniting shouts of happiness from students of Palos Verdes High...

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Click to Ship: Its harmful effects on the environment

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, Reporter February 26, 2020

It was the summer of 2017, and I had just made my first purchase: a bag of forty scrunchies for seven dollars on the world’s largest online store, Amazon. I selected the Amazon Prime option for a twenty-four...

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