Sleep for California Students

Emily Woo ‘22

November 19, 2019

Lucky Californian teens can look forward to a few extra minutes of beauty sleep. A new law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 13 with “heartwarming and discerning understanding” (in the words of state Senator Anth...

The California Fires: Golden Blaze Across the Golden State

Shree Manivel ’23

November 19, 2019

For the past month, fires have been raging throughout California. Flames engulfed lands rapidly in both the forested and coastal parts of the state.    In the sprawling suburban area surrounding Los Angeles, intense ...

The Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and a New ISIS Leader

Cameron Mays ‘21

November 19, 2019

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the former ISIS leader, was killed October 26 in a northwestern Syrian compound by a US military raid.   al-Baghdadi transformed ISIS from a small group of ragtag fighters to a global terrorist netwo...

AirPods Pro, and Apple’s Decline

Christian Muisener ‘23

November 19, 2019

The new Airpods Pro were recently announced by Apple on October 28th and officially were available for purchase in stores on October 30th.   The AirPods Pro are new premium AirPods that cost $249, which is $100 more...

California Governor Signs Bill to Ban Facial Recognition Used by Police

Andrew Gu ‘23

November 7, 2019

On October 8, 2019, California governor Gavin Newsome signed a bill, which will block law enforcement from integrating facial recognition and other forms of invasive biometric surveillance technology into police body cameras for th...

The Crisis in Syria

Christian Muisener ‘23

November 7, 2019

The United States military is withdrawing over a thousand troops from Syria, as Turkish armed forces are quickly advancing into the war-torn region. Kurdish forces, abandoned by the U.S., have now allied themselves with Syria’...

The 2020 Presidential Race: October’s Democratic Debate

Shree Manivel ’23

November 7, 2019

On October 15, 2019, a record-breaking 12 candidates took the stage at the Rike Center of Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, for the fourth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate. The candidates included former Vice President ...

Vaping Our Way into a Dead End

Chloe Yang ‘23

October 23, 2019

The electronic cigarette craze is taking the world by storm, with the CDC reporting that over nine million adults in the US alone vape regularly. While many claim that vapes are less harmful than traditional cigarettes, more st...

Hong Kong: Protesting for What?

Cameron Mays ‘21

October 23, 2019

Since February, millions of Hong Kong citizens have engaged in protests over a proposed bill that would extradite the accused to mainland China to be tried and sentenced. As of July, the Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said...

Help From the Land Down Under

Yejin Lee '23

October 23, 2019

Recently, it had been revealed that Trump had contacted the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, for “help”. Similar to the Ukranian scandal, Trump went around searching for a little bit of information. He had pushed t...

The Catholic Church: Abuse and Its Implications

Claire Ho ‘20

April 14, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Catholic Church’s unprecedented, high-profile Rome summit on clerical sexual abuse began. Authorized by Pope Francis and dubbed the “Protection of Minors in the Church,” the meeting m...

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