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It is Time to Defend Net Neutrality

Xinke Chen, Staff Writer

June 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Comrades, I am calling upon you today to bear arms and defend net neutrality. The time has come for us to fight and defend the freedom of the Internet from bourgeoisie capitalists who wish to control the means of production and...

School’s Cell Phone Use Policies Must Change

Kevin Wong, Staff Writer

June 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In the world of high school and beyond, teachers seem to think that confiscation or punishment for frivolous activities will lead to an actual lessening of action. Yet, from policy study after policy study, we see that more laws...

You Cannot Quantify Passion

Katherine Clark, Staff Writer

June 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: I have nothing against college admission officers, the National Honor Society, or the International Baccalaureate Organization. I am actually a member of the National Honor Society and IB. Also, I understand that the...

Room for Debate: Gun Control is A Logical Fallacy

David Naftulin, Staff Writer

May 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The political battle over so-called “assault weapons” is one of the most polarizing issues in American politics. According to a CNN/ORC Poll conducted in November 2013, Americans are split down the middle on the issue of gun...

Room for Debate: Restricting Assault Weapons is Necessary to Citizens’ Safety

Pranav Pillai, Staff Writer

May 27, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On December 14th, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School, armed with a Bushmaster XM15-E2S semi-automatic rifle and several magazines for his weapon. Lanza was quick in killing the school’s Principal and psycho...

The Moderating Influence of Freshmen among Biased Voters

Kevin Wong, Staff Writer

May 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion

School elections are not very polarizing, but they do tug at the heartstrings more than anything else. This election season, candidates tug at the bonds of loyalty around them, effectively taking the web so created by years of...

What is Facebook Doing?

Xinke Chen, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On March 25th 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg posted to Facebook regarding it’s acquisition of Oculus VR and it’s Kickstarter backed virtual reality hardware Oculus Rift. The sum that Facebook paid out to Palmer Luckey was...

Seniors, Enjoy this Summer

Abigail Shonrock, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

It is the last year of high school, and the Class of 2014 is turning its attention to the thought of leaving home. This seems to be a natural progression: parents have child, raise child, and help child with bumps and bruises;...

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