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Schools Should Focus on Education, Not Profits

Erin McNally, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Education has always been the foundation of a civilized society. In the United States and other first world countries, all students have a right to an education no matter what their background is - or so we thought. What happen...

Fame, Money, and Success But No Happiness

Alexa Vivona

November 14, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Music

VHS recently recognized Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  For some people this brought to mind one of music’s most famous tragic endings - the story of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. What does a death from over 20 years ago hav...

“13 Reasons Why” Provokes Strong Responses

Taylor Reed

May 2, 2017

Filed under Commentary

On March 31, 2017, Netflix released their new hit television series 13 Reasons Why. Based on the the hit novel by Jay Asher, the series tells of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker who has commited suicide but left behind a serie...

Out-to-Lunch: A Needed Break

Jack Waldron

December 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

With rumors circulating last year that the privileges of going out to lunch and leaving for study may be taken away many juniors began to panic.  This, however, proved to be just a rumor and when the seniors arrived in the fall...

What Trump’s Presidency Might Mean for Students

Giuliana Frizzi

December 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Following the election of Republican nominee Donald J. Trump as the President of the United States, all of America is on the edge of their seats to see what exactly the next four years entails. This election not only affe...

Kaepernick Protest Provokes Strong Response

Taylor Reed

October 11, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

On August 26, 2016, the San Francisco 49ers took the field in San Francisco to warm up, preparing for the last preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. As they do before any NFL game, the National Anthem is played while an Ameri...

A Conversation We Need to Have

Andres Sandoval

May 19, 2016

Filed under Commentary

About a year ago now, I was diagnosed with depression, with underlying anxiety disorder. Only recently have I become vocal about the state of my mental health, and I’m not alone; we (those who suffer from a mental illness) a...

It’s Your Senior Year!

Brielle Nesto

May 18, 2016

Filed under Commentary

  It’s finally here. The moment you’ve been looking forward to, or maybe dreading. But either way, it is here. It is the first day of senior year, and everything is about to change. You’ve successfully (maybe with a little s...

Dealing With a Troubling Reality

Emily Petermann

April 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

This year I had the privilege to attend the the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which is held annually at the United Nations, and listen to various speakers addressing multiple issues of women’s rights and the threat...

Is PDA in the Hallway Annoying or Romantic?

Leah Ferrari

April 18, 2016

Filed under Commentary

The bell rings and you have three minutes to get to class. Do you rush to your next class to avoid being late?  Go find your friends in the hallway to talk and joke around?  Find your significant other to walk to class? Or do...

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