Head-to-head: teacher’s personal opinions in class

Head-to-head: teacher’s personal opinions in class

Daniel Wang, Rachel Yang, Commentary Editor, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

NO: by Daniel Wang Teachers rarely express personal opinions in class. It’s almost a given that students don’t know a particular teacher’s political or religious beliefs, because the classroom doesn’t seem like the right place for such proclamations of belief. Our school administration...

Are lockers necessary? – In favor

Are lockers necessary? – In favor

Sean R, Staff Writer

February 19, 2011

In the continuous bustle of high school life, it is apparent that the average student is required to carry a lot of supplies in their backpack. For every class throughout the day, there are the academic basics: folders stuffed with worksheets and handouts, threering binders and notebooks, writing tools...

Are lockers necessary? – In opposition

Are lockers necessary? – In opposition

Portia B, Staff Writer

February 19, 2011

As you already know, each of us get assigned our own locker at the beginning of each school year. When it comes to which one you get, the idea is that it’s appropriately placed in a location that is convenient to reach from all of the classes that you have. However, that’s not always the...

In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Ryan L, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

In the modern educational system, children are bombarded by all the negative effects of smoking on one’s health at a young age.  The hype over anti-smoking education is not ill-placed, given that 438,000 people died prematurely of smoking-related illness between 1997 and 2001, many of them from effects...

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Sean R, Staff Writer

December 16, 2010

I have a lot of reasons to hate smoking. It’s a disgusting habit, and it does horrible things to people. My grandfather died of lung cancer, caused by years of cigarette smoking, and my uncle is going down the same path. I think people should know what smoking does to you. But I cannot bring myself...

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