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Three Is a Crowd in a Two-Party System

Three Is a Crowd in a Two-Party System

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

The Prohibition Party, Pirate Party, Citizen's Party and America's Party are just four of the dozens of "third" parties that are present yet underrepresented in America. Ask yourself: have you ever heard of the Modern Whig Party? You most likely have not, considering it has a Wikipedia page shorter than...

Common Core? More like Common Bore!

Common Core? More like Common Bore!

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

The Common Core State Standards Initiative was created to implement a set of high-quality requirements in the subjects of mathematics and English. These standards are meant to ensure that all students leave from high school with the skills necessary to succeed in future endeavors, regardless of what...

Great Meals: With and Without Meat!

Great Meals: With and Without Meat!

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Cooking meals can be a hassle, but it is significantly harder when eliminating key ingredients because of a lifestyle choice in one's diet. Cooking does not always have to be an inevitable chore, especially with easy recipes that are designed to make time in the kitchen easier. A traditional breakfast...

Is Training for Competitive Sports bad for Kids?

Is Training for Competitive Sports bad for Kids?

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

More and more child athletes are beginning intense training routines at young ages each year to try to stand out among their competitors and to break impressive records. The issue of whether young children should be training so vigorously has become a controversy in recent years.  Pushing your child...

Athletes of the Week: Cavan Wilson and Benito Saldivar

Athletes of the Week: Cavan Wilson and Benito Saldivar

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

This week's athletes of the week are junior Cavan Wilson and junior Benito Saldivar. Wilson finished first in the District cross country tournament, leading the Cavaliers to the overall boys' District championship. Also, Wilson and his teammates qualified for the cross country state championships in...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Kelsy Pacheco and Albany Muria

October 27, 2016

As college applications take over seniors' lives during the first few months of the school year, many of them find themselves contemplating whether staying home or going away for college is the best option. Some might feel the pressure of their families longing for their stay or even find out-of-state...

Snap That!

Snap That!

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

Our rating: A+ With over 200 million users, Snapchat has become the go-to app for teens and adults alike. From breaking news to event coverages snapchat has a story for it all. With this relatively new feature, users across the world are able to connect with one another by posting snaps of themsel...

Corporate America Controls Scientific Research

Corporate America Controls Scientific Research

Sara Zamora, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016

Everything you buy has to be tested, from the food you eat to the products you use every day. If the scientists testing these goods were to find negative effects associated with them, you would hope they would say something about it. However, big time corporations persuade scientists with large sums...

Girl on the Train

Girl on the Train

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

Release/ Premiere Date: October 7, 2016 Director: Tate Taylor MPAA Rating: R Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Alison janney Our Rating: B- After the release of Paula Hawkins' book, The Girl on the Train, readers waited excitedly for the film...

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