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Pressure on Students for Taking AP Courses

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

February 10, 2020

AP courses have become so common that taking them has become less important and does nothing to boost students’ résumés. As more students have taken the AP exams, the pass rates have decreased significantly. Students are forced into taking honors and AP classes as early as freshman year and are ...

Urban Outfitters is Overrated

Obshree Saravana and Livi Wold

February 6, 2020

Urban Outfitters is a well-known retail brand that has clothes that are a little more expensive than they should be. Contrary to popular belief, we think that Urban Outfitters is overrated. For example, the brand includes overly expensive apparel such as the Urban Renewal Vintage Oversized Overdyed...

Pro Gaming is Still Gaming: Taking the Sports out of Esports

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

February 6, 2020

In the ever-increasing realm of competitive events, video games seem to have made their stance on being on par with the likes of football or basketball. “Esports” players are now considered professional athletes and their competitions generate the same, if not, more revenue as the NFL playoffs or ...

‘1917’ Review: Last Man Standing

‘1917’ Review: Last Man Standing

Andrew Gu, Aaron Hsu, and Prateek Yadav

February 3, 2020

1917 is a cinematic masterpiece, not only through its revolutionary camera work but also for its soulful storytelling and incredible audio design. A multitude of factors justifies this film’s whopping 10 Oscar nominations.   Cinematography - Andrew:  Legendary cinematographer Roger...

Women Being Equal

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

January 31, 2020

After decades of tireless campaigning, the battle of women's suffrage came down to a single vote cast by the youngest member of the legislature. This vote ratified the nineteenth amendment and guaranteed women the right to vote. In 1923, three years after the 19th amendment was ratified, suffragist Alice ...

Thrifting The Right Way

Greg Chapman and Chaney Duskin

January 28, 2020

Thrifting is a cheap way to find your clothes. Some people love stores like Goodwill for their nostalgic clothing, but some of them just enjoy the low pricing of recycled clothes. During your thrifting journey, you will come across many pants. Pants in thrifting stores can be a hit or miss, and it can...

Why We’re All Going To Die

Varun Joshi

January 28, 2020

Depression and suicide rates are at the highest they’ve ever been. No one quite understands why these rates have skyrocketed as much as they have. What exactly causes depression? What has allowed this illness to grow so much in recent years?  Depression is commonly thought to be caused by a deficiency of o...

Equal Pay

Obshree Saravana, Senior Editor

January 16, 2020

Many don't question the issues that equal pay poses to the economy and many lives. They also don't realize that wage discrimination is also illegal, according to the Equal Pay Act of 1963.  Equal pay is something that women and athletes around the world have been fighting for for decades. Soccer player, Me...

Jumanji: The Next Level

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

January 15, 2020

Jumanji is a classic which has evolved over the past years. It started as a picture book by Chris Van Allsburg where two children, Judy and Peter, find a magical board game and its dangers come to life; it became an amazing adventure film with new details. For example, a character is trapped in the w...

Indian Flatbread Tierlist

Prateek Yadav, Opinion Staff

January 14, 2020

Flatbreads are an absolute necessity in any Indian Food (unless if you’re one of those families that exclusively eats Idli, which is your personal problem). Over my 17 years of human existence, I think I have eaten enough flatbreads to comprehensively rank each. These are all my personal opinion, so...

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Review

Cara Radosevich

January 14, 2020

The Rise of Skywalker did some characters dirty but had solid plot twists and explanations. The movie clarifies where Supreme Leader Snoke came from, the villain in the first two films of the trilogy. When Kylo Ren visits Emperor Palpatine, there is a shot of clones of Snoke in tubes, who was defeate...

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 1 Review: This is the Way

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 1 Review: This is the Way

Andrew Gu, Opinion Staff

January 9, 2020

It has finally happened. The small-screen side of Star Wars has made its live-action debut with The Mandalorian, and what a first impression it has made. Spearheaded by Dave Filoni, who was the main man behind beloved shows like The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, along with Jon Favreau, who directed...