Should sleeping during class be offensive?

On any given day, at least 20% of high schoolers can be found snoozing in class.

February 21, 2020

The national sleep foundation reported that teenagers need about 8-10 hours of sleep each night. However, they found that only 15% of teenagers reported sleeping 8.5 hours on school nights. Many sleep even less to stay up doing homework (or playing games). This results in what many teachers find as offensive...

Face-Off: Boycotting Movies

Two Hollywood giants fell to revelations about their sexual abuses of their coworkers.

Rishabh Das & Sarah Baxter, Staff Writers

December 21, 2017

Should we boycott movies if sexual predators star or produce them? YES: Recently, many allegations against profound movie directors, producers, actors and alike have come to light, leaving people to question if they will continue to watch these films and shows with these sexual predators. Bigg...

Should Countries Receive Refugees?

Refugees enter Turkey in search of new home.

November 15, 2017

The many refugee crises in the world have incited public furor and controversy. While their story is a brutal one, many debate over whether the countries should continue to receive refugees.

New Costco in Pleasanton: Is it worth it?

The planned Costco in Pleasanton gave rise to a lot of controversy.

November 15, 2017

The subject of Costco coming to Pleasanton had the whole town upside down after it's proposal last year. 63% of the Pleasanton residents voted "no" on the anti-Costco Measure MM. Consequently, the city plans to start putting together the 50,000 square ft. building by the end of the year on Johnson Drive.  

Chelsea Manning – Friend or Foe to the US?

Chelsea Manning in an ABC interview.

November 13, 2017

On May 17, 2017, Chelsea Manning was released from prison after a 35-year sentence for releasing nearly 750,000 classified information on the war in Iraq to Wikileaks, the biggest leak in American history. Her case represents the controversy on how much government transparency our democratic country...

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