Category Archives: Opinion

Classic “Millionaire” returns to ABC with a solid revival, yet the new host doesn’t fit the bill

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor 21 years after it first premiered on ABC primetime, the classic quiz show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” is back on the network with the popular late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel. The eight-episode long series is airing primetime on the network every Thursday at 8:00pm, bringing back all the original pieces of “Millionaire” from

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COVID-19 shows the U.S. why we need prison reform, now

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief Criminal justice has always been a disaster in America, but the COVID-19 pandemic is giving us a grave lesson on why we now need prison reform more than ever. Millions of prisoners across the United States are in close, overcrowded quarters — incredibly susceptible to mass infection without any adequate healthcare to speak of. To

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Rainier students reflect back on memories made

By Deandra Han and Jennifer Rico Staff Editors Summit Rainier is set to close this upcoming summer. With its closure nearing, students and staff are feeling many emotions. Students will have to move schools and continue without their friends, mentor and mentor groups. Meanwhile, Rainier staff has to look for new jobs and potentially move to receive different opportunities.  To

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Shelter-in-place adds new difficulties to moving

By Christina Velez Staff Editor Due to the coronavirus epidemic, everyone in California, besides essential workers, are being ordered to shelter in place. For students this means that instead of attending school at their usual campus, they will be doing online school instead. Before all of this started, my parents had been looking for a new house, yet since we

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Nature is a place of tranquility during hectic times

By Albert Chang-Yoo Staff Editor Isolating at home, either by yourself or with family, can be extremely challenging. Now, more than ever, it’s extremely important to make sure we take a break from the stress of life.  Being in nature has routinely been proven to stimulate mental health and reduce anxiety. I know not everyone lives near green spaces, but

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Our health crisis could easily become a democracy crisis as well

The state of New York canceled its democratic primary on Monday, April 27. Officials cited the assured nature of the race now that Senator Bernie Sanders has dropped out along with concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. While this may seem like a reasonable step to take at first, it sets a dangerous precedent and invokes questions over how the coronavirus

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