Category Archives: Opinion

Summit Denali students question the effectiveness of the Summit model

By William Giblin, Vibhu Gogineni and Ariana Perez Staff Writers Summit Denali senior Julisa Ascencio recalls how Denali has prepared her for college while coming from a background where no one went to college.  However, in recent years, students at Summit Denali in Sunnyvale, Calif. have begun to question if the Summit model is properly preparing them for life after

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The pandemic has horribly affected students’ chances of catching up to the learning curve

By Anthony Almanza, Nick Dedes, Srinand Mudunuri and Leonardo Arias Soto Staff Writers                                                                    Students and teachers agree: the online learning experience was a pain. There was always a new problem, whether it was technology issues or just the overall learning gap it caused.  According to NBC Bay Area, “Our analysis shows that the impact of the pandemic on K–12 student

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The Oxford High School shooting highlights problems that need to be addressed

By McKenna Seegmiller News Editor   The recent school shooting at Oxford High School highlights staggering problems in America – problems that have not been solved even after the deadliest shootings that have ripped our nation’s children from their parents.    On Tuesday, November 30, 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley entered Oxford High School with a semi-automatic pistol bought by his father

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Tragedy in Astroworld: The history of chaos at Travis Scott concerts

By Jovani Alejandro Contreras Prep Editor-in-Chief  As fainted concertgoers were being treated by medics, Travis Scott continued to perform at the Friday night Astroworld Festival. An overpacked crowd of over 50,000 filled NRG Park to see the “Sicko Mode” rapper in Houston. Eight people were confirmed dead and hundreds more were hospitalized with injuries, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner stated that

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Ben Shapiro’s debut film “Run Hide Fight” is the worst action movie of the year

By Jovani Alejandro Contreras Prep Editor-in-Chief When I first heard that the conservative news website The Daily Wire was getting into the movie business, I was skeptical. Co-founded by American commentator Ben Shapiro, the news site is notorious for conservative clickbait. They then partnered with disgraced film producer Dallas Sonnier to make an action film set in a school shooting.

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