Category Archives: Opinion

Social media: a machine transcending politics

By Hannah Kim Editor-in-Chief Since 1980, statistics have indicated that U.S. presidential candidates with the most campaign funds win the general election. However, in 2016, Republican nominee Donald Trump broke this pattern after securing a presidential victory despite raising 957.6 million dollars in comparison to his opponent’s 1.4 billion. What helped Donald Trump clinch the 2016 U.S. Presidential race? A

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Finding beauty and building relationships during quarantine

By Alina Raykovich Staff Writer Over the past two months during quarantine, I have been finding ways to busy myself. I have been taking numerous assessments, watching Netflix and taking photos. Through these activities and the trips that I’ve taken with my family, I’ve developed an appreciation for the beauty of our world and grown closer to the people around

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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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