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Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Many people can agree that this past year has been filled with both chaos and change. With the spread of COVID-19, everyone has had to cope at home, quarantined and socially distanced from others. Because of this pandemic, it is easy for individuals to develop bad...

Remembering Auschwitz 76 years later

Remembering Auschwitz 76 years later

Today marks the 76th anniversary of the closing and liberation of Auschwitz, one of the most notorious and largest concentration camps. Auschwitz opened in May 1940 as an operation of Nazi Germany during World War II and the Holocaust. Under the order of Heinrich...

Opinion: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and the abortion debate

Opinion: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and the abortion debate

“The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood describes the dystopian world of the main character, Offred, who lives in a society that divides women into the categories of “Wives” and “Handmaids.” In the plot, Offred’s perspective as a Handmaid offers a closer look at how...

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Column: Developing my own character

Growing up, I was always tethered to my parents when it came to making decisions. From what I wanted to eat to what I wanted to do on my birthday to what types of clothes I wanted to wear, I always let my parents choose for me. Just like so many other children, my...

Message to my next president: Focus on climate change

Message to my next president: Focus on climate change

Dear future president, During the next four years of your presidency, I wish you can notice the seriousness of our environmental health. We have been through many serious events in the year 2020, like BlackLivesMatter, the pandemic, tension with Iran, the Australian...

Message to my next president: Make America more equal

Message to my next president: Make America more equal

Dear future president,  My name is Avery Wang, and I am an Asian American girl whose family originates from Taiwan. I was born in America, but being Asian and female in this country, I have experienced racial and gender inequalities. This comes with being treated...

Opinion: Should parents have social media control tools?

Opinion: Should parents have social media control tools?

Whether parents should have control over their children's social media is a question most parents struggle with, especially during online learning. I believe the answer is yes. By having control of children’s phones they can ensure the safety of children, monitor the...

Opinion: Be mindful of what you consume

Opinion: The pandemic defeats Trump

We knew a pandemic was coming, and we could have been ready for it.  "Exploring Lessons Learned from a Century of Outbreaks: Readiness for 2030" was published on May 8, 2019, just a few months before COVID-19 broke out in Wuhan, China. The report discussed the many...