Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

Opinion: The injustice of extrajudicial killings

Opinion: The injustice of extrajudicial killings

While life is the most basic of rights, many individuals are robbed of this through the unjust practice of extrajudicial killing, which is the deliberate killing of persons without a fair and unbiased trial by jury. This practice is not a new phenomenon, as these...

Opinion: Everyone needs a ‘happy place’ to destress

Opinion: Everyone needs a ‘happy place’ to destress

I choke on salt water, blinded by violent kicks to my face, already numb in the surprisingly chilly water. Surrounded by fierce competitors, I am in my happy place. It’s intense, exciting, and almost cutthroat. A stranger and I hug on the starting line; we are the...

Opinion: America’s next top produce

Opinion: America’s next top produce

Picture this: a small percentage of innumerable contestants are allowed to continue on to consecutive levels, each one having to prove its worth through its appearance. No, this isn’t "America’s Next Top Model;" it’s America’s food culture. Grocery stores normally...

Opinion: Overcoming the stress of expectations

Opinion: Overcoming the stress of expectations

Junior year is arguably the hardest year in high school, and despite being barely one month in, I can say I already feel the pressure. It has nothing to do with classes, and everything to do with my parents. With the PSAT just a few short weeks away, the expectation...