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Opinion: Looking rich is not worth it

Opinion: Looking rich is not worth it

Looking affluent may be an outward expression of social status, used to demonstrate one’s wealth and power, but is it all really worth it?  The purchase of expensive items for no purpose other than portraying yourself as a rich person to public society is...

Opinion: Learning math can improve your life

Opinion: Learning math can improve your life

Many students complain and question math learning in school because they feel it isn’t necessary for their future lives. However, many students don’t realize that math is used and applied everywhere. The concept of math isn’t just a school subject that you learn...

Opinion: Purging our society of toxic masculinity

Opinion: Purging our society of toxic masculinity

Walking from the gym towards the main entrance of my middle school for dismissal, I heard a group of boys nonchalantly having this conversation. I then saw my friends Jenna and Kristy walk by me, breaking into tears after hearing these objectifying comments about...

Review: Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ trailer

Review: Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ trailer

On April 19, just in time for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the trailer for "Shang-Chi," the first Marvel superhero starring an Asian protagonist debuted, and so far it is exceeding expectations. Analysis videos, such as the one done by New Rockstars, are...

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Your clock has just turned 9 p.m. You know your parents are going to come back home soon and you still have to do your homework, but this series is just so good and you really just want to finish this episode. You have been watching this series on your electronic...

Opinion: The realities of climate change

Opinion: The realities of climate change

Climate change is an extremely controversial topic in today’s modern society. It's defined by NASA as "a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have come to define Earth’s local, regional and global climates" and the changes in earth's climate "are...

Opinion: How to stop slave and child labor

Opinion: How to stop slave and child labor

One of the most prominent problems with the world today is slavery, something that should have been abolished decades ago. It’s sickening to know that according to the publication "Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States," over 40 million...

Opinion: AI will not kill humankind

Opinion: AI will not kill humankind

Ever since the beginning of artificial intelligence, people have feared that they will one day take over the world. Stories of millions of unrelenting, unfeeling robots dominating the world and enslaving humans have run rampant across our culture. However, that bleak...