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Three years without ASB elections

Three years without ASB elections

By Kristie Hoang and Katrya Ly, News Editors For the third year in a row, the Associative Student Body (ASB) executive board at Fountain Valley High has been selected by previous ASB executive members without gathering input from the student body through elections....

The ongoing fight for net neutrality

The ongoing fight for net neutrality

On Nov. 21, the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pal announced his plans for a complete rollback of the 2015 net neutrality rules. In 2015, the FCC was pushed to establish net neutrality laws prohibiting internet providers from blocking and...

Opinion: Large class sizes are a disservice to students

Opinion: Large class sizes are a disservice to students

Imagine you’re in your English class and don’t fully grasp your teacher’s lecture. All you have to do is ask your teacher to pause for a bit, but now imagine there’s 36 other students in your class. A good chunk of them understand the lecture and are impatient to move...

Opinion: Grades are the devil of education

Opinion: Grades are the devil of education

Sometimes you get shortchanged. Sometimes you get scammed. Sometimes you get deceived. And when grades meet education, it’s easy to feel as if you’re cheated of genuine, meaningful learning. Exams, homework, participation, projects are all condensed into one grade,...

Opinion: To be perfect, or not to be perfect

Opinion: To be perfect, or not to be perfect

I had impeccable report cards in elementary and maintained straight A’s throughout all of middle school. Exceeding standards was what I had done my whole life, and I intended to continue doing so in high school. My final fall semester grade in freshman English Honors...

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Keeping it classic with The Traditionist

Folk music drifts down the hall. A vibrant and mellow voice accompanies an acoustic guitar and twangy harmonica. The atmosphere is lighthearted and full of excitement as the singer performs a medley of his songs. Applause and chants for an encore erupt from the crowd...