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#Enough

#Enough

Featured image taken by @virtuallyriley on Twitter.  It shouldn’t be this way. But it is. Students should not have to flood the streets and their Capital, the offices of the legislators and people who are supposed to be protecting us, representing us, concerned with...

This is why we walked out

This is why we walked out

March 14th marked the one month anniversary of the Parkland shooting. Students all across the nation walked out in remembrance of the the seventeen lives lost. My school was one of many that walked out to stand in solidarity with the students at Parkland. However, in...

A rite of passage: the active shooter drill

A rite of passage: the active shooter drill

At San Marino High School, it’s hard to imagine a life in the “heaven-sent suburbia” that’s not riddled with checklists and tired expectations for college and academic achievement. So when the school announced its first active shooter drill, imagining students...

Opinion: Open your eyes

Opinion: Open your eyes

Over the years, so many horrific situations have occurred globally that has taken and put many innocent lives in danger. Our society has turned into a place where people don't feel safe outside their home. In the last six years, there have been at least 239 school...

Opinion: Open your eyes

The debate over gun control and school shootings

With the recent school shooting in Broward County, Florida there has been a big debate over gun control and gun safety. The spark of the debate has been brewing the past few years; with this recent shooting, it has just boiled over. 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz walked...