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Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

All Orange County beaches are ordered to close temporarily, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said April 30. Given the photos of overcrowded OC beaches that made national headlines last Saturday, this order from Newsom is absolutely necessary.  California, the most...

Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Vaccines are one of the most groundbreaking medical advancements ever. They improve the quality of life for everyone, training our bodies to develop immunity to deadly diseases, and are in no way dangerous. In recent years, however, the antivaccination movement has...

Opinion: Stop hoarding supplies

Opinion: Stop hoarding supplies

A Tennessee man made national headlines last weekend for amassing a whopping 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer. If you’ve been to Costco, Walmart or any other store recently, you might’ve seen once-full aisles of toilet paper and water bottles now completely empty....

Opinion: Stop teens from vaping their youth away

Opinion: Stop teens from vaping their youth away

A fruity aroma might trick you into thinking that there’s an air freshener in the restroom, but it may come from a dangerous device. It's a nicotine delivery system, both sedative and stimulant, sleek and hidden, and a gateway to a world of addiction, pain and...

Opinion: The sleep deprivation epidemic among teens

Opinion: The sleep deprivation epidemic among teens

Across the United States and the world, teens are not getting enough sleep on a daily basis. Doctors typically recommend that high schoolers should be getting at least nine hours of sleep every day to stay healthy. But this clearly isn't the case. I, along with a...

How seasonal depression can affect students

How seasonal depression can affect students

The days are getting colder and bleaker in Southern California, which means winter seasonal affective disorder (SAD), commonly referred to as "seasonal depression," is around the corner. “Seasonal affective [disorder]... is a type of depression that is caused by the...