Opinion

Opinion: The right to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance

Opinion: The right to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance

“Indivisible with liberty and justice for all”  While settling back into routines at school, there's a current debate circulating about sitting during the Pledge of Allegiance.  American students are first introduced to the pledge before they can properly spell out...

Dancing breaks its way into the 2024 Olympics

Dancing breaks its way into the 2024 Olympics

After being postponed due to the coronavirus, the Summer Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will finally take place this summer from July 23 to August 8. Along with the announcement of the new date, the International Olympic Committee announced it has added six new sports to...

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Educated people throughout history like Thomas Jefferson, Aristotle and many others were not given “grades” in school. Now, in a world where college acceptance rates are shrinking, good grades are more vital than ever. What used to be a major accomplishment is now a...

Anti-Asian racism rises during COVID

Anti-Asian racism rises during COVID

Harassment and abuse against Asian people has been around for a long time before the Coronavirus, but it's gotten worse throughout the pandemic. Clark Magnet High School sophomore Winnie Ann Masaoy has noticed the growth of slurs against Asian people. “I think those...

Controversial statues remain at Pierce College

Controversial statues remain at Pierce College

Since the widespread protests that erupted from the killing of George Floyd, statues across the country were torn down as a rise against racism.  Now, many in the campus community are looking more closely at a historical landmark installed at Pierce College in 1988. ...

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Whenever politics is brought up in a conversation, it’s always a “grown-up” thing. Something that only adults talk about, something that is too controversial and confusing to understand. For this reason, so many kids stray away from educating themselves about it or...