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Of covid and companies: America’s vaccine rollout hinges on corporate mandates

December 14, 2020

The consensus is clear: there is hope at last. Multiple pharmaceutical companies have developed vaccines for COVID-19, and millions of people across the United States have rejoiced upon hearing the news....

“Free” college is a terrible solution that fails to recognize the real issues

December 14, 2020

On top of today’s depression epidemic, strong political division, and pandemic, millions of young adults across the country have a struggle of their own to add to the list: student debt. As of 2020,...

CUSD should not do in-person schooling second semester

CUSD should not do in-person schooling second semester
December 14, 2020

Online schooling is a nightmare from which we’ve all been trying to wake up. From sleeping through classes and staying up until 12 am to turn in assignments, to struggling in classes we once considered...

Letter to the Editor: Machine-learning

Letter to the Editor: Machine-learning
November 16, 2020

What is work without a goal? It is pointless. Ad infinitum, Absurdum. The educational path has superseded its necessity. It has become alienating. Deplorable sleep schedules, deteriorating mental health....

Letter to the Editor: CHS announces official Marble Racing Team (satire)

November 16, 2020

Earlier this week, Claremont High School unveiled its newest, CIF Official, sports team: Marble Sports. “What the actual f***,” said the chess club. Many students have voiced similar concerns, but...

The college application process has made volunteering lose its value

November 16, 2020

To volunteer is to dedicate time to a cause greater than oneself. Yet, with the increasingly competitive nature of the college application process, this meaning has become lost in translation. For most...

Celebrity culture’s corruption: an excess of influence

Celebrity culture’s corruption: an excess of influence
November 16, 2020

Anyone who has used Instagram has probably experienced jealousy, anxiety, or a desperate urge to change themselves while on the app—maybe they have even felt all three reactions at once. Social media’s...

Letter to the Editor: My thoughts on the new Claremont Fresh program

November 16, 2020

What a remarkable and amazing new program, right? Not only does it lessen the amount of people outdoors, but it also keeps the elderly safe from the ongoing pandemic. I find that the elderly are always...

Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving announces move to May; justifies early Christmas decorations (satire)

Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving announces move to May; justifies early Christmas decorations (satire)
November 16, 2020

Earlier today, Thanksgiving held a press conference to announce his retirement from the month of November, thinking first of his family: “The move to May will be hard on the entire family. The kids have...

A critique of political theater and neoliberal ideology

October 26, 2020

Donald Trump can not be voted out of existence. He is your neighbor with an American flag on their truck, he is your employer who thinks Blue Lives Matter, he is Joe Biden. He is corporatism, he is...

It’s time to terminate lifetime Supreme Court appointments

October 26, 2020

The Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, is the protector of the Constitution and interprets if laws follow it. There are nine seats on the Supreme court and the justices who sit in them serve...

Yes on Proposition 18 ought to be a no-brainer

October 26, 2020

Democracy and voting are two halves of the same whole, and without one, we can’t have the other. “Democracy” comes from the Greek roots of demos (people) and kratos (power). And while kratos is omnipresent...

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