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Dear Companies, It’s Time To Stop Capitalizing on Minorities’ Struggles

Abigail Bodell, Reporter

November 17, 2019

The corporate world as a whole evidently values its customers much less than the profit they provide. In recent years, a variety of social movements have occurred, their impact and influence only bolstered by modern day widespread social media use. Along with these movements came the seemingly earnest...

Cheating Only Worsens Education

Kathryn Enriquez, Reporter

November 17, 2019

Growing up, children are told that “sharing is caring.” However, this theme of expressing kindness reaches a certain limit when it comes to high school work ethics. While many students are open to sharing homework and discussing test material with friends and other peers, the reality is that they...

Sharing Your Homework Is Caring

Meghan Mason, Reporter

November 17, 2019

The CHS policy of prohibiting students from sharing their homework is misguided. The qualities that we value most in society include generosity, empathy and compassion. Parents teach their kids how to share and be kind to others long before they teach them how to read and write. No one wants to live...

PG&E Has Burned the Standards of Fire Prevention to the Ground

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

November 17, 2019

With the recent outbreak of large wildfires across the state, attention has been drawn towards the recurring issue of fire prevention. California has always been a state with high fire danger, but the number and intensity of fires have been increasing. According to a report from the government of California,...

Climate Change Will Soldier On With No Regard For Climate Strikes

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

October 25, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 20, people all over the world gathered to protest one of the most prevalent issues of today: climate change. What distinguished this particular demonstration from the hundreds of others that have been held was not the vast number of participants or the global scale, but the protesters...

Should Foreign Languages be Mandatory?

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

October 23, 2019

Foreign language classes are a staple of high school, with many students in CHS learning Spanish, French, or German. Often, students take these classes because they are required to per A-G requirements, which are the prerequisite classes to be eligible for admission to UC and CSU colleges. These requirements...

It’s Time to Bring Inclusivity and Representation to English Classrooms

Abigail Bodell, Reporter

September 24, 2019

It would appear obvious that balanced representation is crucial when presenting something as complex as the lives of women and minorities to students. Despite this, the curriculums of Claremont High School’s various English classes are almost entirely lacking in this regard, with several half-baked...

IRL Language Learning Beats Online Courses

Alina Kim, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Language is the foundation of our communication as a society, and in this day and age, learning a foreign language has become more beneficial than ever before. For this reason, students should be required to take a foreign language in school, as opposed to learning from a website or app. First, online...

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Opinion: College Scandal & the Modern Reality of Rich Privilege in the USA

Sydney Hwang, Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019

Upon recent investigations, it turns out that the age-old adage has been proven true: real athletes are made when nobody’s watching. The catch—it only takes a few hundred grand secretly sent to a shady charity fund to become an internationally accredited soccer player (complete with pictures to prove...

2019 Is Almost Here, CHS; It’s Time to Leave New Year’s Resolutions in 2018

SEQUOIA CLARK, reporter

January 11, 2019

Winter is here, bringing forth a torrent of holidays, last-minute gift shopping, and caroling. While there are many exciting aspects everyone looks forward to during the holidays, one tradition always seems to let people down. New Year’s Resolutions, something that everybody aspires to keep, forces...

SAT Must Stand For Socioeconomic Assessment Test

Rowan Orlijan-Rhyne, reporter

January 11, 2019

The SAT and other standardized tests are perpetually looming in the future of every high school student, whether they are a freshman or a senior. These tests affect where students go to college in an exceedingly tangible way as college admissions officers often use them as a standard of comparison among...

Ivy Leagues: Overrated, Over-Competitive, & Over it

SARAH PINO, reporter

January 11, 2019

As January approaches, college applications are closing, and many seniors are beginning to make their final decisions. However, choosing the right college is one of the most difficult decisions for anybody. Receiving an acceptance letter from one of the prestigious Ivy League schools can be a dream come...

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