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California Teachers Association faces uncertain future following Janus decision

Mark Habelt

November 22, 2018

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As public sector workers, teachers bargain with elected representatives who receive campaign donations from these same unions. This may be seen by some as an unacceptable influence of money on politics. The First Amendment and...

When A-PUSH comes to shove

Alec Abramson

November 22, 2018

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This May, more students will take the Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) exam nationally than any other of the 38 AP exams offered. But the content on the exam and the lens through which students learn the material have ...

A day in the life of the principal

Annie Sun

October 31, 2018

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Principal Paul Belzer begins his day by waking up in the early hours of the morning. Currently, his house is being remodeled because the house was last remodeled in the 1990s and needed an update. The only appliances still “livi...

Morning Glory: the Ave’s oldest store

Amelia Harris

October 28, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase

When Paulette Munroe graduated from Burlingame 46 years ago, she was not entirely sure what she wanted to do with her life. However, a plan for the future soon presented itself in the form of Morning Glory, a store where she ...

Martinez’s return to the dark past

Hanna Sato

September 28, 2018

Filed under Features

In America, children’s worst fear is the monster under the bed. In Nicaragua, children’s worst fear is being killed walking down the street. At 9 years old, Spanish teacher Julian Martinez was forced to flee from Nicaragua...

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