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Nietzsche’s teachings on embracing struggle are relevant to today’s teens

Caroline Yeow, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Friedrich Nietzsche. Slightly questionable. In both his opinions and his sanity. But one of the most interesting historical figures we learned about in Advanced Placement European History.   At first glance, his ideas seem downright ap...

The Death of Social Movements

Charlie Chapman, Senior Reporter

March 25, 2019

The 1969 Altamont Free Concert is often characterized as an endpoint of the 1960’s hippie movement. The event saw a young girl stabbed to death, three accidental deaths and one LSD overdose. In just one day, a movement that h...

Birdbox and imagining fear

Birdbox and imagining fear

February 25, 2019

Schools glorify extroverts and wrongly alienate introverts

Caroline Yeow, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

Personality types are categorized in two ways: introverted or extroverted. Extroverts derive energy from being in a social setting, while introverts derive energy from spending time in solitude. Shyness and introversion are di...

Flex Time in schools could be beneficial

Ethan Gardner, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

More schools in the SMUHSD district, including Aragon High School and Mills High School, have implemented a “flex time” in the middle of the day. This gives students a free period, in which they can do homework with frien...

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