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Think twice before hitting “order” on your favorite online shop

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Amazon purchased over 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian in 2019 to move the company towards carbon neutrality.

One year after weight room controversy, women get a fairer slice of March Madness

Photo Courtesy of Jacob Rice

Prior to the 2022 March Madness tournament, the NCAA limited March Madness branding solely to the men’s tournament.

To take or not to take APs: Course selection paradox

Arshia Chakravartti

Students struggle with the overwhelming workload that comes with taking too many AP classes.

Rejection wall would put college admissions stress in perspective

Mattingly Germack

A shared wall would help mitigate the isolation many feel after rejection.

It’s time to adopt a new physical education assessment system

Daria Burnosova

BHS’ physical education grading divided by genders in the spring semester of 2022

Running on a hamster wheel: Why your body will never be perfect

Lizzy Wan

For many, stepping on the scale can determine one’s self-worth, but these numbers do not define you.

It’s time to end single-family zoning

Tobias Matthews

Quadruplexes, as pictured above on Lorton Avenue, are a great way to create denser housing in suburban areas, but they’re not allowed in much of the Bay Area due to zoning laws.

A new future of cleanliness

Isabelle Idio

In late March of 2020, the country underwent a hand sanitizer shortage after a wave of panic shopping.

Schools and statues. Why not streets?

Elise Spenner

In the Easton Addition, many of the streets are named for early conquistadors and explorers who brought genocide and colonization to the Americas.

High fantasy in the modern world: Amazon’s prequel to Lord of the Rings

Hubert Chen

Amazon is filming its upcoming “Lord of the Rings” prequel TV show in New Zealand, following in the footsteps of Peter Jackson’s previous films. Pictured above is Bag End at the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata, New Zealand.

It’s time to make Burlingame Avenue a pedestrian street again

Mattingly Germack

The spaciousness and popularity of Burlingame Avenue make it ideal for a pedestrian street.

Navigating COVID-19 with an immunocompromised parent

Samantha Johnstone

A student watches her friends on social media hang out together, but knows she cannot safely join them.

Reading is a window to the world

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When we close our novels, leave the comfort of our couches and head out into the real world, those we encounter will thank us for being readers.

Student-athletes should push on through the pandemic

Michelle Moshkovoy

Many student athletes find their aspirations for a sports season at risk of further postponement or cancellation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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