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Sleep should be a priority, not an option

Sleep should be a priority, not an option

Frances Nicole Tabios, Reporter

February 10, 2016


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Many teens struggle with sleep deprivation due to homework assignments and projects, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities or simply spending too much time on the Internet. Getting enough sleep each day, however, is essential as food for the brain and body. With adequate sleep, the body has time...

Stricter gun restrictions necessary for safety of all Americans

Stricter gun restrictions necessary for safety of all Americans

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

January 28, 2016


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Mass shootings are no longer uncommon, and it’s a frightening fact that American citizens now face such occurrences too often. In 2015, over 350 mass shootings in the United States took place, killing scores of people. The most recent shootings occurred in San Bernadino, Calif. and Savannah, ...

Plain Christmas cups cause many to see red

Plain Christmas cups cause many to see red

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

December 9, 2015


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Starbucks is known for its traditional winter-themed coffee cups but this year controversy is brewing over the corporate decision to feature unadorned red cups. Starbucks says the plain cups allow customers to decorate their own cups, encouraging them to “tell their Christmas stories in their own...

Teens must take driving responsibility seriously

Teens must take driving responsibility seriously

Frances Nicole Tabios, Editorials Editor

November 10, 2015


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At the age of 15 and a half, teens can apply for a learner’s permit. Shortly thereafter, a license. With a license, however, comes great responsibility. Too many teens get so caught up in the freedom driving gives them that they often forget the responsibilities that come with driving an autom...

Build relationships on foundation of trust

Build relationships on foundation of trust

Frances Nicole Tabios, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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As simple as it may sound, many relationships today are difficult to establish and maintain. In any kind of relationship, trust is an important element, the foundation on which relationships are built. Without it, a solid relationship cannot be successful. Honesty also comes into play in a relationsh...

Privilege of dress down days revoked but can be regained

Privilege of dress down days revoked but can be regained

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

October 21, 2015


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Recently, students in grades 7 to 12 lost dress down day privileges, during which students come to school in class tee shirts and jeans. Privileges were taken away due to students not following the regular uniform dress code, resulting in numerous infractions on a daily basis. Dress code violations in...

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