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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...

Misconception of perfect body leads to fat-shaming

Misconception of perfect body leads to fat-shaming

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

October 19, 2015


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The myth of the “ideal body” persists despite education and knowledge. Media, especially, continue to aid the propagation of the myth. YouTuber Nicole Arbour posted a video called “Dear Fat People,” a six-minute long rant about how fat people choose to be fat “by ordering large fries and a...

Suicide and depression should not be taboo subjects

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

September 3, 2015


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Suicide and depression are issues that should no longer be ignored or hidden in 2015. Although the two subjects relate to mental health, they sometimes come with negative feelings and stigma, caused by a lack of knowledge and understanding of the growing acknowledgement in society. The Mayo ...

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