New club policy will evoke real club culture October 3, 2015 — by Vibha Seshadri In order to create a vibrant club atmosphere, the ASB now wisely requires clubs to have at least 12 members present at every meeting. Clubs that fail to do so on three separate occasions will be cut. These new rules will better club culture and provide students with niches where they can share their passions with others. read more » Kim Davis: a religious chauvinist mistaken for a freedom fighter October 2, 2015 — by Karissa Dong Clerk Kim Davis crossed an ethical and professional line when she allowed her personal stand on gay marriage to conflict with her government-appointed job. read more » Stop the in-between when it comes to grading program October 2, 2015 — by Elizabeth Lee Constantly having to check for my grades between Canvas and Aeries is bothersome, especially when many teachers are already using Canvas for everything except grading and marking attendance. To prevent further inconveniences, more teachers should fully transition to Canvas starting next semester. read more » Sending juveniles to adult prison detrimental, unnecessary September 30, 2015 — by Claire Rhee Adult prison robs these teenagers of the opportunity to work their way back to making good decisions through rehabilitation and therapy. These facilities should be for adults only. read more » Sensationalized media paints misperception of Africa September 22, 2015 — by Saya Sivaram The story was that Cecil the lion, one of the most famous African lions alive and an icon around the world, was murdered by an American dentist, Walter Palmer, during a hunting trip in early July. Cecil was a venerable 13 when his life was cut short. While Cecil’s untimely death brought attention to the unfairness of poaching, it also brought to light the deeper issue of the world’s perception of Africa. read more » ASB money should benefit entire student body September 21, 2015 — by Tiffany Zheng As a result of money buildup from previous class funds, the ASB has about $275,000 in its account. This money should be funneled into efforts that benefit most, if not all, students on campus. read more » Amazon culture admirable but warped September 21, 2015 — by Katherine Sun As harsh as Amazon’s white-collar work environment may be, many aspects of its tech culture are still admirable. The company simply needs to correct certain precepts gone wrong. read more » Staff editorial: It starts with us — fostering supportive school culture necessary September 17, 2015 — by Fiona Sequeira Sept. 12 marked the three-year anniversary of Audrie Pott’s suicide, a heartbreaking event that caused us to critically examine our school culture. Since Audrie’s passing, the school has facilitated a crucial shift toward a culture with greater emphasis on mental health. read more » ASA Extreme Tour fails to flip students’ perspectives on bullying September 17, 2015 — by Olivia Lu Professional X Games medalists on bikes, skateboards and rollerblades performed stunning ramp stunts and reached incredible heights during an outdoor assembly in the front parking lot on Sept. 2. The pretense for the demonstration was an anti-bullying message. While admirable and eye-opening in terms of the athletes on display, the assembly ultimately did little besides entertain the students. read more » New SAT provides beneficial changes September 16, 2015 — by Apoorv Kwatra and Trevor Leung As almost all teens already know, College Board will be switching to a newly designed SAT next March. The revised SAT will hold many benefits for students who take it in future years, but most current juniors are avoiding it precisely because it is new and unknown. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...106107108109110...120130140150160...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.