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 » Division 1 athletes should be held to the same admissions standards as all students September 15, 2015 — by Caitlin Ju The academic fraud and the lower academic and admissions standards of Division 1 athletes are unfair, to say the least, biased towards those athletes. read more » An open letter to Donald Trump September 13, 2015 — by Kyle Wang You have pretended to run for president four times, first in 1988 when you used a dirty word to describe the Supreme Leader of Iran and finally in 2015, when you decided to run for real. You chose the worst possible year, my friend — there are currently 17 GOP candidates. read more » Parking is not an administrative problem September 9, 2015 — by Kevin Chow Lack of parking is a problem that some students encounter, but only a problem in the way that lack of VIP seating might be a discomfort. On a normal school day, there is always space to park a car. The problem is in which parking lot will students park. To complicate matters, one row of senior parking was converted into staff parking due to Measure E construction. Now, seniors and juniors are forced to negotiate between the parking spaces that remain. read more » BuzzFeed shouldn’t go Hollywood September 4, 2015 — by Shreya Tumu BuzzFeed has been my pre-bedtime entertainment for the past two years, and I don’t know what I would do with all my free time without its endless random videos and posts. But what I most respect about BuzzFeed is its boldness in creating inspirational, light-hearted videos often promoting gender and racial equality. read more » Target misses the target when it comes to gender issues September 4, 2015 — by Isabelle Yang Despite recent efforts by the feminist movement to end unnecessary use of gender labels, the boy-girl divide still exists in the marketing world. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...109110111112113...120130140150160...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.