iPhone tracking should be acceptable June 3, 2011 — by Elijah Yi The iPhone provides a multitude of services to millions of tech-savvy consumers, who demand perfection from their devices. Recent findings, however, have unveiled a particular feature of the phone’s software that has its users up in arms. read more » Staff Ed: Advanced class offerings too limited June 2, 2011 — by Editorial Board AP Bio, AP Chem, AP Calculus and AP Physics make up just a sampling of the advanced-level classes the school offers in math and science. Of the 32 honors and AP classes, 11 are math and science related while those in other subjects are often restricted. read more » Sports and sevenths: Loss of playing time for students with full schedules an unfair reality May 31, 2011 — by Roy Bisht and Dylan Jew Sophomore Greg Yang was looking forward to swimming all year. However, his optimism was crushed when he was told that due to a scheduling conflict with his seventh-period class, he would not be able to practice with the team and compete this season. read more » Summer school meant for make-ups May 28, 2011 — by Justine Huang Due to budget cuts, this year’s summer school classes, held at Los Gatos High School from June 27 to Aug. 5, will offer only remedial or make-up classes. read more » Privatizing Medicare a counter-productive plan May 26, 2011 — by Evaline Ju A government by the people, for the people, of the people? With a recent budget proposal that would eliminate the current system of Medicare, many citizens are beginning to question that fundamental tenant of the American government. read more » Requirements for ASB justified May 25, 2011 — by Jennifer Jin Posters and signs with catchy slogans hang on the walls in the hallways—all urging students to vote for specific candidates. However, with the slew of people running for class office positions this year, the question has arisen over what the requirements to run should be. read more » Mavericks owner too harsh about lack of real online journalism May 24, 2011 — by Kelly Liu Online journalism is often accused of allowing aimless articles, inaccuracies and sloppy reporting. Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, is one of the foremost critics of the rising online journalism industry. He believes that majority of online journalists are negligent about upholding the values of journalism and are not as committed to “real” reporting as traditional print journalists are. read more » Full block schedule would be more beneficial May 19, 2011 — by Giulia Curcelli At the dawn of a new school week, every student is filled with a sense of dread. An ominous task looms before them: to survive another hectic Monday crammed with a full day of 45 minute periods. read more » City should reconsider placement of cell tower May 17, 2011 — by Izzy Albert Imagine Redwood Middle School as it is now—a friendly and intellectually stimulating environment located in the heart of Saratoga, a suburban and especially safe town. read more » Birthers need to grow up May 13, 2011 — by Priyanka Nookala In a poll conducted by the Washington Post in April 2010, 14 percent of Americans believed that President Obama was not born in America. Obama’s birthplace has been questioned by many citizens and political figures who wrongly believe that he is not an American by birth. This was a widely debated question because only native-born U.S. citizens are allowed to serve as president under the Constitution. The ridiculous “birther” issue persisted until Obama released the extended version of his birth certificate on April 27, which confirmed beyond doubt that he was indeed born in Hawaii on Aug. 4, 1961. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...158159160161162...170180190200...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.