Whitman unfit to lead May 28, 2010 — by Vijay Menon Regardless of your interest in the 2010 California gubernatorial race, chances are you've heard the name Meg Whitman in some way, shape or form within the last couple of months. Whitman, the former CEO of E-Bay, has inundated the radio and television with ads touting her credentials and encouraging voters to support her campaign for the governorship. read more » Finals should be administered before AP tests May 28, 2010 — by Staff editorial At Saratoga High, the AP season at the beginning of May defines much of academic life on campus. After a long year of work, juniors, seniors and a handful of sophomores or freshmen demonstrate their knowledge during the two weeks of testing. read more » Animals should not be punished for being innocent May 27, 2010 — by Izzy Albert When women across the world apply their crimson red lipstick every morning, or when children fall asleep enveloped in the warmth of their down comforter, or even when families attend the circus, the last thing running through their minds is the fact that they're tacitly promoting animal cruelty. read more » Craigslist needs to step up and crack down May 24, 2010 — by Denise Lin When Craig Newmark created Craigslist in 1995, it began as a way to inform his friends of various local events in San Francisco. He had no idea that the site, an online network for classified advertisements, would eventually become one of the most popular websites in the country. And certainly, he was largely unaware that it would become a forum for the prostitution industry. read more » Video games in danger of censorship May 20, 2010 — by Kim Tsai Depending on the Supreme Court's decision in the next upcoming term, it is possible that a California law saying video games such as "Halo", "Call of Duty", "Grand Theft Auto" and "Counter-Strike" may only be sold to those ages 18 years or older could be reversed. read more » South Park censorship preposterous May 20, 2010 — by Alexandra Ju "South Park" is no stranger to offending people. The show has long been renowned for a complete disregard of boundaries. Creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker take pride in utilizing crude language, violence and overall immaturity in essentially every episode. The show has made fun of countless politicians and celebrities, as well as events and holidays. read more » Oklahoman anti-abortion bill diminishes female right to choose May 17, 2010 — by Christine Bancroft In a country that treasures above all, its liberty, freedom, justice and equality, a shocking new measure that limits the freedom of women and their choices has been passed by the Oklahoma State Senate. Despite being vetoed by Gov. Brad Henry, the law is being called the "strictest abortion measure in the country" by the National Center for Reproductive Rights, as well as being protested by thousands of women all over the country. read more » Barcoding the Mexicans: New Arizona bill to prevent illegal immigration discriminatory May 17, 2010 — by Parul Singh Imagine a person walking down a street, minding their own business, when suddenly a police officer appears out of nowhere and detains said person for the sole fact that they look Mexican. Sound unfair? Discriminatory? Well, under a new state state law passed in Arizona, this is exactly what law enforcement personnel could do. read more » Fast food toy ban unreasonable May 7, 2010 — by Vijay Menon Many children across Santa Clara County were frowning in April when it became the first area in America to ban the sale of toys with unhealthy fast food meals. That's right kids—no more Happy Meals. read more » Toyota debacle brings out the worst in America May 6, 2010 — by Kevin Mu In January, Toyota announced a recall of 10 million of its vehicles as the result of floor mat and gas pedal defects that could cause spontaneous and uncontrolled acceleration. Since then, dozens of reports of runaway Toyotas have surfaced in the press, and unhappy drivers are looking for compensation from the car-manufacturing giant. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...177178179180181...190200210...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.