Study materials online are ruining independent learning skills October 7, 2016 — by Elaine Fan In an age where the automatic response to any question is “just Google it,” the availability of information online is higher than ever. With the rise of websites such as Slader, AP Study Notes and even the new student-run SHS Advisor website, students can access comprehensive notes, worked problems and study guides at the click of a button. read more » Legalization of marijuana would benefit law enforcement October 7, 2016 — by David Fan In the relatively affluent neighborhood of Saratoga, drugs, including marijuana are scary for most. However, the benefits of voting yes for Proposition 64 — to legalize recreational marijuana and hemp while establishing growing and purchasing taxes — has numerous benefits. read more » Trump’s insulting, sexist maternity leave plan October 7, 2016 — by Amy Tang Donald Trump isn’t particularly appealing to female voters, and one of his latest proposals isn’t helping. read more » Politics should be kept out of entertainment October 7, 2016 — by Amy Tang Viewers of the Sept. 18 show soon witnessed the night transform from a celebration of television’s finest to a platform for entertainment celebrities to preach their political views. read more » Letter to the Editor: SHS Advisor creators respond to teachers’ criticism October 3, 2016 — by Anthony Barthell, Apoorv Kwatra and Theo Luan SHS Advisor is a centralized platform that offers alumni advice, study resources and crowdsourced difficulty levels for individual classes at our school. Is such a platform detrimental to the spirit of learning? read more » Paralympics should receive equal recognition as the Olympics October 3, 2016 — by Elizabeth Lee Playing basketball in a wheelchair, swimming with prosthetic legs, running with impaired vision and shooting with one arm are just some of the many feats that Paralympians pull off in the Paralympics, an international sporting event that resembles the Olympics, but for those with disabilities. read more » Medical treatment: A human right or privilege? October 3, 2016 — by Christopher Lee and Stephen Ding The outcome of the court ruling determined that their children had a right to medical treatment, establishing that medical treatment is not a privilege but a right. read more » Think before you ‘like,’ Facebook’s way of controlling its users October 1, 2016 — by Patrick Li Sophomore talks about problem of Facebook's targeted ads. read more » Naviance should be amended to display more accurate statistics September 27, 2016 — by Saya Sivaram The prospect of applying to college is a terrifying, daunting task that looms in the distance for high school juniors, and unfortunately, this fear is exacerbated by a resource that was designed to help alleviate it: Naviance. read more » Staff editorial: Schedule should be more flexible for lunchtime events September 23, 2016 — by Falcon Staff New bell schedule may not provide enough time for performances during Homecoming and special events. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...8889909192...100110120130140...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.