The Guardian

OPINION: What it was like for me to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darina Lubenov, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2020

While in the midst of a pandemic, one would assume to stay home, stay indoors and to absolutely not leave the state or country, just how government regulations are set in place in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  I, howe...

Opinion: What efforts are out there to combat COVID-19?

Luka Turanjanin, Sectional Editor

March 28, 2020

The novel coronavirus COVID-19, has spread drastically across the world since the first reports of the disease emerged in Wuhan, China in January. With now more than half a million people sick and thirty thousand deaths internat...

Students need more opportunities to assess teachers

Natalia Habas, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Learning is supposed to be meant for everyone. Students who are on the receiving end of the learning are constantly getting graded and assessed on their performance for improvement. But what about teachers? What about...

“Super Smash Bros.: Ultimate” character count imperative to franchise future

Luka Turanjanin, Sectional Editor

September 11, 2019

“Super Smash Bros.: Ultimate” (Smash Ultimate for short), has been a phenomenal success as a video game. It’s sold around 14 million copies worldwide. It is one of the most iconic games currently on the Nintendo Switch, a...

Op-Ed: Technology makes communication easier, but strips us of humanity

Paul Jonas, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019

George Bernard Shaw miraculously must have predicted the future when he said the following quote. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” The man won the Nobel Prize in Literat...

Opinion: It’s time for a change in the grading system

Stephanie Hultgren-Tagliere, Sectional Editor

February 8, 2019

Are grades really as important as we think they are? There is a new outlook on grading, according to Elk Grove High School social studies teacher Mark Heintz. This new method is known as the mastery transcript, as found on Mastery...

Impracticality of imperial units burden U.S.

Christian Tchilikov, Guest Writer

October 3, 2017

Space travel has without a doubt resulted in a plethora of new cutting-edge technologies. Whether you support it or not, space travel and the organizations behind it are known for pushing the boundaries of what is thought to be...

Students are bound to face an artless world

Allison Skiple, Guest Writer

October 3, 2017

Visit any school and walk down the fine arts hallway; there is music being played, children performing and art being made. Choir, band, orchestra, theatre, dance and art programs are now left to fend for themselves financially. ...

Morning practice policy imperfect, must adapt

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-chief

October 3, 2017

The initial discomfort of having a new schedule has begun to wear off as students have become more accustomed to 48-minute classes and the dreaded four minute passing period. For me, it has been a fairly seamless transition, e...

Liam’s Tragedy of the Month

Liam McCarthy, Sectional Editor

October 3, 2017

As a handful of you may know, I work at a movie theatre, which means two things: customers being annoying, and I get to see a lot of movies for free. As you could imagine, I see a lot of movies which has led me to the conclus...

Star Wars Prequels vs. The Hobbit

Tiffany Kajiwara and Danny Kummer

October 3, 2017

Tiffany: Haven’t we done this one before? No? Oh yeah, we did “Lord of the Rings Vs. Game of Thrones” and “Star Wars Vs. Star Trek.” Man, I knew we were running out of ideas, but this is next level. Well, in that case,...

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