Ethics of online study tools questioned

Ethics of online study tools questioned

Kristin Lam, Editor-in-Chief

Through online services such as Chegg Study, StudyBlue, and Course Hero, databases of educational material are available to students. However, some users may question both the ethics and legality of these consumer platform companies who profit from these services.

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March 13, 2015 • 0 comments

Administration threatens to ban phones

March 11, 2015

WASC

WASC committee leaves positive impression with staff

March 11, 2015

First Person: “Picking One” not so easy for mixed-race students

February 5, 2015

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Miss America embellishes scholarship award reports

Miss America embellishes scholarship award reports

Jessica Dang, Staff Writer

Most viewers who tune into the annual Miss America pageants understand that the beauty contestants are selected through an objectifying process — such as requiring contestants to use butt adhesives to hold their skimpy swimsuits in place, solve world issues in under 20 seconds and parade down a runway in five-inch heels — but the worst part about the organization is that it misleadingly claims to be the largest provider of women’s scholarships.

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March 13, 2015 • 0 comments

‘Like a Girl’ takes on sexist stereotypes

‘Like a Girl’ takes on sexist stereotypes

The typical feminine hygiene commercial consists of a radiant, smiling girl who is ice skating, dancing, or running track all while on her period. Despite the acne, the mood swings, and the cramps, our hero is able to overcome the struggles of her period with beauty and grace. What a role model – or so teen girls thought until the recent release of Always’ “Like a Girl” Super Bowl commercial.

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March 13, 2015 • 0 comments

Talent shows support local fundraising causes

Talent shows support local fundraising causes

Anissa Ypon, Staff Writer

The Lodi Unified School District held its annual GOT Kids Talent Show on February 13, and six of the participants represented Bear Creek. Also, senior Annie Nguyen held a student talent show in the Bear Creek theater for her senior project and to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation on February 20.

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March 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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Ethics of online study tools questioned

Ethics of online study tools questioned

Kristin Lam, Editor-in-Chief

Through online services such as Chegg Study, StudyBlue, and Course Hero, databases of educational material are available to students. However, some users may question both the ethics and legality of these consumer platform companies who profit from these services.

Read More »

March 13, 2015 • 0 comments

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Obama calls for ‘free’ community college

Aidan Backus, Online Editor

Fifty-two percent of incoming community college students don’t have the necessary reading or math skills for classes relevant to their degree, and are trapped in remedial classes for several semesters.

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March 12, 2015 • 0 comments

UC issues mandatory vaccine requirement by 2017

March 11, 2015

“Yes Means Yes” law defines sexual consent

December 11, 2014

AP exams can be used to reduce cost of college education

December 10, 2014

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