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Harvard Greek Life decision

Katie Biddle, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

On Friday, May 6, Harvard announced that beginning  in 2017, it will prohibit fraternity and sorority students from holding leadership positions in other student organizations and sports teams. These students also will not be able to receive Dean’s endorsement letters for fellowships or scholarships...

Opinion: Abstinence only education is not effective

Opinion: Abstinence only education is not effective

Graschelle Hipolito, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016

This year, President Barack Obama removed all government funding for abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools and maintained, or even increased, funds for other programs such as the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and the Personal Responsibility Education Program. The programs that O...

New cheer coach changes cheerleader uniform

Andrea Castro, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

It’s no secret that Bear Creek has taken in a new member of the staff family; competitive cheer coach Britany White.  With the new cheer coach comes many new changes to the team, not only has practice changed, but also the new cheerleading uniforms.   “The whole uniform has changed entirely,...

Opinion: 2016 Election Memes

Opinion: 2016 Election Memes

Sophie Gilliland, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2016

Everyone knows it, the 2016 presidential election is turning into a joke.  With candidates dropping like flies, the United States is left with only four candidates and all of them have a few pros, but many cons. Trump is the new Hitler, yet is still getting votes and is the leading Republican candi...

News: Nude Women’s Day Parade in San Francisco

Claire Gilliland, News Editor

April 5, 2016

Women’s History Month has just ended, and International Women’s Day took place during this month, on the eighth of March.  People are given an opportunity to reflect on the lingering societal issues and instances of sexism, and this means a lot to many young women. “Growing up, I never knew [Women’s Histo...

Opinion: Kim Kardashian Twitter controversy

Opinion: Kim Kardashian Twitter controversy

Anissa Ypon, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Tuesday, March 8th 2016 is International Women’s Day.  On this day we celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievement of women.  However, Twitter users managed to find negativity in this day.  As Kim Kardashian posted a nude photo of herself the day before, captioning it “Wh...

Starbucks plans expansion to Italy

Katie Biddle, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

In recent cultural news, Starbucks, earlier this week, announced plans to open its first shop in Milan, Italy. Though CEO Howard Scultz has often cited Milan’s coffee shops and roasts to be inspirations for the multi-billion dollar chain, fear of rejection and possible publicity embarrassment, such a...

Opinion: Fox News debate on 3/3

Opinion: Fox News debate on 3/3

Jessica Machado, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

As I sat and watched the Fox News debate on March 3, I listened to three men argue back and forth like children on a school yard. The exchanged blows of childish insults and name calling. The debate showed the true colors of each Republican candidate, and I did not like what I saw. At one point in ...

Apple vs. law enforcement in the aftermath of San Bernadino

Apple vs. law enforcement in the aftermath of San Bernadino

Jessica Dang, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016

The chief executive of Apple, Timothy D. Cook, announced on February 17, 2016, that the company will not unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino’s attackers, Syed Rizwan Farooq, despite a federal court order. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym of the Federal District Court for the District of Cent...

Opinion: Delta

Opinion: Delta

Katrina Springs, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

Since the first day of freshman year, college is stuffed down students throats.  As we press on and continue our high high school experience, the pressure builds. I knew from the beginning that I wasn't going to be headed off to a four year college.  As many other students continue on and apply...

Kesha’s plea to nullify her contract refused

Ashley Hoang, Feature Editor

February 23, 2016

On February 19th, the Supreme Court denied music artist Kesha’s injection which plead for the nullification of her 6-album record label contract with Dr. Luke of Sony Music despite her filing a lawsuit for the attempted rape mad by her producer. The 28-year old artist accused Dr. Luke — whose real...

Is homeschooling more beneficial?

Is homeschooling more beneficial?

Andrea Castro, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

As technology industries have been coming out with more products such as tablets and chromebooks, it allows more opportunity for students to take up homeschooling.  Homeschooling is a more flexible way for students to learn about subjects.  Many students who travel tend to participate in homeschooling,...

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