Opinion

BLM – SFUSD

By Alison Huang
September 2020

This year, there were protests all over the world following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many more innocent people by police officers. In response to this, The San Francisco Board of Education made a unanimous vote to minimize the presence of law enforcement in schools. Incidents can happen and, when they do, criminal justice will now be introduced to the students by school personnel, restorative…

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Distance Learning: A new Challenge, A new Experience

By Rachel Wan
September 2020

The new 2020-21 school year has just begun, as we start the semester with the new normal, learning from home. The thought of being back in school brings up mixed emotions, some are excited to start a fresh school year and continue their studies, while others are already feeling the stress of work overload and counting down the days until the next summer. Coming back from what felt like a…

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How to make friends in quarantine

By Stephanie Khuu
September 2020

It is that time of year again, school is starting and we’re all getting back into learning mode. Although we are technically not going back this year because of the Coronavirus, we still have online school. When distance learning first began in March, we were all content with staying home. But, as the months went by, it seemed as though we were stuck in time. Throughout this time at home…

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don’t give up your vote!

by maddie cho
october 2020

In 2016, many Americans decided that the presidential election had become a decision between the lesser of two evils. On social media, the race between now President Donald Trump and Senator Hillary Clinton was written off as a joke. Today, it is undeniable that sexism played a large role in the democratic nominee’s loss that year. Despite losing the popular vote, Donald Trump was elected into office. Since then, our…

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Fast Fashion and CHild Labor

By Stephanie Khu
october 2020

Buying clothes on a budget has been a lot easier as more stores have been lowering their prices. As convenient as cheap clothing sounds, there is a downside to it. According to an article from The Guardian written by Josephine Moulds, “The ILO estimates that 170 million [children] are engaged in child labour, with many making textiles and garments to satisfy the demand of consumers in Europe, the US, and…

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Movies during covid

by alison Huang
october 2020

   Due to the pandemic, movie theaters are not open at the moment. In response to this, there have been many virtual releases of movies. Normally, when movies stop playing in theaters, it takes a while for them to be released online. But now, you can enjoy a new movie from the safety and comfort of your own home!

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let’s talk about “simps”

by Lia sanchez
october 2020

If you have been on social media recently, then you have probably seen the word “simp” thrown around a lot. Upon first hearing the word, I thought it was just an abbreviation of the term “simpleton.” However, the word has a deeper and more problematic meaning.


The term was first used in the 1920s when the New York Times used the word “simpleton” as an insult to someone’s intelligence, that they were dumb and incapable of understanding larger concepts…

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