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OPINION: I’m Exhausted by #MeToo

OPINION: I’m Exhausted by #MeToo

By Kate Lee, Voices Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I’m exhausted by #MeToo. Don’t get me wrong; I’ve never been prouder of women speaking up for their rights. Like most others, I teared up watching Oprah’s Golden Globes speech and witnessing the testimonials against Larry Nassar, the abusive USA Gymnastics doctor. I’ve called myself an ard...

OPINION: Elon Musk, The World’s Most Eccentric Billionaire

OPINION: Elon Musk, The World’s Most Eccentric Billionaire

By Connor Cowman, Community & World Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Owner of Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity. The “real life Tony Stark”. Flamethrower salesman. The man who put his car into space and wants to colonize Mars. All of these descriptors fit the eccentric billionaire Elon Musk. A South African-born Canadian American business magnate, Elon Musk has recently ...

OPINION: President Trump and the Divided State of the Union

OPINION: President Trump and the Divided State of the Union

By Clementine Larrouilh, Horizon Editor in Chief

February 14, 2018


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If there’s one thing Donald Trump isn’t known for, it’s being unifying. But, that’s exactly the type of reaction he was hoping to get out of his first State of the Union speech. The speech which lasted an hour and thirty minutes on January 30th, was very Trump-like. Which is to say, full of nation...

OPINION: How School Shootings Have Become The Norm In Society

OPINION: How School Shootings Have Become The Norm In Society

By Sarah Wang, Heritage Photo Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It’s only been 2018 for a little more than a month now, and already a staggeringly high number of 12 school shootings have occured.  Although a few were products of attempted suicides, and others were threats that escalated, they are still categorized as school shootings. And yet many haven’t given a ...

OPINION: Larry Nassar and A Heartbreaking Case of Power Abuse

OPINION: Larry Nassar and A Heartbreaking Case of Power Abuse

By Nisha Desai, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Tears streaming down faces.  Shaking hands.  Trembling shoulders.  These were just some of the most heartbreaking events unfolding in court at the Larry Nassar trials.  I sat in the living room, my eyes glued to the screen with an equal mix of apprehension and horror as hundreds of young women step...

OPINION: Oprah 2020, Joke or Possibility?

OPINION: Oprah 2020, Joke or Possibility?

By Clementine Larrouilh, Horizon Editor in Chief

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The night of the Golden Globes was historic to say the least, with calls for change, surprising wins, and...A possible presidential candidate? The night started out with a joke from the host, comedian Seth Meyers, as he hinted towards a joke he made during the White House Correspondents Dinner, w...

OPINION: Green Card Restrictions Go Against Deserving Immigrants

OPINION: Green Card Restrictions Go Against Deserving Immigrants

By Sara Momin, Assistant Community & World News Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As 2017 drew to a close, the atmosphere was filled with a warm joy, an optimistic mood enveloping the hearts of those wanting something better in the next year to come. However, families that came together to celebrate this occasion were soon reminded of the year that awaited them under the Trump ad...

OPINION: Mueller Investigation Continues to Target Trump

OPINION: Mueller Investigation Continues to Target Trump

By Clementine Larrouilh, Horizon Editor in Chief

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

After the 2016 election, as with every election, talk of foreign policy was prominent with every nation. However, no country was under more scrutiny than Russia, who, multiple times, was accused of having hacked the election. Rumors turned into a full blown investigation which was headed by none other ...

OPINION: Actress Blanca Blanco Wears Red Instead of Black to the Golden Globes

OPINION:  Actress Blanca Blanco Wears Red Instead of Black to the Golden Globes

By Nisha Desai, Reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The 2018 Golden Globes was on Saturday, Jan. 7.  As usual, the auditorium was filled with beautiful actresses in sparkling jewelry along with spiffy-looking actors and directors in their simple starched suits and bow ties.  But those of you who have been keeping up with the news know that Hollywood ha...

OPINION: It’s Time To Stop, Logan Paul

OPINION: It’s Time To Stop, Logan Paul

By Connor Cowman, Community & World Editor

January 12, 2018


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On Dec. 31, 2017, Logan Paul, a Viner-turned-YouTuber with over 15 million subscribers, uploaded a video of himself and a few friends exploring Japan’s Aokigahara Forest. These woods on the northern side of Mount Fuji are also known as the “suicide forest”, a location where many go, as the name unfo...

OPINION: President Trump’s Tweets Threaten Terrified Muslims

OPINION: President Trump’s Tweets Threaten Terrified Muslims

By Sara Momin, Assistant Community & World News Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Opinions

President Donald Trump has fueled the flames of xenophobia and Islamophobia since the start of his presidential campaign, but recently he has hit an “all-time low” by retweeting not just one, but a series of anti-Muslim propaganda videos created by an British ultra-nationalistic group, Britain Right. Th...

School Survival Bestiary: The Student

School Survival Bestiary: The Student

By Arthur Wang, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Extras, Humor, Opinions

The recent enforcement of the requirement of hall passes for bathroom breaks has brought to my attention the increase in the number of students roaming the halls during classes in search of shelter and food. While reports of these students attacking others are rare, they have been on the rise, with som...