As my senior year comes to a close, I have realized that my perspective on colleges has changed significantly. When I was first applying to college, I believed that the college with the best reputation and the most prestigious name was the ideal. In reality that’s not always the case. To find the right college… Continue reading Choosing a college
According to the Los Angeles Times, 38 percent of the 2016 freshman class at University of California (UC) colleges were members of minority groups, an increase from 2016. In order to properly accommodate the increasing demand for higher education, Granada Hills Charter High School (GHCHS) has not only increased the number of opportunities available to… Continue reading Changing demographics of AP
Why do politicians make so much money?
Donald Trump is, in short, the exception. He has garnered the support of not only the wealthy but also the educated by pointing out how a certain group of people are obviously the cause of America’s problems, the immigrants. Therefore, the only logical solution is to get rid of immigrants. So, how do we get… Continue reading Trump: The Exception (satire)
Seniors at Granada Hills Charter High School are required to take American LIterature as their English class and have no other option. Controversy surrounding white washed textbooks and biased curriculums isn’t new (the debate has pretty much come to a standstill as it’s inevitable that the victors get to write the history books). However, is… Continue reading Why do we have to take American Literature?
In January 2010, the Supreme Court made the decision to limit the amount of money political action committees (PACs) could accept on a presidential candidate’s behalf to $5,200. Super PACs, however, are different from regular political action committees in that they are able to accept donations of any amount as long as the money is… Continue reading Why do politicians make so much money?
Ahmed Mohamed, a high school freshman, was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to show his teacher in Irving, Texas. One of his teachers who believed the clock which was made out of a pencil case was a bomb reported Mohammed, who was later arrested. “They arrested me and told me I committed a crime… Continue reading Ahmed Mohamed incident displays racism still rampant in America