Blue Prints

Sexual education must be consistently taught

Katie Marx, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In my four years here, I never once had a sex education class. Now that I’ve just finished my last semester of physical education, my chances of taking sex ed have dropped to zero. My sex education started and ended in 7th grade, where we le...

Electoral College must be abolished or reformed

Richard Nakatsuka, Features Editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Arguably the most iconic hallmark of the United States is our commitment to the ideal of democracy. As a country, we pride ourselves on being the worldwide advocates of representation and freedom. We hold strong to our beli...

Letter to the Editor

Ryan Lau

January 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Editor: In the editorial section of last month’s paper, an article was written concerning gender equality. The article tries to prove how gender inequality is still an issue in modern-day America. After researching the issue...

Do not be afraid, despite recent events

Do not be afraid, despite recent events

Gianna Muzzio, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Trump presidency bad news for free press

Trump presidency bad news for free press

Danny Flynn, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

No cards allowed, but Dragon Dollar “gambling” encouraged?

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Many students have played cards in the past, and some may have made the unfortunate mistake of playing cards at school. However, how many of these students have gotten in trouble for gambling. Playing harmless card games, such...

Easy going teachers harm students at every level

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If asked about their classes, almost every student would say that they have at least one class that’s easier than their others. They would say that this class may be fun and easy going. But in the long run, this hurts the students...

Inconsistency of Dragon Dollars system confuses students

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dragon Dollars are in their second year of existence this school year. They are a school currency, which are given to students by teachers who think that student has deserved it because they did a good deed. Students can then...

TAKING SIDES: Should teachers express their personal opinions and let them influence their teaching?

Gabbie Caminito and Isabelle Morales

January 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Taking Sides

Teachers’ opinions should be embraced Gabbie Caminito Senior I  believe that teachers have every right to disclose their political opinions to students. As long as teachers identify to students what the difference betwe...

A story of my time on the Cheyenne River Reservation

Gwyn Reutenauer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This summer I spent three weeks on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota for a counselor in training program. The Reservation is as large as Connecticut, with only two grocery stores and very few schools. Dupree...

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