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Extracurriculars Don’t Equal Success

I-Wei Chang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

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Have you ever been forced into extracurricular activities by your parents? Nowadays, some parents make their kids do extracurricular activities like piano lessons or painting because they think extracurricular activities can cultivate children’s interest and other parents think it will help children to enhance self-confidence....

Editorial: Worth the Ride?

April 17, 2019

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College students are no stranger having to use public transportation in order to get from Point A to Point B. In the Bay Area, it almost impossible for anyone to not have to use either the bus, train, or a light-rail transit. We are fortunate to have such a wide-range of services. Many students also prefer to use ride-hailing...

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: My Parting Glass

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: My Parting Glass

April 17, 2019

Spring 2017. It was my first semester at Skyline. As I'm catching up with a friend, the topic of my photos...

Liberal Arts Majors Are Great Job Candidates

Olivia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

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Liberal arts majors get a lot of flak for having an easier time in college and being a bunch of hippie idealists, but the skills one learns in a liberal arts major transcends the limitations of liberal arts careers, making it more beneficial to students than a “real” degree. In a brochure by the Association of American...

It’s a Bracket, Not Rocket Science

Daniel Archuleta, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Sports, Sports opinions

It's officially March, which means that 64 college basketball teams are facing off in a knockout tournament, otherwise known as NCAA March Madness. From colleges you might have never heard of, to players who are expected to be a part of the next wave of talent in the NBA, the tournament is really unlike any other. In junction...

Keeping the Rich in Check

March 22, 2019

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Money. Tests. GPA. Legacy. Hours of hard work. These are some of the things that can get someone into a prestigious school such as Yale or Harvard. But those fortunate enough to have money seemingly don’t have to worry about other aspects of admittance to a school ... or so they thought. The rich and powerful using their money...

Loose Change with Mark David Magat: Imperfection is Fire

Mark David Magat, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Filed under Columns, Loose Change, Opinions

Let’s talk about the Nickelodeon show “Avatar: The Last Airbender” for a second. Why was it an amazing show? Because they embraced the idea of mistakes and how making them is perfectly fine. In “Avatar”, every character had heroic characteristics with real flaws. Aang is immature; Sokka is sexist and insecure; and...

The Beat with Kylea Pearson: From Crowns to Spiders for Billie Eilish

The Beat with Kylea Pearson: From Crowns to Spiders for Billie Eilish

March 22, 2019

Every musician has a theme, whether it derive from their aesthetic or something that resonates with them...

Editorial: It’s My Money and I Want It Now!

March 14, 2019

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In today's political climate, women’s compensation still weighs lower than a man’s, in a drastic way. For the same job, a woman in California makes 90 cents to a man’s dollar. This may not seem like much but the numbers add up and the paychecks don’t. Are men, supposedly, worth ten cents more than women? In comparison...

Of Nice and Men

Maria Isabel Del Castillo Schmidhuber, Multimedia Editor

March 14, 2019

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As a sister, I have witnessed the struggle and expectations that my brothers have had to go through in order to be accepted and liked by a girl and her family, and I think men overall deserve more credit for their acts of kindness. I am very well aware that us women also go through challenges and expectations by society and...

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