Diablo Dispute: Thanksgiving: Is it a necessary holiday?

Elia TurnerStaff Writer  Let’s Replace Thanksgiving America loves to celebrate this holiday of thankfulness but forgets to give back to the Native Americans whose land they stole.       We’ve grown up listening to the story of Thanksgiving in our elementary history classes.       In 1620, the Mayflower Pilgrims traveled to the Americas

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Cupid is Stupid

Madison BurnamStaff Writer Valentines Day, a day seemingly filled with love and passion.  Though those aren’t the only sentiments held on this special day especially regarding how utterly stupid the holiday is.  

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Stupid Apathetic Test

Madison BurnamStaff Writer The real reasoning of the SAT and more about its cursed existence.         “Hey, when are you taking the SAT?” It’s the question juniors fear and for a good and soon to be explained reason. The SAT has been under fire lately and I for one will stroke

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Pumpkin Spice more like Pumpkin Gross

By: Lydia Curry *gag noises* It’s finally the end of Fall and so now I can finally bash on all you nasty people who enjoy pumpkin spice and all flavors, really.  Let me just start off by saying that I enjoy fall flavors, I really do, but come on. You

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The Rich Get Richer and the Environment gets Poorer

Megan LeBoffStaff Writer      How the wealthy class is destroying the environment    When you think of a rich person, what do you see? A mansion? Their own private jet? Well, what many people don’t think about, is that with a bigger bank account comes a bigger carbon footprint.      Members of the

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Bummer Summer: The Damage of Summer Homework

By: Megan Leboff The Effects of Summer Homework Everyone knows the feeling. You’re almost out of school, almost to freedom, but then it comes. The dreaded summer homework. Soon your “time off” becomes filled with piles of books and essays. Teachers say the summer homework is to keep your mind

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The Resurrection of Senior Quotes

By: Amy Iwanaga      When you hear “senior” you most likely think sarcastic and smart. After all, they have taken the most classes out of anybody on campus. Well, their wise words were once shared in yearbooks at Mission Viejo High School underneath their portraits.       According to members of the yearbook

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Freshmen are Friends, Not Food

By: Halley Carson Mission Viejo High School, full of thousands of unique people, boasts great diversity. However, one might argue that the biggest difference is the one between freshmen and seniors.      Coming up on the end of an era, the class of 2020 is frantically applying for colleges, studying hard,

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Classrooms of The Future

By: Grace Schultz An unforeseen technological takeover       While each generational amount of immersion in Google Classroom varies, the platform is spreading more rapidly than ever before and continues its strive to be teachers best tool. The qualities of this new platform have begun to push older options, such as Blackboard,

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Summer Homework Isn’t The End Of Your Life

Abby Burnam Why summer homework isn’t just to make your life miserable.    Have you ever thought that the summer homework your boring teacher assigned was just to make you upset about the fact that you have homework? Well, contrary to popular belief summer homework has many reasons behind it.     If

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