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Junk Food Law Limits Choices, Does Not Promote Healthy Ones

Courtney Moulds, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007


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Every day during brunch and lunch last school year, the student store was swarmed with people, staring into the glass case at the wide variety of candy bars. This year, the student store is very different. The Snickers and Skittles are still there, but they’re packed away into a small corner, unava...

Online Grading Benefits Everyone

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007


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“Welcome to the Student Information System (SIS). We hope you find it useful and easy to use.” These are the words that greet the school’s students when they log onto the new but hardly improved online grading system. Yet despite its initial consequences, SIS serves an overall constructive pur...

AP Gossip Should Not Deter Prospective Students From Learning

Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

October 19, 2007


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The haunting image of a sleep-deprived, caffeinated and growth-stunted teenager has been the poster child against AP classes for too many years. Students shy away from AP classes because of these stereotypes and rumors, resulting in a fluctuation of AP classes over years. Classes like United States History AP (USHAP) ...

Recreational Clubs Bring Fun and Games to Campus

Sandra Song, Staff Writer

October 19, 2007


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Club Day was chaotic, with swarms of students packed together in the quad and huddled around tables, eager to join various on-campus organizations. In the midst of this confusing jumble of poster boards and bribes, it was obvious that there was a lack of recreational clubs, especially in comparison to the...

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