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Feminine Products should be easily accessible on campus

The Oracle

October 11, 2016

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Written by: Akansha Gupta In the past few years, menstrual activism has become more prominent. NPR dubbed 2015 “The Year of the Period,” and New York City mandated free access to menstrual products in public schools, sh...

Reproductive health should be destigmatized

cassandrabond

October 11, 2016

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Written by Cassandra Bond Upon reaching teenage years, people become increasingly more interested in sex and relationships. This increase in curiosity brings the need for sex education, easy access to birth control and rea...

Whitewashing in Hollywood Harms Youth

jackmallery

September 9, 2016

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By Jack Mallery In 2015, the drama and romance film “Aloha” sparked outrage for its casting choices, raising questions about equality for acting jobs in Hollywood. Emma Stone, a white actress, was cast as the Asian-Ha...

Should computer science be a graduation requirement? CON

jennamarvet

September 9, 2016

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Written by Jenna Marvet Making computer science a graduation requirement would be detrimental to the already undervalued, humanities-focused students and limit the flexibility high school students have to explore career ...

Social media portrays over-edited “reality”

The Oracle

September 9, 2016

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Written by Sabrina Chen How many times did you take a selfie today? Go on Facebook? Double tap on Instagram? Social media has exploded in popularity in recent years, and it is definitely not for the better. Social media has made...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Sophomores to Freshmen

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

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Written by Sohini Ashoke and Seungik Shin As freshman starting high school, what lies ahead seems like a grueling path. The transition can often be stressful for students because of the challenge of making friends and managing schoolwork. However, if you remembe...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Alumnus to Seniors

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

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Written by Shawna Chen Congratulations, seniors! You have arrived at your last year of high school in one piece... or so we hope. Senior year is never what you expect it to be. For me, it was one long process of self-discovery— first in th...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Junior to Sophomores

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

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Written by Amanda Lee There are usually two mindsets that freshmen have when they go into sophomore year. One is, “Hey, I got through freshmen year, right? Sophomore year will be a breeze.” The other is, “Oh my gosh, this is my second yea...

High school survival guide: junior year

stina0213

August 16, 2016

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Written by Stina Chang Junior year. After listening to scary stories from upperclassmen about late night studying and stressing out, it’s finally coming true. Don’t stress out yet, because I’m here to tell you how...

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