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Obamacare legislation burdens Americans

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November 7, 2012

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Written by: Ben Atlas President Barack Obama’s signature legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, is intended to lower the cost of healthcare and reducing the number of un...

Political apathy is harmful

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November 7, 2012

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Written by: Klaire Tan 2012 A.D.: The world is in a sorry state. America’s economy is struggling to stay afloat; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national debt has passed $16 trillion, and 12.1 million Ame...

Editorial:Incumbent Baten Caswell is best candidate for election to school board

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November 7, 2012

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With the recent implementation of A-G graduation requirements, a significant school calendar change, and now the discussion of guidance system changes, it is clear that the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) School Board...

Romney’s plan for job creation is superior to Obama’s

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Utkash Dubey and Lucy Oyer Pro: With the economy in a relatively dismal state, the next president needs to have the most comprehensive and feasible fiscal agenda. Challenger Mitt Romney is the clear choice when it...

State voter identification laws should be repealed

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Boot Bullwinkle Due to strong support from the Republican Party, voter identification (ID) laws have been adopted by states across the nation to ensure that registered voters are not impersonators casting a vote f...

Lack of AP history courses leaves gap in student education

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Tim Wang Gunn has always been well known for its excellent academics and it boasts an impressive array of courses. The school’s social studies department is exceptional,  receiving significantly higher scores th...

Research sparks passion for hands-on education

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: The Charles Liu After having journeyed from classroom to classroom learning about subjects as diverse as melodic composition and partial differentiation, I thought I had experienced the whole gambit of methods of ac...

SAT security measures must be increased

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Katherine Zu On Oct. 6, approximately 50,000 students across the country sat down with their sharpened number two pencils and took the SAT, bubbled answers and tried to remember the definitions of four syllable wo...

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