Category Archives: Opinions

The Rise of Female Empowerment

By Leanna Yu and Anjuli Niyogi, Staff Writers As females in the class of 2021, we grew up in an empowering environment in which we were always encouraged to do anything we wished, no matter what other people may have viewed as a man’s job.

A Never-ending Cycle of Arrests, Confessions, and Rebuffs

By: Albert Lu All it took was for three individuals to be indicted by a federal investigation to refute the notion that there was no collusion between the Trump Presidential campaign team and the Russian government. While then-presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were

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Donald Trump: The Best at Being the Worst

By Daniel Xuereb, Business Manager Ever since June 16 of 2015, our current president Donald Trump has been blessing us with his clever and not-at-all insane policies, mildly pointing out how the media is lying on a couple of occasions, and sending out incoherent and

A Non-American Thanksgiving

by Chacha Tahng Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. It’s the only day of the year my family actually uses our dining table to sit down and eat a meal together. My favorite dishes are comfort foods that come with the fall

The Largest Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

By Steven Yee, Staff Writer On November 4th, Beijing’s “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium, the grand stadium built for the 2008 Olympic Games, sat 50,000 live viewers and, at its peak, held an outstanding 106,210,000 viewers on cable television and streaming platforms. The event at hand is

Controversy Over To Kill A Mockingbird

By Leanna Yu, Staff Writer As the ninth graders in English have begun to read To Kill A Mockingbird this semester,  the freshmen students have been learning about discrimination and social justice in America, while controversy over the book has arised in other parts of

The Importance of Learning

By Anjuli Niyogi, Staff Writer Students should value self-improvement in school rather than treating grades as more important. At Mills High School and other schools across the country, there is an existing illusion that receiving exceptional grades will grant one acceptance into a valid university,

Learning from Australia’s Gun Policy

By Albert Lu, Staff Writer Following the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings that resulted in the deaths of sixty and injury of over 500 civilians, gun control laws in the United States have again been heavily scrutinized by the American public. It is without a

Should Girls Be in the Boy Scouts?

By: Adrian Ghilardi,  Staff Writer On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) released a statement following a meeting of their Board of Directors at their National Headquarters in Irving, Texas: the Boy Scouts would expand  “to welcome girls into its iconic