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Should Smoking Be Banned?

Should Smoking Be Banned?

Jewlyssa M., Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In 2015, around 15% of the U.S. population smoked. It was thought to be one of the lowest percentages recorded in history, but the number needs to be 0%. Smoking causes about 480,000 deaths a year. That means it is the cause of 1 in every 5 deaths, yet people still smoke. Some people think that, if a person wants to...

Samsung V.S. Apple

Samsung V.S. Apple

Young K., Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Apple or Samsung? This has been a popular question many people have asked themselves before buying a smartphone, but which one is actually better? Every year, both companies introduce the world to stunning new products that bring new performance abilities. I In terms of the new display screens, both ph...

Why Lonzo Ball is Better Than Markelle Futlz

Why Lonzo Ball is Better Than Markelle Futlz

Rylan M., Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the first pick in the NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz, who, out of college, was ranked amongst the top of the draft by many analysts. With the second pick, the Lakers stole college superstar Lonzo Ball from UCLA. From that day forward, Lonzo and Fultz have been competing f...

Should 6th Grade Be In Elementary School or Middle School?

Should 6th Grade Be In Elementary School or Middle School?

Jason M., Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Middle schools in PYLUSD like Tuffree and Kraemer only have 7th and 8th graders on campus. Other middle schools like Yorba Linda Middle have 6th, 7th, and 8th graders on the same campus. So the question arises, where does 6th grade belong, elementary or middle school? A study by UC Berkeley and Duke University s...

Should It Be Wrong That Disney Has a Gay Character?

Should It Be Wrong That Disney Has a Gay Character?

Heleni N., Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Disney has officially made history with its first gay character. On Friday,  October 27th, the show Andi Mack started its Season 2. Andi Mack is about a 13 year old who believed she lived a normal life with her mom and dad. She later discovered her older sister Bex is actually her mom and her mom is...

Is Thanksgiving Not Getting The Recognition It Deserves?

Is Thanksgiving Not Getting The Recognition It Deserves?

Krizelle L., Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the month of November. Every year, after Halloween, people immediately start getting ready for Christmas. All of a sudden, November becomes a month of getting ready for Christmas. Did the people forget about Turkey Day? This day is celebrated every year on the...

Should Christmas Decor be sold before Halloween?

Should Christmas Decor be sold before Halloween?

Tori P., Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Stores always start selling Christmas decor before it’s even Halloween! Costco, Michaels, and Target are the three main stores that sell Christmas decor in the fall. These stores don’t wait until the winter season, making it seem as if Halloween is Christmas. But, I believe that selling Christmas dec...

Should Underage Students be able to Hold Jobs?

Should Underage Students be able to Hold Jobs?

Robert B., Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many parents know that teens want to have money to buy luxuries like electronics or merchandise, or even to buy necessities, such as clothes, a house, food, and a car. Having a job will not only allow students to pay for these items themselves but will also help to build up self confidence, independenc...

Should Animal Testing be Considered Animal Cruelty?

Should Animal Testing be Considered Animal Cruelty?

Tanay S., Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

An estimated 26 million animals are tested every year in the United States for scientific and commercial uses. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) does not protect 95% of the testings that are done and doesn’t prevent cases of animal abuse from happening. Also, most tests are useless and take lives of t...

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Tushaar M., Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“With the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select… Lonzo Ball out of UCLA.” Laker fans everywhere were calling him the next Magic before he even played a single second in the NBA. In an interview, Lavar Ball commented, “Lonzo’s better than Steph Curry to me. Put Ste...

Why There Should Be No Homework on Halloween

Why There Should Be No Homework on Halloween

Charis P., Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Halloween. The holiday for friends and families to go and enjoy company with one another while going door-to-door asking people for candy. It’s the holiday where kids get to enjoy having a sugar overload and parents having to worry about it the next day, but as much fun as this celebration  is, i...

Is the IPhone X Worth the Price?

Is the IPhone X Worth the Price?

Savannah K., Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On November 3rd, 2017, Apple is releasing the new IPhone X. When Apple showed off the new phone at conventions, Apple Addicts found out the IPhone X  has both new features and has gotten rid of some old features. Some new features include facial recognition, wireless charging, and longer lasting ba...

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