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As our planet battles climate change and other environmental hazards, Earth Day Everyday is more important to heed to.

The History of Earth Day

Noelle W., Editor June 7, 2022

In 1970, Earth, the most prized asset to humankind, became nationally recognized through its own holiday. April 22 became known as Earth Day, a day to embrace green living and confront the climate crisis....

Are there planets that are suitable to be colonized?

Should we colonize other planets?

Evelyn Y., Editor June 7, 2022

One quick glance at history will showcase humanity’s tremendous curiosity and desire to explore the solar system. Movies ranging from WALL-E to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial have all heightened public interest...

Hydropower is very beneficial

Is Hydropower better or worse than other forms of renewable energy?

Nisha A., Editor June 7, 2022

Energy is a very big part of everyone's life, whether for cooking, cleaning, or just entertainment. The U.S., along with many other nations, uses many different sources of energy, but fossil fuel is one...

Plastic bags are extremely harmful

Should Plastic Bags be Banned?

Sal V., Editor June 7, 2022

Practically everyone has used a plastic bag before. These containers are incredibly convenient - they can be used for shopping, transporting goods, and even as containers for extra things that have no...

A long row of hangers with clothes in a store

Is Fast Fashion Contributing To World Pollution?

Phoebe R. , Reporter May 18, 2022

Many people may find interest in quality over quantity, while others find interest in quantity over quality. However, people who are interested in quality over quantity could be looking for a variety of...

Should you go vegetarian?

Should you go vegetarian?

Annette B., Editor May 27, 2021

Lately, vegetarianism has been on the rise. There has always been a debate surrounding the vegetarian lifestyle, and mostly, people have been complacent about the diet. Vegetarians have many different...

The Masked Bandits

Annette B., Editor November 30, 2020

It was a normal Tuesday morning until the Peninsula Humane Society was called over to a Redwood City bank for a robbery. The police department was not running low on officers, nor was the thief a were-wolf....

How Fake Birds Helped Restore Maine’s Puffin Colonies

How Fake Birds Helped Restore Maine’s Puffin Colonies

Yamini V., Editor November 7, 2020

In the late 1800’s many puffins in the state of Maine were hunted, and the population of puffins decreased. Maine’s islands were the homes of many puffins, and this let hunters kill freely. Hunters...

People violating nature to use on social media can be proven to be destructive.

Does Social Media Ruin Nature?

Ethan Y., Editor November 5, 2019

For centuries, nature was the key to man advancements and cultivation. It provided many natural resources, such as wood, iron, and gold. Nature was also worshipped by many cultures and gave wonder and...

A recycle bin containing  many water bottles and one wet wipes container.

A New Material Could Replace Plastic

Darrius H., Editor in Chief October 8, 2019

Since the use of plastic has been popularized in the 1960s, it's expected that more plastic will be in the ocean then fish by 2050. Because of this, environmentalists are urging to replace plastic with...

Glitter is often used to decorate, but it is very harmful to the environment. Should it be banned?

Should Glitter Be Banned?

Darrius H., Reporter February 21, 2019

Since 1934, modern glitter and confetti have been used to provide the sparkle and flare “needed” in the air for almost any celebration, but afterward, they are left as litter on the ground. This has...

Solar panel windows

Solar Panel Windows

Aaron C., Reporter March 19, 2018

Solar panels are used all over the world to harness energy at no cost to the environment. The ugly black panels are mounted onto the top of rooftops with no function but to convert light into energy. However,...

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