Letters to the Editor, March 21

Re: Returning to School From: Rider Baker, Junior With schools set to reopen towards the end of April, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the reopening of schools. For starters, there is the obvious health risk to students, administrators, teachers, and everyone else who comes into contact with them. With all that said, if […]

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Quarantine companions

By Maddie Qualls, staff writer The hardships of quarantine seem less terrible when you have a pet by your side. As the pandemic drones on, pet-owning Maria Carrillo High School students find relief in their companions, old and new.  A survey administered to 316 MCHS students revealed that over 77 percent of survey respondents owned […]


Trump’s acquittal sets bad precedent for American democracy

Image from CNN by Kyle Wu, editor After the insurrection of the Capitol riots on Jan. 6, former president Donald Trump became the first president in American history to have been impeached twice. Immediately following the riots, the House moved forward with impeachment, citing Trump’s clear “incitement” of the Capitol insurrection. Ten Republican congressmen voted […]


Should Gavin Newsom be recalled?

by Ethan Platt, staff writer The idea of Gov. Gavin Newsom being replaced as governor has come up a lot recently. UC Berkeley’s Institute of Government Studies released a poll in September showing Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was 64 percent, meaning a little over half of California approves of our current governor. I surveyed 10 […]