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The End of The Partisan Era

Partisanship has been on the rise for the last sixty years among regional and sectional lines.

William Yoo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, House Republicans triggered the so-called “nuclear option,” over the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in an attempt to override the democratic opposition and filibuster. A filibuster is an increasingly common political tactic to delay a vote on speci...

Community Night Not Off

Community Night Not Off

Zarah Zhao, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017

Community Night Off was originally created in the fall of 2014 by Assistant Principal Jackson to facilitate a night with no homework, no electronics, and no extracurricular activities. A seemingly positive experience for the entire academic community, students and teachers alike were supposed to decompre...

The Elections of Many, Not Some

Our elections system remains broken and fails to represent many of our students.

William Yoo, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017

ASB first-round elections are fast approaching, and the season is almost here for our candidates to start the long, arduous process of campaigning, convincing, conning, or begging for votes in a frantic race to see who will win the majority. Posters, social media posts, and eventually speeches will s...

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