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Stifling student expression

Stifling student expression

Celeste Lopez September 21, 2010

Shorts that are too short, shirts that are too low, and belly button rings that refuse to be covered; many of our fellow High School peers fall victim to the nit picking and scrutinizing of this self expression. Though...

Land of (in)tolerance

Land of (in)tolerance

Danielle Draper September 20, 2010

On September 11, a small nondenominational church in Gainesville, Florida planned to burn Qur’ans in protest of the Islam religion.   Thankfully it was cancelled due to the Department of Defense and...

Children: the medias other white meat

Children: the media’s other white meat

Taylor Kennepohl September 14, 2010

A few months ago, as I was browsing some news articles in line at the grocery store, I came across a “Life and Style” magazine on the front page of which was a title in enormous, garish yellow letters:...

Provisionally unfair: a teen driver speaks

‘Provisionally’ unfair: a teen driver speaks

Charlotte Warren September 14, 2010

The day a teen exits the Department of Motor Vehicles with their newly earned driver's license in hand is a great one. This is the moment many teens have dreamed of since a young age: getting a driver's...

Can this blueprint rebuild failing schools?

Can this blueprint rebuild failing schools?

Geneva Douma March 23, 2010

This past Saturday, March 13, President Obama released his “Blueprint for Reform," a plan to enact a long-awaited reform of No Child Left Behind, as well as a general reform plan for American schools. Like...


DP Editorial: Cougar Press “sex edition” an opportunity for parents to learn, talk

Dragon Press Editorial Board February 28, 2010

An administrative complaint will be brought against Ventura High School's journalism program, which publishes the The Cougar Press, after they ran the annual 'sex edition' of their paper. Containing...


PAAC’s final debate of 2009

Chris Wolf December 17, 2009

On Thursday, December 17th, PAAC continued its series on students' rights with a debate on Search and Seizure. The debate was a supplement the lecture given by Lieutenant Fenwick the previous week. While...


PAAC hosts Lieutenant Quinn Fenwick

Chris Wolf December 15, 2009

One of the main points Fenwick emphasized was the fact that specific circumstances of an event change the outcome greatly. “It is very difficult to give generalities when talking about police action,...

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