The Foothill Dragon Press

The addictive nature of likes pulls users to Instagram.

Opinion: If Instagram removed ‘likes’, would that solve any of the platform’s issues?

Rebekah Yahner, Writer April 4, 2020

You just posted that squad picture from spring break on your Instagram. You know you look cute, but you anxiously wait for that sweet, sweet social validation to roll in. You get the notification for one...

Cartoonist Jordyn Savard feels, for high school seniors, the end is quickly approaching and their next chapter is soon to begin.

Cartoon 60: “Approaching the End”

Jordyn Savard, Illustrator February 24, 2020

Credit: flickr user Thomanication. Text has been added.

Opinion: Death to cars when?

Alex Dodos, Writer February 20, 2020

If you are a naive teenager at Foothill Technology High School, you probably thought at some point that cars were a gateway to freedom. Maybe you still do, but from what I have observed, the first month...

Cartoonist Lillian Li pays her respects to Kobe and Gianna Bryant with renditions of them and a photo she took at their memorial at Staples Center.

Cartoon 59: “Goodbye Kobe”

Lillian Li, Illustrator February 12, 2020

Dear Kobe, It’s been difficult for me to fully understand why your passing has hit me as hard as it did. I grew up watching your exploits on the court, but I was too young to understand what I was...

Because of the statute of limitations regarding sexual assault charges, victims are forced into reporting an incident before they are ready.

Opinion: Statute of limitations for sexual violence prevents justice for victims

Siena Hager, Writer January 30, 2020

On average, 433,648 Americans are sexually assaulted every year. A victim coming forward about sexual violence they have suffered should not have a time limit. “One of my biggest concerns is the statute...

Cartoonist Zen Li advises students to stay focused during the upcoming finals week.

Cartoon 56: “Don’t be daydreaming”

Zen Li, Illustrator January 20, 2020

Recent vandalism in the boys bathroom could be considered a fruitless act of rebellion.

Opinion: Hang the DJ if you like, but please, not at the expense of everyone else.

Zack Kinnaman, Writer January 20, 2020

Rebellion can be a good thing that encourages and compels a change in the people or things being protested or rebelled against. However, rebellion is no longer rebellion when it has the possibility of...

Illustrator Lillian Li marvels at the explosive events of the new decades first week.

Cartoon 55: “Welcome to 2020”

Lillian Li, Illustrator January 13, 2020

Many have become interested in genealogy since the rise of easy to use platforms like 23andMe and Ancestry.

Opinion: We need to address the privacy concerns about personal DNA testing

Rebekah Yahner, Writer January 9, 2020

What’s not to love about personal DNA ancestry testing through companies like 23andMe. All you have to do is spit in a little vial, sign away the rights to your genetic privacy, then ship off your DNA...

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