Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

REP GREENE TWITTER BAN: Greene was rightfully suspended from Twitter after tweeting an inaccurate graph of deaths after the COVID-19 vaccine, according to CNN.

Censor politicians when it comes to false information

By Niyatee Jain January 12, 2022

Republican congresswoman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene had her personal account banned on Twitter after spreading misinformation about COVID-19 on Jan. 2, according to BBC. Greene’s suspension highlights...

The SRO contract should not be passed because it will potentially put students of color in danger.

SRO contract must be terminated

By Joss Broward and Dan Penalosa January 2, 2022

Recently, the FUHSD board has been trying to renew and expand the school resource officer contract. SRO’s are police officers who patrol schools and under the new district-proposed contract, these officers...

Bring back indoor rallies

By Seoyoung Hwang and Mae Richardson January 1, 2022

ASB must bring back indoor rallies for the remainder of the school year as they are more lively and dynamic than outdoor rallies. Indoor rallies will increase school spirit and student engagement overall. Rallies...

Resolutions are often restricting and explain why most people, including myself, fail to continue after a certain point. Intentions are much more flexible and are a more encouraging way to achieve your goals.

Off the Record: setting intentions, not resolutions

By Shreya Partha January 1, 2022

Every year, I happen upon conversations about new year’s resolutions, and I often stand there awkwardly shifting on my feet, unable to string together a sentence to contribute. And it’s because I don’t...

Underrepresented clubs deserve greater recognition

By Nina Vasquez Cruz and Esmeralda Villalobos Soriano December 22, 2021

Our campus is home to a diverse collection of clubs. With the variety of options available, students are bound to discover one that suits their personal interests. Many of these organizations are dedicated...

Yearbook should assert its rights to fight senior quote censorship

By Naomi Baron December 16, 2021

Around this time of year, seniors may send the The Pegasus, HHS yearbook, their proposed senior quotes to be displayed under their yearbook photo. However, a number of HHS seniors reported having their...

A better time left behind

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Ashley Orozco Plata December 9, 2021

There have been changes made to the bell schedule every year since we've been at HHS, but one thing has remained the same, the 8 a.m. start. In late November, FUHSD sent an email saying that Gov. Gavin...

Another unneeded change: A later school start will not help improve student sleep schedules.

A better time left behind

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Ashley Orozco Plata December 9, 2021

There have been changes made to the bell schedule every year since we've been at HHS, but one thing has remained the same, the 8 a.m. start. In late November, FUHSD sent an email saying that Gov. Gavin...

Tool against democracy: the filibuster has been historically used by racists, like Sen. Strom Thurmond, to obstruct necessary reforms

The filibuster is slowly killing American democracy

By Keshav Kumar December 9, 2021

In a democracy, the majority rules. This is something that we take for granted. However, this fundamental aspect of democracy is not true in America, because of the filibuster.   If a member of the...

 I feel obligated to read the news at all times, but too much of the news can be a bad thing and cause mental exhaustion.

Off the Record: Finding a balance in an unbalanced world

By Shreya Partha December 9, 2021

I often feel as though the world is in constant mourning. On one side, I see people mourning the copious global issues around us and on the other, those who mourn the inaction and helplessness they feel...

TWITTER ACCOUNT SUSPENDED: President Trump’s twitter account was permanently suspended on Jan. 8.

Social media censorship is legally correct, ethically questionable

By Nicole Kim November 16, 2021

In the age of digital media, information is spread to millions of people in seconds, and the control social media companies have on information is immense. These private companies are allowed to deny service...

Appreciation through downtime: Students will be more appreciative of the learning opportunities given at school when given downtime throughout the year.

We need a break from the pressure

By Anushruti Nagarajan November 16, 2021

It’s almost August. After a long and relaxing two month break, you have to suddenly adjust to the draining routine of going to school everyday and managing the crazy workload of academics and extracurriculars....

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