The Epitaph

The Alphabet Workers Union allows Google employees to express their concerns about company policy without fearing repercussions from the tech giant.

Unions empower workers, advocate for change in the workplace

By Ritaja Subrahmanya February 12, 2021

In a historic event, employees at Google recently created the Alphabet Workers Union, the first union at a major tech company, according to ABC News. By the end of the day it was announced, the union had...

Birdwatcher Christian Cooper fell victim to Amy Cooper weaponizing her white female vulnerability against him.

Feminist’s Disclosure

By Leila Salam February 11, 2021

Most of the time, when I think of white supremacy, I picture the image of ignorant and overly masculine rage. Hoods, confederate flags — you know the deal. But often times, white supremacy is just as...

Fake news has become apart of our society, however, it is vital to differentiate the truth from fake news

Global Medium: the dangerous side of fake news

By Saanvi Thakur February 11, 2021

Since Donald Trump and his administration took office in 2016, the phrase “fake news” has been used to describe anything and everything the former president disagrees with, regardless of its accuracy.  According...

Trapped in schoolwork: Perfecting homework assignments is impossible, and refusing to accept this notion can lead to being trapped in a school life with no personal time.

The High Flyer: Less is more

By Erin Loh February 9, 2021

With a month of 2021 already gone, I’m proud to say I’ve maintained my new year’s resolution of putting less effort into my schoolwork.  Let me explain.   I’ve always been someone who...

Until the spread of COVID-19 decreases, houses of worship need to adapt their religious services to protect the people.

The Court Decides: Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo

By Ritaja Subrahmanya February 5, 2021

As COVID-19 cases rose across the country, states placed restrictions on various businesses and places of worship. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo limited the capacity of places of worship to 10 people...

The decision pro-Trump rioters made to breach the building was a horrifying attack on American democracy.

Political polarization deepens in wake of U.S. Capitol breach

By Macy Li January 21, 2021

Chaos erupted during the certification of the 2020 presidential election, as pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol in protest, breaching the building. The political polarization in the country, largely...

Walking on a fine line between two cultures

Walking on a fine line between two cultures

By Hope Saena January 15, 2021

As a Samoan-American, finding the middle ground between two very different cultures is a challenge I’ve dealt with my whole life. However, after years of going back and forth on which set of beliefs...

New Apple Product: Apple’s iPhone 12 with brand new 5G cellular networking, square-off edge design, and more features is a winner.

Newest iPhone 12 is a winner

By Jack Xu January 12, 2021

Apple released its newest products: the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max on Oct. 23, according to Apple. All three products feature newer processors, long-lasting battery lives, unique multi-lens...

Business property taxes could have led to an increase in public school funding, if it had passed

What could have been: the importance of Proposition 15

By Saanvi Thakur January 6, 2021

In the 2020 election, Americans eagerly waited for presidential results that would determine the future of America and democracy as we know it. Consequently, little attention was placed on local elections...

Stereotyping is harmful, contributes to increasing inequality, injustice

Stereotyping is harmful, contributes to increasing inequality, injustice

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno December 21, 2020

Stereotypes are a normal occurrence in our society and group people based on looks, gender, age, and sexuality. Stereotyping leads to social categorization, which then leads to prejudice, according to...

At a crossroad: choosing passion over practicality will impact my studies, career and life.

The high flyer: choosing between passion and practicality

By Erin Loh December 20, 2020

I took Java freshman year.  Props to my indecisiveness, choosing Java was the result of a long process of weighing pros and cons, and comparing it with other electives like Art, Writing for Publication...

As an Indian-American, it is terrifying to think that the only reason I am not subject to the possibility of being targeted is credited to the fact my caste level is higher than a Dalit.

Global Medium: caste system influence destroys modern communities

By Saanvi Thakur December 19, 2020

India’s caste system is notoriously known for its significant influence within communities throughout the country, but this influence is definitely not a good thing.  The caste system is a determining...

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