Art By Brian ZhouLos Angeles Unified School District is finally opening its doors after officials ignored pleas to reopen while privileged, wealthy districts like Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District began announcing its reopening plans before LAUSD.It is not privileged for parents to simply want their children to return to some form of normalcy in their education, but … [Read more...] about Opinion: How Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Can Help Other Districts
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Art by Samantha Miller When people think about the story of Noah's Ark — which is from the book of Genesis — many Christians see it as historically accurate. There are other writings and stories throughout history that recount similar events of a "worldwide flood." "The Epic of Gilgamesh" is one example of how the flood story is used outside the Bible — this is also a … [Read more...] about Petty Perspective: Did Noah Bring a Shark on the Ark?
Art by Leah Beah On Feb. 18, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. While the Senate still has to approve it, this bill could change the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals. Why has it taken so long to obtain protections for LGBTQ+ individuals even though the Obama … [Read more...] about Opinion: The Equality Act Establishes Equity For the LGBTQ+ Community
From left: Sports Editor Karl Winter, Sports Assistant Editor Paxton Ritchey, Staff Writer Kyle McCabe, Photo Editor Ali Levens, Sports Assistant Justin Touhey and Staff Writer Austin Hall. This group of six made its picks for the second week of the NFL season after a wildly unpredictable first week. Art by Madeline DuvallWe were blindsided in Week 1. The Washington Football … [Read more...] about Opinion: Sports Desk Picks Week 2