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The Struggle of Gender Identification

By Ola Elmahdi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the third-wave feminism and LGBTQ movements sweep across America and other (mostly first-world) countries, gender has become a topic of debate. Alas, the foundation of the human race and its growth has become an increasingly confusing topic to the youth of 21st century. With talk of the perceived “63 genders,” a popular...

Competitive Classes: A Pro or a Con?

By Melissa Canales, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We have all experienced the participation award, the pat on the back, or the “good try” from parents, teachers, and coaches. Staying neutral on the topic is nearly impossible. On one side, there are the people who think that this sort of encouragement can help kids build confidence and enjoy what they are doing rather than...

City Life or Town Life?

City Life or Town Life?

October 8, 2017

Here in the AV, many of us are envious of the glamorous and affluent lifestyle people have in our ne...

Is Cultural Appropriation an Issue?

Is Cultural Appropriation an Issue?

September 29, 2017

Cultural appropriation has been the topic of endless heated debates, especially in America. The mean...

They’re All Crazy: Parallel Worlds in Politics

They’re All Crazy: Parallel Worlds in Politics

September 29, 2017

In today's tense political environment, it is undeniable that there is a wide divide within the countr...

Double Lunch: Great or Not?

Double Lunch: Great or Not?

September 22, 2017

Lunch is a necessity for all high school students. It’s the only time during the school day that stud...

Brawns vs Brushes: The Superior Extracurricular

Brawns vs Brushes: The Superior Extracurricular

September 15, 2017

As many know, playing a sport or being involved in the arts can have plenty of benefits. We have all...

Are Classes Too Large?

Are Classes Too Large?

September 9, 2017

In Quartz Hill High School, it can be unanimously agreed that classroom population is excessive. The...

Depression: A Topic That Should Be Taken More Seriously

Depression: A Topic That Should Be Taken More Seriously

September 1, 2017

Depression has undoubtedly become a trend in today’s generation of teenagers. We automatically say...

Hermione Deserved Better

Hermione Deserved Better

September 1, 2017

When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the last book of the main Harry Potter series, was published...

Should Teens Be Paid to Do Chores?

Should Teens Be Paid to Do Chores?

September 1, 2017

For most students, it’s natural to come home from school with a mental list of chores. The tasks assigned...

American School vs. Foreign Schools

American School vs. Foreign Schools

August 25, 2017

There is no surprise that immigrants, to a large extent, have been the backbone of our country. They...

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