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Twitter News Fosters an Age of Inaccuracies

Michael Roe

November 6

Filed under Opinion

As the social networking revolution boomed, especially with Twitter and Facebook circa 2008 and 2009, social networking websites, originally intended to serve as informal social platforms, began to develop professional undertones....

Facebook Wastes Our Valuable Time

Brooke Woodward

November 6

Filed under Opinion

Check out most high school students’ internet history and you will find one thing in common: Facebook. No matter how you justify those quick checks for new notifications that turn into hour-long wall-to-walls, it’s time to...

Careless Driving Earns J-Lot a Bad Rep

Jessica Coleman and Laila Abtahi

November 6

Filed under Opinion

As popular rap group The Pack says, “I’m stuntin’ in my car.” Many Miramonte drivers believe they are “stuntin’” as well. The “J-Lot,” infamous for reckless driving and frequent crashes, has become a danger zone...

Is Twilight Worth All the Hype?

Katrina Kovalik and Jeremy Unger

November 6

Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 5, 2005 the first novel of a four-part saga was released upon the unsuspecting public. Now a hit series with over 42 million copies sold by February 2009, the Twilight saga, made up of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking...

Cavalier Attitude Towards Drunk Driving Is Misplaced

Sophia Rogers

November 6

Filed under Opinion

“It would be kind of cool to have a DUI, not saying I want one, but it would be kind of cool,” said an anonymous Miramonte student. Although this statement seems completely ridiculous, students’ general attitude towards...

Obama’s Momentum Replaces His Mojo

Caroline Cook

November 6

Filed under Opinion

The term “mojo” originated in 1926 with regard to the African medicine man, Fulani. In addition, “mojo” has also been linked to the famous blues guitarist, Muddy Waters, and has been associated with everything from song...

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