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Group Projects Can Burden Students

Madison Alvarado, Staff Writer

January 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Although many teachers consider group work to be a vital part of the learning experience, it can place unneeded stress on students who end up shouldering most of the work or presenting when other group members have not completed...

Lamorinda Nudes Dropbox Must Come Down

Sofia Ruiz, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

“Like trading cards”? That’s the title of a dropbox site full of explicit pictures of girls from the Lamorinda area. It has been active for several years now, and has over 520 pictures. The link is mostly shared among male...

Plays Are Not For Extra Credit

Rebecca Gluck, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The hype about the school play has been circulating around school for a few weeks, and you’ve been looking forward to going. When you and your friends are talking about it, someone mentions that a teacher is giving students extr...

Legalization of Marijuana Benefits Economy

Reilly Moran, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Marijuana. Weed. Pot. Grass. Mary Jane. Whatever you call it, this drug is becoming a lot more popular and prevalent for minors, and the fight to legalize it has taken the US by storm. Debates about whether this drug is safe enough...

Letter to the Editor

November 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, We are writing in regard to the article in last month’s Mirador entitled “Righteous House Party Themes.” We acknowledge that the author is entitled to his opinions and has the freedom to publish them onlin...

Is Black Friday Dangerous?

Evan McClure, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), and is often seen as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. In the last decade or so, Black Friday has become the...

Common Core Picks Factual Essays Over Shakespeare

Common Core Picks Factual Essays Over Shakespeare

Meghan Rogers, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under Opinion

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