Black Friday

By: Michael Bentley Many people believe Thanksgiving is held in honor of a feast between the Pilgrims and the Native Americans, but that’s just wrong. It is really meant to rest one’s body and mind in preparation for Black Friday to get the last free XBox from the sometimes literal doorbuster deals. But this long-standing …

Take a Knee

By: William De Bruce Colin Kaepernick stood on one knee in solidarity. He was expressing his constitutional right, but he knew there would be backlash. Now other teams have followed his example — they kneel in protest of the injustices, oppressions, and inequalities against people of color. However, some fans have shown their dislike for …

d.tech’s Tanson Chan Qualifies For Cross Country State Championship

By: Nicholas Dal Porto The cross country program at Design Tech is undoubtedly one of the most notable and successful sports programs in the school’s history. Fearlessly led by beloved math teacher Matthew Cooley, they’ve been relentlessly practicing and competing for many months this year. Finally, the months of demanding physical training and body numbing …

Is This the End of the Democratic Internet?

By: Jacob Fisher   Trump’s Federal Communication Commission (FCC) just got rid of net neutrality. The Internet will no longer be a democracy. What does this mean, and why should you care? To answer this question, I interviewed Jeremy Gillula, a senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization that defends …

Review of Fall Fest 2017

By: Hayden Navarro Looking for unique gifts, carnival games, rides, live music, and a whole bunch of fun? You should have visited Howard Avenue in Burlingame at the end of October! Burlingame Avenue has its annual Burlingame on the Avenue festival in August, Millbrae has their Art and Wine Festival in September, and there is …

Gunning for Guns – Q&A with Donald E. J. Kilmer, Jr.

This story is part of a Q&A series where students took an issue of national importance that they’re researching in their government class, and conducted an in-person interview with somebody actively involved with fighting for or against that issue. By: Nicholas Garland I interviewed Donald Kilmer, a lawyer who specializes in firearms law and the …