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The demand for female representatives in politics needs to be fulfilled

The demand for female representatives in politics needs to be fulfilled

Abby White, JAG reporter/photographer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION

When looking at clubs, organizations and student body within our school, you may see many female role models but when looking within the government, there are very few examples of woman dominance. There is a lack  of women in government due to society’s prejudice that government and politics are mas...

America needs universal health care

America needs universal health care

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION, Opinion columns

As more people are living longer due to new medical advancements, there are still people who will never be able to see these benefits. Universal health care is the best way to make sure that everyone receives the coverage they need and save millions of lives. It is Congress's job to fix the issues currently...

Students should take intruder drills more seriously

Students should take intruder drills more seriously

Steven Curto, JagWire A&E Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION, Opinion columns

Over the loudspeaker,  you hear Officer Mo’s voice echo through the halls and the classrooms telling everyone that there’s an active shooter in a-hall. Students able to evacuate run around aimlessly in every direction. Other students arm themselves with chairs, scissors and books. No one knows what to...

Past mistakes should not be forgotten

Past mistakes should not be forgotten

Sophia Armendariz, JagWire reporter/photographer

September 30, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION, Opinion columns

The idea that it’s human nature to make mistakes has been around far longer than I have, and it’s a point I doubt anyone would argue with. After all, who can’t look back at the life they’ve led and burn with embarrassment due to that one presentation you messed up freshman year, or sorrowfull...

Homosexual couples deserve equal rights

Homosexual couples deserve equal rights

Anika Roy, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION

With the daunting question of how I foresee my future being asked almost regularly in the midst of my senior year, a husband, a dog, 2-3 kids, a steady job and a happy life are typically the first things that come to mind. Although this vision is incredibly optimistic, I feel comfort in knowing it’...

Other companies should follow Nike’s lead

Other companies should follow Nike’s lead

Katya Gillig, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 9, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION, Opinion columns

Nike recently dropped a controversial ad campaign with former NFL player Colin Kaepernick with the slogan “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Amid criticism over the ad, Nike’s shares dropped 3 percent the day after the ad was released. However, Nike quickly bounced back, with online sales rising 31 percent. This ad comes after Larry Fink, the lead of BlackRock the largest money...

Offering aid in times of crisis is invaluable

Offering aid in times of crisis is invaluable

Elizabeth Joseph, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 4, 2018


Filed under Current Events, OPINION, Opinion columns

Every August and September, my family and I celebrate Onam, a festival native to Kerala, India. The festival commemorates the return of one of Kerala’s rulers, King Mahabali, who was rewarded for devotion to the gods by being allowed to return to Kerala as a spirit every year. While Onam is usually hel...

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