Opinion

Unwarranted Elitism

By: Anthony Chen We have often heard about being shielded from the “harsh realities” of the world outside MSJ by the bubble of relative affluence we live in, but one aspect that most people fail…

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MSJ Sprezzatura

By: Vaishaal Shankar Apparently in order to fit in at Mission, I must practice this art called “Sprezzatura” (you know, trying to be effortless). The concept was simple enough, whatever I do, whenever I do…

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Opinion

Bandwagoning Awareness

By: Ravneet Kaur According to Urban Dictionary, “bandwagoning” is “when someone adopts a popular point of view for the primary purpose of recognition and/or acceptance by others”. Sounds familiar, right? The term is usually a reference…

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Roger That: Final Words

Julian Assange. Possibly the most Googled two words in the last month or so. His story in itself is fascinating: a hacker turned programmer turned Internet activist, he’s been on the move for the last…

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TIME Person of the Year

By: Andrew Han I remember back in 2005, a friend of mine sent me a link to this quirky new site called “Facebook.” Little did I know that I would be joining perhaps the largest…

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By Ginger Werner Many people have seen the “I Heart Boobies” bracelets on the wrists of their peers. But other than eliciting a few giggles from friends, the bracelets mean much more. Fifty percent of…

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Rogue Justice: Internet Bullying

By Tina Tseng The Internet makes everyone feel like vigilantes. Spot a foolish blogger or brash Youtuber? Then it’s clearly time to bring out the bashing, dig up some private information, and sic others on…

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Sarah Palin: The Ideal American Woman

By: Omar El-Sadany July 4, 1776. April 9, 1865. July 2, 1964. The signing of the Declaration of Independence, the end of the Civil War, the legislation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; all…

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Opinion

Respect Yo Teachers

By: Anthony Chen Education has become an even more hotly contested issue in the United States in the wake of higher dropout rates, the failure of No Child Left Behind, and the rising possibility of…

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The Class Balance: Endangered Humanities

By: Kevin Zhai Courses such as multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and AP Physics C may be offered in the 2011-12 school year. However, these possible additions further demonstrate the lack of humanities-based classes at MSJ….

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