Opinion

Diversity in Curricula is Diversity in Thought

*Corrected Text September 28 at 10:30 a.m.* by Web Editor Mahek Bhora & Staff Writer Sakshi Umrotkar With social media’s enormous potential to connect people worldwide, minorities have been able to open up discussion about…

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Opinion

September Column: Aria's Approach

by Opinion Editor Aria Lakhmani Getting Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable “Hello Kitty says, Cops Ain’t Cute!” While scrolling through my Instagram feed, a bubblegum pink image of the Sanrio character lay interspersed with other posts….

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OpinionSports

Athletes Take a Needed Stand

by Staff Writer Sumani Alem On August 26, NBA players from the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic collectively boycotted Game 5 of the NBA playoffs to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old…

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Opinion

Looking Beyond What Affects Us

by Staff Writers Mahek Bhora & Monisha Saxena  Though we all possess different identities, we must be united in seeking equality. It may be easy to express concern solely on issues that directly affect us; however,…

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Opinion

The Perils of Punitive Action

by Staff Writers Carolyn Qian & Sakshi Umrotkar Detentions, suspensions, expulsions — these are the consequences that many schools provide in reaction to misdemeanors like drug abuse and disruptive behavior. However, these disciplinary practices can be counterproductive,…

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Opinion

Editorial: Make Time For Family

Family and neighbors: they’re always with us, but our busy schedules may not allow us to spend as much time with them as we’d like. The Opinion of the Smoke Signal Editorial Board Imagine: there’s…

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