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Social Media: Society’s Sneaky and Scary Addiction
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Social Media: Society’s Sneaky and Scary Addiction

The convenient accessibility of billions of bits of information and data at the literal touch of a finger has posed notable consequences for its users, and lead to a ripple effect within the social media industry. This may bode well for social media companies, but it certainly does not for users.

What We Can Take Away from Distance Learning
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What We Can Take Away from Distance Learning

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer Online learning has been a source of boredom and even frustration for every UHS student since it began in March of 2020. When IUSD announced that schools would resume hybrid learning after winter break, their post was met with an overwhelming 2,500 comments from students and parents voicing their concern,...

Why In-Person Instruction Needs to Stop
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Why In-Person Instruction Needs to Stop

By BAANI SABHARWAL Staff Writer
With Covid-19 cases soaring and people packing the ICU, limiting the number of cases by stopping outside ventures would be a reasonable choice. Yet, IUSD students are still attending in-person school.

Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties
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Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
Diplomat. Emissary. Ambassador. These words are often associated with the finer things in life. The world’s diplomats are often seen as a privy group of elites that are, “pale, male, and from Yale.” However, the paradigm of the Diplomat is actually one of great strength and sacrifice.

Misogyny in the Video Game World
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Misogyny in the Video Game World

By NIKKI GHAEMI Staff Writer
In recent years, the video game world has become increasingly focused on connection. Some games offer multiplayer options that can connect players from all over the world. While many have praised this hyper-connection, it hasn’t been completely beneficial, as it can also be attributed to an increase in misogyny and sexism in gaming spaces.

Just South of Us
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Just South of Us

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
If the United States wants to truly seek a permanent solution to its immigration issues at the southern border, a wall will not work; an extension of American freedom and equitability will.

Don’t Get a Mac, Yet.
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Don’t Get a Mac, Yet.

By KIAN MAHMOUDI Staff Writer
Apple announced their next version of iOS, which should be on your iPhone by now. Sounds great! So why am I telling you to hold off on buying any of Apple’s computers?