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Emily in Paris – a TV Show Review
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Emily in Paris – a TV Show Review

By SAGE LAMOTT Staff Writer Sitting down to watch the first episode of Emily in Paris, I was expecting a romanticized view of France from a flirty and likable narrator. That is not what I received by any account. All of the elements are there – dreamy Parisian streets, attractive French people, luxury clothes, the whole shooting match. Yet, this show is still a train-wreck.

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.

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Recruitment During A Worldwide Pandemic

While almost everyone has been impacted by the continued spread of the current worldwide pandemic, most students have not faced such uncertainties as our Trojan Athletes have. As soon as the COVID-19 virus began to take an international stage, forcing school closures and questions about the best method to defeat the virus, it became clear that athletics would be severely impacted.

A revolution in NCAA policy
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A revolution in NCAA policy

It has been a long-standing tradition of college sports that college athletes should not be paid. For decades, college athletes, school officials, and the public have questioned the existing system of student-athlete endorsements and salaries. California Governor Gavin Newsom officially challenged this standard in September by signing a bill that allows college players to sign endorsement deals.

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.