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A Perspective in This Time of Crisis

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer “I can’t breath.”  These were George Floyd’s last words as former Officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department murdered Floyd by putting his knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight and a half minutes straight.  The era of slavery and Jim Crow was defined by social and legal...

A Criticism of America’s Justice System: Capital Punishment
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A Criticism of America’s Justice System: Capital Punishment

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper to a night already devoid of stars.” This quote by Martin Luther King Jr. exemplifies my position regarding the barbaric nature of capital punishment. The death penalty was used during the Reign of Terror in France, during the Dark Ages of the...

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UHS Seniors Sign the NLI To Play College Sports

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer On November 13th, seniors Alexis Kim, Lauren Cho, and Adam Axtell signed the National Letter of Intent to play college sports. During Office Hours, these three athletes signed in the MPR with their friends, families, and coaches all there to support them.  After a successful high school career in which...

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Andrew Yang: The Candidate to Rule Them All

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer Andrew Yang, a name that has almost become synonymous with free money, is one of the most interesting candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Yang, an entrepreneur and founder of the non-profit organization Venture For America, has taken the Internet and country by storm.  Unlike many of the Democratic...

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Girls Golf Continues Their Streak With Win Against Portola

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer  Girls Golf defeated Portola High School by a margin of 199-219 on September 16th. This marks their second consecutive league win. “We played solidly this week, but are continuing to put a lot of work into practicing,” Co-Captain and senior Alexis Kim said. “We are doing more drills that help...

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Girls Golf Continues Dominance in Win Against Irvine

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer  Girls Golf defeated Irvine High School by a sizable margin of 194-242 on September 4th.  “We’ve been focused and working hard with the help of our new coach, Coach Bock,” Co-Captain and senior Alexis Kim said, “We played well but have the potential to do even better if we continue working...