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The Real Heroes in the Coronavirus Situation: A Satire

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer The media has repeatedly championed the so-called heroes during this “pandemic” – healthcare workers, scientists, and other frontline workers. Frankly, it sickens me to see such flagrant lies paraded about by the media sources that we trust to give us reliable information. So, in the spirit of dispelling these heinous...

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University High School With Most NHD Winners in Orange County

By CAITLYN L.J. KIM Staff Writer The UHS National History Day Club (NHD) produced the most champions out of all of the participating high schools in Orange County, with 17 winners at the annual NHD-OC contest. Awards were given to Neha Bhardwaj and James Koga for the Individual Website category; Alyssa Tang for the Group...

The Drawbacks of Single-Sex Education
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The Drawbacks of Single-Sex Education

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer Single-sex schools, once an institution reserved almost exclusively for private or religious establishments, have recently becoming a rising force in the public education sector in the United States. According to the National Association for Single Sex Public Education, “between 2002 and 2012, the number of single-sex public schools in the...

Depression: More Than Just A Condition
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Depression: More Than Just A Condition

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer The United States is currently in the thrall of a disastrous mental health crisis, the likes of which our nation has never seen before. Experts, like those at Perimeter Healthcare, are rightly alarmed over recent findings that more than 50% of Americans are diagnosed with at least one mental health...

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Should We Pull the Plug on Technology

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer Contention over human rights is by no means a new phenomenon. Civil activism and protest have long been the primary sources of such contention, but with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the obligation to safeguard human rights has fallen to governments. In recent years, the expansion of...

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The Shots Heard ‘Round the Nation

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer After the recent string of mass shootings in the United States, the issue of gun safety has been brought to the forefront of the political arena. However, although this topic is only just being reinvigorated, the truth is that gun violence has been an institutionalized problem at the core of this...

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The Unrecognized Benefits of Including Immigrants in Schools

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer It should come as no surprise that the United States has the highest immigrant population in the world, with over 44 million foreign-born residents. Moreover, about a quarter of those immigrants – a whopping 10.5 million people – are illegal or undocumented, originating largely from Mexico (Pew Research). This high...

The Double-Edged Sword: An Examination of Religious Freedom
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The Double-Edged Sword: An Examination of Religious Freedom

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer Since the early years of this nation’s history, religious freedom has been constitutionally protected by the First Amendment. For two decades following its ratification, this protection existed peacefully and without contention – until a landmark Supreme Court case rocked the nation. Bowers v. Hardwick was the first time in American...