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Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews was born on September 15th 1996 in Boulder, Colorado. At the age of two he moved with his family to San Diego, California. He joined the MC Sun newspaper during junior year and became the editor of the opinions section, starting his senior year. He enjoys many hobbies including model building, role-play gaming and anime.

Four years reaching it’s end

High school sucks. We are all told this, we all think it, and at one point or another, we all believe it. Those who work their asses off hate that they are surrounded by lazy students. Those who struggle with grades and just want to have fun and hate the …

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Welcome to the third world

The U.S. has grown accustomed to a very luxurious way of life. While we still have a large class division, the vast majority of Americans are better off than most. But what about those countries that aren’t so well off? What makes a third world country different from ours? The …

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Is nature fighting back?

Humans are capable of many things; love, compassion, ingenuity and much more. Unfortunately, one issue stands out above all the others. Humans are capable of destruction. We tend to leave a wake of destruction in our path, whether intentionally or by mistake. The question, though, is how long will the …

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Why care? Human effects on population loss

In 2013 the Formosan Clouded Leopard was officially declared extinct. Its population had been declining due to extensive logging of its natural habitat in Southern Taiwan. But why should we care? What’s one extinction when so many species are declared threatened, endangered, or extinct all the time? What difference does …

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Is your comfort worth the world?

As San Diegans, most of us have grown accustomed to the constant onslaught of environmental ideals everywhere from ‘ride your bike to school’ to ‘don’t leave your trash on the ground’. While the extremes of these ideas can be obnoxious, we tend to agree with them and complain about how …

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Is music today still good?

Each generation is defined by its music. Whether it’s the swing feeling we get from the 20s’, the groovy vibes from the 70s’, or the punk attitude from the 90s’ the music is the greatest expression of the youth culture of the time. But is our generation’s music worthwhile? Is …

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Are you prepared?

As I was squatting on the floor during our last disaster drill, holding a copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein over my head for protection due to being larger than my desk, I asked myself, “Am I really prepared?” Disaster drills are an essential part to our safety on school grounds. …

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Review: American Hustle B+

Corrupt politicians, con men and Christian Bale with a comb-over, what more could you want? American Hustle, a film directed by David O. Russell, is a comedy-drama that is loosely based off of the FBI ABSCAM operation in the late 1970’s. Just about all movies today have some element of comedy …

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