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Holiday Hype

It’s September. A full month and 13 days before Halloween, and it seems as though the entire city of San Diego has been infested with Spirit Halloween’s, tacky pumpkin decorations, and mainstream, bite sized candy. Walking through drug stores and supermarkets after Halloween is like walking through a town that’s …

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A centennial of conservation

On the 25th of Aug. in 2016, park rangers, nature photographers, and families alike wished the National Park Service a happy 100th birthday. The loved and celebrated NPS expanse includes Yosemite, Joshua Tree, the Badlands and 55 other parks, hosting 275 million visitors every year. The centennial should be a …

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STEM in Education

    From the very beginnings of our educational careers, our teachers emphasize the importance of the three R’s: reading, writing, and arithmetic. As we advance, it becomes apparent that these disciplines are not viewed as equally important. In fact, reading and writing, even humanities as a whole, are implicitly denoted as …

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The Art of Fraudulent Fame

Having a jaw-dropping hidden talent might be moderately impressive, but nothing defines modern fame like being notable of virtually nothing. Compensating for their lack of skill with pretty appearances or relations to actual standouts, more and more untalented individuals have been able to rocket to stardom. Promotion through media exposure …

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Journalism’s Decline in the Digital Age

Since the start of the information age, print media has been largely on the decline. More and more people are turning to the internet rather than tangible newspapers. This change doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing as it makes daily news accessible to more people, but the trend …

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In the Pursuit of Education

Come spring time, high school students across the globe are forced to face the dreaded question that seems to have followed them all throughout their academic career. “Where are you going to college?” For nearly every student this question brings stress and anxiety. Especially for students today, the increasing cost …

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What I wish my Freshman self knew

As the seniors head off to graduation on June 9th, students reflect on their past four years at MC and often say things like “What if I tried in school my freshman year” or “I should’ve never taken that AP class my junior year.” Regrets are a part of growing …

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What’s the real cost?

You’re out shopping and you find that cute sweater that’s everything you’ve ever wanted. You go to check the price tag and its music to your ears. But maybe you should stop checking the price tag, and start paying more attention to the clothing label. More and more young adults …

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The myth of privacy

As technology becomes an increasingly significant presence in our everyday lives, many are beginning to express concern regarding privacy in this digital age. In the years that have followed the first globalized usage of the internet, there have been numerous instances in which individuals’ privacy and personal security has fallen …

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