Opinions

El Diablo May 21, 2018

A tariff is a tax on the import or export of goods from one country to another. Capitalist economists hate tariffs. The reason economists hate tariffs is because economists understand the importance of letting the free market be free. Recently, , President  Donald Trump has expressed his approval of tariffs and has implemented 25% tariffs […]

El Diablo May 21, 2018

SAT-the most pressure-packed test you can take. How can it be that one test, out of all of your educational experience, will decide if you are worthy of going to the college of your dreams, or pursuing your dream job. These scores do not tell us anything valuable about the students. It is said that […]

El Diablo May 21, 2018

Although many view identifying on the LGBTQ spectrum as a modern practice, evidence for the existence of queer men and women can be found throughout popular history. If you disagree, it is likely due to the fact that the identities of queer historical figures have been repressed in favor of less “controversial” traits by many […]

Todd Jolley May 14, 2018

While liberals are perfectly willing to air their ideas for stopping gun violence, they refuse to listen to those who disagree. This is slightly ironic, seeing as they accuse the right of being anti-action. While they stand on their moral pedestals and scold conservatives for not caring enough to take action, they squash attempts to […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

In 1906 at the West of England Stock Fair, the philosopher and mathematician Francis Galton observed a competition to guess the weight of an ox. Nearly 800 people each paid a sixpence to enter the competition. Although no single person guessed the exact weight, the average or mean guess was surprisingly close—the ox’s weight was […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

Education is the foundation of any society, and greater successes within school walls contribute to the advancement and triumph of those outside it. The education system in the US has struggled to find fair pay for teachers and adequate resources for students, which has caused their broken system to start failing. This widespread issue stems […]

El Diablo May 11, 2018

  Two years ago, over spring break, I had the chance to backpack through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah with my dad. The first mile of our hike was drap; we hiked with a muddy creek on one side and a dirt field on the other. The trailhead lay near the outskirts of […]

El Diablo May 10, 2018

Affirmative action was put in place by colleges across the US to create more ethnically diverse college campuses and make up for unequal childhood opportunity. The controversy over the policy goes back to the 1978 case of California V. Bakke where the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional for universities to use racial “quotas” […]

El Diablo May 10, 2018

On an average day in America, 93 people are killed due to guns, which is 25 times the average of any other developed country. This issue controls the lives of American citizens through the loose regulations of gun control laws across the states. Gun control laws should be stricter in the United States, and guns […]

El Diablo May 10, 2018

Still under fire, NFL players following the footsteps of Colin Kaepernick, continue to protest racial inequality by kneeling during the National Anthem. The movement started over a year ago, when former San Francisco 49’rs quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated on the bench while the National Anthem played. Since August 16th, many other players have joined […]

El Diablo May 10, 2018

  Who is Antifa? Anti-fascist is a far left extremist group that has been deemed domestic terrorists by the department of homeland security known for committing acts of violence against those who disagree with them.   What do they stand for? Antifa claims to stand against fascism, racism, sexism, lgbt discrimination. Antifa claims to stand […]

El Diablo May 10, 2018

It seems like I can’t catch any guys’ attention in high school, what am I doing wrong, what should I do?- Lonely Hearts Club Probably everyone has felt like this at some point, and if you haven’t: a fat gold star for you. One thing I’ve learned about high schoolers is we are all super […]