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Death of Justice Scalia raises question of who will take his place

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under News

On March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the United States Court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to serve as the replacement for late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. With the 2016 presidential election fast approaching, the Republ...

20 Great Reads of 2015

20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

December 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like Marlow on his way up the Congo, these men seemed to experience a disturbance in their Western consciousness. … These were ...

Urban School students debate efficacy, cost, of academic tutors

Ella McLeod, Staff Writer

May 30, 2013


Filed under News, Opinions

Tanya Zeif got her first tutor in first grade after performing poorly on California’s Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) test.  Soon after, she was excelling.  In second grade, however, her teacher told her parents to stick with the tutor. If she kept paying for private help, who knew how...

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