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Death on the Nile cannot stay afloat

Death on the Nile cannot stay afloat

Death on the Nile just does not make the cut.
Catherine Bryson, Managing/News Editor March 10, 2022

Death on the Nile is a film of mystery and intrigue, bad acting, and even worse writing. Kenneth Branagh's second Hercule Poirot mystery finds Poirot (Branagh) in Egypt, where both the death and suspect...

Facebook intentionally harms childrens mental health

Facebook intentionally harms children’s mental health

It appears Facebook is guilty of using algorithms to exploit teenagers disregarding their safety
Isabelle Byra, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, who used to work for Facebook, exposes the social media company by testifying multiple copies of confidential documents. According to the evidence, Facebook was well aware...

Enforce the in-door mask requirement or don’t require them at all

Enforce the in-door mask requirement or don’t require them at all

Only some students are getting detentions, not all
Kendrick Choi, Web Editor in Chief September 19, 2021

We all know that in the past week, the school administration has implemented a mask requirement inside all school buildings, and then the punishment for not wearing one is a 45 minute detention. As part...

Homecoming is back

tatum tatch, sports and photo editor August 31, 2021

After two years of no dances, the senior class of 2022 cannot wait to get back into the excitement of rushing to the dance floor with their friends. A record-low attendance at SM’s March homecoming left...

Is the dress code this year too strict?

Julia Gore, Staff Writer August 29, 2021

The Santa Margarita Dean's office has recently announced that they will be strictly enforcing the dress code rules. This new announcement has been controversial in the student population. It is baffling...

Is Full IB Worth It?

Having finished their two years in Full IB, graduating seniors examine whether Full IB was worth the hassle
Emily Freeborn, Web Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

As students approach their junior year, their counselors present them with an option to become International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidates. This path, unlike the AP programme, comes with additional...

The Lost of Disney Magic

The Lost of Disney Magic

Sony Pictures delivers with the Mitchells vs the Machines, besting Disney in animation again
Devon Nguyen, Opinion Editor May 15, 2021

If you had told me back in 2016 that Sony Pictures Animation would be producing animated movies on par, if not better than Disney, I would have thought you were joking. Alas, the last few years have proven...

Is Crumbl cookies worth the hype?

People are divided on whether the new RSM cookie spot is all that
Natalia von Gierke, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Warm cookies, that taste like they are fresh out of the oven, are truly the best thing in the world. Not having the same, boring flavors is a new concept, that many cookie places do not have. The newest...

All in red - traffic often backs up almost two blocks away on an average morning before school

Traffic nightmare

As more students return to school, more cars fill the parking lots
Aaron Moffett, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Heart pumping as you are waiting at a red light, tears about to flood your face if one more minute passes by. Running late is a horrid experience, yet none quite compare to running late for school. It...

The big move: a California exodus

The big move: a California exodus

Californians are fleeing their home state at a faster rate than ever.
Sydney McMahon, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

While California continues to be one of the most popular states for tourism, the decreasing number of residents in the seaside state proves that the fast-paced and expensive lifestyle is not for everyone....

The war between self love and self hate

The power of social media over our self image
Emelin Conboy, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

*TW: discussion of extreme dieting habits and disordered eating, please read with caution.* As I scroll through my social media, especially TikTok, every afternoon, I notice how my feed is filled with...

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Mainstream feminism needs improvement

Feminism is inherently anti-feminist if it does not include intersectionality
Lana Diab, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

First-wave feminism sparked in the mid-1800s advocating for women's rights, primarily women's suffrage. Since then, feminism has expanded and addressed various issues women deal with, such as reproductive...

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