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Opinion: Not all feel jolly for the holiday season

Opinion: Not all feel jolly for the holiday season

November 3, 2019

As November begins and the holiday season approaches, the impending arrival of family celebrations are met with a mixture of excitement and apprehension. While many students enjoy seeing their families after...

Editorial: You eat the donuts, you do the time

Editorial: You eat the donuts, you do the time

November 3, 2019

For years, police officers have used the same $2 presumptive field tests to assess if a person is in possession of drugs. The catch to this variety of tests, though, is that they often register false positi...

Editorial: The Venus symbol goes,  genderless inclusion stays

Editorial: The Venus symbol goes, genderless inclusion stays

November 2, 2019

Period product companies cannot decide who gets their monthly period, so they shouldn’t sell products as if they can. On Oct. 22, Procter & Gamble, parent company of the period product brand A...

Review: ‘The Lighthouse,’ a shining example of mental manipulation

Review: ‘The Lighthouse,’ a shining example of mental manipulation

October 31, 2019

Nature meets hallucination-born madness in Robert Eggers’ 2019 black and white film, “The Lighthouse.” This 110-minute mental trip is an uneasy cocktail of the water, the gales and the cooped up del...

Guest Column: It’s showtime, folks—Oscar 2020 Best Picture predictions

Guest Column: It’s showtime, folks—Oscar 2020 Best Picture predictions

October 28, 2019

It’s that glitzy time of year again when actors and directors are traveling the globe, doing junket after junket for their press tours to promote their latest films, all while trying to keep their na...

Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

October 27, 2019

Facial recognition as a way to access smart technology is not necessarily a new feature, but it is a flawed one. On Oct. 15, Google released its newest phone, the Pixel 4, which included, among other fe...

Opinion: To schools banning Halloween parties: BOO!

Opinion: To schools banning Halloween parties: BOO!

October 27, 2019

Every year around Halloween, the buzz of excitement is palpable as costumed students prepare for candy comas and ghoulish holiday rituals after class. My middle school even allowed the celebration to ...

Editor’s Note: Liar, liar, Facebook is on fire

Editor’s Note: Liar, liar, Facebook is on fire

October 27, 2019

At just 15 years old, the popular social media platform Facebook has died. According to sources close to the company, it died in a fire started by widespread lies. Facebook’s health issues can be trace...

Opinion: Strike three: Taubman’s out

Opinion: Strike three: Taubman’s out

By Grace Senior, Creative Director

October 26, 2019

On Oct. 19, the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees, securing their spot in the 2019 World Series. However, Brandon Taubman, the team’s former assistant general manager, responded to the win ...

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

October 26, 2019

Climate activists are taking to the streets across the globe to rally for legislative action against an environmental catastrophe. In London, the global climate activist group Extinction Rebellion h...

Opinion: The chilling effect of China’s business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

Opinion: The chilling effect of China’s business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

October 22, 2019

Professional "Hearthstone" esports player Ng "Blitzchung" Wai Chung voiced his support for Hong Kong protesters in a post-game interview following his recent Grandmasters competition. Lifting a gas ma...

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with  plenty to fear

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with plenty to fear

October 20, 2019

As reported on Oct. 17 in the Chronicle’s new explainer series, “Chronicle FYI,” the Supreme Court recently heard arguments from three cases about whether or not Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

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