Student talks gun control

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2018

I’m sure everyone reading this has access to the Internet, and if you have access to the Internet, you’ve almost definitely heard of the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting that took place in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. T...

Editor: Go out and write!

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017

With National Novel Writing Month just on the horizon, participants from Galileo’s creative writing club The Write Stuff will be confronted by their worst fear - writer’s block. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, writer...

Editor stresses seeing it from their point of view

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2017

Every now and then I hear my peers talking with their parents.  While most conversations are really normal, I sometimes hear someone blatantly getting aggravated at their parents for no reason.  The petty rants of the juveni...

Is college for you?

Ashlee Jones, Editor

September 25, 2017

College is a time in life where you go away and learn to be on your own. You get the chance to experience new things, meet new people and focus on your future. Now, some of you may ask yourself, Is college the right thing for ...

Apple new release met with criticism

Danielle Duan, Editor

September 14, 2017

On Sept. 12 Apple came out with three new versions of the iPhone, releasing the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the X. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are simply updated versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus while the iPhone X has a completely d...

Give math a chance

Luke Garcia, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2017

Time and time again I hear ignorant comments in math classes such as “We aren’t going to use any of this ever again!” and “How are we supposed to use (insert mathematical concept) in our future careers?”. Every time ...

Social Media: A balancing act

Danielle Duan, Editor

September 5, 2017

In today’s society it is normal for teenagers to have a social media. According to article in Telegraph,  96 percent of children from the ages 13 to 18 have a social media and 49 percent of children under 13 have an Instagram...

Dictatorship in the 21st Century

Autumn Turpin, Editor

August 11, 2017

Fifty years ago staging a coup d’etat meant taking tanks to the streets and launching a revolt to overthrow one’s government and replace it with another. Coup d’etats nowadays are more gradual but nonetheless effective. ...

A tough president to support

Henry Stevens, Columnist

November 25, 2016

Trump is a tough president-elect to support. If his rhetoric on deportations and foreign policies were not enough to dissuade me, then the man’s personality would easily succeed where his platform did not. Donald Trump is a bull...

Costume causes controversy

Luke Garcia, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

Controversy has been circulating about a costume of a Polynesian character, Maui, from Disney’s upcoming movie, Moana.  When a Polynesian and native Hawaiian Chelsie Haunani Fairchild saw this, she was offended and disgusted. ...

Realities That Cannot Be Ignored

Wil McLaughlin, Contributing Columnist

April 13, 2016

I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus recently, but I’m back. Part of senior year is swamping you with so much work that you are actually gasping for your life back at the end. Anyway, let’s talk about this election: It’s been...

February, the month for marketing

Hunter Crumpler, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

February, the second month of the year is upon us and nearly over. This month features two ‘actual’ holidays, Valentine’s Day, and President’s Day. Additionally, Super Bowl Sunday is practically a holiday, as nearly every...