The Bar-On Brief: Drought state of emergency is still in place

The Bar-On Brief: Drought state of emergency is still in place Illustration by Maria Salter   By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist January 26, 2017  Governor Jerry Brown announced a state of emergency concerning the California drought close to three years ago on Jan. 17 2014. The state of emergency can only be called off by Governor … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Drought state of emergency is still in place

The Bar-On Brief: Adversarial speech is free speech

The Bar-On Brief: Adversarial speech is free speech Using the First Amendment against the First Amendment is counterproductive Photo courtesy of NBC News   By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist January 19, 2017  Anyone can identify a problem, and anyone can amplify their objections regarding the way that problem is handled.   Anyone who peaceably assembles or … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Adversarial speech is free speech

The Bar-On Brief: First period should start at 8:30 a.m.

The Bar-On Brief: First period should start at 8:30 a.m. Illustration by Maria Salter By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist January 12, 2017  For several weeks and for the entire time working on The Epitaph, I have reserved my opinion regarding school start times. I wrote a series of informational articles concerning the debate of whether first … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: First period should start at 8:30 a.m.

The Bar-On Brief: Setting an achievable New Year’s resolution

The Bar-On Brief: Setting an achievable New Year’s resolution Illustration by Maria Salter By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist January 5, 2017  New calendars are hung on the fridge, students are writing the incorrect year on the top corner of their papers and the gyms are overflowing with new month-long members.   Among these, there is another … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Setting an achievable New Year’s resolution