The Bar-On Brief: Ben Stern — resisting injustice

Holocaust survivor speaks on campus I’ve heard several Holocaust speakers over the years. But seeing a documentary video in a packed field house this week, then hearing Ben Stern, the survivor himself, was unlike any other talk I attended in the past. For one, this was the first time I had heard a Holocaust speaker … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Ben Stern — resisting injustice

The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms

The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist May 18, 2017  How long is your pre-prom preparation? How long does it take you to shower, dress up, sit through your hair and makeup appointments, take way too many group photos and eat a fancy dinner? What will you do a … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms

The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best

The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best  Stephen Curry might average over 25 points per game and be the only player in history to have unanimously won the NBA MVP award. But his basketball talent is just half the reason why he is an unrivaled superstar. Curry is the NBA’s finest because of … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best

The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam

The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam  These two weeks are dominated by two letters that bear an immense weight on the shoulders of a group of students across the country. Those two letters are AP. Advanced Placement (AP) exams are administered every year by a company called College Board. The exams supposedly … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam

The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results

The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results More data is always good, an FUHSD representative told the leadership class earlier this year when he spoke about the student wellness survey that was sent out last year. Kindly, I disagree. More data is, quite simply, just more data. The question of the year involves “student wellness.” … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Many surveys, few results

The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice

The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice Seventy-four students attended the class elections informational meeting earlier this week. That signifies that 74 students from three classes, excluding next year’s freshman class, are considering class office. Students who commit to running will turn in a form with their signatures and teacher … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: A chance for class candidates to amplify their voice

The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan

The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan What is stronger than Hercules and impossible to get rid of like a stain of bleach? If you answered with “the teacher’s union,” you are correct. The California legislature is in the process of debating a bill, Senate Bill (SB) 807, that would excuse teachers from paying … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: California’s poor teacher recruitment plan

The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check

The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check Ajoke of an alarm goes off, and everyone in the cafeteria goes silent. Suddenly, a mad rush of students crosses the quad. “I thought either something is up or someone’s selling free ice cream,” one of my teachers said, reflecting on the set of events. … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Apr. 3 lockdown — a reality check

The Bar-On Brief: Cherishing diversity

The Bar-On Brief: Cherishing diversity San Jose Taiko performance on Mar. 28, one of many activities of Multicultural Week 2017. (Photo by Shauli Bar-On) By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 30, 2017 Diversity. It’s a word HHS students have heard ever so often. It’s a word that generally brings a positive connotation, one that automatically brings … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Cherishing diversity

The Bar-On Brief: HHS fails to recognize athletes

The Bar-On Brief: HHS fails to recognize athletes Championship, athletes of the year banners not updated for three years Photo by Shauli Bar-On By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 23, 2017  March Madness, powder puff, rally games and CCS. Student entertainment is dominated by sporting events, many of which take place right on campus. But the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: HHS fails to recognize athletes

The Bar-On Brief: Where the “Screenagers” movie showing fell short

The Bar-On Brief: Where the “Screenagers” movie showing fell short Hint: It wasn't the content http://www.screenagersmovie.com/  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 16, 2017  The PTSA hosted the screening of “Screenagers,” a documentary about the dangers of teenagers using their cell phones and playing video games in the auditorium on Mar. 15. The film lasted over … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Where the “Screenagers” movie showing fell short

The Bar-On Brief: Ending gender discrimination at its roots

The Bar-On Brief: Ending gender discrimination at its roots Photo courtesy of International Women's Day By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 9, 2017 This year’s International Women’s Day campaign set a “50-50 Planet: step it up for gender equality” goal by 2030. It’s a good thing we have until 2030 because by the looks of the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Ending gender discrimination at its roots

The Bar-On Brief: Raising awareness and insipring action

The Bar-On Brief: Raising awareness and insipring action Design by Juliette Wong By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 2, 2017    Disregard political parties. Disregard the debate on United States foreign policy. The only thing that needs to be regarded is humanitarianism. It does not take a particular political affiliation to praise the Red Cross club … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Raising awareness and insipring action

The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters

The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters Photo courtesy of CBS8 By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 23, 2017  A group known as Yes California is moving forward in an attempt to put CalExit, an initiative to remove the parts of California’s constitution pledging allegiance to the United States, on the 2018 ballot. The … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters

The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it

The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it Leadership students posted this photo on Facebook to advertise for the new event. Design by tech commissioner Yash Satyavarpu. By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 16, 2017  Upon taking a trip to the local grocery store, I took a peek at … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it

The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations

The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations Photo by David Coe By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 9, 2017  Anyone can run for class office, but at the end of election week only five can proudly claim victory. Victory alone, however, is not what defines a leader. The real test of leadership is … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations

The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection

The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection Illustration by Maria Salter By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 2, 2017  As students age, they are tasked with more and more freedom. Among the choices students are granted is the opportunity to select which classes they want to take rather than take a set curriculum.   Naturally, … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection

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

The Bar-On Brief: The only desired disease — senioritis

The Bar-On Brief: The only desired disease — senioritis If you stop caring now, you didn’t care in the first place Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist December 15, 2016    It’s a well known fact that the worst time of year to fall ill is finals week. Students come to school with … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The only desired disease — senioritis

The Bar-On Brief: The saying to keep in mind with final exams around the corner

The Bar-On Brief: The saying to keep in mind with final exams around the corner A tribute to John Lennon and The Beatles Illustration by Kira Garlick By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist December 8, 2016  The mind truly is our most amazing asset. It tells us right from wrong, guides us through our predicaments and does … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The saying to keep in mind with final exams around the corner

The Bar-On Brief: The pen is becoming the sword

The Bar-On Brief: The pen is becoming the sword A guide to differentiating between real news, fake news and analysis  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist December 1, 2016 •  The pen is mightier than the sword. That’s the phrase I live by as a journalist and someone who values written diplomatic difference of opinion as opposed … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The pen is becoming the sword

The Bar-On Brief: Don’t forget the purpose of Thanksgiving

The Bar-On Brief: Don’t forget the purpose of Thanksgiving Plan around those who care about you Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist November 24, 2016 In 1621, Pilgrims and Native Americans came together for a great feast to celebrate a successful harvest. Now, 395 years later, many of us are trying desperately to … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Don’t forget the purpose of Thanksgiving

The Bar-On Brief: How to facilitate controversial discussions

The Bar-On Brief: How to facilitate controversial discussions Existing board policy must be followed By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist November 17, 2016  Over the years, I’ve had numerous political discussions with my teachers outside class time. In those discussions, I was made aware of their political party affiliation and ideological leanings. There is no need to … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: How to facilitate controversial discussions

The Bar-On Brief: The (United) States of America

The Bar-On Brief: The (United) States of America Veteran’s Day is an opportunity to live up to our country’s name Illustration by Aarya Gupta   By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist November 11, 2016  I promised myself that anything I wrote about the election would be limited to 100 words.   Those who did not vote Republican … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The (United) States of America

The Bar-On Brief: The traffic issue is back

The Bar-On Brief: The traffic issue is back Individual involvement is key in solving it Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist November 3, 2016  It’s the reason HHS faculty members are standing in the horseshoe every morning, the reason the Principal’s Advisory Committee marked it as the first topic to be discussed and … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The traffic issue is back

The Bar-On Brief: Why this week’s ‘Run Hide Defend’ drill was better than ever before

The Bar-On Brief: Why this week’s ‘Run Hide Defend’ drill was better than ever before Photo by Thomas Denome By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist October 27, 2016  In a matter of seconds, the door was locked, the desks were flipped and the sunlight was shut out from the room. The only remaining light originated from the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Why this week’s ‘Run Hide Defend’ drill was better than ever before

The Bar-On Brief: The California ShakeOut is a serious warning

The Bar-On Brief: The California ShakeOut is a serious warning An earthquake threat is more dangerous than you might expect Illustration by Katelyn Pan By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist October 20, 2016  Napa is still recovering from a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the Northern California city over two years ago. Earlier this month marked the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The California ShakeOut is a serious warning

The Bar-On Brief: The finale of Homecoming week

The Bar-On Brief: The finale of Homecoming week When class spirit becomes school pride Illustration by Kira Garlick By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist October 13, 2016  This evening, our football team will be finishing their last team practice session before the biggest game this year, the game that will probably have record attendance and the game … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The finale of Homecoming week

The Bar-On Brief: I wonder what leadership can do for me

The Bar-On Brief: I wonder what leadership can do for me Make the ASB constitution a public document Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist October 6, 2016 •  The leadership class voted last week to passed legislation to allow club presidents who also hold leadership office to obtain dual credit for attending executive meetings. … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: I wonder what leadership can do for me

The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die

The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die New regulations will not break our tradition Photo by Mark Lu By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 29, 2016  Since my freshman year, I’ve experienced the delight of browsing through the delicious snacks laid out across the quad for Club and Grub. Starting sophomore year, I learned … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die

The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change

The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change The takeaway from this week’s community discussion Photo by Shauli Bar-On By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 22, 2016 •  Principal Greg Giglio, FHS Principal Bryan Emmert and District Superintendent Polly Bove hosted a community conversation at FHS on Monday “in light of recent events at FHS … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change

The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective

The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective Don’t take the results to heart Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 15, 2016  Much to my surprise, the rankings differed immensely from the previous list released by Newsweek, which was shared on the FUHSD Facebook page on Aug. 11, receiving over … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective

The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred

The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred We must work together to find the root cause and destroy it By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 8, 2016 This week was the first time I ever felt the slightest uneasiness about being a Jew living in Sunnyvale.   Over the weekend, a student made an Instagram with … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred

The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest

The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest What it means to disrespect the root of all rights By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 1, 2016  Our national anthem ends with a question: Oh say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, o’er the land of the free and … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest

The Bar-On Brief: The progressive step HHS has taken

The Bar-On Brief: The progressive step HHS has taken History is in the making for advocates of gender-neutral bathrooms Illustration by Kira Garlick By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist August 25, 2016  In every school year’s first rally, all new staff are required to undergo the traditional initiation to the student body: they must perform a dance routine … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The progressive step HHS has taken

The Bar-On Brief: This small gesture could make or break someone’s year

The Bar-On Brief: This small gesture could make or break someone’s year Those of you reading this fall into one of two categories. The first — you know just about everything that has to do with HHS. You may have been studying here for months, worked here for decades or have siblings who passed down … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: This small gesture could make or break someone’s year

The Bar-On Brief: Graduation 2016 — the only of its kind

URL: Graduation 2016 It’s not just another turn in the schooling cycle  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist June 1, 2016  “If it’s the ultimate game,” Duane Thomas of the Dallas Cowboys once said in reference to the SuperBowl, “how come they’re playing it again next year?” Thomas certainly has a point, and the same logic can be … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Graduation 2016 — the only of its kind

Editorial: A waste of paper, time and practice

Editorial: A waste of paper, time and practice Why the staff failed AP Biology students  By The Editorial Board May 25, 2016  It might seem difficult or even impossible to get a perfect score on a final exam in a class as challenging as AP Biology. But somehow, an unusually high number of this year’s … Continue reading Editorial: A waste of paper, time and practice

The Bar-On Brief: Global warming should be a hot topic

The Bar-On Brief: Global warming should be a hot topic Climate change is very real, and we’re doing very little about it By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist May 18, 2016  “The world gets hotter and colder… it’s just the course of nature,” I’ve heard critics of global warming say in ignorance. It pains me to hear … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Global warming should be a hot topic

The Bar-On Brief: We don’t want to relive the Prohibition era

The Bar-On Brief: We don’t want to relive the Prohibition era Making smoking a burden is more effective than banning it While federal smoking limitations are relatively limited, several cities have enacted tougher laws and restrictions against smokers, with some entire states adopting common legislation. California has always been a pioneer in the fight against … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: We don’t want to relive the Prohibition era

The Bar-On Brief: Gerda — a Holocaust story of hope

URL: The Bar-On Brief: Gerda — a Holocaust story of hope  On Holocaust Memorial Day we remember the murdered and cherish the living  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist May 4, 2016  I want to dedicate this column to real people who survived a real war and displayed an immense amount of force and strength to overcome it: … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Gerda — a Holocaust story of hope

The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying

The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying  While legality is in question, Common Core standards are a step in the right direction  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 27, 2016 •  Education is the most important aspect of any democracy. So how is it that the United States, as the world’s democratic leader, does not mention the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Learning is applying

The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun

URL: The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun  California courts send a powerful message to the country  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 20, 2016 It’s almost impossible to fire a teacher in the state of California unless he or she committed a crime. Sorry, but poor teaching is not a … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Fighting teacher tenure – the nationwide movement has just begun

The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals

The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals  We must resist the sporting urge during the intensity of schoolwork  April 13, 2016   “Records are meant to be broken.” If LeBron James said it, then it must be true. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have already broken a number of records … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Studying for finals while watching the semifinals

The Bar-On Brief:Every Fifteen Minutes – Involve me and I’ll learn

The Bar-On Brief: Every Fifteen Minutes - Involve me and I'll learn  “Every Fifteen Minutes” DUI presentation: a powerful, educational experience Photo by Gabby Mrozowski   By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist April 6, 2016 •    Donald Trump, while campaigning in Wisconsin last week, made a few of his teenage supporters take a pledge: “I promise … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief:Every Fifteen Minutes – Involve me and I’ll learn

Editorial: Transparent elections are a must

ISSUE6PG4 copy Editorial: Transparent elections are a must  Democratic values outweigh candidates' feelings  By The Editorial Board March 30, 2016  When students cast their ballots for next year’s representatives, they play a major role in deciding how the school will be run. The same concern has comes up every year and is never been addressed … Continue reading Editorial: Transparent elections are a must

The Bar-On Brief: Don’t take the easy path to leadership

The Bar-On Brief: Don’t take the easy path to ASB  Qualified candidates are those who are not afraid of competition By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 30, 2016  “Run for the position you can win.” That’s the common advice given to you if you’re contemplating a run for student council. I have to say I disagree … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Don’t take the easy path to leadership

The Bar-On Brief: We’re not all that special and we don’t deserve our own time zone

The Bar-On Brief: We’re not all that special and we don’t deserve our own time zone  Daylight Saving may be unproductive, but California shouldn’t challenge it alone By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 23, 2016 As of today, Hawaii and Arizona are the only two states that have a static clock, free of daylight saving time … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: We’re not all that special and we don’t deserve our own time zone

The Bar-On Brief: Bike accidents and the the age-old question: Who is to blame?

URL: The Bar-On Brief: Bike accidents and the age-old question: Who is to blame? By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 16, 2016   For as long as I’ve been at HHS, and probably significantly before then, there has been talk of the lack of safety for bike riders.The age-old question, the one that comes about when any … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Bike accidents and the the age-old question: Who is to blame?

The Bar-On Brief: Hollywood frames the Oscars

The Bar-On Brief: Hollywood frames the Oscar's The Academy is not racist, its Hollywood that needs reform By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist March 2, 2016 Chris Rock, the host of the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony (the Oscars), was hilarious as always. His opening monologue was controversial, though: he made fun of #OscarSoWhite, called Hollywood racist, implied … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Hollywood frames the Oscars

The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird

URL: The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird As Black History Month comes to an end, its purpose is questioned Illlustration by Kira Garlick By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 24, 2016 “Shoot all the bluejays you want, but it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” – Harper Lee Lee, author of “To Kill … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird

The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change

The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change Americans are divided on who was commemorated this Presidents’ Weekend By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 17, 2016  An early release day on Friday and no school nationwide on Monday. Thank you, Presidents’ Day. Or is it President’s Day? Maybe President Day? It really depends on who you … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: We need a name change

The Bar-On Brief: Why are touchdowns better than goals?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do touchdowns beat goals? Investigating the success of American football By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 10, 2016  Another Super Bowl has passed, reaching over 111 million views. Incredible numbers as usual. We all know the FIFA World Cup Finals easily eclipses the American game in viewership. It had close to one … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Why are touchdowns better than goals?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in?

The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in? This channel gets it wrong 61 percent of the time, but we keep watching Published: February 3, 2016 By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 3, 2016 Riddle me this: why do we keep tuning into a weather channel that has a 39 percent prediction accuracy since the … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Why do we keep tuning in?

The Bar-On Brief: From Temple Run to Subway Surfers

The Bar-On Brief: From Temple Run to Subway Surfers A tribute to nature By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist Published: January 27, 2016 From Temple Run, we went to Subway Surfers. Society’s interests are clearly moving away from nature, and students may be taking it for granted. This is, well, natural. We have busy lives: we do … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: From Temple Run to Subway Surfers

The Bar-On Brief: Cupertino and Lynbrook’s problems may soon be ours as well

The Bar-On Brief: Cupertino and Lynbrook’s problems may soon be ours as well Board’s vote a good first step, but the next step matters more Published: January 20, 2016 By Shauli Bar-On School attendance boundaries? Imagine they didn’t exist. Imagine you had the option of enrolling in any FUHSD school. This is not going to … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Cupertino and Lynbrook’s problems may soon be ours as well

The Bar-On Brief: Your plan for life and life’s plan for you

URL: The Bar-On Brief: Your plan for life and life's plan for you Picking a career path is a long ways away By Shauli Bar-On Published: January 13, 2016 Eighty speakers, 70 fields and three slots per student. The bi-annual career fair is just one day away. I was looking at the list of speakers coming … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Your plan for life and life’s plan for you

The Bar-On Brief: What happens during finals week shouldn’t stay in finals week

URL: The Bar-On Brief: What happens during finals week shouldn't stay in finals week Final exams waste everyone’s time if they’re not properly administered By Shauli Bar-On Published: January 6, 2016 As of Christmas Eve, we were finally able to listen to The Beatles on music streaming apps. As a Spotify user, it definitely made my … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: What happens during finals week shouldn’t stay in finals week

Editorial: The mess of run hide defend

Issue3pg5 In case of an emergency, we are all unprepared. By The Editorial Board Published: December 9, 2015 “It’s just like tying your shoe,” School Resource Officer Tom Bond said, “the more you practice [‘Run, Hide, Defend’ drills], the more comfortable you become.” The problem is that students don’t have enough practice. If an active … Continue reading Editorial: The mess of run hide defend