Top 10 Jon Stewart Moments on The Daily Show

10. After former Vice-President Cheney accidentally shot one of his friends while out hunting, Stewart supported Cheney’s actions, saying, “To have not shot his friend in the face would have sent a message to the quail that America is weak.” 9. John Stewart on the former California governor’s political experience: “Critics noted Schwarzenegger’s only previous […]

A glaring lack of diversity

What we see, hear, and read on television, radio, newspapers, and in movies greatly influences our attitudes towards different ethnic backgrounds. However, the depictions of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans in different entertainment mediums show more of the negative stereotypes, making them almost comical to the spectators. The lack of diversity in the […]

3 v 3 Basketball: lunchtime showdowns

Over the past few weeks, lunchtime in the quad has been significantly less packed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The reason – the school is holding its third annual school-wide basketball tournament. Starting on Feb. 24, students from all grades played in half-court games of three versus three basketball in the gym. The games consisted of […]

Athlete of the Month: Captain Jack Newton leads his team to a championship despite medical circumstances

Tweeeeettttttt. That’s the game. The Chargers and Mt. Pleasant have just tied the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division II championship, making them both co- champions. Neither team is particularly pleased with the result, but every player that came off the field holds their heads high, knowing that they accomplished something that very few people will ever get to boast in their lifetime. However, Jack Newton, […]

Counterfeits are no bargain

Counterfeit products cost the global economy up to $250 million a year, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). People buy imitation designer items or knockoffs without a second thought, but in this case, ignorance is not bliss. Counterfeit products are usually made in terrible working conditions, sometimes even by children. Alongside […]

Residents raise concerns on security

Last week, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced the city’s desire to re-evaluate the Measure B pension program and resume negotiations. This decision may have been in response to the recent burglary spike in the community. According to city officials, in a 90-day period there have been 176 burglaries in the Southern Division of San […]