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Thoughts on the upcoming Tiger Learning Communities

Kaelene Chargualaf, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Amidst all the changes that the new administration has brought with them, one that will certainly impact students more than a surface-level makeover and some fancy new signage, is coming into effect relatively soon. If everything...

Let Girls Say No

Kassy Ortega, OP/ED Editor

June 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

On May 18, 2018, a high schooler opened fire at Sante Fe High School killing 10 people. One of the first people to die was Shana Fisher, a 16 year old who had endured four months of problems with the shooter. Fisher’s mother...

Advice from seniors

Morse Code Staff

May 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

As seniors are coming to the end of high school, we’ve seen it all here at Morse. We’ve spent the last four years learning what it takes to make the best out of school and now we have advice to pass on to the next generation...

Better school funding? How can we fix it?

Elizabeth Dumlao, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

All schools aren’t perfect, and there is not enough money in the world to fix every single problem, but many teachers and students demand a raise in school funding in order to succeed. Like the medical field, schooling needs to be ...

Was Kanye West in the wrong for tweeting his political views?

Salem Habarneh, Special Page Editor

May 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Kanye West came out with a bunch of tweets that said he was a Donald Trump supporter and that he believed in some of the ideas of Trump. There have been other events where the famous rapper has mentioned Trump in work before....

Are AP classes actually helpful?

Itzel Gallardo, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Anyone who is considering taking or is currently taking an Advanced Placement, AP, class questions if these difficult classes are as helpful as teachers and peers say they are. Without a doubt, AP’s are an excellent introduction...

About racism in media

Salem Habarneh, Special Page Editor

April 28, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

When people watch television at home, they do so to get a laugh out or get information. But what if what they see is insensitive remark towards another race? Does that make it okay to laugh at, or should cartoons and the medi...

What would we do with a magic wand?

Morse Code Staff

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

This week, Morse had a visit by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges(WASC), and one of the questions the body asked students is if we were given a magic wand, what changes would we make to Morse. If the Morse Code had...

How badly does “senioritis” affect seniors?

Devin Whatley, Social Media Director

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

When most people hear the word “senioritis,” they tend to view it as something that everyone commonly suffers toward the end of their senior year. They see that word as something that everyone experiences, a word that is comm...

Why wasn’t Get Out considered for Best Picture?

Kaelene Chargualaf, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

What makes a film Oscar-worthy? Put scene composition aside, because, as it turns out, it might just be the inherent bias that runs deep within the Academy. The only qualifier that seems to stand between cinema and movies are...

How does gun violence affect school environment?

Charyna Delos Santos, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

The United States has had many instances of violence this school year. School violence can come in many forms, with one example being school shootings. Violence in the school’s environment negatively affects students and their ca...

Should We Arm Teachers with Guns?

Morse Code Staff

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

The mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 14 students and three school staff, marked the eighteenth school shooting in the United States this year (another being a recent Alabama shooting)....