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OP-ED: Should Americans be suppressed from owning guns?

Chris Bower

February 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Special Reports

History repeats itself, so it’s no surprise that there’s a media frenzy about gun laws in the wake of the Newtown massacre. But these fears are ill-founded. Despite what the liberals would like you to believe, this is not...

Four-day school weeks cut spending and stress

February 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

By ENRIE AMEZCUA Staff Writer  A seven-period schedule has taken a while to get used to for some students here at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS). Little by little, a four-day school week is starting to sound more fa...

Editorial: Student's shouldn't take school safety for granted

February 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Twenty-six lives were lost all in one day. Twenty of those belonged to  kids who just went about their day-to-day routine. Nobody could’ve foreseen such a tragedy, so of course there was no plan. Who would gun down kindergarteners?...

Virtual Voice: Bullying

February 5, 2013

Filed under Multi-Media, News, Opinion, Video

In this week's Virtual Voice, reporter Kevin Pichinte ask students " What do you think society can do to stop or prevent bullying?"

Editorial: Do students take their safety for granted?

January 29, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Twenty-six young lives were lost all in one day. 26 kids who just went about their day to day routine lost their lives all in one day. Nobody could’ve foreseen such a tragedy, so of course there was no plan. Who would gun down...

The Virtual Voice – Week of Jan. 28

January 29, 2013

Filed under Multi-Media, News, Opinion, Video

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School students discuss what they would like President Obama tackle during his second term in office. Reporter: Dion Mazor. Cameraman/Editor: Luis Solano.

Video: Virtual Voice

January 15, 2013

Filed under Multi-Media, News, Opinion, Video

We have a new weekly video feature where The Pearl Post staff will ask students questions about current issues or events. In this week's video, Opinion Editor Patrick Avognon asks students about the Newtown, Conn., shooting and...

Staff Editorial: Students abuse birthday celebrations and each other

October 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

There are many ways of celebrating birthdays. However, not all of them are a good idea. One of the most popular traditions among teenagers are birthday punches. Some result in laughter. Others in pain and shock. The one who does...

Stress overwhelms the lives of teenage students

October 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

By Elitza Batchiyska: Seven hours of school. Seven classes. Mountains of homework. Extra-curricular activities and sports. For many students, these are the least of their worries. After the overwhelmingly long school day, stu...

Staff Editorial: A look back on the year, upcoming goals, setbacks

August 20, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Most people don’t realize that, behind the high-life of being an editor, is a necessary tolerance to be apart of a dysfunctional family that doesn’t always meet your deadlines, teaches you to deal with others and teaches you...

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