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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

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Human trafficking thrives in Marin

Stefanie Iojica, Editor-in-chief February 3, 2020

We walk by the victims every day. Hundreds of thousands of them work in our nail salons, staff our hotels, walk our streets, only to disappear weeks later. Marin County, California: safe, affluent, suburban,...

Zianah Griffin

Zianah Griffin, Guest Writer February 3, 2020

What would happen if I speak up? I often wonder this when I’m walking through a neighborhood with other people and I hear a demeaning comment about Latino workers. When a rap song comes on and someone...

Janet Ramirez- Race X Identity

Janet Ramirez, Guest Writer February 3, 2020

Since I was little, I have been constantly reminded by my parents to always be proud of my Latina roots. They made it their mission to make Spanish my first language; up until now, it [has] been the only...

Race X Identity

Fiona Nudd, Web Editor February 3, 2020

As we delved into the issue of Identity, we got an influx of ideas, ranging from sexual identity to politics. It became apparent later in the planning that our staff was lacking a vastly important piece...

An artist shaping clay in one of the facilities used for AP Night.

Low-profile evening event enjoyed by Drake seniors

Kaden Brastow, Reporter January 5, 2020

Wednesday nights from seven to nine p.m., students gather in the art and ceramics studios to work on projects from class, or independent creations. Participating students refer to this event as “AP Night”....

“Fug Yep No. 2” treads water

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer December 29, 2019

Although a nice novelty made for a good cause, The Shins’ new singles lacked the imagination of previous projects. A member of the group recently passed away due to alcoholism, so the single was released...

Original art by Samantha Parr representative of bridging the gap between high school and beyond.

Gap year presents solution to difficult transitions

Sarah Barsky, Opinion Editor December 26, 2019

When the majority of high school students think of college, they think of a chance to have a fresh start and to grow independent. However, high school graduates are not always prepared for this new chapter...

Fabled fella flippantly fuses to the floor, fractal floats fearfully

Dungeons, Dragons, and Drake High School

P.J. Nave, Reporter December 21, 2019

“Dungeons & Dragons” (D&D) is taking the Pirate community by storm. The game’s core lies in a group of players, who adventure through a world created by a “Dungeon Master.” “It’s...

An original Illustration by Pace Buchan intertwines the towns homey logo with its low diversity

San Anselmo’s lack of diversity not an accident

Kaden Brastow, Reporter December 19, 2019

Any student at Drake is well aware of the demographics. Walking through the corridors, the homogeneity of the student body is distinct.    “We have a very homogenous culture because of our...

A look back at “Blade Runner”

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer December 16, 2019

“Blade Runner” (1982) is a convoluted mess. With seven different cuts of the movie, it’s nearly impossible to get a definitive interpretation from the film, but the beauty of “Blade Runner” lies...

Reading challenge shines light on under-appreciated female authors

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor December 13, 2019

Whether writing autobiographies or fiction, women have contributed to the world of literature while not being fully acknowledged. To commemorate the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment,...

“Living With Yourself” fails Paul Rudd

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 11, 2019

The concept portrayed in “Living with Yourself” is nothing new. Back in 2012, the Michael Keaton film “MULTIPLICITY” had a similar premise. Even disregarding the gimmick itself, the existence of...

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