The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

A copy of Brandon Johnson’s original article is obscured beneath a label reading “censored.”

Marin IJ accused of imbalanced censorship

Katie Hausammann December 5, 2020

Marin is generally believed to be a progressive county. Local activists working to further anti-racism and change systemic injustice argue that this belief is far from the truth. The Marin Independent...

People with disabilities deserve more representation in the entertainment industry

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2020

Think of your favorite television shows or movies. How many of them have a character who has a physical, intellectual, or developmental disability? More importantly, how many of these characters with disabilities...

Struggles on students mental health

Changing Mondays to advisory days would improve students’ schoolwork and mental health

Fiona Swan October 29, 2020

A common question asked by the Tam District community is, “Are Monday classes beneficial, and is 30 minutes really enough time for students to learn new material?” The simple answer is no, it’s not. It’s...

Goodbye Ruth Bader Ginsberg, may your memory be a revolution

Goodbye Ruth Bader Ginsberg, may your memory be a revolution

  Dear Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,   You once said, “I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.” Your...

Absentee ballots are necessary for the democracy of America

Absentee ballots are necessary for the democracy of America

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief October 4, 2020

A 64-year-old woman is at risk for contracting COVID-19. She has had asthma since she was a child. If the woman falls ill from the disease, she will likely die, her doctor told her. For the duration of...

Marin isn’t immune to racial injustice

June 12, 2020

“Our question is simple: what is Mill Valley doing to show that black lives matter?” a citizen asked. “It is a council policy that we do not take action on issues that are not at immediate local...

The 12 Days of Quarantine

Jeannette West, Reporter June 9, 2020

To the tune of the 12 days of Christmas by Frederic Austin   On the first day of quarantine my true love gave to me A one dozen pack of TP!   On the second day of quarantine my...

In opposition to the Drake Academic Party

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 15, 2020

In politics, especially high school politics, elections revolve around promising something new and different to the student body. Whether that be better or cheaper school lunches, longer recess periods,...

Only going up: The spring 2020 grading system

Kyla Seeley, Junior Sports Editor May 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the entire global population into a spin. High school and college students are no exception. School closures are a significant change, forcing adaptations such as learning...

Mental health days should be as normalized as sick days

Mental health days should be as normalized as sick days

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2020

You wake up to a swollen throat and a throbbing headache and instantly email your boss or teacher that you’re taking a sick day. On a different day, you wake up in a considerably bad mood. You’ve stayed...

COVID-19 pandemic outlines the need for paid sick leave

COVID-19 pandemic outlines the need for paid sick leave

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 19, 2020

America harbors a self-centered culture. “I got mine, I don’t care about yours,” is a popular sentiment that pervades every issue that involves empathy or caring for others. Because of this toxic...

Books that are terrible to read during a shelter in place order

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor March 30, 2020

My motif is usually writing about good books and water bottles, but today I’ve decided to share some books that make for terrible reading material during a shelter in place order.  To the Lighthouse....

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