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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Societal expectations of leadership excludes introverts, embraces extroverts

Societal expectations of leadership excludes introverts, embraces extroverts

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

The world is loud. And introverts? That’s not particularly our cup of tea. However, in a world where extroverts are praised for their bravery, expression, and outgoing personalities, this leaves little...

OpEd: Leadership of HS1327 Addresses the Name Change

HS 1327 Leadership (STARR, PR, ASB, and AVID) March 23, 2021

Dear H.S. 1327/Drake We the students of Associate Student Body, Peer Resource, AVID, and Students Taking Action for Anti-Racism at H.S. 1327/Drake, would like to address the current name change. As...

An illustration of Harriet Tubman, a fierce abolitionist and one of history’s most powerful figures.

Putting Harriet Tubman on American currency is an insult to her legacy

Katie Hausammann March 1, 2021

American money is adorned with the smiling faces of the white men who came before us, proud of the land they stole and the atrocities they committed. Our twenty-dollar bill, in particular, boasts the bust...

HS 1327 administration neglects greater student population input on momentous name change

Alice Simenstad and Georgia Schroeder January 31, 2021

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COVID-19 is so amazing, I hope the vaccine never comes.

The Best Days of My Life: A COVID-19 Story

Henry Pratt, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

COVID-19 has bettered certain aspects of our insane world. Here are a few that have stuck out to me.   Now that COVID-19 has graced us with its presence, I no longer worry about our family Thanksgiving...

One of the four peaceful protestors, Alyssa Martinez, wrongfully arrested at a Sept. 7 march on Golden Gate Bridge. Organizers and vocal advocates for BLM were taken into custody but released later that evening due to the fact that the cops had no legitimate basis for their arrests.

American white privilege demonstrated once again at Capitol insurrection

Kelsey Riemer and Katie Hausammann January 26, 2021

By now the riots at the Capitol may have left the forefront of your mind. But it’s imperative that they don’t. President Joe Biden rightfully denounced this display of unchecked whiteness, but in a...

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...

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