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Category: OPINION

Op-ed pieces from The Clarion staff and also from readers like you. Opinion pieces reflect the views of individuals and not The Clarion or JFK High School as a whole.

My Kennedy Rewind

By Desiree Leong, Managing Editor Four years of a student’s life are dedicated to trying to figure out who they are and what they’re interested in. Almost half a decade’s […]

Why Video Games Are Important

By Will Seaver, Clarion Staff When people say that video games are bad for you, they are very, very wrong. Games are important because they provide a fun and social […]

Issues with Girls’ Bathrooms

By Adrianna Iorio, Editor in Chief In January 2018, a California law was passed to make learning a comfortable experience on public school campuses. The law, initiated by assemblywoman Cristina […]

In This (T)issue

By Adrianna Iorio, Editor-in-Chief and Lilianna Lopez, News & Opinions Editor Are you tired of waking up in the morning and smelling the sweet symphony of spring pollen? Allergy relief […]

What Juniors Should Know for Senior Year?

By Sid Slesicki, Clarion Staff As the end of the second semester slowly approaches, many juniors at Kennedy have more than likely felt the pressures of college preparation. Junior year […]

Can Humanities STEM Job Security?

By Sid Slesicki and Liliana López, Clarion Staff STEM Majors If you’re a senior or junior, chances are you’ve been contemplating the next stage of your education – more specifically, […]

Learning Or Memorizing

By Kevin Chen, Clarion Staff Learning and memorizing are often categorized together; they are both required to promote academic growth. Learning provides the ability to understand and memorize, but memorization […]

Gun Violence Changes Society  

By Andrew Ely, Clarion Staff Gun violence is frequently discussed topic across the United States, and it is evident that gun violence can happen at any place: schools, clubs, and […]