Euphoria shows both the beautiful highs and terrifying lows of addiction.

Is HBO’s Euphoria Glamorizing Drugs?

Charlotte Medema (she/her), Staff Writer/Artist January 19, 2022

On Sunday, January 9, the highly acclaimed teen drama Euphoria released the 1st episode of its long-awaited 2nd season. Since its release in June 2019, Euphoria has made a huge impact on teens’ view...

Dark Humor Isn’t Funny

V Rogers (they/them), Staff Writer January 19, 2022

Urban Dictionary defines dark humor as “a form of humor involving a twist or joke making the joke seen as offensive, harsh, horrid. Yet the joke is still funny… In a way, it could be seen as the jokes...

Chick-Fil-A’s political stances are not a secret.

It’s 2022 and Campo Continues to Support Chick-Fil-A

V Rogers (they/them), Staff Writer January 19, 2022

Last year, journalism student and previous Opinion editor Nicole Kennedy wrote an article for The Claw about Campo’s close relationship with providing Chick-Fil-A at student events. Discussed throughout...

Removal of Seconds on Clocks Detrimental and Unnecessary

Ruthie Stoll (she/her) and Mia Daly (she/her) January 19, 2022

Recently, changes to the digital clocks present in classrooms have been noticed by students. As of January 4, the clocks installed in all classrooms on campus no longer display the seconds next to the...

Campolindo freshman walks through the hallway.

The First-Year Experience: A Look Inside the Freshman Mind

Mia Daly (she/her) and Ruthie Stoll (she/her) December 16, 2021

Whether it’s through social media, or referenced in popular TV shows and movies, it seems as though the stigma and stereotypes surrounding freshmen have continued to decline. The media has imprinted...

Toxic standard of body image.

Enduring Beauty Standards Tainted with Toxicity

Jensen Rasmussen (she/her), Editor-In-Chief December 10, 2021

On Saturday mornings, I assist teaching in a pre-ballet class for the most elementary dancers at my ballet studio, with most of the students having barely started academic school. A couple months ago,...

This collage represents Miles Hall, the life he lived, and the foundation that was created from his unjustified death.

Community Remains Tense on Local Instance of Police Violence

Ollie Axelrod (he/him), Staff Writer December 10, 2021

CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses details of police violence. A 2014 graduate of Las Lomas High School and a Walnut Creek native, Miles Hall was greatly involved in the Lamorinda community. In...

Letter from the Editor: Giving Back to the Community

Yasmine Chang (she/her), News Editor December 10, 2021

As Campolindo students progress into their 1st “real” finals season since December 2019, it is evident that most of us are facing an unprecedented amount of stress during the time of year when we should...

Students’ mental health has shifted dramatically over the past year.

Mental Health Issues Surge in Light of Pandemic

Dara Kashayar (he/him), Opinion Editor December 10, 2021

After almost 1 full semester of in-person school, it seems that things are getting as “normal” as they ever will be. The halls are filled to the brim, much beloved sporting events have restarted, and...

All too often, the responsibility for equity education falls on the shoulders of students.

Admin Must Support Leadership Equity

V Rogers (they/them), Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The feeling of being ignored by administration is not a randomly occurring, or rare, event at Campolindo. Whether you talk with graduated alumni who have distanced themselves from high school, or with...

Due to the normalization of mental health issues, teens can feel like their issues arent important or that its just a phase.

Normalization of Poor Mental Health Harmful

Mia Daly (she/her) and Ruthie Stoll (she/her) December 10, 2021

For years, mental health advocates have criticized the stigma surrounding the umbrella term of mental health. As more and more people have felt isolated as a result of, and in recovery from, the pandemic,...

Implementing critical race theory is essential for unity and equity both on and off campus.

Implementing Critical Race Theory Essential for Campus Equity

V Rogers (they/them), Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The topic of implementing critical race theory (CRT) in schools has been a source of controversy since the theory’s creation in the 1970s and 80s. As of August 2021, 27 state legislatures and 165 national...

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