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School and Sleep—Why do we have to choose?

Kasey Cockerill, The Bark Staff Reporter

March 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Sleep is important to our well being, but, unfortunately, not many people get enough of it. With all of the craziness of everyday life, it’s all too easy for teenagers to lose track of time and end up staying up way later than...

Living a stress free life

Kasey Cockerill, The Bark Staff Reporter

March 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

As summer draws nearer, so are many other important events—finals, AP testing, and the SATs, just to name a few. Everyone is looking forward to summer vacation, but classes seem to be getting more stressful with each passing...

The Rising Cost of Gas, and Our Shrinking Wallets

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

March 16, 2012

Filed under Opinion

We all know that gas prices are increasing. The price for gas is becoming ridiculous—even to fill up the tank of a small car, drivers are paying a fortune. It’s bad enough that many parents commute far distances to go back...

Dissection or textbook?

Danny Burnham, The Bark Reporter

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Anatomy/Physiology is just one of the many science classes offered at Sobrato High School. Students learn about the structures and functions of the very complex human body. To further this learning, there are many hands-on labs...

Valentine is nonexistent for singles.

Don Thanh, The Bark Web Editor

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. We all know about how couples give each other cute things like roses and chocolate. But what about the singles? Many would look at Valentine’s Day as just...

California High School Exam: Studying is important

Don Thanh, The Bark Web Editor

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The California High School Exit Exam is the test that everyone takes for the first time in their sophomore year. The CAHSEE has three parts to the exam: math, English and an essay, which I believe is the hardest part of the exam...

Social networking ruins relationships?

Michael Palacios, The Bark Staff Reporter

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It seems to me like people let many unnecessary things get in the way of their relationships. One thing I’ve noticed is that social networking seems to cause a lot of problems between people. Facebook can really be a good...

Sports and Money: The Cost of Being a Fan

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that the San Francisco 49ers want to move their stadium to Santa Clara, in an attempt to create a less cluttered, more relaxing atmosphere. Despite the desire of some fans to have the stadium closer to their...

Show your school spirit! Oh wait…

Kasey Cockerill, The Bark Staff Reporter

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Everyone enjoys spirit week. It’s a chance to do something new, to break from the norm. It should be a week where everyone can dress up and show their school spirit. Unfortunately in our latest spirit week, this wasn’t the...

Where is the respect?

Gustavo Guevara, The Bark Staff Reporter

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Every day someone in class thinks it’s funny when they speak up and disrespect the teacher. We have all seen it and we all know this means time is taken away from the learning of everyone else. A student with major attitude...

Senior Year—The Fun and Games Cost Money

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Why is senior year so expensive? Why do we insist on purchasing every last souvenir and reflective object of our last year in high school? The answer is simple—it’s tradition, and why not indulge in our final year? It’s...

Valentine’s Day

Kimberly Valles, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

We all know that Valentine’s Day is a day of “love.” Usually known for couples that are in love or want to celebrate their love. Valentine’s Day is on Feb. 14 —boy gets girl something, so on and so on. The question:...

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