The Boiling Point

EDITORIAL: No on Prop. 34

BP Editorial Board

November 1, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Unsigned Editorials

In any society, people kill people. And throughout history, the popular response has been to kill the people who kill people. In California's recession and budget crisis, our first instinct is to cut programs that have little practical significance. Proposition 34 is certainly slave to this instinct. Prop. 34 proposes an end to the death penalty in California. Since death...

EDITORIAL: Bittersweet end for AP Art should be sweet beginning for something better

BP Editorial Board

June 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Unsigned Editorials

The closure of the AP Studio Art marks a bittersweet moment for students interested in arts. Although students are no longer able to take an AP art class, and are therefore unable to receive college credit, a new honors art class is being offered next year. AP Art, designed by the College Board and taught by Art and Performing Arts Department chair Roen Salem, forced students...