The Tribe Tribune

Are charter schools the answer to public education’s problems?

Are charter schools the answer to public education’s problems?

Issak Flores, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many education reformers, including the current Department of Education (DOE) Secretary Betsy DeVos, call for the increased institution of charter schools, claiming charter school expansion as the answer to the problems of public school, citing higher test scores and college acceptance rates as evidence in...

Letter to the Alabama State Senate

Letter to the Alabama State Senate

Gillian Hodgden, News Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

To the Alabama State Senate:   The Alabama Human Life Protection Act which passed Wednesday in your state Senate has not instilled the reassurance that you assumed would ensue with its passing; rather, it has caused widespread outrage to women both in your state and across the nation. The push to...

Why you should read more often

Why you should read more often

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Reading acts as an opportunity to improve oneself, in ways others might never achieve without actual life experience. By reading, you’re gathering more knowledge. Take pride in that knowledge and expand it by reading even more. This knowledge can even help you in times of stress or even times ...

Why you should donate blood

Why you should donate blood

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Blood donations act as a key factor in saving lives, one person signing up to donate blood can save up to three people. The blood donated may be used in various ways: to increase a person’s survival after severe trauma, assist in complex medical procedures, ectopic pregnancies (where the fetus de...

The importance of voting

The importance of voting

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

One of an American citizen’s most important civic duties is to vote. The midterm elections on Tue. Nov. 6 will heavily influence whether Democrats will gain power in Congress or if Republicans will remain.. Those who choose not to vote fail to comprehend what privileges stand before them. This lac...

Why everyone should see “The Hate U Give”

Why everyone should see “The Hate U Give”

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Movie Reviews, Opinion, Showcase

Growing up as an Asian-American in Southern California, it is easy to forget how privileged I am to live in such a diverse, accepting, and safe community. Every now and then I’ll wince at microaggressions or stereotype jokes, but still. They aren’t compromising my physical well-being and oftenti...

The big problem with the ID system

The big problem with the ID system

Nathan Smith, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

At the beginning of the school year, administration announced that they would be enforcing the ID policy at FUHS. They claimed that if students could remember to bring phones and backpacks, they should also should be able to remember ID cards. And, that got me thinking. For me, my ID card has become a bi...

Why more girls should consider a women’s college

Why more girls should consider a women’s college

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018


Filed under College, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Meryl Streep, 21-time Academy Award nominee. Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State. Helen Keller, the first deafblind person to graduate from college. Emily Dickinson, America’s best-known female poet. Hillary Clinton, the first woman to represent a major party as a presidential n...

Long live long lunch

Long live long lunch

William Hollon, Web Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When the Class of 2019 graduates this year, they will not only be graduating but taking the last memories of long lunch with them. For those unaware long lunch, it was an hour long lunch every Friday in place of Tribe Time, a study hall period. Three years ago, my freshman year, was the last year t...

Homework: Are there real benefits?

Homework: Are there real benefits?

Megan Kim, Copy/Opinion Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

After a long school day, the only thing I want to do is go home and sit on the couch. But I, and many other students, don’t have that option. After sports, speech practice, or hours of rehearsals for the fall play, students must go home to face hours of homework that they were assigned that day. ...

Tribe Time: Bring it back?

Tribe Time: Bring it back?

Gillian Hodgden, News/Featured Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As a junior, I’ve only heard stories and folktales from the senior class of their beautiful long-lunch days. They reminisce of their luxurious Fridays, rather than lunch ending in the blink of an eye. What they forget to mention is the reason why long lunch was possible--Tribe Time. Tribe Time was a prog...

Crazy Rich Asians: Why representation in the media matters to me

Crazy Rich Asians: Why representation in the media matters to me

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I was six years old when I first realized how desperately I wanted an American Girl Doll. I wanted my doll to look like my idol Taylor Swift: big blue eyes, blond hair, dainty nose, the works. So, one can imagine the bittersweet disappointment I felt when my grandma bought me my first American Girl...