The Roundtable

Owen's Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

December 12, 2019

San Francisco embodies the American tech boom, serves as a center of innovation, fosters strong markets and grows neo-progressive ideals, but that doesn’t mean we can ignore its fi...

Owen’s Opinion

By Owen Murray, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

Freedom of speech is a right that we enjoy without appreciating it. As Americans, we express our opinions every day without punishment and have very few laws that limit what we can publish or access in print and online. That being said, there is a current trend of some individuals in the American press advocating for limits on speech despite making a living by exercising their First Amendment rights....

Owen's Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

September 17, 2019

  After the Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks in 2001, Americans united with patriotism and support for each other. Today, 18 years and six days later, the United States continues to...

Owen’s Opinion

By Owen Muray, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2019

In a time when social media promotes youth participation in activism, it is puzzling that teens and young adults have stayed silent amidst the chaos surrounding Jeffrey Epstein’s indictment before his suicide. Multi-millionaire and businessman Jeffrey Epstein was taken into custody in New Jersey on July 6 and subsequently charged with large scale trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation. Two months later,...

The Outdoors Club's first trip is to Lake Berryessa, the largest lake in Napa County. President Owen Murray has been planning the trip for two months.

Club prepares for camping trip

May 3, 2019

The Outdoors Club is preparing to leave for its first overnight trip to Lake Berryessa on May 4 for a weekend of camping on the lake and outdoor activities like fishing and swimming. “The...

Sophomore skater finds success on the ice

By Owen Murray, Senior Reporter

November 2, 2017

For nationally-ranked figure skater Dinh Tran ’20, the skating rink epitomizes competition, athleticism and dedication. Tran, who competes in events all across the world, has been skating during his free time for the majority of his life. “I started skating when I was 4 years old,” Tran said. “I actually don’t know why I started skating. I was invited by a few friends, and I guess I...

Owen Murray ’18 holds a bass he caught during a fishing expedition. The catch and release hobby requires no knowledge or sophisticated equipment, but can be helpful.

Hooked on Bass

September 28, 2017

Fishing may conjure images of an older man holding a pole on a bucket for hours, but the sport of bass fishing is captivating America’s youth with its aspects of competition,...