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The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Photo of the Capitol rotunda taken during the November 2019 National Scholastic Press Association journalism convention held in Washington, D.C. A radical faction of Trump supporters broke into the building Jan. 6.

Guest Editorial: Former President Donald Trump does deserve the blame for violent Jan. 6 Capitol attack

Jasmine Lee January 26, 2021

Recently, a fellow Sunny Hills student wrote an anonymous column arguing that former President Donald Trump was not solely responsible for the recent violent attack on the Capitol.  The writer...

The events at Capitol Hill on Jan. 7 demonstrated an attack on American democracy, Rida Zar writes.

A Capitol offense: Undemocratic Jan. 6 break in weakens our security, violates American core ideals and exposes hypocrisy within policing

Rida Zar, Opinion Editor January 9, 2021

In 1801, on the eve of his last day in office, John Adams -- the second president of the United States -- appointed a total of 58 “midnight” judges to the Federal Circuit courts. He hoped to maintain...

Harper Lee’s 20th century novel To Kill a Mockingbird still remains relevant today in the racially charged 21st century.

Despite use of the N-word, the accurate portrayal of racial injustice in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ must stay in high school English classes

Rida Zar, Opinion Editor December 13, 2020

A fictional narrative of a young tomboy growing up in Maycomb, Ala., with her single father and older brother -- it's a simple concept for a book without magic, twisted realms or the supernatural.  Harper...

Senior Hanna Oltman uses her iPhone 11 to take an image of protestors in Downtown Fullerton on June 7 chanting for justice after the death of George Floyd.

Why I stand with Black Lives Matter

Hanna Oltman, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 2, 2020

I’ve never been pulled over for looking suspicious. I’ve never been called a racial slur.  I’ve never had a discussion with my parents about how to act if stopped by a police officer.  Why? Simply...

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