DEREK WU Staff Writer During the month of October, a new rule was enabled requiring Los Angeles Unified School District cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary school to speak only English. A sign posted in the cafeteria of the elementary school stated, “During works hrs we the cafe have a English only rule for safety reasons,” according to CBS. A majority» Read more
STAFF EDITORIAL: Is Restricting Language Among Cafeteria Workers Helpful or Harmful to a School Community?
Discrimination has been an underlying, systemic problem since the beginning of time. Whether it involves race, gender or even age, there seems to always be a prejudice towards something in society. Language is a societal aspect that is no exception. Restricting language in public workplaces, for example, comes off as harsh and unwelcoming to the workers involved. In October, when» Read more
BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Have you ever witnessed someone being called an offensive name just because of his or her race? Racism is utilized throughout today’s society, either for humorous or offensive matters. Some are oblivious to the fact that they have made a racist comment, since such comments are used so commonly. However, racism needs to end now because» Read more