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Charges Dismissed for Student Arrested in Lockdown

By Adam Blake, Print Editor in Chief The Contra Costa District Attorney’s office opted, on January 8, not to file criminal  charges for a student’s online  posting of  words and images that Acalanes administration and law enforcement officials perceived as a potentially lethal threat against Acalanes by former student Alex Andrews. Police arrested Andrews, a…

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Brickman and Fellner Shred the Gnar

By Tommy Fellner, Online Sports Editor    For a select group of students at Acalanes, 3:05 doesn’t signal the end of the day; it signals the beginning of an adventure. Nathan Brickman is one of those students. Brickman spends his weekends and breaks frequenting the surf of California.   Brickman became interested in this unique…

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Old Age: How You Know When You’re Finally There

By Michael Ney, Sports Editor     The question of when “old age” ends has always been quite easy to answer, meriting a one-word response. But the question of when old age begins prompts much more thought and analysis.     Acalanes Psychology teacher Lauren Allen used the topic of old age as a way…

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Sexual Assault and Harassment Loom Large On and Off Campus

By Hannah Raslan, Multimedia Editor in Chief    A wealthy, progressive community filled with driven students and involved parents is assumed a safe place, a safe haven  to raise kids knowing they’ll grow up with security and opportunity. But when 27 percent of girls at Acalanes report having been sexually assaulted at least once, is…