Thailand’s Parliament passes controversial cybersecurity bill

By Courtney Tsao

Staff Writer

  The enactment of Thailand’s new cybersecurity bill sparked controversy in the U.S. and other countries after their military-appointed Parliament unanimously passed the Cybersecurity Act on Feb. 28. Thailand’s National Cybersecurity Committee (NCSC) and other state cyber agencies now have the power to seize and collect private data without a court order.

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Ones to watch

By Daeja Lee Conner

Staff Writer

Track

 Mission Valley League Champion for the 4x100m relay and the 100m hurdles, senior Joy Hano, returns to the track for her fourth and final year on varsity. Holding the team on her wings, Hano brings motivation and team spirit to her teammates in hopes that the Eagles can fly their way through a successful season.

  Hano participates in Club Plyometric Fusion and is constantly training to get better at every practice. Originally, Hano was tricked by her friend to try out for track her freshman year, but it has been one of the best mistakes she has ever made.

  “She has been a top runner and competitor since her freshman year and has been placing first in all of her events,” Coach Ryan Kammerman explained. “Now, she is taking on long jump and continues to bring her general leadership skills our team.”

  With her close relationship to her hurdle and relay teammates, Hano has high hopes of finishing this season strong by placing first in league as a team this year.

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School Internet filters prevent educational opportunity

By Valerie Nea

Copy Editor

  In the past decade, the use of technology in classrooms has been on the rise, 75% of classrooms in the nation use technology in daily lessons. Because of this, schools have implemented Internet filters that block certain websites or content so they cannot be viewed or accessed. Gabrielino High School is among the many high schools in America that have Internet filters that are too restrictive.

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Technology tangles childhood development

By Raymond Tran

Copy Editor

  During an age of technological advancements, it can be easy to allow children to be consumed by the amassed amount of electronics that surround us daily. According to a study conducted by Common Sense Media, 38 percent of children can fully function an iPad before they can even speak. However, parents should be more wary of when to introduce electronics into their children’s lives because of the negative effects they can have in the early stages of childhood development.

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