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Many people have been feeling depressed since quarantine started. However, we have it better than a lot of people.

Opinion: We need to stop complaining about quarantine

Ethan Torban, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

As humans, one of our natural instincts is greed. When we lived in the caves, we had to be greedy to survive, as the ability to successfully hunt and gather determined whether one would live or die. However,...

High schools across the U.S. have been shut down due to the pandemic like this one, subject to distance learning until further notice.

The 2020-21 school year may be closer than usual

Brayden Young, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

By this point, it seems clear that the 2020-21 school year won't be normal, and it may be closer than most people anticipated.  A study conducted by the Oregon-based education research group, Northwest...

Animal shelters adjust to the shelter-in-place order

Brandon Moon, Segment Producer May 9, 2020

During the shelter-in-place order in this period of COVID-19, many animal shelters necessitate a change to retain the quality of life for the animals that are housed in these private shelters. Despite...

Silfvast's new adopted puppy, Phoebe, brings joy during a difficult time.

Pups during a pandemic

Calista Shohet, Staff Writer May 9, 2020

While the world has erupted in chaos, many people are finding joy in having a furry friend by their side. With this new demand for comfort, some animal shelters are emptier than ever before. During...

An Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) nurse wears a version of the Air Zoom Pulse created by OHSU patient Sawyer Miller.

Nike to donate 30,000 pairs of shoes to health care workers

Cambell Kirk, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

On Monday, Nike announced that they plan to donate 30,000 pairs of their Air Zoom Pulse shoes to health care workers. “Our Nike family has come together to serve our communities and support our COVID-19...

As U.S. states reopen, projection models predict a sharp increase in deaths. Here are the majority of states who are reopening.

Cartoon: Reopening States

Ryan Ng, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

A true leader will reach out their hand to help others and together, guide them to success.

Opinion: Hardship paves way for leadership

Cori Nicholson, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

Throughout history, leadership is always needed. From monarchies to elected officials to unassuming individuals thrust into positions of leadership, society needs leaders who have the charisma to take...

Manufacturing companies are shifting focus to produce supplies and aid front line workers for COVID-19.

Companies strive to help victims of COVID-19

Isabelle Nunes, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

As people struggle to adjust with the confinements of quarantine, hospitals are increasingly overwhelmed and undersupplied, while small businesses scrambled to keep afloat. Ultimately, COVID-19 has created...

Oprah Winfrey pledges to donate $10 million to COVID-19 organizations in hopes to help those in need.

Celebrities help combat COVID-19

Kiana George, Segment Producer May 3, 2020

Every day now, people fear becoming ill and losing their own or a loved one's life to COVID-19. As the pandemic sweeps across the globe, we're consumed by unsettling questions and the constant thought...

One way to pass time during the shelter in place is watching TV.

Students pass time with Netflix’s Top 10 list

Mari Ramirez, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

While the shelter in place is still in effect, it’s easy to become bored and feel restless during this time. Many students may find themselves spending their days on social media or watching TV because...

After Trump's statement suggesting the ingestion of disinfectants, experts warn civilians of the severe risks of his vocalization.

Cartoon: The Last Supper

Lexi Romanowsky, Staff Writer April 29, 2020

Sheltering in place is one of several effective strategies that help reduce the load on medical facilities.

Several Bay Area counties to extend shelter in place orders

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer April 28, 2020

In a joint letter addressed to the public, the health officers of six Bay Area counties describe a mutual agreement to prolong the shelter in place order through May. The health officers of Alameda,...

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