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In a time of turmoil, Italy sings

A man plays guitar as part of Italy's musical event organized to raise morale for COVID-19.

Kiana George, Segment Producer

March 16, 2020

Despite being in a time of turmoil due to COVID-19, civilians in Italy still found a way to unite and reinforce their strength as a community. From the Tuscan town of Siena to the southern city of Naples, Italians sang from their windows and their balconies about the beauty of their country to relieve ten...

Opinion: Stop storming the stores and stockpiling supplies

Before, stores were always stocked with supplies. Now, with the coronavirus spreading in full force, shopping aisles are picked barren.

Maddy Ting, Production Editor

March 14, 2020

You walk into a local store after it took you nearly an hour to find parking. Your eyes scan the shelves, looking for hand sanitizer, wipes, supplies to keep you and your family safe from coronavirus. But instead of the neatly ordered products you’re used to seeing, you’re greeted with blank, em...

Spring sports face challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

On Thursday, March 12, SUHSD athletes were informed that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all sports competitions between schools would cease.

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

First, it was the NBA. Then, it was March Madness and Spring Training.  Now, it's the Sequoia Union High School District.  On Thursday, student-athletes and their families received news from Principal Ralph Crame that "effective immediately, SUHSD schools are suspending interscholastic athleti...

Trump announces extension of the new travel ban

President Trump meets with representatives of the banking industry to discuss effects of COVID-19.

Anika Marino, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

After banning incoming travel from Europe on Wednesday, March 11, President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that the ban would extend to the U.K. and Ireland, according to CNBC News. The original ban was to prevent foreigners who had been in 26 or more European countries in the past week from entering the U.S. This was in an attempt t...

Economy shrinks as recession nears

Economy shrinks as recession nears

Ethan Hsu, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

Ever since the Great Recession of U.S. financial markets in 2008, businesses have been looking out for a potential event similar to it. The recent stock decreases due to COVID-19 have been impacting large companies and may be a possible precursor to a second recession. On March 9th, the Dow Jones In...

COVID-19 results in a cataclysm of basketball cancellations

Rudy Gobert (27) shoots a free throw; Gobert was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 11, resulting in a suspension of the NBA season.

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., on March 11, the National Basketball Association (NBA) issued an announcement in which they are "suspending gameplay following the conclusion of tonight's schedule of games until further notice." The decision to postpone the season came after Utah Jazz all-star center Rudy...

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

Phoebe Gulsen, Segment Producer

March 12, 2020

In the past couple of weeks, the outbreak of COVID-19 has been causing many civilians to worry. This has lead to a shortage of sanitizing products in local stores and has been spreading panic among the public.

COVID-19 threatens to shut down schools across the U.S.

Face masks can help prevent the spread of the virus by limiting the amount of exposure.

Erwan Pal, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

COVID-19 is becoming more of a threat to schools in California, and, with the increasing numbers of people contracting the virus, most schools have officially closed until further notice. As of March 10, several schools in the Bay Area have all shut down due to COVID-19. To learn more about correctl...

Nine cases of COVID-19 in San Mateo County

Local doctors' offices encourage patients with any cold-like symptoms to wear masks.

Anita Beroza, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

San Mateo County has nine cases of COVID-19. There were only two last week. As of March 9, San Mateo County has four confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five presumptive positives, according to the San Mateo County Health Department.  A “presumptive positive” case means there is a substance present that is likely to be ...

Cartoon: COVID-19 Sells Out

According to The Washington Post, stores are failing to meet the demands of personal care items due to the precautions being taken against Coronavirus.

Aleyda Contreras, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020


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