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Hundreds of thousands of people marched for women’s basic and human rights in the annual Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.

Women’s History Month sparks discussions

Catherine Eikelbarner and Lucy Lopshire April 15, 2021

Oppression is something that women have been facing for centuries, and because of things like Women's History Month, more awareness can spread about these issues and the historical discrimination women...

Protests like this one, which occurred in San Francisco's Chinatown, are done to combat the larger problem of prejudice towards the Asian community.

Asian Americans face increasing discrimination

Lucy Lopshire and Catherine Eikelbarner April 15, 2021

Although discrimination against Asian Americans has been prevalent in the U.S. for years, prejudiced opinions regarding COVID-19 have caused hate crimes and verbal attacks to intensify in Asian communities.  In...

A speaker stands on a truck bed in California, addressing a crowd that had gathered for a protest in support of hazard pay mandates.

Local governments broadly adopt hazard pay mandates

Hudson Fox, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Despite the increase in COVID-19 vaccine distribution and local residents anticipating a return to a greater sense of normalcy, Bay Area governments are considering and implementing hazard pay mandates...

As America's fight against COVID-19 progresses, the country moves into the vaccination phase.

Vaccination urgency varies for Americans

Kenzo Peraire, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package aims to put the nation on a path to return to normal by providing vaccination for every adult in America. “As a consequence of the stepped-up...

A person plans their pandemic getaway to Hawaii, oblivious to the negative repercussions of their actions.

Spring break makes way for Hawaii’s COVID-19 outbreaks

Marrisa Chow and Sophie Gurdus April 11, 2021

Today Hawaii is renowned for its beautiful beaches, massive volcanoes, exotic fruits, and thousand-foot waterfalls cascading off steep mountainsides. Its white-sand beaches and lush flora beckon nearly...

Houseplants have experience an increase in popularity, offering people design and health benefits within their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business blooms for local nurseries

Chesney Evert, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Starting in 2020, physical distancing, quarantine, and social isolation have kept many at home. For some searching for ways to occupy their time, indoor gardening has helped people bring the outdoors into...

President Biden's sweeping reforms reach out directly to those who need it the most; the nearly $2 trillion package aims to pull the economy back up as life begins to return back to normal.

Biden’s legislative agenda recalibrates the nation’s priorities

Eddy Yeretnov, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Joseph R. Biden was a moderate Democrat in the primary. Biden continued to run a campaign promising unity and sanity. But, the times have changed. Neoliberalism and pro-corporation policies led us to the...

Students are expected to bring a device and headphones to connect to Zoom.

One full year later: Students return to campus for hybrid learning

Allison Raisner, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

“We’ll be back at school after Spring Break,” the district told students in March 2020.  This assumption was correct; only it was a full year later that students could return to campus. Sequoia...

Belmont homeowner Anna Ramsey was extremely surprised at this nighttime visitor to her backyard.

Mountain lion sightings increase in local neighborhoods

Noah Braunstein, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

The last thing Anna Ramsey expected to see on her home video camera were the two eyes of a wild cat staring back at her. "When I saw my security camera footage at 11:15 p.m. I found that it was definitely...

Kylie Jenner, a successful businesswoman is now facing controversy after asking fans to donate to a GoFundMe page.

Kylie Jenner receives backlash after asking fans to donate

Ayla Azizalili, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Kylie Jenner is receiving backlash on social media following her question for people to donate to a friend's GoFundMe page to support his medical bills. Samuel Rauda, a makeup artist, was in an accident...

A student is overwhelmed with schoolwork as their desk  fills with failed assignments.

Distance learning causes a ripple of low grades

Samantha Kosman, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Since the beginning of this pandemic, school, as we know it, has turned into distance learning for students across the world.  Distance learning has been a learning process for everyone as we learn...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists are constantly making discoveries and pitching ideas for new projects.

Outer space explorations spark new opportunities

Maya Kornyeyeva, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Space, at its core, is a constantly changing and expanding vacuum. It is filled with an enormous array of celestial bodies and, as of 1957, human-made ships and satellites.  The National Aeronautics...

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