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At mass vaccination sites near sports stadiums and other high-occupancy buildings, the push to vaccinate residents of California is growing in intensity as lawmakers seek to prioritize essential workers.

[Photo] Councilmembers Express Caution

April 12, 2021

At mass vaccination sites near sports stadiums and other high-occupancy buildings, the push to vaccinate residents of California is growing in intensity as lawmakers seek to prioritize essential workers.

R6 is a competitive 5v5 game that has grown to be one of the most popular titles in eSports.

[Photo] Carlmont’s eSports Club bolsters competition

March 14, 2021

R6 is a competitive 5v5 game that has grown to be one of the most popular titles in eSports.

People continuously become less aware of the  worth of simple social interaction.

[Photo] Editorial: The youth of the Bay Area have lost the meaning of human interaction

November 29, 2020

People continuously become less aware of the worth of simple social interaction.

Students use their computers and devices to complete the ICA tests on Nov. 18.

[Photo] Students share their opinions on ICA testing

November 25, 2020

Students use their computers and devices to complete the ICA tests on Nov. 18.

High school relationships are common, but the stereotypes arent always true.

[Photo] The Love Blog: Relationship advice

May 22, 2020

High school relationships are common, but the stereotypes aren't always true.

As we study for the upcoming AP tests, take some time for yourself to relax.

[Photo] The Love Blog: Love in times of stress

May 11, 2020

As we study for the upcoming AP tests, take some time for yourself to relax.

Attack of the Clones was the second episode of the prequels and made up for its average acting with an interesting plot and lots of action.

[Photo] Star Wars films and tv shows ranked from worst to best

May 9, 2020

Attack of the Clones was the second episode of the prequels and made up for its average acting with an interesting plot and lots of action.

A clown fish is unable to blend into its correct atmosphere because the coral is bleached.

[Photo] Opinion: Marine life needs coral reef protection

May 6, 2020

A clown fish is unable to blend into its correct atmosphere because the coral is bleached.

Meditation is beneficial when it comes to reducing stress while in quarantine.

[Photo] The Love Blog: How to show self-love during quarantine

April 29, 2020

Meditation is beneficial when it comes to reducing stress while in quarantine.

As we are mandated to stay inside during the COVID-19 pandemic, many relationships have flipped to long-distance.

[Photo] Opinion: Relationships in the ‘social distancing’ era have their perks

April 27, 2020

As we are mandated to stay inside during the COVID-19 pandemic, many relationships have flipped to long-distance.

The G League development program offers athletes an alternate route to potentially get to the NBA.

[Photo] NBA G League may jeopardize college basketball’s future

April 24, 2020

The G League development program offers athletes an alternate route to potentially get to the NBA.

An infographic from the County of San Mateo demonstrates possible mask designs and suggestions for their use.

[Photo] How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: San Mateo County’s mandatory face-covering order

April 21, 2020

An infographic from the County of San Mateo demonstrates possible mask designs and suggestions for their use.

Many reality TV shows are about love and finding a significant other. Though they do not accurately portray love in its entirety, these shows are still fun to watch.

[Photo] The Love Blog: Reality dating shows for you to binge

April 20, 2020

Many reality TV shows are about love and finding a significant other. Though they do not accurately portray love in its entirety, these shows are still fun to watch.

Netflix has many TV shows and movies including the newly released movie, Love Wedding Repeat.

[Photo] ‘Love Wedding Repeat’ should not be repeated

April 14, 2020

Netflix has many TV shows and movies including the newly released movie, "Love Wedding Repeat."

Many public facilities have been closed in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, further reducing the area available to the public.

[Photo] How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: Picking a time to go outside

April 15, 2020

Many public facilities have been closed in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, further reducing the area available to the public.

A tiger is in a cage that does not meet the environmental standards it needs in order to thrive.

[Photo] Opinion: Captive breeding of endangered animals needs to stop

April 15, 2020

A tiger is in a cage that does not meet the environmental standards it needs in order to thrive.

Contrary to the popular belief that it is airborne, COVID-19 actually spreads through respiratory droplets released when someone who is sick coughs or sneezes.

[Photo] How does COVID-19 spread?

April 8, 2020

Contrary to the popular belief that it is airborne, COVID-19 actually spreads through respiratory droplets released when someone who is sick coughs or sneezes.

Zooms video conferencing tools allow groups of people to interact and see each other with laptops, computers, or smartphones.

[Photo] Zoom video conferencing is investigated due to privacy concerns

April 9, 2020

Zoom's video conferencing tools allow groups of people to interact and see each other with laptops, computers, or smartphones.

A calculator and several textbooks lay on a table.

[Photo] How to Thrive After COVID-19 Arrives: Working through remote learning

April 8, 2020

A calculator and several textbooks lay on a table.

Chloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria, a disease carried by mosquitos, is a potential treatment for coronavirus patients.

[Photo] Malaria drug offers potential treatment for COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Chloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria, a disease carried by mosquitos, is a potential treatment for coronavirus patients.

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

[Photo] Trump announces extension of the new travel ban

March 14, 2020

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

Gavin Newsom speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention in San Francisco, California.

[Photo] California governor advises against large gatherings

March 12, 2020

Gavin Newsom speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention in San Francisco, California.

An increasing number of people are testing positive for COVID-19.

[Photo] Outbreak affects education in infected regions

February 18, 2020

An increasing number of people are testing positive for COVID-19.

Expensive colleges like USC are making improvements to their financial aid programs.

[Photo] Editorial: Free college tuition is too ambiguous

March 1, 2020

Expensive colleges like USC are making improvements to their financial aid programs.

Valentines Day is a day for love, but many think that its constricted to just romantic love.

[Photo] The Love Blog: Don’t dread Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2020

Valentine's Day is a day for love, but many think that it's constricted to just romantic love.

The Pear Deck Power-Up Tool is designed to increase student innovation in the classroom.

[Photo] Pear Deck Power-Up helps students in the classroom

February 10, 2020

The Pear Deck Power-Up Tool is designed to increase student innovation in the classroom.

Left: U.S. border patrol stops a large group of immigrants who were allegedly crossing the border illegally. Right: President Ford carries a South Vietnamese orphan during Operation Babylift in 1975.

[Photo] Refugees: A test of humanity

April 14, 2020

Left: U.S. border patrol stops a large group of immigrants who were allegedly crossing the border illegally. Right: President Ford carries a South Vietnamese orphan during Operation Babylift in 1975.

Even though it is too cold for swimsuits, the winter brings its own form of body insecurity.

[Photo] Opinion: Sweaters can’t hide body insecurities

December 6, 2019

Even though it is too cold for swimsuits, the winter brings its own form of body insecurity.

Foods high in fat are a common occurrence in American society. As a result, stereotypes surrounding these types of foods are also abundant.

[Photo] Editorial: Fat isn’t the villain you think it is

November 7, 2019

Foods high in fat are a common occurrence in American society. As a result, stereotypes surrounding these types of foods are also abundant.

Many students resorted to completing their homework by candlelight while they waited for the power to return.

[Photo] Blackouts strike the Bay Area

October 28, 2019

Many students resorted to completing their homework by candlelight while they waited for the power to return.

Halloween is swiftly approaching, and Kim Petras new album is a perfect mood-setter.

[Photo] Kim Petras’ ‘Turn off the Light’ is a chilling accompaniment to the Halloween season

October 6, 2019

Halloween is swiftly approaching, and Kim Petras' new album is a perfect mood-setter.

Mario Kart Tour takes the next step in gaming by going mobile.

[Photo] ‘Mario Kart Tour’ gives the classic game a modern twist

September 30, 2019

Mario Kart Tour takes the next step in gaming by going mobile.

The majority of San Mateo County is in a red zone, meaning it is at a high risk for wildfires.

[Photo] San Mateo County gears up for wildfire season

August 29, 2019

The majority of San Mateo County is in a red zone, meaning it is at a high risk for wildfires.

Robert Mueller resigned as special counsel on May 29 citing the end of his investigation as his reason for resigning.

[Photo] ScotSkim: shock

June 1, 2019

Robert Mueller resigned as special counsel on May 29 citing the end of his investigation as his reason for resigning.

Former president Barack Obama speaks with Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, one of the main supporters of the Equality Act.

[Photo] ScotSkim: new beginnings

May 27, 2019

Former president Barack Obama speaks with Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, one of the main supporters of the Equality Act.

College of San Mateo is a community college that offers concurrent enrollment for high school students.

[Photo] Private and public colleges appeal to students in different ways

May 19, 2019

College of San Mateo is a community college that offers concurrent enrollment for high school students.

Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, has refused to comply with the request from House Democrats to release President Donald Trumps tax returns.

[Photo] ScotSkim: resistance

May 7, 2019

Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, has refused to comply with the request from House Democrats to release President Donald Trump's tax returns.

Organized trash bins encourage people to properly recycle and dispose their trash.

[Photo] Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

April 24, 2019

Organized trash bins encourage people to properly recycle and dispose their trash.

Politics must be set aside so that a solution to gun violence can be discovered through research.

[Photo] Opinion: Gun violence should be addressed through research

April 20, 2019

Politics must be set aside so that a solution to gun violence can be discovered through research.

Students at Arnn Elementary School practice an active shooter and evacuation drill.

[Photo] Opinion: G(un) safe

April 20, 2019

Students at Arnn Elementary School practice an active shooter and evacuation drill.

Many people defend gun ownership because of its association with hunting for sport.

[Photo] Opinion: Guns need regulation, not banishment

April 20, 2019

Many people defend gun ownership because of its association with hunting for sport.

There is no law that keeps guns out of the hands of children.

[Photo] Opinion: Children shouldn’t have access to firearms

April 20, 2019

There is no law that keeps guns out of the hands of children.

President Donald J. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, arrive at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 7, 2017. Recent talks with Trump and Kim Jong-un have stalled, leaving both sides with nothing.

[Photo] ScotSkim: defiance

April 18, 2019

President Donald J. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, arrive at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 7, 2017. Recent talks with Trump and Kim Jong-un have stalled, leaving both sides...

Adapting to a new environment is on the horizon for graduating seniors.

[Photo] Opinion: Moving on is hard

April 12, 2019

Adapting to a new environment is on the horizon for graduating seniors.

Beto ORourke speaks to potential voters in Wisconsin during a campaign event. ORourke received national fame from his Senate campaign against Ted Cruz.

[Photo] ScotSkim: challengers

March 19, 2019

Beto O'Rourke speaks to potential voters in Wisconsin during a campaign event. O'Rourke received national fame from his Senate campaign against Ted Cruz.

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet for a social dinner on at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi for their second summit meeting.

[Photo] ScotSkim: reckoning

March 2, 2019

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet for a social dinner on at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi for their second summit meeting.

North Carolinas Board of Elections ruled unanimously for a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, where Mark Harris has been accused of election fraud.

[Photo] ScotSkim: new beginnings

February 26, 2019

North Carolina's Board of Elections ruled unanimously for a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, where Mark Harris has been accused of election fraud.

Nancy Pelosi is advocating to combat Trumps state of emergency.

[Photo] ScotSkim: declarations

February 21, 2019

Nancy Pelosi is advocating to combat Trump's state of emergency.

Former Texas Rep. Beto ORourke held a rally in El Paso to combat the presidents pro-wall rally

[Photo] ScotSkim: backlash

February 16, 2019

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in El Paso to combat the president's pro-wall rally

Former Texas Rep. Beto ORourke held a rally in El Paso to combat the presidents pro-wall rally

[Photo]

February 16, 2019

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in El Paso to combat the president's pro-wall rally

Donald Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union address.

[Photo] ScotSkim: union

February 8, 2019

Donald Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union address.

Early 20th century poster from the United States Park Service concerning wildlife-vehicle collisions.

[Photo] Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

February 7, 2019

Early 20th century poster from the United States Park Service concerning wildlife-vehicle collisions.

The Senate passed a bill to temporarily open the government.

[Photo] Scotskim: the end

January 26, 2019

The Senate passed a bill to temporarily open the government.

Buzzfeed News made headlines with controversial story about Trumps involvement in the Russia investigation

[Photo] ScotSkim: announcements

January 25, 2019

Buzzfeed News made headlines with controversial story about Trump's involvement in the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump stands proudly after delivering the State of the Union address in 2018.

[Photo] ScotSkim: clash

January 21, 2019

President Donald Trump stands proudly after delivering the State of the Union address in 2018.

President Trump and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, have met several times throughout the shutdown to discuss a plan for immigration and ending the shutdown.

[Photo] ScotSkim: waiting

January 16, 2019

President Trump and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, have met several times throughout the shutdown to discuss a plan for immigration and ending the shutdown.

President Trump appointed former U.N. spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.N. ambassador of the U.S. on Dec. 7, 2018.

[Photo] ScotSkim: convictions

December 9, 2018

President Trump appointed former U.N. spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.N. ambassador of the U.S. on Dec. 7, 2018.

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[Photo] ScotSkim: lies

December 8, 2018

Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of government related emails through a personal account last year, despite the existing backlash Hillary Clinton faced in 2016.

[Photo] ScotSkim: at the top

November 26, 2018

Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of government related emails through a personal account last year, despite the existing backlash Hillary Clinton faced in 2016.

Jeff Sessions steps down from his position as U.S. Attorney General.

[Photo] ScotSkim: aftermath

November 10, 2018

Jeff Sessions steps down from his position as U.S. Attorney General.

Pipe bombs similar to this one have been sent to prominent Trump critics in the past week.

[Photo] ScotSkim: targets

October 26, 2018

Pipe bombs similar to this one have been sent to prominent Trump critics in the past week.

Survivors of sexual assault and women alikes cries were silenced when Kavanaugh was confirmed.

[Photo] Opinion: Women don’t matter

October 9, 2018

Survivors of sexual assault and women alike's cries were silenced when Kavanaugh was confirmed.

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