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The difficulties behind teen jobs

The difficulties behind teen jobs

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

Eleven million eight hundred forty-six thousand. This is the amount of unemployed youth, ages 16-19, in the United States according to 2017 Kids Count Data Center. This number also reflects that there was a 1 percent drop in the employment rate of youth compared to the previous year. Teens are finding it difficult to get a job. As a matter of fact, most teens don’t work. The employment rate f...

February 12, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Though cultures have their differences, they also have their similarities. Being in a new environment can be intimidating at first, but as one starts to adjust, similarities can be seen everywhere. Largo reflected on her experience in the United States. “I feel like it is not that different. The ...

An immigrant’s journey to independent success

An immigrant’s journey to independent success

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

A block away from one of the most expensive zip codes in California and stationed across from a car dealership that sells million dollar supercars, a discreet workshop sits unrecognizable to most people. Inside the dark gray cement facade lies large machines the size of cars which produce hundreds of custom-designed garments per day. An immigrant woman not only operates ...

Brave Maker hosts their first private feature film screening

Brave Maker hosts their first private feature film screening

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under News

Hundreds of people gathered in Redwood City for Brave Maker’s first feature film screening event at the Cinemark Theatre. “For tonight, my hope is to create a conversation about immigration. It is something I have felt pretty ignorant about in the past few months, and I wanted to find ways to ...

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Students struggle for a work-life balance

Alexander English, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress begins to overwhelm him, his grades slip. This is the reality for countless high school students around the country, but many...

Facebook’s hidden feature

Facebook’s hidden feature

May 7, 2013


Filed under News

"Who has checked their privacy settings on Facebook within the past two months?” asked Krista Kobeski, a site integrity analyst at Facebook. Out of the 14 individuals sitting in the room, only three raised their hands. “That’s a problem,” said Kobeski. This past Wednesday, the school...

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