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The Negative Effects of Too Much Screen Time

Isabella Galvez, Writer April 29, 2021

The lockdown COVID-19 brought forced everyone around the world to isolate themselves in their homes.  Without in-person interaction, we were forced to rely on the power of technology.  Now work,...

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Quarantine Food Trends

Montserrat Gonzalez and Maya Guzman April 12, 2021

With a little over a year of quarantine, many have endured social isolation by picking up new hobbies such as painting, reading, and exercising, but the most popular has been baking/cooking. In the...

The Biden Administration’s Response to COVID-19

Michael Bilodeau, Writer March 23, 2021

As of March 7, it has been 46 days since Joe Biden took office as the 46th President of the United States.  Throughout his campaign as well as following his victory in the November election, Biden pledged...

Covid-19 Cases Drop

Itzel Cabrales, Writer March 8, 2021

Covid-19 cases in the United States have begun to drop tremendously in the past month. Los Angeles County has reported 20 new cases for every 100,000 people, however, it still remains in the purple tier,...

Meet Perseverance

Maya Guzman, Writer March 7, 2021

On Feb. 18 at 12:55 p.m. PST , inside Mission Control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, exhilaration surged through Americans when The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully...

How The Newest Round of Quarantine has Affected Restaurants Employees

Katherine Portillo, Photographer January 26, 2021

No big restaurant chain or tiny mom & pop shop is safe from the effects of the pandemic. In the early winter of 2020, the CDC came out with another set of regulations (including a second round of quarantine)...

America’s First Presidential Rescue Dog

Itzel Cabrales, Writer November 30, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden’s German Shepherd, Major, will be the first shelter dog welcomed to the White House in January 2021. The Biden family adopted him at the Delaware Humane Association in November...

2020 Presidential Election Recap

Michael Bilodeau, Writer November 16, 2020

The 2020 United States presidential election between Republican incumbent Donald J. Trump and Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, began on November 3, 2020.  As of November 7, Joe...

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Isabella Galvez, Writer October 19, 2020

After a long battle with cancer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at her home on Sept. 18 at the age of 87.  Ginsburg died of complications from her pancreatic cancer, which she suffered from on...

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