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Modern-day protesting takes a turn as a new group of performative activists branch off from traditional activism’s past.

Performative activism rises as traditional activism becomes a trend for social media

Hannah Wang, Copy Editor November 3, 2020

As an increasing number of Americans have begun to spread awareness about the injustices of our country, there has arisen a new group who has learned to capitalize on this “trend”: performative activists. The...

A group of people from many different ethnic backgrounds stand together, representing the growing increase in cultural diversity in Japan.

Reactions to Black Lives Matter protests in Tokyo expose Japan’s hidden discrimination

Owen Spargo, News Editor October 31, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests took place in Tokyo this September, which caused backlash from Japanese citizens and raised questions about Japan’s treatment of not only people of color, but foreigners and...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left behind a legacy of advocacy and influential opinions.

RBG leaves behind a legacy of profound dissents in the face of societal injustices

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor October 29, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to be appointed to the court, passed on Sept.18, 2020 at her home in Washington D.C. She passed from complications of metastatic pancreatic...

The Born This Way Foundation released their book,

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way foundation “channels kindness” with new book

On September 22, 2020, “Channel Kindness,” a compilation of fifty-one stories of acts of kindness, bravery, and resilience from people all around the world, released and it spoke broadly to a young...

Many Americans fear that Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett's record may harm the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans.

Amy Coney Barrett’s record may present a threat to American LGBTQ+ rights

Aditi Praveen October 26, 2020

Update: This article was written prior to Judge Barrett's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. On Oct. 26, Judge Barrett was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony after...

China and India have a standoff in the Himalayas from a conflict that dates all the way back to 1914.

India and China border dispute re-ignites after Indian soldiers killed on the Himalayan mountain top

Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath and Soham Kinhikar October 26, 2020

Indian Armed Forces and the Chinese People's Liberation Army faced off in deadly clashes in the Himalayan region of Ladakh in June of this year; a continuation of the series of armed standoffs along the...

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, experiences of Black students in SRVUSD often go unheard.

A snapshot of the unheard experiences and stories of Black students in SRVUSD

Daniela Wise-Rojas and Shereen Ahmed October 25, 2020

TW: This article contains mentions of rape, sexual assault, and abuse. Racism is a persistent problem all over the country, considering there is no succinct way to address it. As perfect as SRVUSD schools...

President Trump's tax returns reveal that he only paid $750 in taxes since 2016.

Revealing the truth of Trump’s tax returns

Megan Dhillon and Sarah Han October 25, 2020

This September, President Trump’s tax returns became publicized after years of keeping it private. After Trump kept his tax records a secret for almost 15 years, the New York Times announced that President...

Six candidates are running for the position of San Ramon Mayor.

The Tribune’s Guide to the San Ramon Mayoral Candidates

Eva Shen and Aditi Praveen October 23, 2020

View the full spread here Aparna Madireddi Favorite place to spend time in San Ramon: Forest Home Farms, Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve, Central Park On embracing diversity: Madireddi is a founding...

While the steep price of SRVUSD's AP exams comes off as a scam to some, the money actually goes right back to the student in the form of resources and study materials.

SRVUSD hikes up AP test registration fee by $30 for the second year

Caroline Lobel and Sneha Cheenath October 21, 2020

A myriad of changes were made to the Advanced Placement (AP) test registration process last year, including an additional $30 administration fee per test issued by the SRVUSD on top of CollegeBoard’s...

With Halloween right around the corner, Halloween businesses and events revisit plans for opening this year.

In the spirit of Halloween: celebrating a social distancing holiday

Mahika Arya, Web Manager October 19, 2020

October may include carving pumpkins, dressing up and spooky stories, but this time of the year is really known for celebration, energy, and spending time with the people we care about. However, as the...

Tiana Day, wearing a mask and a shirt depicting nonprofit's logo, raises her fist in a sign of power.

Tiana Day strives for a more equitable future

The Black Lives Matter movement started marches across the country, made national headlines and positively changed the political backdrop of the United States, immediately following the death of George...

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Issue 2: 2020-21 News