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

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

Aditi Praveen, Web Features Manager

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 the US Senate voted 52-48 to confirm her appointment. In the news of the late Justice Ruth Bader G...

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

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

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 Himalayas.    Almost 14,000 feet above sea level, the two sides had soldiers wielding fence...

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

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

Daniela Wise 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 may seem with the stellar grades, strong sports programs and multitudes of clubs, systemic raci...

Revealing the truth of Trump’s tax returns

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

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 Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, which is the year he took office. Ever since then, the...

The Tribune’s Guide to the San Ramon Mayoral Candidates

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

Eva Shen and Aditi Praveen

October 23, 2020

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 and active member of the San Ramon Valley Diversity Coalition Committee that works with local businesses, city leaders...

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

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.

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 standard cost of $95 per test (excluding AP Seminar and AP Research tests which cost $143 each before the admi...

In the spirit of Halloween: celebrating a social distancing holiday

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

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 COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the US, Halloween celebrations and businesses are being forced...

Tiana Day strives for a more equitable future

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

Daniela Wise, Shruthi Narayanan, and Shereen Ahmed

October 11, 2020

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 Floyd at the hands of a white police officer, Derek Chauvin. Protests were held and petitions were si...

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