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As India struggles with the COVID-19 crisis, members of the Indian diaspora try to communicate with family members and friends affected by the virus

The Indian diaspora in San Ramon helps loved ones overseas amid COVID-19 crisis

Anaisha Das, Assistant Web Manager May 28, 2021

The Indian diaspora in San Ramon finds ways to help and communicate with loved ones amid the devastating surge of COVID-19 cases in India.   As restrictions begin to ease and more people are vaccinated...

Recent protests in Nigeria have brought the issue of police accountability to the forefront of a social movement named, #EndSARS

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria usher in a new era of police accountability

Aditi Praveen December 8, 2020

On Oct. 3, a video circulated on Twitter, and eventually became viral, of a young Nigerian man being brutally shot by a SARS officer. Over a period of five days, the video amassed 10,000 retweets, with...

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...

Several research groups propose timelines for a COVID-19 vaccine, but next steps remain unclear

The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine: virologists are closer than expected

Faizan Azhar, PR Editor September 14, 2020

Rumors are spreading of a potential COVID-19 vaccine available for public use as soon as Nov. 2020. However, many issues come along with the discovery of this vaccine. It seems like an unlikely occurrence,...

New York National Guard members Reagan Long and Naomi Velez register patients at a COVID-19 testing location in Glenn Island Park, New Rochelle, on March 14.

States recruit health care professionals to combat COVID-19

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor May 3, 2020
States have struggled to expand the workforce of medical professionals, thus resorting to deploying those waiting for licenses, retired or graduating from medical school.
Male chickens produce neither eggs nor palatable meat, so they are not useful in the poultry industry.

France ban on chick culling takes step forward for animal rights

Aditi Lappathi and Eva Shen March 21, 2020

Countless chickens are hatched in order to produce the 65 billion chickens that are consumed each year. However, male chicks are deemed unpalatable, resulting in the deaths of seven billion chicks annually. This...

From broad international initiatives to local high school-run efforts, people around the world have joined the fight against COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for Contra Costa residents

Daniel Shen, Daniela Wise-Rojas, Shereen Ahmed, and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath February 25, 2020

In this situation, the information could change rapidly. Although this story is updated frequently, please refer to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS),...

Bushfires devastate Australian wildlife

Bushfires devastate Australian wildlife

Amruta Baradwaj and Megan Dhillon February 7, 2020

Australia has been engulfed in numerous wildfires since the fire season began in late July. As of Jan. 13, 28 casualties and over 2,000 destroyed homes have been recorded. While there are several speculated...

Trump withdraws from Paris Climate Accord

Trump withdraws from Paris Climate Accord

Shruthi Narayanan, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 27, 2019

On Nov. 4, President Donald Trump put in a notice that the U.S. would leave the Paris Climate Accord in exactly one year, which will be exactly one day after the upcoming presidential election. By United...

The implications of Jakarta’s water crisis hit close to home

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor October 9, 2019

Like many cities around the world, Jakarta, the current capital of Indonesia, is sinking. Home to around 10 million people, Jakarta is slowly sinking into the Jakarta Bay. According to Heri Andreas of...

Protests in Hong Kong escalate as demonstrators call for democratic reforms

Protests in Hong Kong escalate as demonstrators call for democratic reforms

Vivian Kuang, Public Relations Editor September 30, 2019

Protests in Hong Kong near the six-month mark as demonstrators escalate their opposition to a controversial extradition bill, demanding democratic reforms and increased autonomy from China. The protests,...

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