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SRVUSD: Hybrid learning set to begin in January

SRVUSD has released a new hybrid plan to start next semester in conjunction with virtual learning.
December 3, 2020

Note: As of Nov. 17, Contra Costa has moved to the purple tier in regards to COVID cases. However, per an SRVUSD press release dated Nov. 16, “SRVUSD’s plan to reopen schools is not being impacted”...

Beating the Odds for Trick-or-Treating During the Pandemic

If you are going out to trick-or-treat, you should take some precautions for safety. //Istock
November 4, 2020

Halloween is a popular event that almost 172 million people partake in. It is a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your friends or family. Trick-or-treating on Halloween night first started in the 1930s,...

Reopening the economy proves to be a bad idea

As coronavirus cases decrease throughout California, officials are left with a choice: to reopen or not to reopen? Lives are at stake in whatever choice they make.
October 20, 2020

Reopening during times of COVID-19 means lifting social distancing restrictions and allowing businesses to begin accepting in-person customers again, according to NPR. This definition of reopening can...

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.
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 boosts the gaming industry

The gaming industry saw a massive increase in sales and use as the pandemic took its hold
October 6, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the gaming industry has had an unexpected spike with the numerous hours gamers are spending in the virtual world.  According to Statistica, 72% of teenagers play video games. A Forbes...

COVID-19 pandemic spurs creative alternatives to live music

Fans attended experimental
October 2, 2020

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise, music-lovers around the world fear that they will no longer be able to attend live music events. The music industry has suffered as touring revenue has almost...

The situation from 1918 has been delivered to 2020

Masks in 1918 versus 2020
October 1, 2020

Just a bit after 2020 started, we found ourselves in a pandemic due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. COVID-19 is a threatening virus that was initially introduced as something passing, like the common...

Remote learning highlights need for transparency from SRVUSD

Complaints of communication issues arise as SRVUSD grapples with virtual education during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 30, 2020

Full Features Spread Here The current state of public education-during a pandemic: In March, students went home from school confused as to what will happen next, because of the COVID-19 pandemic....

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19
September 28, 2020

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President Trump‘s retweet on CDC’s COVID-19 death counts update causes confusion

Trump's recent tweet raised questions as it contradicted the CDC's update on Coronavirus deaths
September 27, 2020

On Aug. 29, President Donald Trump retweeted a post claiming that only the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) backtracked the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 to 6% of the original number, leading to...

Blaming the right beast: why the pandemic is humanity’s fault

When humans disturb the ecosystem, the consequences come back to bite us -- in the form of viruses like COVID-19.
September 25, 2020

Eight years ago, a science writer named David Quammen predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. In his bestselling book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, Quammen wrote:  “If there...

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

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

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