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

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

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

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

Tribune handy guide to ballot propositions

Sample ballots are included in the Contra Costa County Voter Information Guide, and they are a great place to read over all propositions before voting.
October 30, 2020

What are ballot propositions?    Ballot propositions, also known as ballot measures, are laws, issues or questions that appear on a state or local ballot. In order to change a state constitution,...

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

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

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

The Born This Way Foundation released their book,
October 29, 2020

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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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...

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.
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...

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...

Substitute teachers face the harsh consequences of online learning

Substitute teachers brace for a decrease in job opportunities as online learning continues to replace in-person education across SRVUSD
September 30, 2020

With the continuation of online learning this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, substitute teachers will likely face severe career and economic losses due to a sharp decline in job opportunities. SRVUSD...

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