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Though the pandemic has affected senior citizens in many negative ways, they are still finding ways to socialize during these trying times.

How Covid is Affecting Socialising at Senior living facilities

Udita Jonnala, Arts and Graphics Editor April 10, 2021

My first visit to a senior living facility was when I was two-years-old, and the one thing I remembered was the atmosphere. How the atmosphere was warm and comforting and to see seniors at the dining table...

 We as humans are helping with increasing the amount of plastic through the pandemic.

We’re not just the infected ones; We’re infecting the planet too

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

As I got back home, I threw away my single-use mask and put the paper bag down on the table. I opened it and took the square plastic take-out boxes out, smelling the delicious food inside. After I finished...

As long as you maintain social distancing guidelines and remain responsible around others, you shouldn’t feel guilty for going out every once in a while during a pandemic.

Continuing the Conversation: Why social interaction is necessary during COVID

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

Dear Reader, As March rolls around again, we’ve spent almost an entire year in quarantine and social isolation. Within that year, 25.5% of people ages 18 to 24 have seriously considered suicide, a...

Many people struggle with balancing to speak two languages, ultimately causing them to feel lost and empty.

Balancing identities between the two worlds of bilingualism

Sarah Han, Copy Editor March 25, 2021

Every time my family and I watch a Korean drama, I find myself closely looking at the English subtitles while the rest of my family members effortlessly laugh at the Korean jokes. I ask my mom what one...

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10. The film explores the themes of finding a voice and creating a family with autistic representation. Or at least, that was the goal. Unfortunately, it fell short.

Sia’s directorial debut “Music” pains me: the perspective of someone with a sibling on the autistic spectrum

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor March 24, 2021

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10, casting former Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler to play a girl on the autism spectrum, named Music, and actress Kate Hudson to...

YouTube's algorithm is propelling far-right content into unassuming viewers' lives.

How YouTube’s algorithm ends up promoting far right content

Arya Patel and Akilesh Kale February 20, 2021

On Jan. 6, 2021, a group of armed insurrectionists laid siege to the Capitol. They believed a conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and stormed the Capitol...

The standard of getting accepted into elite colleges uncovers the ambiguous state of students' passions.

Elite colleges are not worth it

Sarah Han, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

Staying up until 3 a.m. Barely getting any sleep or eating enough food for school is perceived as okay because it’s going to be worth it in the end. It may be tough right now, but it’s okay; this is...

Social media beauty standards can suffocate users as they constantly compare themselves to

Social media reflects a toxic image of our bodies

Anaisha Das, Staff Writter February 15, 2021

Click...double tap...scroll.  As a student in middle school, my days were taken over by an endless feed of celebrity posts. I hoped that the advice of diet and fitness “gurus” would rub off on...

Shopping today has commodified the once niche subcultures of grunge and punk.

The loss of accessibility in punk and grunge subcultures

Tessa Galeazzi, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

Subcultures like punk and grunge aren’t new, but in recent years, recognition for both styles have been apparent in inspiring more mainstream fashion trends like leather jackets, decorative safety pins,...

Recognizing works in new languages can open us up to greater ones.

Being more open-minded towards foreign works

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer January 17, 2021

As I watched BTS receive an award at the Billboard Music Awards for the first time in 2017, I wondered how many non-english speaking works were recognized in the United States. Then I found that BTS was...

Voters are forced to wait in line to vote in person while someone can research elections at home before mailing in their ballot.

Early and mail in voting should be promoted even after the pandemic

Arya Patel, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

The pandemic has changed several aspects of life. Some things such as remote learning and mask mandates will go away however others such as remote working in the tech industry will and should persist even...

Affirmative action was a hot topic in 2020 elections because of conflicting opinions on how it affects minorities.

The affirmative action proposition fails in 2020 elections. Why? An Asian-American and (biracial) Latina perspective

Daniela Wise-Rojas and Megan Xu December 7, 2020

Proposition 16, the California ballot measure that would have repealed the ban on affirmative action, didn’t pass. 56.1% of California voters voted no while 43.9% voted yes. We were stunned, expecting...

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