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COVID-19 Threatens Human Rights Activists

by Jenna Park ’21

Although it’s risky to hold massive protests, it is possible to follow the CDC’s COVID-19 precautions while spreading awareness for human rights.

11 Oct. 2020

California’s Raging Wildfires

by Madhumita Kannan ’22

Only in 2020 would a baby gender reveal cause a whole state to catch on fire and impact the rest of the world. Other conditions, such as strong winds and high temperatures, have fanned the flames, but the fire was ignited by the gender reveal’s smoke-generating fireworks.

6 Oct. 2020


How’s Mother Nature Doing During this Pandemic?

by Amanda Lu ’22

Discover the environmental impacts of COVID-19 on the biosphere and the human population.

Making a Global Change: The French BLM

by Meghana Paturu ’22

Even though the tragedy of George Floyd touched the hearts of the American people, it also reignited calls for justice all over the world. 

11 Oct. 2020

New Bill Allows California’s Ex-Inmates to Become Firefighters

by Elizabeth Yang ’22

On Friday, September 11th, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Bill AB 2147, extinguishing inmate firefighters’ records and paving the way for them to become firefighters when released.

4 Oct. 2020

Deadly Insects Bug Americans

by Akshay Duggal ’21

Learn more about the hornet and cicada issue.

Bringing the World Together

by Amanda Lu ’22

How did the world connect?

Dinosaur Findings

by Neeharika Beru ’22

Explore some of the latest findings of the prehistoric world.

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