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Systemic Racism in the Medical Industry

By Simone Gabri
September 2020

Discrimination in the medical industry has been a prominent issue for a long time now. Since the start of the pandemic, light has been cast upon racial inequities, as we have seen with the rise in murders of African Americans at the hands of police officers; however, now more than ever, we have seen how racial inequity affects Covid-19 treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ….

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improving your mental health

By stephanie khuu
october 2020

Whether you’re 75 or 15, mental health is something we all deal with. We all have different methods when it comes to keeping our mental health in good condition, but since COVID-19 has forced us to stay in quarantine for many months, a lot of us are having trouble adjusting. Below are some ways people have been taking care of their psychological hygiene for the past couple of months that…

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Biden plan vs green new deal

By Lia Sanchez
october 2020

There has been a lot of talk recently about how presidential candidate Joe Biden, if elected, plans to address climate change. Especially because he has been vocal about not supporting the Green New Deal (GND). Although he does not support it, he said it is a crucial “framework” for addressing climate change. Instead, Biden supports his own plan, “The Biden Plan;” but what is it, and how does it compare…

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Halloween during quarantine

by tiger ronces
october 2020

Celebrating Halloween has been a long-lasting tradition that has existed for 2,000 years! It is believed to originate back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Halloween is a fairly quick and easy holiday, but due to the current pandemic, it may not be as easy to celebrate as before. Despite being unable to celebrate Halloween traditionally this year, that does not mean we cannot try to find other…

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Making money during quarantine

By Renee Choy
October 2020

During quarantine, many teens have found creative ways to make money.

Some use apps like Depop and Esty, while others even started a small shop on Instagram. When starting a business, you might not know where to begin. So, here are some tips, tricks, and ideas on what you can do to start your own business and make a little bit of cash!…

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blm

by maddie cho
october 2020

We have seen the black squares. The hashtags. The reposts. Anyone alive this past summer to witness the extraordinary rise of the BLM movement has seen “performative activism” in action. It’s a pejorative term, expressing disapproval for social activism done solely to increase “clout” or social capital. It is surface level, minimal-effort, and ineffective. In other words, performative activism is done when we try to be informed…

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