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From Emotional Support Animal to Quarantine Support Animal

From Emotional Support Animal to Quarantine Support Animal

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief February 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of sorrow and sadness into people’s daily lives across the country. With stay at home orders being put in place left and right, it seems as though the world is...

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Celebrating Black History Month

Written by Ayden Mercado, Editorial editor February 4, 2021

February 1st to March 1st marks the beginning of Black History Month. A time to learn and celebrate the legacy, influence, and achievements of African Americans, and acknowledge their honorable role in...

Back to November: Native American History Month

Back to November: Native American History Month

Written by Ayden Mercado, Editorial editor February 1, 2021

November is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse traditions, history, contributions,and culture of the indigenous people. The indigenous people were the first people of the Americas and without the...

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Ways Teens Can Contribute to Society

Written by Annie Coniglio and Kaia Hsu December 10, 2020

Although some teens are unable to practice their right to vote due to their age, teens can be involved by volunteering and promoting awareness of global events. During these tumultuous times, students...

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Things to Do During Christmas Time in 2020

Written by Abigail Worker, A & E writer December 9, 2020

Christmas 2020 is definitely going to be a strange one this year with nobody being able to sit on Santa Claus’s lap, see tree lightings, and some people can’t even leave their houses.You may be asking...

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Trick or Treat

Written by Ayden Mercado, Editorial editor November 5, 2020

Halloween, jump scares and spooky fun with delicious candy assortments. Groups of friends or  family go trick or treating collecting pounds and pounds of candy at each house, plotting which house would...

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The Rise of Breast Cancer Awareness

Written by Emily Maier, News Editor October 30, 2020

Throughout the month of October is known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many people bring attention to this by wearing pink, donating to charities, and educating themselves about the disease....

Mental Health Awareness - and Tips!

Mental Health Awareness – and Tips!

Written by Alyssa Papesh, Copy Editor October 8, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Month last May taught us a lot, and what better time to journey back to what we learned 5 months ago and apply it now, while we’re in a global pandemic. COVID-19 has taken a toll...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Written by Ayden Mercado, Editorial editor October 6, 2020

We are all humans, in this one big world, and life needs to be celebrated. Different cultures are special to everyone, it’s a beautiful thing to be a part of and recognize. Hispanic Heritage month...