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As COVID restrictions are lowered, many libraries, including Sunnyvale Public Library (pictured) are opening up

Libraries reopening is wonderful, but caution is necessary.

Kat Pursell, Reporter | May 27, 2021

Libraries reopening in Silicon Valley will improve accessibility of vital resources, but both employees and patrons must stay safe and respectful. Libraries offer free books, internet and activities...

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA). Source: Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Protestors are only a “mob” when people of color are involved

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | April 30, 2021
America has a double standard for violence, giving White people the benefit of the doubt and labelling people of color “thugs,” “looters,” or even “terrorists.”
Map showing the state of various counties throughout California. As of 4/20, the majority of counties are in orange, the second-to-lowest tier. Nevertheless, we still need to remain cautious.

Even with less restrictive COVID tier, we still need to stay cautious

Amy Chan, Reporter | April 26, 2021

Now that Santa Clara County has returned to the more relaxed red tier, keeping myself and those around me safe is the priority. I will continue wearing a mask whenever I go out or eat out, bringing hand...

Many graduate with large amounts of student loans that they will repay for decades.

Biden should cancel $10,000 of student debt for racial equality

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | March 7, 2021

While President Joe Biden has frozen student loans until Sep. 30, it is only the bare minimum to help those who are experiencing financial struggles due to the pandemic. Biden should cancel $10,000...

March Madness in-person crowds will be breeding ground for COVID-19

March Madness in-person crowds will be breeding ground for COVID-19

Jordan Soto, Reporter | March 7, 2021

It’s fun being at live basketball games, crowded with fans, cheering and high-fiving after an electric play, with the hot and humid feeling with the people in the arena and players running back and forth...

California Lifts Stay-at-Home Order, Prolonging the Nightmare

Michael Davis, Reporter | February 7, 2021

On Jan. 25, California moved back into the Purple Tier, ending the stay-at-home order for no reason and making the fight against COVID-19 more of an uphill battle then it should be. This means that non-essential...

Transgender and non-binary students can now request that their records show their preferred name instead of their legal name (or deadname)

CA Bill Will Improve Quality of life for Transgender Students

Natalie Marques, Reporter | January 30, 2021

A new California bill would require public colleges to update transgender students’ documents with their preferred name, a huge step forward for transgender rights. Transgender students would no longer...

The Wim Hof breathing method is named for its creator Wim Hof, commonly known as

Wim Hof breathing method offers almost instantaneous results

Nitya Peumans, Reporter | January 26, 2021

The Wim Hof breathing technique reduced stress and stretched my breathing capability beyond what I could imagine in just three sessions. Wim Hof, or the Iceman, is renowned for holding his breath underwater...

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Mom, Dad, let’s talk about race

Leticia Samame, Reporter | June 16, 2020

As uncomfortable as they can be, conversations about race between you and your loved ones can spark eye-opening realizations on matters that impact your way of living. In light of the Black Lives Movement,...

Student Loan Debt

With no support students cannot continue to pay the same price for tuition

Keegan West, Reporter | June 12, 2020

For colleges nationwide, face-to-face learning has halted until further notice, but colleges continue to charge the same tuition price. Students have been forced to accept a lower quality of education...

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