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Biden’s Stimulus Bill

Biden’s Stimulus Bill

Article by JonJon Wang April 12, 2021

A year since the pandemic began, the U.S. is suffering from the worst recession since the Great Depression. Over 14 million citizens have been left unemployed, with at least 100,000 businesses shut down....

An Update on the Khashoggi Case

An Update on the Khashoggi Case

Article by Aryaman Singh April 12, 2021

On February 26, 2021 the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a four-page document assessing the role of the Saudi Government in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Safely on the Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Safely on the Red Planet

Article by Ren Topping March 2, 2021

The screen fades from black as the heat shield that protects the payload from the friction of the atmosphere is separated from the rocket and drops away. For a moment, the reflection from the inner belly...

Protest is in the Air

Protest is in the Air

Article by Ryne Hisada February 16, 2021

Protests are demonstrations of opposition. They empower the voiceless, and exist as a basic human right. Protests exist when there is conflict — where there is a protest, there is a problem.  In...

Coming of Age in Pandemic Times

Coming of Age in Pandemic Times

Article by Anna Armstrong February 3, 2021

The second Monday of every January is a day of celebration in Japan. It is Seijin-no-Hi, or Coming of Age Day (seijin 成人 meaning adult, and hi 日 meaning day). This public holiday celebrates those...

Ice Cream Trucks and Nightclubs: The Frontiers of Vaccine Distribution

Ice Cream Trucks and Nightclubs: The Frontiers of Vaccine Distribution

Article by Sena Chang February 1, 2021

New vessels of vaccine distribution may become mini-hospitals soon.  Last Friday, New York City mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang presented his policy prescription for the efficient transportation and administering...

College Board Ending SAT Essay and Subject Tests

College Board Ending SAT Essay and Subject Tests

Article by Tei Kim, Writer February 1, 2021

Mid-January the College Board announced that it would discontinue the SAT Subject Tests and the optional essay. In the United States, this decision is effective immediately for Subject Tests, and the optional...

The Fight Over Arctic Refuge Drilling Rights

The Fight Over Arctic Refuge Drilling Rights

Article by Tei Kim, Writer January 22, 2021

On January 6, 2021, the Trump administration auctioned drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANRW) to various oil and drilling companies, attracting significant attention and leading...

An American Insurrection

An American Insurrection

Article by Sejin Yu, Writer January 20, 2021

The only successful coup d’etat in the history of the United States occurred 122 years ago. In the city of Wilmington, North Carolina, a progressive southern city at the time, white supremacists used...

What to Expect in 2021

What to Expect in 2021

Article by Ryne Hisada January 18, 2021

With the dominance of COVID in the news, it seems we don’t hear as much about news not related to the pandemic. Here are a few issues that we might be talking about had the virus not spread so rampantly. Many...

Diversity Grows in the US Congress

Diversity Grows in the US Congress

Article by Kokoro Igawa, Writer December 15, 2020

In the past few election cycles, the United States government as a whole has become increasingly diverse. While it does continue to be disproportionately dominated by white and male politicians, things...

A New School Year Comes with New Worries

A New School Year Comes with New Worries

Article by Ren Topping September 29, 2020

To say that the 2020-2021 school year has been, and will continue to be, different, is an understatement. The COVID-19 crisis has shattered the school routine we once knew and brought on one full of masks,...

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