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Royal Accusations

Royal Accusations

April 15, 2021

By Luke Mitchell, CONTRIBUTOR SCOTLAND, UK – The historical relationship between the royal family and the people of Scotland has never been a pleasant one. Despite the Scottish wars of independence...

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Stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 and its impact on domestic violence

March 18, 2021

By Mary Katreeb, STAFF WRITER TRIGGER WARNING Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the U.S. has seen an increase in domestic violence. The New England Journal of Medicine labeled the situation...

California beginning to open back up, as three counties in the Bay Area move into the ‘substantial’ tier where indoor dining, movie theaters, and gyms are allowed to open at limited capacity

California beginning to open back up, as three counties in the Bay Area move into the ‘substantial’ tier where indoor dining, movie theaters, and gyms are allowed to open at limited capacity

March 13, 2021

Photo Essay By Pablo Villasenor, CONTRIBUTOR On March 2, Governor Newsom announced that San Francisco, Napa, and Santa Clara counties were entering the red tier otherwise known as the “substantial”...

Janice Cuomo working on label making for her antique store ‘Memory Lane’ in Niles, Fremont, CA, on March 4.

Niles, a neighborhood in Fremont, California, full of life

March 10, 2021

Photo Essay By Grecia Villafuerte, CONTRIBUTOR I decided to focus on the neighborhood of Niles in Fremont, California. This neighborhood has always been an emblematic staple of the San Francisco Bay...

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Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code passes, paves the way for big tech news policy

March 5, 2021

By Mary Katreeb, STAFF WRITER In April 2020, proceedings began to amend Australia’s Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to account for the power disparity between news organizations and big tech companies...

Black History Month Takes to Rural Northern California Small Town “Placerville”

Black History Month Takes to Rural Northern California Small Town “Placerville”

February 26, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR PLACERVILLE, CA--In a small town where race has never dominated the mainstream political conversation, minority groups have been left to fend for themselves in the...

Filipino Owned Small Business “Marley’s Treats” Staying Afloat Amidst Opening During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Filipino Owned Small Business “Marley’s Treats” Staying Afloat Amidst Opening During The Covid-19 Pandemic

February 25, 2021

By Paolo Acob, PHOTO EDITOR Gemma Ballesteros, the small business-owner behind “Marley’s Treats,” a Filipino-American fusion bakery, has been running her store almost entirely during the pandemic....

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Christopher Plummer dies at 91, after an acting career spanning decades and genres

February 18, 2021

By Mary Katreeb, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 5, the world lost legendary actor, Christopher Plummer. His family released a statement saying he passed away after falling at home and incurring a head injury....

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The Vaccine Black Market

February 13, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk, POLITICAL EDITOR As COVID-19 deaths near almost 500,000 at the beginning of February Americans remain anxious about the state of their health and economic lives. The slow vaccine...

COVID-19 vaccines advancing; but so is the controversy surrounding them

COVID-19 vaccines advancing; but so is the controversy surrounding them

February 1, 2021

By Sarah Rodriguez, COPY EDITOR As if there weren't enough controversial topics to swarm 2020, we can now add COVID-19 vaccinations to the long list. There are still lingering questions among concerned...

Biden’s Strides Towards Racial Equity

Biden’s Strides Towards Racial Equity

February 1, 2021

By Kelsey Marasigan, STAFF WRITER Since President Biden’s first day in office, he has signed over a dozen executive orders most of which are direct reversals of Trump-era laws. In those orders, were...

Attack on the Capitol and the Aftermath

Attack on the Capitol and the Aftermath

February 1, 2021

By Scarlet Schwenk,POLITICAL EDITOR History was made on Jan. 6, when supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump attacked the United States Capitol through an attempted coup d’état. However, this...

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