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PUSD’s New Superintendent Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps

On April 3, Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps officially filled the role of superintendent in Poway Unified over a year after the termination of former Superintendent John Collins. Kim-Phelps entered the education field nearly 25 years ago, when she balanced a teaching job with night shifts as a hospital administrator. “As a …

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Chechnya is no refuge for LGBTQ+ members

While many nations seem to be developing a more tolerant view towards the LGBTQ+ community, recent activity in Chechnya, a federal subject of Russia located in the southernmost part of Eastern Europe, has made it clear that the republic will not join the worldwide welcome any time soon. The LGBTQ+ …

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The Red Sea goes green

In honor of Earth Day, MC devoted the preceding week to encourage environmentally-friendly habits throughout campus. Sundevils were invited to participate in the Earth Day-related festivities that were held to inspire students do their part in preserving the community. On Monday, Environmental Projects club advisor Megan Jones encouraged staff and …

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MC Brings Home CIF Student Section Title

MC students rejoiced as news spread of their victory in Battle of the Fans. The schools up for the title included MC’s biggest rival, Westview, as well as Sage Creek, San Marcos, and Orange Glen. Since the beginning of ski week, students have been encouraging other people to like, share, …

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PUSD Passes “Safe Haven” Resolution

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Poway Unified School District passed in a 4 to 1 vote a “Safe Haven” resolution affirming that school campuses will be free from immigration enforcement, guaranteeing a safe environment for all students regardless of immigration status. The Board began discussing this issue in January, spurred …

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Modified Trump Travel Ban Still Causes Backlash

The original travel ban was an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27, banning travel between America and six different Muslim-majority countries for 90 days: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. It also blocked refugees from America for 120 days. When the first travel ban …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Wed. March 8 marked International Women’s Day, first created as a time to celebrate women and their achievements. This year as part of the celebrations, the organizers of the Women’s March on Washington helped promote the observance of “A Day Without Women,” encouraging women to take the day off of …

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