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California Students Get Back in the Classroom

Since the transition to virtual education, school districts around the country have been contemplating the pros and cons of returning to in-person learning. Safety is of the utmost importance to each of the California Boards of Education, but certain considerations, such as students’ social interactions and productivity, have encouraged many …

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Adults and Dogs Race Through Alaska

Alaska’s famous long-distance sled dog race, the Iditarod, began on Mar. 7th despite the fear of COVID-19.  “Last Great Race” occurs every year in early March, starting in Anchorage, Alaska, and ending in Nome, Bering. Teams include an average of 14 dogs trekking in a sled “covering 1,000 miles of …

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Covid-19’s Effect on the Arts

Covid-19 has devastated many as it has spread throughout the country. During this time artists have been especially affected. Theaters closed down, shows were canceled, there remains a lack of jobs, and this all contributes to artists’ struggles during the Covid-19 pandemic that is spreading through the nation.  Covid-19’s effect …

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Biden Signs 17 Executive Orders on Day One

Immediately after being sworn into office on Jan. 20, President Joe Biden got to work signing 17 executive orders, memorandums, and directives meant in large part to undo his predecessor’s legacy and revert back to traditional political processes such as those of the Obama-era.  Biden first focused on the most …

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The Sports Industry’s Struggle with COVID-19

The recent Covid-19  pandemic has negatively impacted many industries for the past year. However, the unfortunate circumstances have not suppressed efforts to maintain a sense of normalcy. The sports industry, specifically, is  determined to push through the pandemic, though not without setbacks including a multitude of outbreaks. As the winter …

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New Strain of COVID-19 in San Diego County

A new strain of Covid-19, B.1.1.7, has surfaced in San Diego County. The new strain, first identified in the U.K., has been recognized in five U.S. states and 33 countries.  The first case within San Diego County, reported on December 29, was a 30-year-old man who had no recent travel …

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The Gradual Reopening of Youth Sports

In addition to education and social activities, Covid-19 has impacted the cherished extracurriculars of many high school athletes. As empty stadiums bring gloom on school campuses, students long to reconcile with their beloved sports.  “During these strange times, I understand how it may be hard to get students back on campus …

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