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What’s Happening to the 2020 Olympics?

Like countless events around the world, the 2020 Olympics have been postponed. This is the first time in history the Olympics have been delayed (although they were canceled three times during both World Wars) since its first games held in 1896.  In the summer of 2020, Japan was supposed to …

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Sars-Cov-2: A New Threat?

By Staff Writer Jashlene Cawagas Posted by News and Features Editor Roxy Hudson A variant of Covid-19, called Sars-Cov-2, has been detected from samples collected in India. The “double-mutant” virus is the cause of a COVID-19 case rate increase in India as well as in other countries.  According to BBC …

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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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