Volume 31



When Will Life Be Normal?

When Will Life Be “Normal”?

Ella Yadegar | March 25, 2021

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 33 million Americans have been vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine as of mid-March. Hospitalization rates of patients admitted within a 7-day...

Covid Vaccines are Coming, But What About Kids?

Covid Vaccines are Coming, But What About Kids?

Kelsey Kim | March 25, 2021

As the United States and several countries around the world roll out the vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, many are wondering about the development of vaccines for minors. According...

How a Year Without Sports Could Impact Student Athletes

How a Year Without Sports Could Impact Student Athletes

Dylan Graff | January 16, 2021

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on everyone, one of the largest groups being athletes. The NBA created a bubble in Orlando, the MLB incorporated constant testing, and the NFL utilized contact tracing...

Adidas soccer ball on a grass pitch.
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Postponed Practices: Youth Soccer in the Midsts of a Pandemic

Zoe Kramar | December 18, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has forced numerous programs and activities to be shut down throughout California. However, as we have been learning more and more about the deadly virus, some of these programs...

Bobcat Fire view from a kitchen window in Monrovia, CA, September 10, 2020. Photo by Eddiem360

Double Threat: Wildfires and COVID

Zoe Kramar | October 6, 2020

I step outside my front door, after six months of distancing and facing unprecedented yet still unresolved obstacles, with my mask on ready to walk my dog. However I am greeted with sluggish skies and...

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Approaching Music Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dillon Ring | October 6, 2020

Throughout the world, human interplay has been the lifeblood of music. The way people create music throughout history has depended on being together with other fellow musicians to create harmonies, melodies...

How Covid-19 is Disproportionately Affecting People of Color

How Covid-19 is Disproportionately Affecting People of Color

Kelsey Kim | October 6, 2020

As the deadly COVID-19 runs rampant in our country, our continent and our world, billions of people are being affected, but none more so than people of color. People of color are hit especially hard, particularly...

Deans’ Perspective on Virtual Learning

Deans’ Perspective on Virtual Learning

Davis Marks | October 5, 2020

With so many things about virtual learning being new and different, not much light has been shed onto what the process has been like for Middle School students’ biggest support system: the Middle...

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