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Staying Updated on the Presidential Debate

Brendan Dickson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

The race is on. The Democratic and Republican primaries kicked off this month with the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary, two key stops on the road to the White House. The results of these two party contests traditionally...

Flint: A story of silent disaster in America

Lukas Chang, Stadff Writer

February 28, 2016

Lead, a metal poison which causes developmental problems in 600,000 children annually. Often, only foreign countries are exposed to lead because  developed nations such as America  attempt to eradicate exposure to this toxin...

Justice Must Be Served

Amal Sorathia, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Ever think about how if that one thing never happened, that one mistake, your entire life would be different? Well, that happened to Kevin Cooper back in 1983, when he was accused for a crime he did not commit. He is still suffering...

Skiing Into A Better Tahoe

Caroline Kloes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

El Nino is often labelled as the weather phenomenon that is helping the California drought crisis. This warm body of water moving towards Central America brought more precipitation to California. The Bay Area received some...

The Many Lives that Define Who We Are

Tyler McNierney, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Before I begin, allow me to say that it is completely up to you to believe what I will be presenting in this article. The information that I have gathered for this article on death may be entirely different from what your own...

The Zika Virus: A Closer Inspection

Shannon Reilly, Op-Ed Editor

February 28, 2016

The world is cowering before a tiny insect—the mosquito. It is the vector of an increasingly threatening disease whose geographical range has expanded well beyond the initial point of outbreak—Brazil, 2015—and infected a...

El Nino vs the Drought

Paris Richardson, Photo Editor

February 28, 2016

The El Nino has delivered some much needed rain and precipitation to California this season, and it will continue, subduing into late winter and the beginning of spring. The El Nino, though, is far from ending the drought. Thus, ...

Amtrak Train Derailment Leaves No Tracks

Sahil Shah, Sci-Tech Editor

February 28, 2016

On the night of May 12,  2015, an Amtrak Northeast Regional train, Train 188, headed towards New York City from Washington D.C.  The train derailed at the Northeast Corridor in the Port Richmond area in Philadelphia. Of the...

What is Fair about Fare Cuts

Sarah Yang, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Their office stands on four rolling wheels. Their constant company on the cold silent streets lies within the lonesome sceneries and hissing engines subdued by tones from the radio. They are the Uber drivers. Respect the drivers....

No Relief for Refugee Children

Alicia Naicker, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

A pro-democracy protest gone awry after the arrest and torture of teenagers set the spark that began the civil unrest in Syria that now effects most of continental Europe. A simple objective of removing an autocratic leader from...

Aid to Syria

Ruqayyah Sorathia, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

The Syrian war has been going on for five consecutive years. People of Madaya are besieged with hunger that is finally beginning to take its toll. Hunger is being used as a weapon, and people don’t know what to do. One refugee...

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