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A year of COVID-19: College Sports
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A year of COVID-19: College Sports

By AMITIS TAJALLEI Staff Writer  This year, the Coronavirus outbreak has created a wave of disruption in American sports. From professional sports to high athletics, all forms of sports competitions have been stopped to stop the rise of Coronavirus cases. Last March, as the first wave of the pandemic hit North America, America witnessed the...

What We Can Take Away from Distance Learning
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What We Can Take Away from Distance Learning

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
Once a return is made to a COVID-19 free, in-person UHS, some major lessons from online learning should be implemented to make sure that the mistakes made during this pandemic under online/hybrid learning may not repeat themselves again

District-Wide Student Strike Canceled
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District-Wide Student Strike Canceled

By MOHIT KOSURU Staff Writer In response to IUSD’s decision to resume in-person school after a surge in cases over the holiday season, a student-led organization called ‘IUSD Student Strike’ emerged to plan a district-wide strike. The strike was supposed to occur during the week of January 26th, but according to the strike organizers, the...

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UHS Welcomes Three New Clubs Adjusting to COVID

By JULIET CURTIS Staff Writer The Medical Club, the Multimedia Club, and the Internet Society Club are three new clubs recently approved by the UHS Associated Student Body (ASB). These clubs are examples of those that have made necessary adjustments for member engagement as COVID-19 safety precautions have prompted the digitization of club events, meetings,...

Why In-Person Instruction Needs to Stop
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Why In-Person Instruction Needs to Stop

By BAANI SABHARWAL Staff Writer
With Covid-19 cases soaring and people packing the ICU, limiting the number of cases by stopping outside ventures would be a reasonable choice. Yet, IUSD students are still attending in-person school.

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Recruitment During A Worldwide Pandemic

While almost everyone has been impacted by the continued spread of the current worldwide pandemic, most students have not faced such uncertainties as our Trojan Athletes have. As soon as the COVID-19 virus began to take an international stage, forcing school closures and questions about the best method to defeat the virus, it became clear that athletics would be severely impacted.

A revolution in NCAA policy
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A revolution in NCAA policy

It has been a long-standing tradition of college sports that college athletes should not be paid. For decades, college athletes, school officials, and the public have questioned the existing system of student-athlete endorsements and salaries. California Governor Gavin Newsom officially challenged this standard in September by signing a bill that allows college players to sign endorsement deals.