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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.

The success of swabs: The NBA bubble’s success in keeping players safe
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The success of swabs: The NBA bubble’s success in keeping players safe

Life in the United States was completely altered when the coronavirus pandemic first hit. As schools and businesses closed, the country came close to a complete shutdown. The world of professional sports had to go to a full stop as well. On March 11th, 2020, the National Basketball Association (NBA) came to an abrupt halt in the middle of their season because of the ongoing pandemic.