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2020 Olympic Games Postponed to 2021

  By BROOKE BAXTER Staff Writer  The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the largest and most complex sporting event in the world, has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19, although it will still be held in Tokyo, Japan, as was originally planned.  “We were fortunate to be working with a very good Organizing Committee and were...

What to Bake During Quarantine
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What to Bake During Quarantine

By ELAINE ZHOU Staff Writer Classic Banana and Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Start your morning off with a nice breakfast. Turn up the song Banana Pancakes By Jack Johnson while you wait for your pancakes to cook. Ingredients 1 ½ cup flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 ¼ cups milk 2...

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Teachers Adjust Curriculum to Fit Reduced AP Exams

By CARLY ZHOU Staff Writer Teachers have been adjusting their curriculum to concentrate their focus on the select aspects and material that will be tested in response to the shortened AP exam. The shortened AP exam takes into consideration the challenges and restrictions students and teachers face in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is...

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Let’s Insult, But Better

By CHRIS CHAE Staff Writer You’ve all heard the saying: “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” That childhood proverb could not be more wrong. Words have power, they always have and always will. Words allow us to communicate, as they are one of the most clear and direct...

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The Global Response to COVID-19

By ARUSH MEHROTRA Staff Writer I am sure many of you are familiar with Wuhan. Whether you are watching the TV, reading the newspaper, or just conversing with your family and friends, the word Wuhan seems to inevitably find its way in any of those situations.  Wuhan, the capital of Central China’s Hubei Province, is...

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Tips for Working at Home

By CLAIRE CHOI Staff Writer I associate my home as a place of comfort, a sanctuary to come to after a long day of working. For the past few years, my daily routine has consisted of going to school, then extracurriculars, and then a local coffee shop or library to finish homework. The minute I...

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Coronavirus: A New Way of Life

By CLAIRE CHOI Staff Writer In this difficult and surreal time, looking after our mental and physical wellbeing and caring for those around us has never been more important. One of the hardest aspects of what we are all going through is the uncertainty. I truly believe that making the most of an unfortunate circumstance...

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Coronavirus: How the pandemic has affected the sports world on a more local level and what we can take out of this as the importance of sports shines brighter.

By: Luke Curtis As the sports world shuttered to a close as COVID-19 loomed over America, fans and players alike have taken to social media voicing their endearment to the games they love. Do not be afraid, sports fans, soon another year will come. The sports world will once again be filled with jeers, boos,...

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Staying Productive During Quarantine

By Harrison Hill Staff Writer Within the past several weeks, COVID-19  has spread rapidly throughout Europe, Asia, and now the United States, forcing schools to close until the end of the school year. A stay-at-home order was put into effect, so with you trapped in your home indefinitely, what now?  Many people, including myself, were...