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Behind the Business: Vaccines
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Behind the Business: Vaccines

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
On March 11, 2021, we “celebrated” the official anniversary of COVID-19’s status as a global pandemic. All of the struggles and adversity that this nation and the world have had to overcome has been immense - but we already know that. What many actually want to know now is not how far we have come, but how much farther we need to go

The US Should Recognize Deaf History Month
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The US Should Recognize Deaf History Month

By JULIE SAKAMOTO Staff Writer
The U.S celebrates its unique cultural makeup with holidays and commemorative months. These times serve not only to celebrate but also to educate others on the various groups’ histories, and their contributions to American history. Deaf History Month, (which is celebrated from March 13 through April 15) however, isn't formally recognized, and seems to be largely ignored by the U.S government, despite the overwhelming influence of Deafness on American culture and society.

A Love Letter to Artists During the Pandemic
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A Love Letter to Artists During the Pandemic

BY NIKKI GHAEMI, Staff Writer
How have artists adapted to the new conditions of life during the pandemic? COVID-19 has undoubtedly been a test of creativity, however, artists at UHS have found unique ways to collaborate and develop their skills.

Social Media: Society’s Sneaky and Scary Addiction
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Social Media: Society’s Sneaky and Scary Addiction

By JULIE SAKAMOTO Staff Writer
The convenient accessibility of billions of bits of information and data at the literal touch of a finger has posed notable consequences for its users, and lead to a ripple effect within the social media industry. This may bode well for social media companies, but it certainly does not for users.

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

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.

Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties
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Diplomats, Not Just First Class and Cocktail Parties

By EVAN CHOE Staff Writer
Diplomat. Emissary. Ambassador. These words are often associated with the finer things in life. The world’s diplomats are often seen as a privy group of elites that are, “pale, male, and from Yale.” However, the paradigm of the Diplomat is actually one of great strength and sacrifice.