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Frequent natural disasters and bizarre weather conditions can be attributed to climate change. Graphic by Lisa Kyan.

The Climate Crisis and How We Can Help

Emma Arredondo September 21, 2021

The contents of the August 9th U.N. climate report revealed many worrisome facts about the state of our planet, but there is still more that can be done to help repair some of the damage. A recent climate...

Sophomore Students’ Return to Campus

Sophomore Students’ Return to Campus

September 21, 2021

Sophomores have finally returned to in-person learning with uncertainty, anxiety or excitedness, but definitely not in the way in which they imagined prior to the effects of the pandemic. “One of...

San Franciscos Chinatown, where multiple accounts of anti-Asian attacks were reported. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.

Racism is a Virus: Anti-Asian Hate at Its Largest

Rufina Chow March 30, 2021

84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee from San Francisco was shoved to the pavement on his peaceful morning walk and passed just two days after. 61-year-old Filipino American, Noel Quintana, was slashed across...

 College Decisions are pouring in, so now many students turn to see their Financial Aid in deciding which college to choose. Photo by of Zara Fiaz.

Positive Effects FAFSA Brings to Students in America

Zara Fiaz March 30, 2021

An important factor many seniors face when going off to college is applying for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), as it helps pay off for college and gives an estimate on future finances. The...

NAHS hosts a paint night, promoted by this flyer. Photo Courtesy of Alyssa Borbon.

NAHS Hosts: Color Therapy Day Paint Night

Zara Fiaz March 30, 2021

The National Arts Honor Society is hosting a paint night March 31st, 2021 at 5 pm in honor of de-stressing students and spreading positivity through creativity. The main topic is ‘Does the Pandemic have...

This is what the future wellness center can look like, where students are able to have resources to rest and relax. Graphic by Rufina Chow

New Wellness Center: Future Safe Haven for Students

Rufina Chow January 23, 2021

Despite distance learning, staff and student leaders continue to improve the campus of Los Altos High School with a new Wellness Center in progress, hoping to provide help for students in the future. The...

COVID-19 Vaccine: What We Know So Far

COVID-19 Vaccine: What We Know So Far

Karen Rivera January 23, 2021

Late November 2020, it was made clear how health care workers on the frontlines would receive the COVID-19 vaccine as Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, announced one of the first COVID-19 vaccine plans...

Joe Biden, 47th President of the United States, promises to take large strides in healing environmental issues during his term. Couresty of The White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

America Awaits Drastic Shift in Environmental Leadership

Belen Sibal January 23, 2021

A prominent topic of the 2020 presidential election was how each candidate would approach the issue of climate change and the environment. The American people heard very mixed answers ranging from comments...

Students interact in breakout rooms, separate from the main classroom where a teacher is able to supervise. Photo by David Galaviz

Breakout Rooms Effectiveness Tested By Teachers Daily

David Galaviz January 23, 2021

School completely shifting to online limits teachers from having complete control of their class. For Zoom to function as a virtual classroom, teachers rely heavily on the commitment of the students. Digital...

Students spend the whole day at their computers, overwhelmed with the new sites that have become their school. Graphic by David Galaviz

How technology has affected students in quarantine

Ismael Torres November 22, 2020

The quarantine has undoubtedly been one of the toughest events that we faced throughout our lives. However, it has been the beginnings of a new era of learning, the era of online distance learning. Even...

Students spend the whole day at their computers, overwhelmed with the new sites that have become their school. Graphic by David Galaviz

Cómo la tecnología ha afectado a los estudiantes en cuarentena

Ismael Torres November 22, 2020

La cuarentena ha sido sin duda uno de los eventos más duros que enfrentamos a lo largo de nuestra vida, porque nuestra generación tuvo que afrontar este problema, siendo más independiente para estar...

IFC adapts to a contactless drive-through model in March to keep their volunteers and recipients safe. Photo by Veronica Castro

How Food Pantries Are Managing During Covid

Emma Arredondo November 17, 2020

  Many businesses and organizations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that hit our country in March. Among those organizations was Interfaith Food Center (IFC), located in Santa Fe Springs,...

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