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Senior Nathaniel Thornton (left) posts Tiktoks with his boyfriend. Some of his videos have garnered over 200k views. The Tiktok ban hearing has been delayed until after the presidential elections in November.
Tiktok Ban Hearing Postponed Until November 4th
Vivien Tran, Journalist • October 6, 2020

Tiktok is an app used by many people of age. It's used to make lip-syncing and dancing videos. It's also a creative outlet. People can show off their talents...

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Junior Alison Betancourt doing a quick nail clean in the middle of a session with a client. At 17 years old, she started her own nail business, Shannails,  because she could not find a nail tech she liked. Her father inspired her entrepreneurial spirit. "My dad made me go through the path of business. He started his own trucking business, so I was like, ‘I can start my small company of whatever I want, and what I am good at.’”
Nailing Entrepreneurship: Alison Betancourt
Naretzi Velasquez, Journalist • May 24, 2020

Some teenagers’ dream is to be able to say that they can make their own money. But the reality is that most of these teens do not get hired, whether it is because they are too young, too busy, or just underqualified. But what if a teen could make their own business?  Junior Alison Betancourt does not have to ponder on the “what if?” This student is an entrepreneur in the making; at only 17-years-old, Betancourt started her nail business, Shannails. As a little kid, Betancourt had a...

This is a picture of a chemist holding a coronavirus blood test. The COVID-19 vaccine is in the making in the United States. It is unknown when the release date will be. The earliest vaccine trial dates would be late this year or early next year. Russia has released a COVID-19 vaccine called Sputnik V, however it has not gone through all of the trials yet.
Anti-vaxxers and the Coronavirus Vaccine
Caitlynn Kelley, Journalist and Editor • October 5, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has created pandemonium across the globe. Isolation from others, economic uncertainty, and over 200,000 thousand deaths in the US, many should feel relieved that there is a COVID-19 vaccine in the making. However, not everyone feels that same sense of relief. Anti-vaxxers, those who don’t vaccinate themselves or their families, are against getting the COVID-19 vaccine. One of the major reasons as to why the anti-vaxx...

"Light it Up Like Dynamite!": A teaser image of KPOP boy group sensation BTS for their new English song
REVIEW: BTS Releases an Energetic Full-English Song 'Dynamite'
Janelle White, Co-Editor in Chief • August 25, 2020

Full disclosure: BTS has dominated the minds of many people, whether they want it to or not. With their increasing popularity, it isn't out of...

The sky providing a fascinating sight for all to gaze upon. Much like these upcoming events, the sky is displaying its sheer beauty.
Space Events You Can View From Your Backyard this Month
April 10, 2020

The quarantine may have you down, but it's time to look up! Specifically, look up at the sky. Starting this week, there will be four different...

From watching your favorite singers perform virtual concerts on Instagram Live to playing Settlers of Catan online with your friends, there
8 Things to Do During Quarantine and Social Distancing
April 4, 2020

Ever since California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that all schools within the state would have to shut down and transition to distance learning,...

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