As of April 15th, it was announced that all Californians ages 16 and up can make appointments to receive their COVID vaccine through myturn.ca.gov or other ways, such as through the CDC's VaccineFinder or one's private health insurance. Now that many people have started receiving their first dose, what can they do now? First off,..
On April 26th, Cohorts A and B will be joining to become one in-person Cohort, going to school 4 times a week as opposed to the old model with students attending in-person class twice a week. Face masks will be worn at all times, with 3 feet minimum distance in class and social distancing required..
The middle and high school MESA National Engineering Design Competition teams will be moving onto the state competition hosted by University of California, Los Angeles after placing first in their respective levels. The competition occurred on April 9th, with the awards given out on April 10th. There, the teams learnt that they had both placed..
*Note: this article talks about eating disorders. If you may get triggered by this topic, I highly suggest you click away. Please read at your own discretion. Although the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, many studies have shown that eating disorders have been exacerbated by the social isolation..
This Saturday, a MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) competition was held virtually, hosted by UC Irvine. Sophia Catania, Lucero Islas, and Lena Nguyen won 1st in 4 of 5 categories, including overall of the National Engineering Design Competition and Caidlyn Lowry won 1st place for "Creativity and Engineering Design" and "Strength-to-Weight Ratio" sections of the..
Violence against Asian-Americans has been skyrocketing after racist sentiments increased due to COVID-19, with more and more attacks being documented and reported on social media. In order to prevent this, communities are banding together in order to protect their Asian American neighbors, with efforts being made to spread awareness and educate others. ATTACKS Most recently, ..
Remember the days of hurrying to club lunch meetings, squeezing into a room filled with people chatting away and eating lunch while a meeting takes place? Remember the chaos of Club Rush as students swarmed the Dome in hopes of being early enough to grab a smoothie or a burger from TK? Perhaps you've wondered..
One of the most crucial aspects of college admissions is standardized testing. The emphasis on such pushes students to study for hours a day up until the test date, sometimes even going to SAT camps over the summer to increase their chances of a higher score or hiring a private tutor specifically for these purposes. ..
Last March, I remember thinking about how excited we were to get an extended spring break, eagerly chatting about what we'd do once that last Friday hit, talking about the new coronavirus as if it was just another flu. Fast forward nine months later and here we are: sitting at our desks, logging into Zoom..
AP classes are a great way to build up credits for college. To obtain credit, you take an AP class (which is the equivalent of a college-level course) for an entire year then take an exam in May. If you obtain a 3 or above, then you pass and get credit. However, if you get..