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Illustration by Xiang(Lucy) Chang

Chinese international students expect to return to campus in fall

New policies of the government and schools affect Chinese international students and their plans in 2021
May 3, 2021

How to return to the state for school has been a problem that Chinese international students concern about since the outbreak of COVID-19. Due to the pandemic, the U.S. government released different policies...

Perseverance's photo of first drive on mars.

PC: NASA Perseverance Rover

Out of this world

In reward of years of determination, NASA lands their official rover, "Perseverance", on the surface of Mars
Hadley McCusker, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

This past February 18th of 2021. NASA made history in for sparking a new age of research as they landed the Perseverance rover on Mars. Reaching its landing point at exactly 3:55 pm in US Eastern time...

Illustration by Xiang(Lucy) Chang

A Year Online

a follow-up article of "Through the Screen"
Xiang (Lucy) Chang, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

After the school transferred to online schooling last year, many international students, especially the Chinese students, went back to their countries and became distance learners. Different than the regular...

Rise of integrated community farms

Sofia O, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Environmentalism continues to increase in popularity and people are still feeling confined in their homes due to the pandemic. Citizens have taken up gardening as a solution to both. This trend began...

Infographic by Giulia Henshaw. Flexible schedule- Depending on what schedule a school decides to do, students have various opportunities to take their AP tests. The College Board provided three different styles of testing.

New format for AP tests

The College Board creates a new and accommodating testing schedule to combat the pandemic.
Giulia Henshaw, Copy Editor February 9, 2021

After almost a year in the COVID-19 pandemic, schools are still in a hybrid schedule. As Advanced Placement (AP) tests approach, the College Board implements a flexible testing schedule for students to...

New Progress on COVID Vaccines

New Progress on COVID Vaccines

Progress is being made to create and distribute vaccines to ensure that herd immunity is created.
Kendrick Choi, Managing Web Editor February 9, 2021

It has been almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic first caused the world to shut down. Now, scientists are making progress to create and distribute vaccines to ensure that herd immunity is created....

#Bekind- Follow these challenges each day this week. Kindness Challenge week was created in tandem with the Peer Mental Health and Kindness Presentation.

MUN Impact leads Peer Mental Health and Kindness presentation

Speak UP ambassadors and MUN students bring mental health education to the forefront.
Evelyn Driscoll, Print Editor-in-Cheif February 3, 2021

MUN and Speak Up collaborated on January 25 to share the Peer Mental Health and Kindness Presentation virtually on Teams. The presentation, led by MUN students and Speak UP ambassadors, featured an open...

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SoCal faces complete shut-down

Devon Nguyen, Opinion Editor December 14, 2020

Since COVID restrictions began to lift in the middle of the year, cases within Southern California have only skyrocketed. Governor Gavin Newsom has enforced a region wide shutdown for eleven counties that...

Lighting up the season

Saddleback church introduces a new Christmas celebration, Light of the World.
Alexis McCabe, Staff Writer December 13, 2020

The excitement of Christmas is here but things are looking a bit different this year. Saddleback Church shifts their normal Christmas celebrations into a whole new experience in order to make it COVID-19...

Students reflect on evacuation from Silverado fire

Seniors Jillian Surdilla and Sara Good recall their evacuation experiences.
Evelyn Driscoll, Print Editor-in-Cheif November 18, 2020

Group B classes took place virtually on Monday Oct. 26 in response to the Silverado wildfire raging in the Santiago and Silverado canyons, which forced around 90,000 Orange County residents to evacuate...

One mask at a time

A local group of community members continue to distribute handmade masks to areas in need through the Health Care Mask Collaborative.
Sofia O'Keefe, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

After seeing the unfortunate impacts of Covid-19, local politician Stephanie Oddo created a Facebook group known as Healthcare Mask Collaborative (HMC) to manufacture cloth masks in impoverished and high-risk...

Store fronts are being boarded up in major cities in preparation for the election.

Looming election day

Americans fear chaos and violence following the November 3 election.
Emelin Conboy, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

Major cities across the nation are becoming eerie and apocalyptic as the election approaches this November. Store owners put up plywood in fear of violence, similar to during the political unrest in the...

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