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Staff editorial: Let’s address our mental health crisis. All of us.

Kaitlyn Tsai March 21, 2021

We need to step back and evaluate the performative, one-time events and the squeamishness around talking about our problems. We’re all struggling; let’s face it together.



With new regulations, Saratoga Farmers Market community finds reprieve from pandemic

Allison Hartley and Kaitlyn Tsai March 5, 2021

Foot traffic has largely returned after sales dipped at the beginning of the pandemic, although pandemic trepidation and restrictions on sampling still stunt business



Tips for staying motivated as a second semester senior

Kaitlyn Tsai February 21, 2021

COVID-19 isn’t the only disease you want to avoid catching as a second semester senior; with these tips, hopefully you can combat senioritis as well!


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2019 alumna leads guided meditation with ‘Chaotic Calm’ podcast

Christina Chang and Marisa Kingsley February 21, 2021

Annie Xu discusses a wide range of topics that college and high school students experience, hoping to help listeners “find the calm within the chaos.”

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Anticipating state mandate, social studies department adds ethnic studies course option for freshmen

Shreya Rallabandi and Lihi Shoshani February 21, 2021

The course will be paired as an alternative to World Geography.



2021 AP exams will return to full-length in both online and paper versions

Alekhya Vadlakonda February 21, 2021

Tests will be administered in three different sessions ranging from early May to June.



A new season of fantasy soccer brings uncertainties

Jason Cheng and Vinay Gollamundi October 4, 2020

A basic guide to fantasy soccer and what to expect for the upcoming season.

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Students and alumni from LG, SHS team up in light of #MeToo Movement

Nicole Lu and Esther Luan September 19, 2020

Individuals all over the district have been working together to galvanize sexual assault and harassment reform they believe has been lacking within schools.

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Freshmen react to entering high school in an online world

Anjali Nuggehalli September 5, 2020

Despite the disappointment that came with beginning high school in a completely virtual setting, the Class of 2024 remains optimistic

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Countless senior traditions canceled

Avani Kongetira September 5, 2020

Seniors reflect on the many events that have been canceled or postponed this semester.

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Robotics team mentors Argonaut Elementary students through virtual software summer program

Andy Chen and Kaasha Minocha September 5, 2020

M-SET outreach team members taught incoming fourth and fifth graders software skills over Zoom to prepare them for the First Lego League competition.

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Widespread fires prompt staff members to evacuate

Kaitlyn Tsai August 20, 2020

The CZU Lightning Complex spans a growing total of over 67,000 acres as of Sunday morning and has forced several staff members, among thousands of other Santa Cruz residents, to evacuate.

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