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The murder of George Floyd: What you need to know

Alyssa Chang and Lauren Guss

June 3, 2020

   46-year-old George Floyd was murdered on May 25 by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin while being arrested. The officer sat with a knee pressed against Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, restricting his air...

While many protestors peacefully march, groups of looters rampage through stores

Alyssa Chang, Lauren Guss, and Jasmine Wongphatarakul

June 3, 2020

   On Monday, May 26, George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man was killed by Minneapolis police officers after being accused of forgery. Although Floyd did not resist arrest, officers still handcuffed and pinned him...

Santa Clarita Valley surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 cases as the U.S. passes 100,000 deaths

Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

   As of May 29, there have been 5,950,088 COVID-19 cases and 362,989 deaths worldwide. In the U.S. alone, there have been 1,772,355 confirmed cases and 103,418 deaths.    In the Santa Clarita Valley, at least 1,160 cases have been...

Quarantine marks a significant change in students’ academic ethics

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

   It’s safe to say that the coronavirus lockdown has affected everybody. Work has been replaced by Zoom calls (if one’s job was kept at all), and school has been replaced by online assignments and testing.    As studen...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000,000 as Santa Clarita Valley nears 500 cases

Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

   As of May 4, there have been 3,642,068 coronavirus cases and 252,024 deaths worldwide. In the U.S. alone, there have been 1,212,345 confirmed cases and 69,725 deaths.    In the Santa Clarita Valley, at least 571 cases have been c...

Distance learning: how local students and teachers are affected by the new system

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

   As the world’s medical workers and researchers struggle to control the COVID-19 pandemic, ordinary civilians feel the strain of this disaster in their everyday lives. A new system for education during social distancing called...

U.S. reaches 100,000 COVID-19 cases as countries continue efforts to contain the virus

Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

   As of March 31, there have been 854,039 coronavirus cases and 42,014 deaths worldwide. In the U.S. alone, there have been 185,270 confirmed cases and 3,780 deaths, making it the country with the most confirmed cases. In Santa Cla...

Coronavirus cases soar as states take action to contain it

Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

As of March 22, there are 336,838 coronavirus cases and 14,616 deaths worldwide. Just in the U.S. alone, there have been 33,546 confirmed cases and 419 deaths. As many have experienced, U.S. schools all over the nation have...

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