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Standardized testing in quarantine: how the closure of testing centers affects students.

Standardized testing in quarantine: how the closure of testing centers affects students.
December 14, 2020
“[Last year’s] AP exam was more of a marathon than a FRQ. There were way too many questions for the time limit so it was up to the students to see how many questions they could answer." -Mr. Burrill, AP Calculus Teacher

Happiness is only one click away.

Happiness is only one click away.
December 14, 2020

It is December 2020, and about nine months have passed since I began life within my bubble consisting of the kitchen and the living room couch. The only node that connects me to the outside world is the...

Activism during quarantine

Activism during quarantine
December 14, 2020

How can I get involved in making positive change for my community?    In its current state, the world needs drastic social reform and improvements if we want to maintain and provide equal opportunities...

reflections on 2020

reflections on 2020
December 14, 2020

   I’ve avoided writing this piece for weeks.       Because I have no idea where to start.     I took upon the task of writing this article, reasoning that the nature of the last year...

How Stranger Things season four filming has changed during the pandemic

How Stranger Things season four filming has changed during the pandemic
November 17, 2020

   As Netflix begins to produce season four of “Stranger Things”, fans and viewers of the show have wondered what it might contain. Released photos of the new sets, actors and outfits have fans...

What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine

What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine
November 16, 2020

   As the spread of the coronavirus pandemic consumes the minds of local residents in SCV and people across the globe, information about the vaccine development and distribution is eagerly sought after...

We need to cancel “cancel culture”

We need to cancel
October 30, 2020

   Doja Cat is cancelled. So are talk show host Jimmy Fallon, internet personality Shane Dawson, author J.K. Rowling and endless more.     According to Merriam-Webster, the term “cancel” means...

The human race often creates things that could potentially harm them in the future

The human race often creates things that could potentially harm them in the future
June 3, 2020

   The human race is the most intelligent species to ever walk the Earth, but there are times when this “intelligence” can be questioned. One such instance is how we create things that have destructive...

Quarantine marks a significant change in students’ academic ethics

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...

A letter to the Wildcat community

A letter to the Wildcat community
April 13, 2020

Hello Reader,  I think I can speak for all of us when I say that this year did not go at all like how we envisioned.  As I’m sitting here on my bed, writing this with my endless quarantine music...

Seemingly Trivial: Food Allergies

Seemingly Trivial: Food Allergies
March 19, 2020

   My friend and I looked at each other with a look of mingled confusion, dare and disappointment. We then directed our attention towards what had incited these emotions in the first place: sitting...

Sanders 26 point Nevada Caucus victory puts him in driver’s seat to win the Democratic nomination

Sanders 26 point Nevada Caucus victory puts him in driver’s seat to win the Democratic nomination
February 28, 2020

  Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, riding a wave of momentum from Iowa and New Hampshire, stormed into Saturday’s Nevada Caucus with a mission: to establish his place as the Democratic front runner....

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