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Recent News Stories

Adapting to pandemic globally

May 18, 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 has greatly impacted students around the world, forcing many to turn to online...

Home life, work life both impacted

May 18, 2020

In mid-March, schools in Contra Costa County – including De Anza High School -- started to close, shops...

Racist incidents lead to an emphasis on Equity Squad

May 16, 2020

Students refuse to open a classroom door because a person of color touched the handle. A teacher tasks...

Music is the cure

Recent Entertainment Stories

Karen Russell whisks wonder and weirdness into ‘Orange World’

May 16, 2020

In her latest collection of short stories, “Orange World and Other Stories,” Karen Russell warps...

Audiences views differ about DC’s ‘Joker’

May 16, 2020

A shockwave of controversy shook audiences after Todd Phillips’ “Joker” debuted earlier this month....

Jumanji II reaches ‘The Next Level’

May 16, 2020

When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, and Nick Jonas starred in "Jumanji:...

Recent Features Stories

Alternatives to classroom life amid shelter-in-place

May 18, 2020

It is an unprecedented time in modern history. The whole world is humbly stilled by the formidable and...

Getting adjusted, now shelter in place

May 18, 2020

I moved from Bakersfield to Richmond about six months ago and was just starting to get adjusted to living...

Covid-19 stimulus: Helpful for everyone except those who need it most – students with disabilities

May 18, 2020

Students with disabilities—perhaps some of the most vulnerable individuals in the education system—could...

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