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Students experience "COVID fatigue" during Distance Learning
Truong-Anh Nguyen-Tan December 11, 2020

When Lodi Unified School District announced that school was cancelled at the beginning of quarantine in March, many students were relieved that their scholastic stress would be temporarily put on hold. However, the effects of being quarantined...

Money-making magic: teen small businesses in the time of COVID
Money-making magic: teen small businesses in the time of COVID
Merit Onyekwere and Truong-Anh Nguyen-Tan November 21, 2020

While COVID-19 has been responsible for spikes in unemployment and the permanent closure of many local mom and pop shops, a new generation of student entrepreneurs has begun to rise amid the economic uncertainty.   “I’d always...

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ASB canned food drive
Quarantine allows time for students to reflect on the meaning of friendship
Conservative students struggle to find acceptance and tolerance from liberal peers

Conservative students struggle to find acceptance and tolerance from liberal peers

February 21, 2021

With liberal views and perspectives dominating news, entertainment, social media and academia, conservative students often feel that their views are targeted and ridiculed. ...

Bruin Voice’s annual Naughty or Nice list

Bruin Voice’s annual Naughty or Nice list

December 18, 2020

Naughty LUSD Board member Ron Heberle for holding his Christmas party during a pandemic, with no plans to wear masks or social distance. Teachers who force students...

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PRO: Should transgender athletes compete in the category of their preferred gender?

January 31, 2020

High school sports have always been an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills to their peers, parents and for some, college scouts. But as soon as transgender...

Politicians ignore gun deaths to focus on vaping

Politicians ignore gun deaths to focus on vaping

November 15, 2019

On September 11, President Donald Trump finally addressed the polar problem- sizing our nation — a problem that has affected almost 400 individuals in the U.S., a large...

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Among Us game experiences rise in popularity over summer
Rapper Viincent draws inspiration from Bryson Tiller and J. Cole

Rapper Viincent draws inspiration from Bryson Tiller and J. Cole

January 31, 2020

As rap progressively becomes more mainstream due to more people taking a liking to the strong bass and flowing rhythm, many individuals dream of pursuing rap in the...

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ proves to be subpar finale

January 31, 2020

The third Star Wars Trilogy came to an epically underwhelming and disappointing finale with the “The Rise of Skywalker.” For movie fans, this film was simply not...

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Athletes and coaches adapt to new rules and timelines
Girls basketball hopes to live up to the success of last year’s team

Girls basketball hopes to live up to the success of last year’s team

January 31, 2020

In the 2018-2019 winter season, the girls basketball team made history. From seniors Deyliana Lewis and Sarah Ruiz and sophomore Mya Blake each scoring over 1,000...

High school athletes rarely continue to play at the college level

January 31, 2020

Across the United States, almost eight million high school students participate in school sports programs. The number of student-athletes sharply decreases from high...

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2020 International Rally
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The Voice shall not be silenced!
The Voice shall not be silenced!