Best of SNO

The impact of COVID-19 has been much greater due to staying locked indoors for a prolonged amount of time. The Sidekick opinions editor Camila Villarreal analyzes the consequences of prolonged isolation and constant stress since the start of lockdown.
Opinion: The depression epidemic
By Camila Villarreal, Coppell High School • September 21, 2020

For six months, America has waited for the disaster of COVID-19 to be over. For six months, the steady rhythm of our daily...

Student advocates for CUSDAgainstRacism call upon the Capistrano Unified School District school board to address the widespread discrimination and racism occurring in CUSD schools. The crowd watching the students are all current or former CUSD students, parents, and teachers.
Students Group Engages District Leaders for Change Against Racism
By Sandhya Ganesan, San Juan Hills High School • September 21, 2020

During a summer of protests in the name of the Black Lives Matter movement, students and alumni of CUSD have created a movement...

The fires across California paint an ominous orange sky, casting a smokey shadow over the Bay Area.
Accidental arson sparks new wildfires in California
By Erwan Pal, Carlmont High School • September 21, 2020

California’s shocking year of wildfires is the worst in state history; 3,154,107 acres of land have been scorched across...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died from pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020. In the last decade, Justice Ginsburg had an almost cult-like following as the Notorious RBG.
Remembering a superhero
By Mackenna Moslander, Convent of the Sacred Heart High School - CA • September 21, 2020

While working on a piece about the disparity of the standardized testing system, I checked my phone thinking I received a...

The disproportionate suspension of African American students in SRVUSD suggests potential inequity
Disproportionate discipline of Black students in SRVUSD threatens equity
By Sanjana Ranganathan and Jade Wang • September 21, 2020

“I have been called to the office four or five times for things that I didn’t do. One time I was even threatened with...

Whiteness Does Not Make You Superior: A Message to the Brown Community
Plogging: the new eco-friendly exercise trend perfect for social distancing 
Students demonstrate against racism, police brutality in on-campus march
Language barriers limit parents’ ability to assist their children with remote learning
Out-of-state students report mixed feelings about returning to Macon during pandemic
Student reflects on BLM experience

Student reflects on BLM experience

George Floyd’s name rang loud through the tension as protesters voices...

School Behind A Screen

School Behind A Screen

Elizabeth Green completes her morning routine in the same room she’ll...

Asazu launches an appetizing business

Asazu launches an appetizing business

It's Saturday morning and junior Kenta Asazu is hard at work. While...

DCIS is Exploring the Possibilities for the 2020-2021 School Year

DCIS is Exploring the Possibilities for the 2020-2021 School Year

As the 2019-2020 school year is coming to a close, students are growing...

Healthcare Workers Are Stepping Up Against the Pandemic

Healthcare Workers Are Stepping Up Against the Pandemic

The coronavirus has temporarily closed businesses and offices until it...

Growing trend among parents causes them to avoid vaccines

Growing trend among parents causes them to avoid vaccines

In Virginia, the House of Representatives is trying to pass a law that...

Students Group Engages District Leaders for Change Against Racism

Students Group Engages District Leaders for Change Against Racism

During a summer of protests in the name of the Black Lives Matter movement,...

Accidental arson sparks new wildfires in California

Accidental arson sparks new wildfires in California

California’s shocking year of wildfires is the worst in state history;...

Disproportionate discipline of Black students in SRVUSD threatens equity

Disproportionate discipline of Black students in SRVUSD threatens equity

“I have been called to the office four or five times for things that...

A double standard in rap

A double standard in rap

The hit song “WAP” by Cardi B, featuring Megan Thee Stallion was released...

“The Lost Husband” hits number one on Netflix

“The Lost Husband” hits number one on Netflix

Three days after the movie “The Lost Husband” was added to Netflix,...

How local musicians have adapted to the ongoing pandemic

How local musicians have adapted to the ongoing pandemic

For many, music is the primary form of recreation, especially if it involves...

Opinion: The depression epidemic

Opinion: The depression epidemic

For six months, America has waited for the disaster of COVID-19 to be over....

Remembering a superhero

Remembering a superhero

While working on a piece about the disparity of the standardized testing...

I’m not just checking a box, I’m acknowledging my heritage

I’m not just checking a box, I’m acknowledging my heritage

When brought up in conversation, my ethnic background usually gets two...

Match Point

Match Point

No one can doubt that North Allegheny is packed with excellent student-athletes....

Trainers keep their cool

Trainers keep their cool

As she dragged the cold-water immersion tub behind her, junior student...

Varsity Football and Soccer Affected By Positive COVID-19 Cases

Varsity Football and Soccer Affected By Positive COVID-19 Cases

When Christopher Kenny, varsity boys soccer coach, learned that one of...