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Girls playing each other prior to the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the "Promoting to Queens" program. This is representative of the efforts being made to make girls and women feel more included in the male-dominated chess community.
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The lopsided-gender imbalance in chess: What players are doing to make chess more inclusive
By Liora Ginzburg, Archer School for Girls • June 1, 2021

Like many other fields in 2021 that are male-dominated, chess players are working hard to encourage women and girls to become more involved in chess. The United States Chess Federation is currently taking...

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Local restaurants, such as The Office, are increasing their capacity as California nears its reopening date of June 15.
Businesses respond to an uncertain labor market
By Hudson Fox, Carlmont High School • June 3, 2021
As India struggles with the COVID-19 crisis, members of the Indian diaspora try to communicate with family members and friends affected by the virus
The Indian diaspora in San Ramon helps loved ones overseas amid COVID-19 crisis
By Anaisha Das, Dougherty Valley High School • June 2, 2021
Gal’s Guide Library is located in the Nickel Plate Arts building. The library opened in the beginning of March 2020.
"Who run the world?": Noblesville’s historic Gal’s Guide Library builds its new home
By Kylee White and Kennedy Miller June 3, 2021
Junior Beth Blessent beside her mom, wearing matching t-shirts they had made to support Terri through her cancer journey.
Fighting back
By Hannah Gray, Pittsburg High School - KS • June 3, 2021
Recent graduate (class of 2020) Monserrat Flores
In Memory of Those We Lost this Past Year
By Wendy Rodriguez, Godinez Fundamental High School • June 2, 2021
Two kids read pamphlets from The New Yorker Union at Saturday’s Rally.
Labor Organizers Shine During May Day Protests
By AIDAN LANE, Fordham University - The Observer • June 3, 2021
The Free Store on 45th and Ninth Avenue was created as a way to foster sustainability and mutual aid within the Hell
Hell’s Kitchen Free Store Is Priceless
By MADELINE KATZ, Fordham University - The Observer • June 3, 2021
Leah Orly and Gali Reuben show their support for Israel at a protest in Agoura Hills, CA. on Sunday, May 23, 2021. The protest was to demonstrate support for Israel after the May 21 ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Photo credit: Ryan Bough
Pro-Palestine and pro-Israel rallies held on Thousand Oaks Blvd as protesters call for continued peace amid Israel-Hamas ceasefire
By Ryan Bough, Moorpark College • June 2, 2021
Students are wondering how the the Board
The potential impact of handbook amendments on JCU’s national ranking
By Nicolette Noce and Laken Kincaid • May 27, 2021
In adolescence, Michelle Zauner often clashed with her mother over nearly everything: clothes, studies, hair. The only common ground between them was their love for Korean food, ingredients that can be found in H Mart, a Korean-American supermarket chain. “Crying in H Mart” is dedicated to Zauner’s relationship with her mother.
Author Michelle Zauner Cries in H Mart: A Uniquely Korean Remembrance of Her Mother
By Erin Choi, Portola High School • June 2, 2021
Vincent From a Distance—The Immersive Van Gogh
Vincent From a Distance—The Immersive Van Gogh
By Evan Fine, Los Altos High School • June 1, 2021
Charlie Kiernan, class of 2017, hopes his story can help make LFHS an environment that is more supportive of minority students.
'I hate to say this, but I was bullied for my race'
By Carley Walker, Lake Forest High School • June 3, 2021
History months like the one celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islanders this month could be more valuable if they were universally celebrated and if people took the time to learn about marginalized cultures in America.
History months don't do enough to impact our lives
By Andrew Ma, California High School - CA • June 2, 2021
A number of Hindus have protested against their representation in the academia and advocate for fair treatment.
Hinduism remains misrepresented in academia despite protests
By Soham Kinhikar and Amrita Himmatraopet • June 2, 2021
The AAPI Experience at NA
By Michelle Hwang, North Allegheny Senior High School • June 1, 2021
Females with ADHD struggle to find diagnosis
By Anna Thorne and Kendall Jarvis June 1, 2021
VIDEO: Lovejoy Livestock
By Connor Dunn, Aiden Beaumariage, and Nolan Novotny May 26, 2021
Oh my gorgeous! Four beautiful women express self love for their body.
Nobody Struggles Alone
By Abigail Shearer, Altoona Area Junior High School • May 21, 2021
Now that Hybrid learning is underway, kids are finally being able to see their friends and teachers again, and even though distance learning definitely had its drawback, there may have been some positives as well.
Benefits of Virtual Learning
By Ryan W., Sebastien A., Hailey A., and Ryan A. • May 14, 2021
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She wears pink skirts and lifts heavy weights. NHS freshman Andie Zelaya is one of the women at NHS who are proving you can be strong and feminine at the same time.
Nevertheless, she persisted: Female athletes at NHS are fighting worn-out sports stereotypes
By Jane Jeong, Ravneet Kaur, and Kendell Simpson June 3, 2021
Senior Kami Klapp with a pennant from Southern Oregon University, which she will attend on a softball scholarship.
The Klapp Family: Two Generations of Softball Success
By Cheyenne Arredondo, Brea Olinda High School • June 3, 2021
Seniors Ryder Wagenknecht (left) and Chay Yeager (right) celebrate atop a dogpile at the end of the AAAAA state championship game against the Loganville Red Devils. Against a Loganville team vying for their fourth consecutive state title, the Panthers outplayed the Red Devils in two tight games to sweep Loganville 1-0 and 4-2 to win the state championship. This win was the first time Starr’s Mill has ever won the state championship. “It’s been a long time since I’ve been wanting one of these,” Yeager said. “We’ve earned it.” Next year, Wagenknecht will play at Flagler College and Yeager will play at Wofford College.
Destiny has arrived
By Daniel Stackhouse, Starr's Mill High School • June 2, 2021