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Demonstrators call for impeachment on street corners around Bay Area on the eve of historic impeachment vote
Impeachment, At Home

Kathy Fang | February 20, 2020

On the eve of a historic House vote on two articles of impeachment, activists voice their support for impeachment at demonstrations around the Bay Area, joining over 600 rallies and protests nationwide…

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As 2 cases of new coronavirus confirmed in Southern California, public health measures ramp up worldwide

Kathy Fang | February 13, 2020

Three new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been confirmed in California and Arizona yesterday, as health departments around the world increase disease control measures and as Harker recommends…

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Free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker inspires student journalists at annual NSPA convention

Alysa Suleiman | February 12, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bathed in a dim warm orange glow, the expansive convention room exploded in a deafening round of applause as activist Mary Beth Tinker stepped onto the podium. To an audience of hundreds…

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What to know about the 2019 novel coronavirus

Kathy Fang | February 10, 2020

As the 2019 novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, continues to spread across the world, Harker Aquila breaks down what you need to know about the outbreak.
What is the 2019-nCoV? 
The 2019-nCoV is a respiratory…

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Activist group Moms 4 Housing wins right to stay in Oakland house, protests Bay Area housing crisis

Eric Fang | February 10, 2020

A group of homeless mothers called Moms 4 Housing reached an agreement with Wedgewood Properties on Jan. 20 to buy the Oakland home they had illegally occupied from Nov. 18 to Jan. 14. Their fight to stay…

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Fighting fire: Australia battles blazing bushfires in war against climate change

Emily Tan | February 7, 2020

26.9 million acres burned. More than 3,000 homes destroyed. 33 deaths, including nine firefighters, as of Jan. 31, according to the Crisis Coordination Center of the Australian government. And over one…

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“Together, We Rise”: Women’s rights, civil rights activists around Bay Area call for change at fourth annual Women’s March

Kathy Fang | February 6, 2020

Upper school students joined the 37,000 demonstrators who filled the streets of San Jose and San Francisco last Saturday for the fourth annual nation-wide series of Women’s Marches.

Originally sparked…

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Santa Clara County announces first case of coronavirus – as infected person in isolation

Eric Fang | February 5, 2020

Santa Clara County confirmed today that an adult male resident, who is currently being held in isolation, has tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCoV), but also noted that no additional cases…

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