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5781 years resilient: an introduction to Rosh Hashanah

Lila Ettedgui-Scott, Writer | September 19, 2020

Rosh Hashanah, “the head of the year,” is celebrated by the Jewish community all throughout the diaspora. Starting at sundown on Sept. 18, the 29 of Elul, the Jewish lunar calendar resets to the first...

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The 2010s: A momentous decade in LGBTQ+ pop music

Lillian Li, Writer | June 30, 2020

The normalization of unfiltered, visible LGBTQ+ artists in mainstream pop music was something that happened slowly, over years upon years...until it suddenly exploded. The dawn of the 2010s saw an unparalleled...

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How the Aztecs shaped the modern world

Joana Diaz, Writer | May 9, 2020

The Aztecs dominated central Mexico from their glorious capital, Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City) since their arrival during the 13th century as a nomadic tribe in Mesoamerica. They were the most powerful...

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Why Americans love Cinco de Mayo

Joana Diaz, Writer | May 3, 2020

Quick! Grab your sombreros, your ponchos and get the tacos ready, it’s Cinco de Mayo! Finally, an excuse to get tipsy off strawberry margaritas with your friends, turn up the mariachi music and eat chips...

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The effects of school closures on students’ mental health

Sean Quinn, Writer | April 30, 2020

Students across the world have felt the pain of missing months of their high school year. However, COVID-19 has posed more challenges than missing friends and a regular routine for many students. Shakti...

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La importancia de crecer bilingüe

Joana Diaz, Writer | March 12, 2020

Ser latino en California hace tener una familia bilingüe casi inevitable. Sin embargo, muchos padres Latinos no le enseñan a sus hijos su idioma natal lo cual los limita en cuestión de comunicación....

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