Monthly Archives: October 2018

Dr. Ford’s testimony cultivates both support and backlash

By Rylee Storms Everest Staff Editor There are many interpretations of what Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Senate testimony means, but it undoubtedly brought awareness to sexual assault survivors and what problems regarding sexual assault are still prominent in America. On Sept. 27, psychologist Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill. Dr. Ford testified during hearings

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The Trump Administration is planning to move $266 million into detention centers

By Molly Pigot Everest Editor-in-Chief President Trump has made it clear since the beginning of his campaign that he would crack down on immigration policy in the United States. Recent budgeting decisions have reflected how the Trump Administration is set on following through on those promises. The Department of Health and Human Services, the department which oversees those who are

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Sunnyvale City Council candidates visit Summit Denali

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Oct. 4, four candidates for Sunnyvale City Council visited Summit Public School: Denali to speak with student journalists. See below for a compilation of their stories. To learn more about the candidates (pictured left to right in the photo above), visit their websites: Gustav Larsson (incumbent, Seat 1); Henry Alexander III (challenger, Seat 1); Glenn Hendricks (incumbent,

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Marc Berman discusses his State Assembly work

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Oct. 5, student journalists from Summit Public School: Denali held a press conference to meet State Assemblymember Marc Berman. See below for a compilation of their stories. More information about Rep. Berman can be found on his website.  Staff photographers Justin Casillas, Jacob Gaylord, Mark Haiko, Jacob Jasper, Kyle Kobetsky, Alan Rivera and Hazel Rothrock contributed photos to

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Sexual assault allegations complicate Kavanaugh confirmation

By Evelyn Archibald Staff Writer Despite being scheduled to end on Sept. 7, the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings have extended into their fourth week. Sexual assault allegations from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Judge Kavanaugh sparked a reopening of the hearings. On July 30, Dr. Ford sent Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, a letter

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Evan Low addresses student journalists during Summit Tahoma press conference

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 27, student journalists from Summit Public School: Tahoma held a press conference to meet State Assemblymember Evan Low. See below for a compilation of their stories. More information about Rep. Low can be found on his website.  Staff photographers Justice White, Jannaya Garcia, Jasmine Lewis, Vianey Gonzaga, Amanda Ahn and Nick Inman  contributed photos to this

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