Monthly Archives: December 2021

The Oxford High School shooting highlights problems that need to be addressed

By McKenna Seegmiller News Editor   The recent school shooting at Oxford High School highlights staggering problems in America – problems that have not been solved even after the deadliest shootings that have ripped our nation’s children from their parents.    On Tuesday, November 30, 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley entered Oxford High School with a semi-automatic pistol bought by his father

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Fast fashion harms the earth, so how can we stop it?

By Alex Diaz Arts Editor   With the growing interest in fashion everywhere, companies have grown more and more unethical with the sourcing of their products, often at the cost of the environment. Before the Industrial Revolution, people had to make their clothes themselves by growing products, sewing them together, and reusing them. However, since then, factories have taken over,

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China’s ban on private tutoring

By Akhil Gunasekaran Copy Editor China recently enacted a ban on all private tutoring services, which include companies both within and outside the country. Analysts believe that the ban will help many Chinese families alleviate the tension which comes with schoolwork, but some parents disagree. Within China, there is a great amount of pressure placed on teenagers, who must prepare

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SMC COVID-19 Surge Unrests Everest, Admin Tells: ‘Avoid Complacency’

Student at EPHS wearing a mask

By Eastersun Digo Staff Editor   REDWOOD CITY – SMC COVID cases soar and this raises worry about the safety of learners in Redwood City, San Mateo. Ever since the rigorous vaccination efforts of the San Mateo County Health Department (SMCH) began, the weekly mean of COVID cases in the county has gone down. However, this week, SMCH saw an

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