Author Archives: Ethaniel Reyes

Summit Shasta starts reopening its doors to its students amid the COVID-19 pandemic

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor   On April 1, 2021, Summit Shasta officially began the process of reopening its doors for students to attend campus in-person — more than a year since the school was forced to shift to a virtual setting. This has been an up-and-coming process that was in the works for months, and despite the magnitude the

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ABC premieres new game show “The Chase” featuring “Jeopardy!” legends

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor   Following the death of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, trivia fans are still able to see three of Trebek’s most memorable contestants as trivia masters on ABC’s newest primetime quiz show called “The Chase”, hosted by journalist and talk show host Sara Haines.  “The Chase” is a brand new game show that combines rapid-fire trivia,

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NBC’s “Weakest Link” is back on the air, but needs improvement

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor “You are the Weakest Link, goodbye.” It ranks high on some of the most popular catchphrases television has gifted us, including those like “Is that your final answer?” and “Survey says!”. For Millennials and older generations who were witness to the dawn of the television era in the turn of the millennium, watching sitcoms like

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Cash is still king despite concerns over COVID-19 transmission

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor   You know what they say: money makes the world go ‘round and ‘round.  It’s everywhere. It can come in different forms, the crumpled up greenbacks sitting in wallets, the jingly coins that shake in pockets, and the thousands of credit cards used in modern-day commerce. It’s touched, held, and exchanged from person-to-person. But with

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TikTok’s popularity is on the rise among teenagers, including Shasta students

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor TikTok’s popularity among Summit Shasta students has gotten to the extent where even the most mundane of places, such as the C-building restrooms, have become filming hotspots for many students to create videos on the app. More people are beginning to use the app and its usage has become more noticeable around campus. “I see

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Expeditions course discusses human rights and relevant, real-world issues

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Writer Roger Nash Baldwin, a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, once said that “silence never won rights. They are not handed down from above; they are forced by pressures from below.” Summit Shasta follows this principle by allowing students to take an Expeditions course on Human Rights. Taught by Zoe Marinkovich, this course is

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