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Rainier’s community says hard goodbyes to its Dean of Instruction and Culture

By Keith Dinh Editor-in-Chief Rainier’s community, over the last year, has made many lasting memories with its Dean of Instruction and Culture, Aileen George. While her decision to leave was a hard one to make, there are many students and faculty in the community who will greatly miss her, as she has made a lasting impact on them. On Friday,

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Martial arts instructor explains what makes Wushu a unique sport

By Keith Dinh Staff Writer Xuanzi Zhuanti 720 (旋子转体七百二十), better known as the 720-degree-rotation Butterfly-twist, is a high level difficulty jump-kick of the martial art sport Wushu (武術). This acrobatic move is used in contemporary floor routines of Wushu and is part of the point-scoring difficulty movements that are considered of professional level. The difficulty movements, or “nandu” (难度), are similar

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Students are taught how to teach and plan in Education Pathways

By Keith Dinh Staff Writer   Education Pathways is a course that teaches its students how to make their own lesson plans, teach other students and learn more about the political, or even historical, aspects of teaching. On top of that, the course allows students to have hands-on experience in teaching. This course is not only for students who want to

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San Jose city leaders give perspective on how to build community

By Keith Dinh Staff Writer Community volunteers, leaders and nonprofit organizers of the City of San Jose are working hard every day to bring their community and residents toward a brighter future, telling us more of their journey to the present day and what their plans are for their community. San Jose City volunteer Jai Srinivasan started his journey toward

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