Category Archives: Denali

Students struggle to find room for improvement during virtual school’s challenges

By Clayton Schmidt and Justin Tilbury Staff Writers As the first semester of the school year comes to a close, many American students have remained unsatisfied with online school. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily routines around the world; with pressure to stay isolated at home as much as possible, most American students are taking online classes. American schools have

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Global warming in 2020: the drastic impacts of climate change continue to rise

By Shivani Bhattacharjya and Nihitha Palacherla  Staff Writers Global Warming has been impacting our planet for many years. But in recent studies of the year 2020, many sources say that we are on track for this to be the warmest year on record since the mid-1800s.  According to the website, World Economic Forum, the writers warn readers of record global

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The crucial question of human evolution: Have we evolved to run?

By Ethan Narimatsujayne Staff Writer Running is the most basic form of athleticism. Many scientists believe that we humans actually evolved to be runners. Scientists believe we evolved to be the greatest long distance runners. Essentially we evolved to run far not fast. There are several indicators of this such as, how long we stay good at running, how we

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Racism against Asians is on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Kristen Dalida and Kate Goshko Staff Writers Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Asians have reported experiencing racism and having felt discriminated against. Many people are blaming people of Asian descent, especially East Asian, for the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CDC wrote on their official website, “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by a new coronavirus first identified

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Sunnyvale city council members come to Denali to share about city politics in virtual press conferences with student journalists

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Nov.17 and Nov. 30, student journalists from Summit Public School: Denali held a virtual press conference to meet Sunnyvale City Councilmembers Michael Goldman, Glenn Hendricks, Gustav Larsson, and Vice Mayor Nancy Smith. The councilmembers and vice mayor shared their stories on how they found their way into city politics and their goals for the city of Sunnyvale,

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Moffet Park and Moffet Field gain interest from Google and Council

By Alexander Gorodnov Staff Writer Vice Mayor Nancy Smith and Councilmember Gustav Larsson break the news about Moffett Park and Sunnyvale areas. On Nov 30. Summit Denali’s journalism team interviewed Vice Mayor Nancy Smith and Councilmember Gustav Larsson, of the Sunnyvale city council. When asked about new upcoming real estate projects, Nancy Smith said, “Moffett Park.”  Contrary to its name,

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Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests across the Bay Area

By Alaya Scarlett Staff Writer George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Tamir Rice. Trayvon Martin. Samuel Dubose. Eric Garner. Akai Gurley. The list goes on. Countless lives have been taken due to the institutionalized racism that remains prevalent in the world, especially the United States. People all across the country have been protesting beginning May 26, the day after George

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