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Summit Weekly Briefing of 4/18/2022

Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Ashwath Vimal, Angela Hwang and Ethan Ignatovsky Staff Writers   Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try to remain as unbiased as possible, our opinions may show through in this article, especially in the “Actions” section.   Summit:  Read Staff Writer Diana Morales’s

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Tahoma Junior College Trips: Interviews With College and High School Students + Campus Footage

By Staff Editor Ashwath Vimal and Staff Writer Abdullatif Melhem Note: The YouTube channel this video is posted on is the official Summit Tahoma Podcast, Binging With Babblers, run by juniors Ashwath Vimal and Abdullatif Melhem Featured Image: Picture of UC Davis Campus, One of the Colleges Visited in the Video via Flickr 

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Tariffs and chip shortages are affecting several important industries

By Justin Hess and Keith Slade Hookano Staff Writers Graphics Processing Units (GPU), are used in computers for graphics and video rendering. They are most known for their use in video games; however, GPUs have been becoming more popular for their use in creative production and artificial intelligence in recent times.  The terms “graphics card” and “GPU” are often used

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PE As a Required Class: Tahoma Students Weigh the Pros and Cons

PHOTO CREDIT: Alan Kotok via Wikimedia Commons By Sophie Vu and Celeste Willey Staff Writers  Physical education (PE) is a required course at most schools. However, Summit Tahoma, a public charter school, does not offer PE as a class. To keep up with students’ health and to combat rising obesity rates, many American schools make PE a priority. According to

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“WandaVision”: A new era of the Marvel universe 

By Ashwath Vimal   Staff Writer  “WandaVision” is a show that exceeds expectations through excelling in nearly all areas. It has great storytelling and narration and effectively uses different mediums to deliver the plot. The show is also well written and fulfills fans’ dreams of using material from the comics. It is a success in more ways than one, and here

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Musicians keep in touch with their fans during quarantine through online concerts

By Nethan Sivarapu and Ian Vu Staff Editors In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we see ourselves as more disconnected from society than ever. During these times, how have musicians kept in touch with the world to continue spreading their music? Social distancing has changed the way that many people around the world tackle their daily tasks. Many people

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Summit Public Schools has not decided what to do with Rainier’s estimated $500,000 in savings

By Jacob Kahn-Samuelson and Judy Ly Editors-in-Chief In a Q&A meeting, following the announcement that Rainier would close, community members advocated to use Rainier’s remaining reserves towards transportation support for students who wanted to transfer to Tahoma, in south San Jose.     A community member asked where Rainier’s financial reserve was going. In response, SPS Chief of Staff Kelly Garcia said

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Tahoma prepares for a large number of Rainier transfers next fall

By Kyle Fujisaka and Judy Ly  Staff Editors As students finish their school year online, Rainier students count down the days before their school closes permanently. Last fall, SPS administration announced Rainier will permanently close on the last day of school, leaving 244 of the 313 students displaced. 133 of those students plan to enroll at the nearest Summit Public

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