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Overlooked American History: The Black Wall Street Massacre & I-Hotel Evictions

By Sarai Carpio-Au Staff Writer After reading about the horrific crimes of Christopher Columbus and the immensely unfair treatment to the Native Americans, American history has hidden so much. It’s hard to say there’s more hidden mass killings, the government forcing communities out of their homes, and violation of citizen’s basic human rights. As the government and the American school

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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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Businesses adapt to new norms

By Polina Runova Staff Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has brought change in routine to everyone, and small businesses in particular are working to adjust. For some, this means requiring masks and shortening menus, while for others it means shutting down entirely. The pandemic is causing many to balance finances and safety in order to stay afloat.    June Lake is

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Students abroad in America left abandoned amid the COVID-19 epidemic

By Vu Nguyen and Karla Tran Staff Writers Due to the coronavirus, many foreign students have been left stranded overseas with no way of getting back into their countries. The pandemic has left many people held back in different countries around the world. More than 1 million international students studying in the United States live in college dormitories, prompting them

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Rainier students reflect back on memories made

By Deandra Han and Jennifer Rico Staff Editors Summit Rainier is set to close this upcoming summer. With its closure nearing, students and staff are feeling many emotions. Students will have to move schools and continue without their friends, mentor and mentor groups. Meanwhile, Rainier staff has to look for new jobs and potentially move to receive different opportunities.  To

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Summit Prep community bids farewell to current administrators

By Eliza Insley and Jon Garvin Editors-in-Chief On Thursday, April 23, the current Summit Prep administration announced changes for the 2020-21 school year. Current Executive Director Caitlin Reilly and Deans of Culture Michael Green and Akanksha Wu announced that they are departing from the Husky family. Current Modern World 1 and 2 teachers Mary-Beth Thompson and David Tellez are taking

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Rainier students taking AP exams have been affected due to the coronavirus

By Karla Tran Staff Editor Many students are stressed about AP exams because the tests can earn students a better chance of getting into their desired schools and can also earn them college credit for the course. For those students, it means that they can bypass certain courses required in college and can save on college tuition. The AP tests

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Tahoma students and staff reflect on the issue of vaping on campus

By Kainoa Garo, Nethan Sivarapu and Ian Vu Staff Writers Vaping is a problem that has prompted schools around the country to create various methods to limit student vaping. These methods include educating students and their families about the dangers of vaping.  With many Tahoma students and families expressing concern about vaping on campus, students and faculty have answered questions

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Summit facility differences continue to alter school experiences

By Judy Ly and Maxwell Taniguchi-King Staff Editors  Next school year, three major campus changes are expected: Denali moving into a new campus, Rainier closing, and Tahoma renovating its current portables.  There have been recent attempts to standardize Summit schools across California. Despite these changes, all eight Summit high schools in the Bay Area remain largely different in regards to

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