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“The Last of Us” is deeper than you might think

By Diana Morales  Staff Writer The survival-action game “The Last of Us: Remastered” was released across all countries in 2014. I personally think the game has a deeper meaning with all the emotions it develops like survival, loyalty, love and action.  The game is set in a post-apocalyptic America, during an outbreak of the fungal plague. Joel and Ellie are

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Megan Park takes a traumatic event and makes a masterpiece

By Megan Claussen Staff Writer Written and directed by Megan Park, “The Fallout” follows high school student Vada (Jenna Ortega) as she forms a bond with popular high schooler Mia (Maddie Ziegler) in the aftermath of surviving a school shooting together.  It is a beautifully written and emotionally impactful look at tragedy and the grief that follows. This film is

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Summit Public Schools continues contract negotiations with teacher union

Unite Summit Poster

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief Summit Public Schools (SPS), a public charter system based primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, has yet to settle a complete first contract with Unite Summit, the SPS teachers’ union, after nearly two years of negotiations. Unite Summit(US), as a charter union, is also partnered with the California Teachers’ Association (CTA) and the National

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Adulting 101 prepares students for the real world

By Diego Contreras, Ashley Gil and Diana Morales  Staff Writers When students at Summit Prep think of the Adulting 101 course, they usually think about taxes, investments and other boring financial jargon; but expeditions teacher Phoenix Lawson explained that the class goes into much more than just economics.  “Every time I tell somebody we’re doing adulting they’re like, oh we’re

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Redevelopment plan sets new heights for the future of Sequoia Station

By Evan Lipa, Juan Lona and Michael Wynne Staff Writers Summit Prep junior Robert Lopez is one of Redwood City’s weekly shoppers at Safeway located in the south center of Sequoia Station, routinely shopping there for food and resources needed to support his family. Sequoia Station is a shopping center in downtown Redwood City, frequently used by people throughout the

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Summit Denali students question the effectiveness of the Summit model

By William Giblin, Vibhu Gogineni and Ariana Perez Staff Writers Summit Denali senior Julisa Ascencio recalls how Denali has prepared her for college while coming from a background where no one went to college.  However, in recent years, students at Summit Denali in Sunnyvale, Calif. have begun to question if the Summit model is properly preparing them for life after

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Summit Denali staff, students independently reach consensus on Covid guidelines

By Meiru Chen, Sophia Garcia and Karissa Tsang Staff Writers As Summit Denali High School students return from winter break, new variants of the coronavirus continue to mutate and spread. Summit Denali continues to stay open as these new variants of Covid continue to mutate. On Jan. 5, student journalists interviewed students at Summit Denali about their insights on the

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