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The Transition to Remote Learning

The Transition to Remote Learning
October 29, 2020

For the foreseeable future of the 2020-2021 school year, Cupertino High School has wholly switched to remote learning. Teachers and clubs have had to migrate their curriculums online while students have...

Teachers As Essential Workers

Teachers As Essential Workers
October 12, 2020

Due to the current pandemic, teachers are now considered essential workers. As of August 20, to encourage in-person learning, the White House declared teachers as essential workers, now requiring them...

The VTA Financial Crisis

The VTA Financial Crisis
October 12, 2020

Valley Transit Authority (VTA), which controls transportation in Santa Clara County, faces one of the largest financial crises ever. Public transit, primarily funded by sales tax, is witnessing a sales...

California’s Wildfires

California's Wildfires
October 8, 2020

Every year since 2016, the wildfires in California are named the “greatest in history," only for a more destructive wildfire to arrive the following year. The wildfires last season were thought to be...

Local Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Response to Covid-19 Pandemic
May 11, 2020

Holding substantial economic and travel ties with China, the Bay Area appeared to be the most susceptible to a major outbreak. However, while most of the country has struggled to take defensive...

Everything You’ve Missed During the Pandemic

Everything You've Missed During the Pandemic
May 11, 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic taking over many news platforms and stories, there are still numerous news events changing lives across the world, albeit in the shadows.    Four US senators...

Transferring to Schoology

Transferring to Schoology
May 11, 2020

Countless students have the Cupertino portal to Schoolloop always open, bookmarked, or at least have checked it obsessively for updates on grades after any important assignment. While Schoolloop has been...

Child Labor

Child Labor
May 11, 2020

Slave labor feels like a thing of the past, something we learn about in history class and wonder how humanity allowed to happen. However, many of the companies that provide products that are staples of...

How Businesses Are Reacting to COVID-19

How Businesses Are Reacting to COVID-19
May 11, 2020

With COVID-19 spreading around the world since the end of last year, businesses are taking different measures to overcome the epidemic. While some inevitably had to close down, others are still open, trying...

EARN IT Act

May 11, 2020

The EARN IT Act was introduced on March 5th to prevent, reduce and respond to the online sexual exploitation of children. The bill will remove liability protections for tech companies when their users...

Declining Enrollment in CUSD

March 28, 2020

As enrollment at the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) continues its downward trend for its sixth year in a row, students and families look to the community for answers. The astronomical prices of...

Bringing Universal Basic Income to California

Bringing Universal Basic Income to California
March 28, 2020

On February 20, CA Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) introduced Assembly Bill 2712 which establishes the California Universal Basic Income (CalUBI) Program as a continuation of former presidential candidate...

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