Claire Liu

Claire Liu

Claire Liu is a junior at Glendora High School and she writes about politics and activism.
Opinion: Is this America?

Opinion: Is this America?

When my parents and I immigrated to the United States in January 2016, we wanted to see the ideals of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” and the power of democracy in action. Yet, five years later on Jan. 6, our views of America were turned upside down by...

Madam Vice President: The story of Kamala Harris

Madam Vice President: The story of Kamala Harris

“I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate,” Presidential candidate Joe Biden wrote in a tweet. With these words, the internet went...

Opinion: How we can change the policing system

Opinion: How we can change the policing system

I’m sure everyone knows about the murder of George Floyd by now. The impact of his death is evident from the protests that are happening across the country, to the black fist that is now the profile picture of thousands of social media accounts. Many people,...

Opinion: Trump shouldn’t use the phrase ‘Chinese virus’

Opinion: Trump shouldn’t use the phrase ‘Chinese virus’

As President Trump stepped up to the podium in the White House to update the nation on the coronavirus outbreak, Washington Post reporter Jabin Botsford tweeted a photo of President Trump’s prepared notes on March 19. The last-minute edit in a black marker stood out...