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Marvel’s first Asian-lead superhero, Shang-Chi

Marvel’s first Asian-lead superhero, Shang-Chi

On Sept. 3, the Marvel Cinematic Universe welcomed a new character to its roster: Shang-Chi, the first of its Asian-led superheroes. Shang-Chi intertwines the captivating battles that we expect from Marvel movies with aspects of Chinese and Asian-American culture. ...

Mobile vaccination teams

Mobile vaccination teams

Not long ago, thousands, desperate for a vaccine, lined up outside of sites before dawn and waited for hours, all for the slim chance of receiving a leftover shot. Now, once bustling hubs of activity, the same sites are nearly empty. So what is with the recent lull in...

Opinion: The importance of reducing meat consumption

Opinion: The importance of reducing meat consumption

What do you think produces more greenhouse gas: eating a McDonald’s burger or driving to a local McDonald’s from your home? The answer may surprise you: it is actually the burger. Did you know every time you enjoy a juicy steak or burger, you are not only harming the...

Recent driving trends among teens

Recent driving trends among teens

Teenagers are driving less, and it is not just because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even after qualifying for their Learners Permits or California Driver's Licenses, teenagers along with the rest of Generation Z no longer have the same desire to drive compared to...

Young teens are getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Young teens are getting the COVID-19 vaccine

After over a year of quarantine due to the coronavirus, the vaccine has allowed for places to reopen and for people to go back to their jobs and school. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been in use since December 2020 and the Johnson and Johnson vaccine was...

The Colonial Pipeline Company crisis

The Colonial Pipeline Company crisis

"Your network has been locked! You need to pay $2,000,000 now, or 4,000,000 after doubled." This immensely nerve-wracking and frightening notification may seem unfamiliar and daunting, but this is not the case when it comes to the Colonial Pipeline Company, a major...

Opinion: The hypersexualization of girls and women

Opinion: The hypersexualization of girls and women

I remember ever since I was young, that preparing for Halloween was an uncomfortable experience. For my three brothers, it seemed easy. When visiting the costume store, they could choose any outfit in the whole place without a problem. I, on the other hand, had to...

Column: What it’s like being Muslim in America

Column: What it’s like being Muslim in America

"I thought people from the Middle East were tan?!"  "Your religion is violent, so you must also be a terrorist."  "You can not be Muslim and also be a patriot of America."  These are the hateful phrases that have filled up the vastness of my entity. From the soles of...