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Opinion: Wearing masks and staying home saves lives

Opinion: Wearing masks and staying home saves lives

Daily coronavirus cases are on the rise and many Americans haven’t been taking the precautions they need to keep them and their family members safe. It is time people start taking this pandemic seriously and recognize the danger we are in. Coronavirus cases are at the...

First COVID-19 case confirmed at FVHS

First COVID-19 case confirmed at FVHS

Fountain Valley High School’s first COVID-19 case has been confirmed, two weeks after Huntington Beach Union High School District schools reopened for in-person instruction on November 3. According to HBUHSD’s COVID-19 dashboard, one FVHS staff member tested positive...

Opinion: Why does celebrity weight loss go viral?

Opinion: Why does celebrity weight loss go viral?

Weight — the force that gravity has on a specific object. Our society that promotes the message that the vertical force a body experiences due to gravitation determines one's worth. Though it is 2020 and individuals may promote body positivity or health at every size,...

Opinion: Exercise & immunity have a strong link

Opinion: Exercise & immunity have a strong link

As the vital signs monitor beeps in the corner of the hospital room, Dr. Mary Jenson quietly enters and reviews the details of her most recent patient. Studying his profile and health history, she began to surmise a long list of necessary changes to his typical...

Opinion: Steps to solve homelessness in California

Opinion: Steps to solve homelessness in California

For Shawn Pleasants, a typical morning means waking up under a tarp in Koreatown and having to check if his things were stolen the night before, he told the Day. Pleasants is homeless, a Yale graduate with a master's degree, and he now struggles with a meth addiction,...