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Students Begin to Get Their COVID-19 Vaccines As Eligibility Expands to 13+
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor May 20, 2021

As the world slowly opens up again, vaccines are being distributed rapidly. Vaccinations are essential to regain normalcy and to lower death counts. With the arrival of variants of the COVID-19 virus,...

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Colleges Lay Out New COVID-19 Guidelines for Fall 2022

Colleges Lay Out New COVID-19 Guidelines for Fall 2022

Mia Harley, Reporter May 20, 2021

Many university freshmen missed out on a full campus experience this year. They, along with next year’s freshmen, look forward to college, though it will come with some COVID-19 safety guidelines. In...

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When It Comes to Finding a College Community, Seniors Embrace the Digital with ZeeMee

When It Comes to Finding a College Community, Seniors Embrace the Digital with ZeeMee

Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

Before high school seniors move out of their childhood homes and onto the new adventures that await them in college, students congregate in a different kind of campus: the ones that exist online. In a...

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Students Return to Campus — Freshmen Feel the Benefits

Mallory Meyer, Reporter May 20, 2021

Starting April 12, students were given the opportunity to return to campus and resume taking classes in-person as part of the hybrid program. Those students returning are allowed to come four days out...

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El Camino Offers Alternative Path to UC and Cal State Admissions

Andrew Carpenter, Reporter May 20, 2021

“One in four or five seniors in the PVPUSD will begin their higher education at a California community college with the opportunity for guaranteed transfer to most UCs and Cal States,” College and...

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Not All Bad: Three Pandemic Positives from 2021

Vikesh Dheeriya , Reporter May 20, 2021

This past year in lockdown caused many changes to the Palos Verdes learning environment, but not all of them were negative.  The ability to simultaneously learn about the Industrial Revolution and sip...

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Senior Season 2021

Senior Season 2021

May 19, 2021

Sea King seniors were able to enjoy some traditional senior activities during their final weeks of school. With masks on, seniors shared their college destinations and then both juniors and seniors celebrated...

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Congress Aims to Prohibit LGBTQ+ Discrimination Through Bipartisan Equality Act

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor April 9, 2021

On Feb. 25,, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.5, or the Equality Act, for the second time in American history, this time with a bipartisan vote of 224-206. The bill will prohibit discrimination...

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On Gender Imbalance, ASB Seeks to Shift the Tides

Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty April 9, 2021

Just as surfers in PV can count on the tides to change throughout the day, the students of PVHS can rely on the Red Tide to always be there, even as its leaders change every year.  While this school...

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Senior Season Begins

Emily Typrowicz, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

Football games, homecoming, CIF, and graduation are just some of the things students look forward to in their senior year.  Unfortunately with three months of school left seniors have missed out on most...

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How the Pandemic has Affected College Applications

John Kim, Reporter April 9, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the college application process has arguably changed quite dramatically. People’s fears became reality, and some of these alterations will prevail while some will not.  One prominent...

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Stop AAPI Hate

Stop AAPI Hate

Asian American Community Calls For Justice In Wake of Hate Crimes
Aidan Sun, News Editor April 9, 2021

On a chilly night in Atlanta on March 16, a gunman targeted and killed eight, including six Asian American women. Days later, the headlines of major news outlets still read, “motive unknown.” But...

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