Wildfires still exist, and so do the people affected by them

Though news outlets have shifted their focus, fire evacuees still need help. Text by Corie Jiang and Jonan Pho “It was a no brainer, basically, to offer them a place to go,” said Santa Cruz emergency room doctor Ed Savay offering his friends a place to stay after they had to evacuate from the CZU Lightning…

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Detention and Deportation

NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM OFFERS A BEHIND-THE-SCENE LOOK INTO IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT Early in the morning Brian, an agent with the New York City field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is driving down the highway when his boss tells him over the phone “I don’t care what you do, but bring at least two…

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From Rojava to Revolution

CALIFORNIA LEFTIST BRACE BELDEN TELLS HIS STORY OF FIGHTING IN SYRIA BEFORE CONTINUING ACTIVISM AT HOME “You were expected to take care of yourself and the people around you,” says Brace Belden, in an interview with Anthro on Sept. 10, remembering the six months he spent fighting with the YPG, a left-wing Kurdish militia in…

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Black Lives Matter Protests in Palo Alto: Students protest police brutality and systematic racism after the death of George Floyd

The horrific murder of George Floyd has set the world to fight against systemic racism, most notably police brutality. Protests started in Minneapolis on May 26, a day after the murder and have since spread to all 50 states. The Bay Area alone has had multiple protests in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco. Santa…

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We Are All In This Together

How families and organizations have been supporting one another during Covid-19 pandemic Highways cleared from traffic. Lines of people outside grocery stores waiting to buy the food they need. Gyms, movie theaters, concerts, and events all cancelled or postponed. Even the neighborhoods of Palo Alto are quiet, only filled with people taking walks to catch…

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Clothing Consciousness

Fashion industry’s impacts on the environment and how to choose clothing to help the problem Art by Ellen Fang. Flipping through the racks of clothing at a department store, it may be challenging to find clothes that match both your budget and your beliefs. Picking where to purchase your clothing can be a difficult but…

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It’s Not Too Late for Lilly Singh: The YouTube star’s path to late night comedy

Art by Amy Yu. Watching “A Little Late with Lilly Singh,” I am reminded of endless hours I spent scrolling through the YouTube profile of “iiSuperwomanii” looking for videos in 2015, in anticipation for her “12 Collabs of Christmas,” where she invites celebrities to participate in her relatable holiday skits. Every time I clicked on…

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A Story of Endurance: New memoir displays the journey of sexual assault survivor, Chanel Miller

For years, Chanel Miller was pressured to conceal her true identity out of fear from the humiliation and shame society accompanies with a survivor of sexual assault. Instead, Miller used the pseudonym “Emily Doe” in an attempt to separate her life from the traumatic events of her past.  It wasn’t until this September when Miller…

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ImPENCEment: What the vice president’s policies would do to our nation

Since the announcement of his candidacy in 2015, President Donald Trump has told falsehoods to the American people and betrayed the Constitution time and time again, never receiving any repercussions.  As of October, the President has made 13,435 misleading claims during his time in office, according to the Washington  However, with the occurrence and recent…

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