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March 2020

March 19, 2020

 

Health Myths and Misconceptions

Health Myths and Misconceptions

Nicholas Lawrence, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

At the local health fair on Monday, a presentation on teen nutrition was given by multiple Sutter Health employees. Near the end, they held a segment named "Myth or Truth?" This asked multiple questions about commonly-held health misconceptions. Here are some of them.   Q : Weight equals health. A...

Laughing At War

David Ramirez, Feature Editor

February 17, 2020

So far, 2020 has given us: The Corona Virus. Australia's wildfires. The WWIII memes. Our president's impeachment. Perhaps our generation has dealt with enough of the world's current darkness, so to no surprise, the WWIII memes have taken the media by storm; Grinding out a multitude of voices and differing...

What Happened to Trump

Alex Chang and Alex Cottrell

February 13, 2020

For the third time in our country's history, a president has been impeached. President Donald Trump was accused of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, meaning he acted without the permission of  Congress by blocking people from testifying and used his power for personal benefit. On July 25, 2...

Sequoia Latinas Shine at Youth Of The Year

Sequoia Latinas Shine at Youth Of The Year

Ignacio Dominguez-Coronado, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

This past Tuesday, January 28th, 2020, the Boys and Girls Club  “The Forest” in Redwood City hosted its annual “Youth of The Year” with the participation of six young Sequoia seniors.  Youth Of The Year is an annual ceremony for members of the Clubhouse who compete within their local Clubhouse ...

The Art Of Cooking

The Art Of Cooking

Isabella Burns, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The art of cooking. Flavors that ravenge around you in an array of colors and taste. The composition, composure. Combining certain flavors that can make the most opposing ingredients combine. Getting these skills usually is available through a culinary arts college, However though Sequoia’s culinary pro...

Review of Mademoiselle Colette

Zoe Dufner, Multimedia Editor

January 9, 2020

Mademoiselle Colette is a bakery influenced predominantly by French cuisine, that recently opened in downtown Redwood City. The price range on drinks (excluding wine and champagne) is from about $2 to $5, and on food is $9 to $16. “The croissants are very airy, and the ambiance is really nice,” sop...

The Vending Machine Crisis

The Vending Machine Crisis

Grant Weiner, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

At Sequoia, we have a very significant issue with vending machines located on campus. As of now, we have one location with two vending machines, one for beverages and one for small snacks. It has come to my attention that many Sequoia students are dissatisfied with both, the number of vending machines ...

Adopting a New View Towards Giving

Adopting a New View Towards Giving

Alex Chang, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

Everyone has a wish list. However, sometimes those wishes are never granted. But every holiday season, Sequoia runs the Adopt-a-Family program, where families in need can apply to receive gifts anonymously. This year, 660 gifts were donated from people in the Sequoia community, and those gifts went 110...

Funding Feuds Forge Frustration

Funding Feuds Forge Frustration

Greta Reich, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Extracurriculars that schools provide are a great way for students to express themselves in a comfortable and safe environment, whether it’s artistically or athletically. However, these can go from fun and educative, to boring and unproductive if they don’t get the necessary funding to stay stimul...

Dream Club

Dream Club

Carlos Luna, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

For many students at Sequoia the Dream Club is a not only somewhere they get to meet other students but also a safe place. It is somewhere where they don’t feel out of place or an outcast just because of their legal status; many of the students in the dream club know of the struggles of being undoc...

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