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Behind the Scenes: Mitty's COVID-19 Response Team
Nathan Elias and Maya Smestad January 18, 2021
How the school's Covid-19 response team responds to government directives, manages Covid related decisions, and prepares for an eventual safe return.
Featured above is Sarah Conti’s front cover artwork for an album. The front of the album features music artist, the Weeknd, split into two contrasting tones (red and black) and the title, After Hours, in red. The red hue gives the title the effect that it is glowing in the black background.
Creativity without a Classroom
January 18, 2021
Visual Arts students and teachers share the challenges they have faced amidst a semester of digital learning.
Humans of AMHS: Zachary Schmitzer
Humans of AMHS: Zachary Schmitzer
January 18, 2021
Pen crafting: how one Mitty student explores his creative freedom and forms bonds with his family.
L.I.F.E. Online
L.I.F.E. Online
January 17, 2021
How members of LIFE Team are making their virtual experience as meaningful as possible.
Vaccine Rollout Slower than Expected
Vaccine Rollout Slower than Expected
Rahul Ramarao January 26, 2021
This relief brought by the COVID-19 vaccine is unfortunately undercut by recent developments in the vaccine rollout scheme, where vaccine distribution is woefully behind schedule, largely due to the fact that the supply for the vaccine has not yet met the demand. 
Making Amends: Efforts to Fix the Racial Injustices of America by MacKenzie Scott
Making Amends: Efforts to Fix the Racial Injustices of America by MacKenzie Scott
January 17, 2021
Mackenzie Scott has tapped into her vast assets for a more philanthropic mission, inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement that started to build momentum this summer. 
Opinion and Analysis: How January 6, 2021 Unraveled
Opinion and Analysis: How January 6, 2021 Unraveled
January 12, 2021
They were a rather odd collection of Americans—husbands and wives, CEOs and locksmiths, millionaires and the unemployed. Yet together, driven by divisive rhetoric pushed by an insidious media apparatus and encouraged by an obsessively self-centered president, they achieved a first in 207 years: a full-scale breach of the Capitol.
Opinion and Analysis: The Inherent Anti-Democracy of the US Senate
Opinion and Analysis: The Inherent Anti-Democracy of the US Senate
January 10, 2021
Put plainly, the Senate is an anti-democratic, inegalitarian, antiquated, and racist institution established with the very purpose of maintaining the power and authority of the ruling class.
Barred from Entering
Barred from Entering
Ally Aguirre, Staff Writer • January 8, 2021
The argument that immigrants should just "come here legally" ultimately comes from a place of privilege. For countless immigrants who don't have extensive financial resources, coming to the U.S. illegally is the only way they can support their families.
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Peru's Powerful Youth
January 8, 2021
This November, Peru's youth took to the streets to protest the removal of President Vizcarra. But, rather than seeing this as just "another protest," we must recognize the significance of how this movement was largely youth-organized, and how older generations can take a page out of Gen Z's book.
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A Tribute To Libraries
January 8, 2021
Libraries are more than buildings full of print books. Rather, they're also a way for people to connect with those they may not normally interact with, a place for anyone to access countless educational resources, and ultimately, an emblem of social equality.
Defining "Adulthood"
Defining "Adulthood"
November 15, 2020
Legal ages may not be the only recognizable attribute to being an adult.
Carmen Sandiego: Robber and Role Model
Carmen Sandiego: Robber and Role Model
Arabela Damarillo, Staff Writer • January 8, 2021
The quality of Netflix's Carmen Sandiego is as elusive and wonderful as the eponymous heroine herself.
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Warm
February 13, 2021

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Zooming In
December 20, 2020
Opinion: The 49ers Pathway to Super Bowl Hopes
Opinion: The 49ers Pathway to Super Bowl Hopes
Karthik Iyer January 9, 2021
So, what will the 49ers do this offseason? Will there be a new face of the franchise? Will the team draft a long snapper? It’s hard to tell, but we can't wait to find out.
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