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OPINION: Performing a self-diagnosis often leads to misdiagnosis and can have negative repercussions

Looking up symptoms online may cause a person to miss a potentially related sign of a specific condition, falsely dismissing the illness.

Mokshitaa Dhamotharan

October 26, 2020

The accessibility of the internet has opened the door to searching for just about everything and anything, including self-diagnosing a medical condition. In some cases, the internet can aid with medical advice, whereas in others, it only leads to further harm. The availability of information online and...

The first Virtual Diversity Week and Rally unites SCHS community despite virtual barriers

The first ever Virtual Diversity rally was livestreamed through YouTube on Oct. 23.

KennedyRose Stiver

October 25, 2020

The SCHS Diversity Week and Diversity Rally are one of many school activities that have been converted to virtual events. On Oct. 19, the Virtual Diversity Week commenced, concluding with the Virtual Diversity Rally, livestreamed on Oct. 23 on the SCHS Tech Reps YouTube channel. In the rally, ASB...

New SCHS Special Education teacher Melissa Miguel-Felipe enjoys leaving her comfort zone

Miguel-Felipe saw distance learning as an opportunity to learn more about using technology to educate.

Franchesca Casis

October 24, 2020

Melissa Miguel-Felipe is one of the many new teachers at SCHS this school year. As a special education teacher, Miguel-Felipe said she wants to see her students with special needs to succeed. “I find success in teaching students with special needs,” Miguel-Felipe said. “It feels good when I...

OPINION: Open-world video games are flawed and overrated

Many open-world video games, such as

Stefan Pantic

October 22, 2020

In the gaming industry, open-worlds are one of the most popular genres. Among other components, open-worlds are video games that have a large world for the player to explore. While they are popular, they are not flawless. Side quests are a fairly common objective in open-world games. These are missions...

New SCHS math teacher Susana Hernandez has a passion for guiding students through mathematics

Hernandez originally thought she would pursue biology before realizing her passion for math.

Jennifer Baker

October 21, 2020

New SCHS math teacher Susana Hernandez has always enjoyed helping people understand math-related topics. Her passion for teaching and helping her peers led her previous educators to suggest that she become a teacher. Hernandez had difficulty choosing a career as a young adult in high school. Even...

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