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Lockdown, October 22, 2019

Santa Rosa High School is currently on lockdown. There was a shooting near Ridgway High School. The Santa Rosa Police Department is conducting a search of both RHS and Santa Rosa High School. So far, the suspect has not been located. The SRPD has informed us that we will continue to be in extended lockdown until the situation has been resolved. The lockdown was initiated at just after 9 am. The victim has been taken to a local hospital where he is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds. Parents are now being asked to avoid

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32,000 Educators in Los Angeles on strike for Higher Wages, More Staff, and Smaller Classes

By Max Parrish Since 2015, the teachers in Los Angeles, California, have been trying to get higher wages, more staff, and smaller classes, but now the approximate 32,000 educators are going on strike to get the funding and staff that they need. After weeks of heated debates between the United Teachers Los Angeles union (UTLA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) went nowhere, the UTLA took to the streets on January 14th and staked the first teacher protest in Los Angeles in over 30 years. The morning of the

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Leaked Memo from Trump’s HHS Department attempts to redefine “Sex”

By Max Parrish Over the last several years, transgender health and healthcare have been discussed more prominently in the news than previous years. Part of this reason has been celebrities coming out as transgender men or women, but the other side of this new spotlight has been President Donald Trump attempting to repeal former President Barack Obama’s protections for transgender and gender non-conforming people in healthcare, the workplace and the education system. The Affordable Care Act, or the ACA, implemented by the

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Migrant Caravan seeking Asylum Is tear-gassed at U.S-Mexican Border

By Max Parrish On October 13th, 2018, the now well-known migrant caravan departed San Pedro Sula, located approximately 1,000 miles South of Mexico City. Exactly one month later, the caravan arrived at the US-Mexico border. Now, the children, men and women who took part in the caravan have set up tents and bed rolls essentially camping at the border staging protests and attempting to receive asylum from the US, but President Trump is adamant to keep them out of our country. Photo Courtesy of Flickr.com This past

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The United States Presidential Candidates for 2020

By Zemi Franicevic In two years, on November 3, 2020, America will elect its next president of the United States. in August 2017, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced that President Donald Trump will run for a second term. She said, "The president says privately and publicly, often...that he'll be president for seven-and-a-half more years, so he plans on being a two-term president," Shocking the nation, Trump, a reality TV star, was first elected in 2016. Since the birth of our nation, sixteen U.S. presidents have

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Thousand Oaks shooting kills 12, reignites gun violence conversation

By Zemi Franicevic At 11:19 p.m., on Wednesday Nov. 7, a 911 call was made saying that there was an active shooter at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. The authorities entered the building three minutes later at 11:25 pm, but by the time the gun went silent, 12 people, including Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, had been shot and either died on the seen or later in a hospital. The shooter was identified as Ian Long, a 28-year-old Afghanistan veteran. It was mostly students at the bar that night as it was a

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Pittsburgh shooting leaves country in grief

By Audrey Feiwell On Saturday, October 27, during a week charged with acts of deadly gun violence, right-wing extremist white supremacist Robert Bowers walked through the open doors of the Tree of Life synagogue in a Pittsburgh neighborhood. Eyewitnesses report that he held an AR-15 assault rifle and three handguns. He killed eleven congregants and seriously injured  six others, including four police officers, before he was subdued. Bowers is an active member of the ‘free-speech’ social media platform Gab; a popular home to

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The MeToo Movement in 2018

By

Zemlja Franicevic



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sure we all remember the outbreak of sexual assault allegations against famous male actors, comedians, and politicians last year, as there were too many to forget. These allegations sparked one of the most powerful movements the United States has ever seen--the MeToo movement--a movement aimed at breaking women’s silence around sexual harassment and sexual assault. The movement went viral in October of 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to display the

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Santa Rosa High School Welcomes a New Principal

   By Seamus Fallon      Santa Rosa High School welcomed Dr. Kimberly Clissold as our new Principal since Mr. Coscarelli’s departure in June. In the school’s 144 years of existence she is the first female principal it has had at the helm. With over 20 years experience in education, Dr. Clissold is excited to start at Santa Rosa High. A 4th generation Hawaiian, Dr. Clissold was born and lived on the island ofOahu through her doctorate studies. Dr. Clissold holds a doctorate in Education Policy Studies from the University of

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SRHS football team off to a successful start

By Gwen Berghof A sea of orange and black coated the stands as the Santa Rosa High School football team took to the field. The first home game of the season brought a buzz of excitement to the air: the beginning of fall and the new school year punctuated by the promise of an thrilling season. The Panthers lined up against the Petaluma High Trojans, ready to play their best against a new team. And the game was a success- the Panthers beat the Trojans, 42-26. Petaluma scored the first touchdown of the game, but their lead was

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