COVID-19 vaccinations. Shown here is the Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, directly next to the Luther Burbank Center. Both locations at 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa, CA have been a major location for all coronavirus related matters, including vaccinations within Sonoma County. Article & Photo By: Conor Grace As vaccines for COVID-19 are becoming available to the general public, it is now time for many students to begin deciding whether they intend to take the vaccine or not. High school students will generally
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The Car crash. Car accidents can be devastatingly disastrous, traumatizing, and overall a lot to deal with. Not only with the scene of the crash itself, but with the aftermath of the event concerning insurance, police reports and statements, and simply just finding out what step to take next. Car crashes happen everyday, and in many cases are unavoidable. Know what to do next if you find yourself in a car accident of your own.*License Plate # Redacted For Personal Security ReasonsPhoto By: Sarah Johnston Article By: Alice
Know Before You Go. Sonoma County’s Lifeguard and Recreation Coordinator, Lesley Pfeiffer, gives her insights on which beaches are safest during dangerous surf conditions common at this time of year. For another way to enjoy the coast without the worry, Santa Rosa High School sophomore, Rosie Tomin, recommends some of her favorite hiking trails. Don’t miss the Sea to Sky trail, one of Tomin’s “favorite hikes ever.”Graphic created by Molly Murphey with a map from USGS and the National Map. Article By: Molly Murphey My grandma
Global pandemic equals no New Years celebrations. Unlike previous years, many will be watching the annual ball drop and celebrating New Years from home. Celebrations set in place in previous years could likely spread COVID-19 and so changes must be made to accommodate for these changing times. “At first I was a little bummed out that we couldn’t do any big celebrations this year, but then I realized everyone else is in the same boat so I just have to make it as fun as I possibly can from home,” said junior Khmyah Prak. Infographic
A Swiss Army Knife. Self-defense items for young women have recently gained a large amount of traction in the media, and a swiss army knife is a great place to start seeing as they are easy to acquire, relatively inexpensive, fit on any sort of basic keychain, and serve multiple different purposes. Feeling safe when out in the world is incredibly important to living a paranoid-free life and having on-hand self-defense items such as a swiss army knife can help do just that. Article & Photo By: Alice Brookston As any young
By Emilie Davis Knowing how to protect oneself is a skill that has always been of value, but it has become more vital now than ever before. With the increased number of school shootings across the United States, we fear them now more than we could have ever imagined, but this fear does not protect us: knowledge of necessary protocol does. On Friday, August 17th, there was a lockdown at Santa Rosa High School. It was a false alarm, as a teacher punched in the wrong code on one of the phones, but it was a shock to all on campus.