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Why California Democrats are pushing for recall reform

Since Governor Gavin Newsom has defeated the attempt to recall him, many Californians want to reform California’s recall system. “I think it’s just a waste of money because I think that it was clear that Newsom was going to be elected again, that he wasn’t gonna be recalled. I think it was a waste of time and money,” said Kelly Fleischer (12). The high cost of the recall against Newsom, among other things, fueled the effort to change the system. Article and Graphic by Yasmine Sarraf On September 14, California Governor

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Texas abortion ban sends women to clinics in neighboring states

Article and Infographic by Rubi Melo The Texas abortion law went into effect on September 1st and a lot has happened since then. The Texas Heartbeat Bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, has caused a lot of unrest and disappointment among people all over the country. Soon after the law went into effect, and people were no longer able to get abortions past six weeks, women’s health clinics outside of Texas began to accumulate more patients. For example, according to the New York Times, there is a women’s

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SRHS Welcomes New VP, Assistant Principal, and three New Counselors this year

NEW SRHS ADMIN AND COUNSELORS.  Vice Principal Andy Liberman (center), Counsler Marlene Nemoede (left) and Counsler Alaina Mitchell (right). All staff pictured are new this year.  Article and photo by Grace Payne. Two new administrators and three new counselors greeted Santa Rosa High School students as the new year began. Vice Principal Andy Lieberman and Assistant Principal Isaac Estrada are new this year. Counselors Lucy Lucchesi, Marlene Nemoede and Alaina Mitchell also joined the staff. No longer at Santa Rosa

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‘Rocky’ Start to New Student Information System Rollout

NEW SRHS AERIES SYSTEM: English teacher Casey Elsa’s computer shows the new Aeries student information system. Elsa’s computer shows the limited access she has to her class lists and transcripts of years past. Vice Principal Andy Lieberman described the switch by saying, “it’s been rocky.” Article and Photo by Grace Payne Santa Rosa High School’s switch to a new student information system called Aeries caused major scheduling problems as students returned to campus on August 12. Delays in transferring data from the old

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This Month in Afghanistan

Infographic and Article by Rubi Melo A lot has been going on in Afghanistan recently, and things heated up once the U.S. started to pull their troops from Afghanistan. Once U.S. troops started to leave,  the Taliban took back control over Afghanistan on the 15th of August leaving the country vulnerable. This new shift of power left people in Afghanistan scared, and many were desperate to escape the country. Wanting to escape from Taliban control and fearing that their governing will be exactly as cruel as before, many people in

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Senior Sunrise Returns to SRHS

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS. Savannah Hines (12, left) and Isabella Damberger-Sheldon (12, right) pose with their donuts at Santa Rosa High School’s senior sunrise. “Was getting up at 5:45 in the morning worth it?” Hines asked, answering her own question jokingly with “Yes, to see Anya [Fouts, 12, a friend] and Anya only.” Many students who were used to rolling out of bed before our school’s new 8:30 a.m. start time had to set their alarms extra early for senior sunrise. Article and Photo by Molly Murphey Santa Rosa High School—

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Governor Gavin Newsom Faces Recall Election

People put up signs in their front yard, encouraging voters to recall California governor Gavin Newsom. But others, like freshman Cheyenne Shipman, argue the opposite. “I think that Newsom shouldn’t be recalled,” said Shipman. “He is . . . attempting to keep us all safe.” On September 14th, California voters will have the last word. Article and Photo by Yasmine Sarraf On September 14th, Californians will decide whether Governor Gavin Newsom will remain governor of the state. Californians who are unhappy with Newsom's

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President Biden’s Efforts To Raise The Minimum Wage

Here Mackenzie Euckland shares her opinion on Joe Biden raising minimum wage and the new start to a presidency. She and most of the US are ready to experience a new president who will bring us back together.

Photo By: Mackenzie Euckland Article By: Jasmine Alvarez Within a few months of president Joe Biden entering office, he has made significant changes such as making huge changes in the COVID-19 pandemic, signing 17 executive orders that are major reversals on Trump's policies, and has started executive orders

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Storms In Texas

Article By: Tatiana Newman Craziness seems to be a new normal ever since March of last year. With major celebrities dying, a pandemic outbreak and a wild election, everything has been pretty insane. Unfortunately, another emergency is occurring in the United States. A snowstorm hit the state of Texas. It is believed that the snowfall in Texas was caused by climate change. Margaret Vaughn-Foster wrote, “I think that the people in Texas have to face the consequences of climate change, and this crisis might help them do that.”

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Wall Street v. Reddit

What happens when millions of people are stuck at home, unemployed, running low on government stimulus checks, and have the most powerful tool ever created, the internet? Apparently it causes multiple companies’ stocks to skyrocket, and billionaires to lose a lot of money. Through the tantrums being thrown by the wealthy Hedge Funds because their risky investment hit them in the face, there is a bigger picture to be told, a tale as old as time. Robinhood, the tale not the app, was seen in real life at the ends of

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