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COVID-19 Updates
Joy Chen October 19, 2020
As of October 19, there are approximately 40.2 million COVID-19 cases worldwide.
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Gavin Newsom vetoes ethnic studies bill
Joy Chen October 19, 2020
In his veto statement on Assembly Bill (AB) 331, Gov. Newsom argues the proposed ethnic studies model still needs revision, citing the disagreements over which ethnics groups should be included in the curriculum.
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Five seniors named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Evelyn Kuei October 19, 2020
Seniors Selene Huang, Hannah Jin, Ben Kim, Natalie Mao and Tina Tan qualified as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.
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2020 California Elections
Evelyn Kuei October 19, 2020
All you need to know about the 2020 California Congressional candidates, mayoral candidates and ballot propositions.
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Fall sports Q&A
Natalie Mao October 19, 2020
Q&A with leaders in fall sports.
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Fall sports updates
Natalie Mao September 28, 2020
With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many questions are still left unanswered regarding campus athletics.
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Senior commits to Notre Dame
Natalie Mao September 28, 2020
Senior Parker Macy has wrapped up his childhood dream of swimming into college with a verbal commitment to the University of Notre Dame this past August.
Polls
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Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
October 19, 2020
A pro/con on lowering the voting age.
Journalists must be protected from authorities when covering stories
Journalists must be protected from authorities when covering stories
Vy Nguyen October 19, 2020
In 2020, there were 2010 journalists attacked, 68 arrested and over 850 reported aggressions against the press during national Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests, according to nonpartisan website U.S. Press Freedom Tracker.
Be respectful online, especially during an election year
Be respectful online, especially during an election year
October 19, 2020
More than half of the world currently uses social media, as 4.57 billion people now have access to the internet.
Should schools give students standardized tests during these unprecedented times?
Should schools give students standardized tests during these unprecedented times?
Joy Chen and Brianna Tang September 28, 2020
A pro/con on standardized testing.
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Halloween Comic Strip
October 19, 2020
To celebrate Halloween and the 70th anniversary of Peanuts comic strip, El Vaquero opened the opportunities to some talented artists from the student body to draw these comic strips.
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Stay safe, trick or treaters
Hafsa Javaid October 19, 2020
Halloween is the time of year to have fun while being dressed up in spooky costumes. However, the scariness to this year’s Halloween becomes a little more real when there is a deathly pandemic still present.
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Vaquero's Voice - Halloween
Franny Shih October 19, 2020

What is your favorite Halloween candies? “My favorite candy is Reese’s peanut butter cup. These have been my childhood favorite, and I absolutely love peanut butter and milk...

Celebrate 70th anniversary of Peanuts comic strip
Celebrate 70th anniversary of Peanuts comic strip
Maya Passananti October 19, 2020

The “Peanuts” comic strip turned 70 years old on Oct. 2 after seven decades of print publication. The first comic strip featuring Charlie Brown and his friends was published...

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Online student news from Irvine High School
Online student news from Irvine High School