Bear Facts

According to OurWorldinData.org statistics, 52% of Americans are fully vaccinated. Yet the vaccine does not guarantee immunity from COVID, and there are increasing numbers of breakthrough cases that resulted in hospitalization or death; if the vaccine is not 100 percent effective to prevent people from contracting the virus, why should anyone be forced to take it?

My health, my choice

Sasha Kek, LZ Life Editor
August 25, 2021
A mango boba smoothie from Liquid Fusion. Although the location isnt as close, this boba smoothie was one of the best.

Finding the quali-tea boba

Jane Yu, Staff Writer
May 20, 2021
As a current in-person learner, Shaun Stubenvoll, sophomore, says despite seeing people violating social distancing rules, it is still possible in schools. “Of course it’s possible, and with vaccines coming out by the time we start school next year, hopefully social distancing will be a distant memory,” Stubenvoll said.

Not enforced, not practiced

Sasha Kek, Secretary
April 27, 2021
Final exams are supposed to be a way of checking for retained mastery of class material. Instead, they test the ability to cram and memorize information before you forget it again.

Traditional final exams need to go

Adam Monnette, Live Media Manager
January 29, 2021
During winter break, many are still debating on  whether or not to travel. However, in order to decrease the spread of the virus, it is advised that people stay home.

Please stay home for the holidays

Jane Yu, Staff Writer
December 16, 2020
While there are many distractions that people have to face, I encounter three particular challenges: my family, my dogs, and my technology.

Dealing with distractions at home

Adam Monnette, Live Media Manager
October 27, 2020
Not wearing a mask is ignorant and selfish. By not wearing a mask you are more likely to spread COVID-19 to the people around you.

Wear your mask

Sreelikhi Vangavolu, Spotlight Editor
September 20, 2020
With the combination of middle schools, new friends are made. With similar interests, a “family” of the closest friends can be created, where they can cheer you up through difficult times.

The family I never knew I needed

Annette Suk, Events Coordinator
January 26, 2020
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