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President Biden on Wednesday near Pittsburgh, where he outlined his infrastructure plan.

President Biden’s First 100 Days

Karina Shah, Photojournalist April 29, 2021

Slightly more than three months after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, President Joe Biden passes a presidential milestone, his first 100 days in office. On Friday, April 30,...

An image of the Self Care Club instagram page and information bulletin.

Club Spotlight: Self Care Club

Karina Shah, Photojournalist April 20, 2021

Self Care Club is a club at YLHS that has had a rise in importance over the past year. Everyone has had some struggles throughout the pandemic and this club promotes well-being through mental and physical...

An image of Rawdah Mohamed, wearing a hijab, holding up her hand with the saying “Hands off my hijab”.

France Creates a Hijab Ban

Karina Sayali Shah, Photojournalist April 20, 2021

On March 30, the French Senate voted in favor of legislation that, if passed, would ban all Muslim minors from wearing hijabs in public spaces. The legislation may also prohibit Muslim women from wearing...

An image of an airplane flying and traveling passengers before COVID-19.

COVID-19 Travel Updates

Karina Shah, Photojournalist April 14, 2021

In the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life drastically. Abby Juarez (11), says “The pandemic has been a significant experience for everyone.” People have been attempting social distance;...

A series of images that represent each of the economic systems.

Intro to Politics – Communism, Socialism, Capitalism, Fascism

Karina Shah, Photojournalist March 8, 2021

In a world full of diversity, a large variety of political ideas have developed. Drashti Vasoya (12) , says "I have seen many different people begin to be involved in politics." Historically there have...

An image showing the separation between conservatism and progressivism.

Intro to Politics – Conservatism vs Progressivism

Karina Shah, Photojournalist March 7, 2021

In today's day and age, politics has become a key interest for many people. Sam Loza (10), says that “I have seen politics rise in importance throughout the past year alone.” Politics has something...

An image representing the justice system from a historical viewpoint.

Intro to Politics – Criminal Justice Reform

Karina Shah, Photojournalist February 28, 2021

Criminal justice reform is defined as “working to lower or end the number of prisoners in the justice system through litigation and advocacy” (criminaljusticeprograms.com). This reform is done at all...

A visual representation of Black diversity for Black History month.

A Few Black Americans You Probably Didn’t Know That Changed The World

Karina Shah, Photojournalist February 15, 2021

When you think of African American history, your mind probably goes to people like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. or Rosa Parks. These famous Black heroes are a part of what makes the world a better place...

An animated drawing of two women wearing masks in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19’s Disproportionate Effect on Women

Karina Shah, Photojournalist January 23, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, it was clear to see that an economic recession would be inevitable. The global economy hit the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Like any other recession,...

Character “L” from a highly popular anime called “Death Note” on Netflix.

The Growth of Japanese Anime.

Karina Shah, Photojournalist January 23, 2021

Anime, defined as a style of Japanese film and television by google.com, has been a cultural force for Japan over the past century. With the globalization and translation of this once traditional form...

A picture of a fully lit menorah alongside sweets and dreidels for a full Hanukkah setting.

All about Hanukkah

Karina Shah, Photojournalist December 12, 2020

Hanukkah, or sometimes referred to as the “Festival of Lights”, is a Jewish festival celebrating the rededication of the Second Temple on Temple Mount in Jerusalem in the 160’s BC. It is a time to...

An example of Hannah Bucklin (11) playing soccer at home to continue with her soccer fitness.

What Have YLHS Athletes Learned During Quarantine?

Karina Shah, Photojournalist December 8, 2020

Ever since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many athletes have not been able to train the way that they had previously done due to the shutdown of contact sports, gyms, courts, fields, and other...

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