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A TEEN'S PALO ALTO

Black Lives Matter: on the topic of protesting and looting

As of recently, every single one of the 50 states has participated in some form of protest. The Black Lives Matter movement has swept across the country following...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by IdPnSD, on Aug 1, 2020 at 5:31 pm | 74 comments | 68519 Views

A TEEN'S PALO ALTO

Magical Bridge Foundation: a pillar of support during hard times

In light of the current circumstances, it may be tempting to say that we’re all in the same boat. However, the saying “we’re all in the same storm,...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by joycerey, on Jul 29, 2020 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 4152 Views

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My bystander's experience with PAPD

Disclaimer: this post is for clarification, and telling an account of what I saw. It is not meant to be an accusation, rather a way for my readers to educate me...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by A Former Public Defender, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:50 pm | 29 comments | 3525 Views

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George Floyd's tragedy exposes tense polarization between Americans

“Please, I can’t breathe.” George Floyd, nicknamed the “gentle giant” by family and friends, was a 46 year old black man who passed...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Michael D, on Jun 21, 2020 at 12:03 am | 53 comments | 8847 Views

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Coronavirus: tips to increase productivity at home

Staying motivated when teachers and superiors aren't present as a form of supervision is difficult. One complication of online work I've encountered personally is...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Apr. 26, 2020
Last comment by A parent with kids in high school, on May 2, 2020 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 2621 Views

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Coronavirus: Why aren't some people social distancing?

With coronavirus invading not only the immune systems of people around the world but also our everyday lives, we all want it to go away and never come back. But...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 20, 2020 at 12:52 pm | 9 comments | 4588 Views

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How COVID-19 Affects Communities

When the coronavirus was first discovered, nobody expected it to blow up the way it did. In fact, the virus was not perceived as dangerous at all until it took lives...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 29, 2020 at 6:18 pm | 19 comments | 11017 Views

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High School's Abundance of Offensive Humor

Walking around the halls, it’s difficult not to overhear snippets of loud, boisterous conversations around me, most of which I can easily ignore and...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 20, 2020 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 4412 Views

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Overachieving in High School: Is It Worth It?

In Palo Alto, where every high-achieving parent moves to get closer to Stanford and give their children the best education, emphasis on schoolwork is often overwhelming....

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Hello, on Mar 12, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 32 comments | 5682 Views
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