The Californian

Cal history teachers reflect on the storming of the Capitol

Riots raise concerns over the future of the country
Sienna Morgan, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

A massive crowd of Trump supporters shocked the world on Jan. 6 by storming the Capitol, impacting not only those who were back in Washington, D.C. but Americans across the country. Looking back on...

Why the Capitol Hill riots matter to youth 3,000 miles away

Why the Capitol Hill riots matter to youth 3,000 miles away

Ridhi Goyal , Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Sophomore Ayaan Karan began his fourth-period class on Jan. 6 like any other: logging into class, muting his mic, and tuning out a rather boring lecture as he scrolled through Twitter.  But just...

Many teachers promoted discussion of the Capitol riots during and after they happened on Jan. 6.

Teachers adjust lessons, discussion to address historic moment

Christine Oh and Nima Pendar February 5, 2021

To add to the stress of learning and teaching on an online format because of COVID-19, both students and teachers faced another unprecedented event on Jan. 6, when the Capitol was breached by a group of...

From the Capitol riot to a pair of impeachments, a lot of has happened over the past four years while Donald Trump was the 45th president.

A timeline of the Trump presidency

Nimisa Panda, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

The 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, officially left office on Jan. 20. To recap his presidency, The Californian has put together a timeline of some of the major events that occurred...

There were a lot of false narratives about the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, and events surrounding the incident.

Facts vs. myth of what happened during storming of the Capitol

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

The world was stunned on Jan. 6 as pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in an act of violent insurrection.  What has followed since the event is the speedy unraveling of Trump’s...

Over the past two months, the number of COVID-19 cases has drastically increased in San Ramon, Danville and Alamo, the three cities part of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.

Purple tier is back again

Contra Costa County enters is second shelter-in-black order, pushing back the opening of school campuses
Jaida Baker and Jett Gold, Staff Writers December 18, 2020

Not much has changed in nine months. All Bay Area counties once again entered a stay-at-home order on Friday, bringing students and staff back to square one, when the county first initiated on March...

Cars have lined up across the US for people to get tested for COVID-19.

The world’s response to COVID-19 has mixed results

China's response has fared well, while the US and Brazil have struggle to control spread
Eli Mayerson, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

News first broke of a “pneumonia of unknown cause” on Dec. 31, 2019, when a small media outlet from Wuhan, China, issued a statement on this new virus, alerting the World Health Organization and the...

Ninety year old Margaret Keenan is the first person in Britain to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccines are on the way

Pfizer, Moderna began nationwide distribution of their vaccines this week
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor December 18, 2020

The last nine months have been rough, but the end might be insight. Big Pharma companies Pfizer and Moderna have begun distribution of their COVID-19 vaccines, signaling the beginning of stomping this...

The empty gaps left by the solitude quarantine brings has led people to grasp onto some truly unique widespread trends.

2020 was rough but we kept ourselves entertained

From 'Animal Crossing' to two pretty best friends, quarantine trends have saved some of us
Daphne So, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

The year 2020 has been a whirlwind and it feels like it’s passed in the blink of an eye.  Luckily for all of us, we can reflect on the trends that ruled quarantine and (hopefully) realize that...

The traditional Electoral College map generally shows a clear winner on election night, but that might not be the case this year because of so many people voting by mail.

Don’t expect a winner on election night

Mail-in ballot counting could delay outcome for weeks
Jett Gold, Staff Writer October 31, 2020

This story can also be viewed in our November 2020 Features Issue under the Print section of our website. Election day is Nov. 3, which means that’s when Americans will know who becomes the next president...

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