The Californian

Healthcare practitioners are risking their lives to save others

Through this chaotic time of stress and an influx of patients affected by the pandemic, many healthcare practitioners have been keeping their heads high for their patients, families, and for the public.

Isabelle Coburn and Nima Pendar

May 21, 2020

Healthcare workers are putting their lives on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Many photos and videos taken by nurses and doctors on shift have gone viral, giving the world a glimpse of the front lines in hospitals across the nation. Many of these images include snapshots...

Cal High students are working in grocery stores as essential workers

This picture was taken at the Safeway on San Ramon Valley Blvd. before the mandate to wear face masks in public.

Liann Bielicki, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Mile-long lines, brawls over toilet paper and waves of frenzied shopping have put the brunt of the coronavirus panic on grocery store workers.  While other workers across the world may find ways to turn their jobs digital, these employees must be at work because of the highly essential nature...

Students are picking up hobbies during shelter-in-place

Many students have turned to baking as a cure for their boredom during quarantine.

Nick Harvey, Opinion Editor

May 21, 2020

Students have been up to a variety of interesting activities during the stay-at-home orders, from mastering the art of lockpicking to adjusting to online learning. Although students have had to continue doing their schoolwork, most students are doing less schoolwork and as a result have found themselves...

What it’s like to be a fast food worker during the pandemic

All fast food restaurants have switched to providing their services solely through drive through.

Lorelai Slaydon, Staff Writer, Photographer, Artist

May 21, 2020

Customer service and taking care of their staff has always been the highest priority for In-N-Out Burger, and the coronavirus pandemic is even more of a reason to show that. After recently becoming an employee to the company I feel lucky to have obtained this job while many have lost theirs, or had...

Should fast food workers be considered essential?

Should fast food workers be considered essential?

Ceci Musgrove, Features Editor

May 21, 2020

In a time of unknowing and strange circumstances, one question still stands: Who should be considered an “essential” worker right now? Since California ordered shelter in place in mid-March, fast food workers have been one of the few groups that have been working vigorously to provide what they...