Small businesses provide free food to those in need

As schools around the country are shut down due to Covid-19, many families who previously relied on free school lunches did not know how to feed their children. Country-wide, more than 20.2 million students receive free lunches from their schools, and 1.8 million receive reduced price lunches.  With rising panic from parents around the country,… Continue reading Small businesses provide free food to those in need

NUSD continues to offer free meals to aid community

The above image was posted on the Novato Unified School District Facebook page and describes the locations and meal plans. On Mar. 16, the NUSD Food and Nutritional Services (FANS) department started to distribute free meals to students 18 years of age or younger from either a drive-through or walking pick-up.  Meals are available at… Continue reading NUSD continues to offer free meals to aid community

Students give back to the community during the pandemic

Under the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, many individuals have purchased N95 face masks. This specific mask filters out particulates within the air and is required by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for health care workers and first responders, according to the FDA. However, the urgency for the general public to take precautionary measures… Continue reading Students give back to the community during the pandemic

Student Write-In: Netflix* recommendations

*All films on this list are included with a Netflix subscription or are available for rent on Amazon, Vudu, YouTube, Google Play and iTunes. By: Ethan Fonarev One of the greatest challenges that we face in our modern world is choosing what to watch on Netflix. With the spread of coronavirus, this struggle has never… Continue reading Student Write-In: Netflix* recommendations

We will recover: A message to the class of 2020

By Vivian Bui & Elise Jonas-DelsonDear class of 2020, Who would have predicted that the world would crash into shambles during what many would argue is one of the most sentimental times of our lives? We were robbed of the limited time we had left with our friends, our much-anticipated prom, senior fashion show, final… Continue reading We will recover: A message to the class of 2020

Colleges modify SAT/ACT policies due to coronavirus

On Mar. 31, the University of California schools decided to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions standardized testing requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. Many other colleges nationwide have also switched to a test-optional system for the current junior class, because of the inability… Continue reading Colleges modify SAT/ACT policies due to coronavirus

Opinion: COVID-19 fundamentally changes how seniors select colleges

By Vivienne Tran & Emma WilliamsAttending Zoom webinars in lieu of admitted students days means that the faces of your future classmates are replaced by muted, gray boxes. Technical difficulties and a lack of real human interaction make it difficult to pay attention and gain useful information. Of course, many of us could not visit… Continue reading Opinion: COVID-19 fundamentally changes how seniors select colleges