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San Marin Community is being affected by the Northern California fires.

By: Denice Madina and Melany Calderon Every year, California typically has a wildfire season which lasts about three to four months. This year, a dry thunderstorm that occurred on Aug. 16 at 4:53 a.m. contributed to many fires that have spread throughout Northern California.  “In the middle of the night, there was booming thunder and lightning, and as a result

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The Black Lives Matter Movement brings San Marin’s culture to light

Black Lives Matter (BLM), is a group established to raise support and awareness for those that feel undermined by a predominantly white society and it addresses nonviolent civil disobedience in the United States. With more cases arising regarding racially charged murders, the amount of protests worldwide and in our community has increased exponentially. San Marin students have participated in many

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Political Opinions Create a Divide in the San Marin Community

By Ally Branch and Charley Conner On Aug. 24, 2020 students at San Marin anonymously created a Conservative Instagram account by the name of “Republicans of San Marin.” In response, another account was made using San Marin High School’s (SMHS) name and logo supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM). Their bio stated “F— Trump, f— ICE.”   These rigid, polarizing

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Administration outlines guidelines for a return to on-campus learning

A series of questions and concerns from Novato Unified families and staff regarding safety and the guidelines for returning to on-campus learning have increased since Gov. Newsom announced on Jul. 17 that California counties on his monitoring list would begin their school years remotely due to COVID-19 concerns. On the same day, NUSD announced that schools would not return to

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The Black Lives Matter Movement Fights for the Rights of Black People

 Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a social and political movement that uses nonviolent civil disobedience in the US and protests against police brutality and all racially motivated violence primarily against black people. Nonviolent civil disobedience means not being violent while protesting for civil rights and recognition. BLM protests were recently brought to world-wide attention with the murders of George Floyd,

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