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When Can Kids Get the COVID Vaccine?

While it has been shown that children don’t transmit the virus at the same rate as adults, they can still spread it. By vaccinating kids all the people they come in contact with will be protected, including parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches, and any other adults children may be around.

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Redditors Catch Wall Street By Surprise

Society cannot underestimate the power of bored people on the Internet. Social media has made organizing plans incredibly easy, and with all the free time people have because of lockdown restrictions, these plans can rope in thousands of people in a short amount of time.

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Politics
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Attack on the Capitol

This event has left many Americans feeling disgusted and humiliated at the actions of their fellow Americans with how the rioters disrespected and attacked not only one of the most important buildings in America but also the process of a fair election.

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Questions You May Have about the COVID-19 Vaccines

The race for a vaccine is over. In the past month, successful phase 3 trials of three different COVID vaccines have been announced, prompting relief and excitement. Here are some answers to questions you may have related to COVID vaccine news:

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Opinion
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Bis später…

05:45 my phone rings. I pick it up groggy, physically awake, but mentally sound asleep. On the other line, 3,723 miles away, is my mother telling me that my flight got moved to that morning and I have to leave for the airport in one hour. I promptly hang up the phone, wake up my […]

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Colleges are Waiving Standardized Testing Requirements

In light of the recent ACT, SAT, and SAT Subject Test cancellations by the College Board and ACT Inc., many juniors are wondering what will become of their standardized test scores. Though the College Board has said that it will add more testing dates starting in August, and that they will run every weekend, this […]

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General Interest
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The Future of Our Languages

As the world becomes more open to gender identity, many countries are adopting this social movement through changes in their languages. In English, non-gender conforming people use pronouns like “they” and “them.” Since English does not assign gender to these words, they are a perfect fit for people who don’t want to present themselves as […]

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Opinion
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Team Markey Thanks the Frontline

“Hope doesn’t exist in a vacuum,” said Senator Ed Markey during a recent Facebook livestream. “It’s created by visible movement toward action.” We see this action across the Commonwealth right now, whether from our grocery store employees, healthcare workers, or the countless community members whose actions we may not praise, but who promote hope in […]

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Opinion
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It’s Time We Raised the Minimum Wage

In  America, one is expected to take advantage of the upward social mobility our wealthy democracy theoretically affords. In stories, we may be presented with characters who work minimum wage or service jobs, but invariably, these jobs are a starting point. The character in question will go to college, strike it rich, or marry well. […]

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The Good Side of This Story

If you ever feel inclined to disagree with someone, now would be a very easy time to do so. Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, there is no shortage of differences of opinion: when should the country reopen, how best should we allocate limited resources, how many feet of separation is acceptable… the list goes on.  If, […]

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