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Staples students celebrate passover amid COVID-19

Jake Gersh ’21 April 4, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/jake-gersh/covid-passover

The three vaccines currently being given are highly effective in preventing COVID-19. The effectiveness of the vaccines makes more people want to take it, and also decreases the spread of COVID-19.

Vaccinating students will lead to end of pandemic

Audrey Kercher '23, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

For a full year, the U.S. has been in lockdown, confined to their homes and wearing masks when going out. Because COVID-19 has proved to not be beatable by just staying at home and social distancing, the...

Winter athletes provide updates on their season

Hannah Kail ’22 and Valerie Dreyfuss '22 March 8, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/valerie-dreyfuss/y2matecom-winter-sports-podcast-1

This was taken on a Monday evening in San Diego. We went on our daily walk around the neighborhood after my two family friends had finished school, by this time I was long done with school and had finished all my homework. I would usually do my work while everyone was still in school, to get it out of the way.

Online school from California provided needed mental break

Lily Caplan ’22, Sports Paper Editor February 12, 2021

Imagine waking up at 4:45 a.m. so you can attend school between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. five days a week.  That was my experience when, on Dec. 29, I traveled to San Diego, California to visit family friends...

Is vacationing in a COVID world justified?

https://soundcloud.com/carly-kaplowitz/feb-break

Working as an EMT during COVID has complicated matters for many volunteers such as Olivia Bollo ’21. Extensive amounts of PPE are necessary even when addressing calls unrelated to Covid. However, Bollo, along with other EMTs, was recently able to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Bollo is the first in her family to receive the vaccine and remains hopeful her parents will receive their doses soon.

Student EMTS reflect on receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director February 2, 2021

A handful of things are different from a few months ago as Megan Cua ’21 boards a Stratford ambulance where she serves as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Unlike her time interning prior to COVID,...

Students discuss when it is safest to return to school

Carson Kranz ’21 January 24, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/carson-kranz-1/when-will-we-return-to-school

The demand for COVID tests increases as cases continue to rise throughout the country. However, not everyone is ensured free testing, which discourages many people from taking action to get them.

COVID-19 test pricing disparities require significant change

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

As COVID-19 cases reach new heights across the country, the demand for testing continues to grow at an exponential rate. Unfortunately, a vast disparity exists within test pricing. According to Money...

Students discuss rising COVID cases after holiday break

Hannah Kail ’22 January 21, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/user-998306034/back-to-school-1

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