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While listening to speakers, toddlers sitting on the ground hold signs to support Stop AAPI Hate efforts.
Community gathers to Stop AAPI Hate
Bennie Chang March 29, 2021

On the morning of March 27, hundreds of people gathered in front of Saratoga’s City Hall to protest the recent surge of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans...

Under the girl boss trope, the rise of some women comes at the expense of others and leaves many separated and behind.
Girl boss stereotype: Empowering or detrimental to gender equality?
Kavya Iyer and Anwen Huang March 17, 2021

One search for the term “girl boss” online yields a plethora of cheesy quotes, decked out in cursive and bright pink, encouraging women to work hard and achieve their...

Movies and shows that deliberately portray villains with foreign accents are harmful to children’s perception of diverse cultures.
Dear Disney, stop teaching kids that foreign accents are evil
Emma Constable March 17, 2021

There is a rumor that cartoons directed toward children often hide a more sinister motive — brainwashing them to adopt a certain mindset or believe in certain principles...

Victoria Hwu set up shop during the pandemic, selling fashionable masks.
Junior Victoria Hwu spreads love with Craftablelove
Jason Shan March 17, 2021

Masks have been “all the rage” since the start of the pandemic and will remain so for at least the next few months, so why not make them fashionable? That’s what junior...