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Safa meets with the club members across three different cultural clubs discussing anti-Asian hate.
Uniting to Raise Awareness
Alicia Hamm, Staff Writer • May 3, 2021

Shortly after the last class of the day on April 7, close to 60 participants gathered in one Zoom room...

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This virtual series will present five different athletes sharing their perspectives on college athletics.
Don't Stand on the Sideline
Matthias Choi, Managing Editor • April 9, 2021

"Being an athlete is an honorable title as well as one that comes with an immense amount of burden and...

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Katherine Johnson succeeded in a field dominated by white men as a woman of color.
Katherine Johnson: A Powerful Woman That Changed NASA as We Know It
Nicole Sigismondi March 31, 2021

From attending high school at age ten to becoming one of the first African American female mathematicians...

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The schedule change will go into effect April 8.
Breaking News: Schedule changes
Sophie Atalla, Staff Writer • March 30, 2021

After two weeks of remote learning, students and staff will return to in-person instruction on April...

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While Black History Month may be coming to an end, we must always honor the efforts and accomplishments of Black Americans.
Black History Month: Honoring Marsha P. Johnson
Alicia Hamm, Staff Writer • February 26, 2021

These names probably sound familiar: Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Maya Angelou. But chances are you have no idea who Marsha P. Johnson is. In celebration of Black History Month, it is important to bring light to Black figures whose names are not as widely known...

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Why the U.S. Criminal Justice System Needs Reform
Why the U.S. Criminal Justice System Needs Reform
Nicole Sigismondi, Staff Writer • February 11, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses social media as a platform to promote these essential issues. The Lance wants to use our platform...

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Brooke and Spencer try the best (and the worst) Tik Tok food trends.
The Lance Tries: TikTok Food Trends
Brooke Ackerman and Spencer Walsh April 30, 2021

TikTok trends have been taking over the Internet, especially since quarantine hit last year. And now, it’s taking over our kitchens. Everything from viral snack trends to celebrities’ pasta recipes, TikTok has thousands of recipes that have taken over our For You pages. The Lance had to give them...

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Predicting the winners of the 93rd Academy Awards
Oscars 2021 Predictions
Drew Rosenblum, Staff Writer • April 23, 2021

The past year has been quite an interesting one for the film industry. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters have only just opened, and streaming platforms have become more popular than ever. Despite the setbacks faced by the film industry in the past year, there were still some exceptional movies...

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A few of Chong
Making a Difference One TikTok at a Time
Sophie Atalla May 1, 2021

TikTok is not just for dances or funny videos anymore—the app has brought activism and social issues to the fingertips of thousands of users. One student who has taken advantage of this platform is junior Cara Chong. Her first video, posted on January 12, started as a history project. The account has...

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Katherine Johnson succeeded in a field dominated by white men as a woman of color.
Katherine Johnson: A Powerful Woman That Changed NASA as We Know It
Nicole Sigismondi March 31, 2021

From attending high school at age ten to becoming one of the first African American female mathematicians at NASA, Katherine Johnson changed both our space program and our societal standards. Johnson broke racial and gender stereotypes as she became a pioneering example of women in STEM. Her persistence...

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The GOAT of Soccer
The GOAT of Soccer
Evan Chrenko and Jake Cohen April 19, 2021

In this series, The Lance will compare athletes from numerous eras to determine who is the greatest of all time in each sport. Defining generational talents...

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This virtual series will present five different athletes sharing their perspectives on college athletics.
Don't Stand on the Sideline
Matthias Choi, Managing Editor • April 9, 2021

"Being an athlete is an honorable title as well as one that comes with an immense amount of burden and pressure.” Patrick Passalacqua, a member of the...

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The Lance's Bracketology
Ava Petrilli, Managing Editor • April 2, 2021

After five rounds of March Madness, the Final Four is finally here. Only one more game and these teams can compete for a national title. Surely, this is...

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