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Testing Amid Trouble

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Vaasu Kakuturu and Olivia Han

May 21, 2020

With schools in the U.S. now entering the second month of campus closures and remote learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, teachers and students across the nation have adapted to new styles of learning and testing. One of the greatest concerns from their perspective was the altered grading system and ...

SHS Provides Health Supplies for the Community

SHS Provides Health Supplies for the Community

Anjini Grover, Managing Editor- Print

April 20, 2020

On March 24, Stevenson donated health supplies, such as masks, gloves, toilet paper, and hand towels to local police and fire departments amidst the spread of COVID-19. During Spring Break, it became apparent to health teacher Jill Lipman that students likely would not return to school. Soon afte...

Who benefits from the coronavirus stimulus package?

Who benefits from the coronavirus stimulus package?

Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2020

While among the most touted programs from the $2 trillion aid package signed into law on Friday are the direct payments for many Americans, other institutions also benefited. Here’s a look at some of the details of the bill: The Reader reports that the direct payments for Americans will cost approximat...

Trump bans export of N95 masks to Canada

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Olivia Han, Web Editor

April 11, 2020

Last Thursday, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act, giving the U.S. government the authority to ban the manufacturing giant 3M from exporting N95 protective masks to Canada and Latin America due to ever-increasing demands at the homefront. Without the mutual trade between Canada and the U....

Trump Urges Continuation of Social Distancing Through April

Trump Urges Continuation of Social Distancing Through April

Dylan Hu, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2020

  As the number of coronavirus cases grows across the nation, President Donald Trump announced that Americans must remain separated in gatherings of less than 10 people through the end of April. Despite Trump’s initial hope to return to normalcy by Easter, businesses and schools continue to shut do...

Trump Invokes Defense Production Act, Responds to the National Shortage of Lifesaving Devices

Trump Invokes Defense Production Act, Responds to the National Shortage of Lifesaving Devices

Olivia Han, Web Editor

March 30, 2020

Second installment in rolling updated regarding national coronavirus news

Senate Reaches Deal on Coronavirus Stimulus Package

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Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the global stock market has experienced record lows and turned the 11-year bull market in the U.S. into a bear market. A bull market is when the market is growing, and a bear market is when the market is receding.  In a NPR/Marist poll conducted the week of March 8, already 18% of households reported someone had been laid off or had reduced hours because of the coronavirus outbreak.    ...

D125 Night Market

Audrey Smart '21 serve food at the Vietnam booth.

Lily Jiang, In Depth Coordinator

March 12, 2020

Update on East Asia Project's first Night Market.

Iran News Brief

Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

On January 3rd, the U.S. attacked Iran troops and killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike. In the following days, the U.S. and Iran continued to come into conflict, with Iran launching missiles at two bases in Iraq with U.S. soldiers and shooting down an Ukranian airliner, which Ira...

The Presidential Pursuit

Picture Credits: Pete Buttigieg
Photo provided by: Lauren Malenfant

Sailaja Nallacheruvu, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

On November 4th, 2019, there were a total of 17 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Three months later, on the day of the Iowa Caucus, only five candidates moved on to the next primary in New Hampshire with the support of at least one delegate to advance their bids for Presi...

Fast Food Philanthropy?

Fast Food Philanthropy?

Sailaja Nallacheruvu, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2020

Chick-Fil-A announces cease in donations to organizations known for being anti-LGBT, raising questions over whether words can be trusted

Pertussis Plagues Patriots

Pertussis Plagues Patriots

Natalie King, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2019

This fall, Stevenson has experienced an unusual outbreak of whooping cough. With 35 confirmed cases so far and the flu season approaching, both students and staff are taking precautions to prevent themselves from contracting these illnesses.  Whooping cough, or pertussis, is an illness which causes one to ...

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