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Joe Biden wins 2020 election in landslide, plans to redirect country

December 4, 2020 5:29pm | Nathaniel Timoll, '22

The 2020 election resulted in around 150 million votes, which is the most votes since the 1900’s election . The electoral votes were 290 to Joe Biden and 232 to Donald Trump, meaning Joe Biden won by 20 electoral votes over the 270 mark. The […]

Ninah Jackson becomes new Student Member of the Board

December 4, 2020 3:06pm | Roxana Torres, ‘21

For the first time in quite a few years, the new Student Member of the Board (SMOB) isn’t a Parkdale student. Oxon High School senior, Ninah Jackson, was elected by Prince George’s Regional Association of Student Government to be the new board member.  The PGCPS […]

Amy Barrett nominated as new Supreme Court Justice

December 4, 2020 2:58pm | Joy Orimogunje, '22

Amy Coney Barrett was quickly nominated for the new Supreme Court Justice by President Donald Trump after the death of previous Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal champion of women’s rights. Barrett was confirmed as Supreme Court Justice on October 26, 2020. This […]

Hybrid learning makes its way into school districts

December 4, 2020 2:47pm | Cecilia Rodriguez, ‘22

As the second semester is approaching us, it’s time to start thinking about whether or not we will be returning back to school. Although it’s very unlikely, it’s still important to know what we would be getting ourselves into.  With the pandemic still going on, […]

It’s true: Not all heroes wear capes

December 4, 2020 2:08pm | Ineza Merci, ‘22

The 2020 presidential election left many Americans riddled with anxiety. In a week-long battle to crown the winner, many Americans debated on which states would show their true colors. Blue for Biden’s Democratic party or red for Trump’s Republican party? Who would win in an […]

Covid-19 Update: Expecting Another Lockdown??

December 4, 2020 1:37pm | Sonah Bundu, ‘21

It isn’t much of a surprise that the covid numbers have been constantly rising. The United States has been struggling to keep deaths down, and the vaccine is yet to come. More and more citizens worry for the near future.  Leaving many to ask if […]

SGA holds virtual events to satisfy students

December 4, 2020 1:19pm | Aseneth Izaguirre, ‘22

Parkdale’s Student Government Association (SGA)  has been holding virtual events for staff and students throughout the school year. SGA has held open mics, game nights, karaoke nights, spirit week and much more this school year via Zoom due to COVID-19. These events are a result […]

New danger: texting and posting

November 10, 2020 3:56pm | Aseneth Izaguirre- Suazo, ‘22

About  660,000 drivers attempt to use their phones while behind the wheel of a car.  Phones are a huge distraction when driving. Technology is advancing, giving people more ways to be distracted on the road. Texting and driving has been a huge cause of car […]

Deaf community faces discrimination yet again

November 10, 2020 1:57pm | Sonah Bundu, ‘21

 It’s no surprise that the world has adjusted to Covid-19 in the past few months. Businesses, fine establishments, and even schools have reopened and people are starting to realize that the world may have to become accustomed to this new Covid-lifestyle. However, what people fail […]

Masks serve as nuisance, necessary protection during global pandemic

November 10, 2020 1:22pm | Kimberly Ortega, ’22

During this pandemic, many have found that wearing masks have become very useful to protect themselves and the ones around them. However, the difficulties that some people have had to go through due to the fact that everyone has to wear masks, has not been […]