Angelica Barrios

Posts by Angelica Barrios:

COMMENTARY: Moving out of my comfort zone has me both nervous and excited

June 23, 2021 / By

When my parents immigrated from Mexico to the United States, the possibilities of settling at one specific location were endless.

Sol on the Street: High school Seniors give advice to incoming high school freshman

June 3, 2021 / By

For many, this marks the final week of middle school for many 8th graders in Kern County.

Local adolescents, parents weigh in on vaccinating their children against COVID-19

June 2, 2021 / By

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was approved for children between the ages of 12 to 15 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month. 

Sol on the Street: After a year in a pandemic, what advice do college students have for incoming college freshman?

May 10, 2021 / By

May 2021 marks the final month of high school for many high school seniors in Kern County, bringing a four-year long experience to an end.

Commentary: Getting rejected of my right to a COVID-19 vaccine

April 2, 2021 / By

In mid-February, I was eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. I work part-time at a grocery store, so I am deemed as an essential worker who works with food and agriculture.

Kern County moves into the third tier of the first phase of Kern’s COVID-19 vaccination plan

January 11, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced Friday it is moving into the next tier of its vaccination plan, now allowing for more Kern residents to receive the vaccine.

Violence breaks out in the Nation’s Capital during protest Wednesday

January 8, 2021 / By

What began as a constitutional gathering descended into an evening of chaos. The nation’s senators and representatives were civilly counting the electoral votes when suddenly a group of Trump supporters trespassed into the nation’s Capital.

Eligible voters discuss why they did not cast their ballot in the 2020 election

November 20, 2020 / By

The Constitution of the United States protects the natural born rights of American citizens. One of the many rights stated in the constitution is the right to vote.

Kern County to Celebrate Halloween with new traditions amidst pandemic

October 30, 2020 / By

With a pandemic still very present, many are figuring out how to celebrate Halloween safely. It is impossible to safely take your child trick-or-treating or to go to a get together without being at high risk of contracting the virus. 

Cart pushers as essential workers face new challenges at work during pandemic

October 9, 2020 / By

Work for essential workers, like cart pushers, has changed during the pandemic.

On top of ensuring carts are accessible for customers and clearing parking lots of carts, these workers have been required to take additional precautions.