Estrella Ramos

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Discord: A gamer communication tool is now being used by colleges to encourage dialogue in virtual classes

November 24, 2020 / By

College students are now halfway through their fall semester, and they continue with the online-learning format with a new twist.

Q&A: What you need to know about flu season during a pandemic

November 19, 2020 / By
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As the weather becomes colder, “flu season” comes closer. This year, it may be difficult to distinguish the common flu from Coronavirus.

Unofficial election results show Zimmerman in lead for BCSD Area 5 seat

November 9, 2020 / By

Shannon Zimmerman has unofficially won the seat for the Bakersfield City School District’s Board of Trustees, Area5.

Climate change is on track to affect Kern residents if policies remain the same

November 9, 2020 / By

Climate change has become a more prevalent issue as more scientists andenvironmental organizations call for urgent adjustment to environmental policies.

Presidential race unofficial election Results

November 4, 2020 / By

Democratic candidate Joe Biden has passed the 270 threshold to win the Presidency, according to the Associated Press.

Historic voting rates continue into the 2020 election

November 3, 2020 / By

Despite the difficult obstacles brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, early voting rates are abnormally high. According to the United States Voting Project, the turn-out rate in the 2016 election was only 60.1 percent.

KHSD partners with Lynx to help students in need

October 21, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District is partnering with a local nonprofit organization Lynx to hold a Necessities drive-thru drop off Drive this weekend to help local students in need.

COMMENTARY: The Latino community needs to make their voices heard by voting

September 30, 2020 / By

In the 2016 presidential election, around 138 million Americans had cast their vote; however, this number only makes up 58.1 percent of eligible voters, and based on data from The United States Elections Project, this number is less than previous years: 2008 (61.6%), and 2012 (58.6%).

‘There is hope’: Survivors raise awareness of Suicide Prevention by telling their stories

September 14, 2020 / By

Ruby McNitch identifies as a survivor of suicide loss. Her son Christopher died by suicide when he was thirty years old.

COMMENTARY: The pandemic has me missing my abuela on Grandparents Day, but it won’t stop me from learning about her history

September 11, 2020 / By

Sunday, Sept. 13, marks National Grandparents Day 2020 in the United States, and I would love to celebrate with my abuela just as I have done in the past.