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COMMENTARY: It’s time to rid of the sit-out rule, students need to play sports now more than ever

September 14, 2020 / By

September marks the one-year anniversary of the Delano Joint Union High School District adopting the one-year sit-out rule, which prohibits transferring students from playing sports for one year.

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.

COMMENTARY: My freshman year of high school is full of confusion, nervousness, and hope

August 21, 2020 / By

Freshman in high school across the nation are starting a school year that virtually no other freshman has experienced in the past.

COMMENTARY: Voter history plays a role in your vote today

August 19, 2020 / By

Voting has always been and still is a very important right — a right that some groups have fought for for decades.

COMMENTARY: Let’s help our community get informed about food distributions

August 3, 2020 / By

Living in a community that is prodominantly low-income and farm workers, it is important to me that the community gets all the help they need. 

COMMENTARY: With GEO temporarily postponed, I can sleep peacefully for now

July 29, 2020 / By

Mcfarland has decided to postpone the detention facilities, and as someone who lives near a detention center, I am relieved.