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COMMENTARY: Students experiencing harassment, discrimination during Pride Month lack support from school district

June 28, 2021 / By

BY BELEN SUSANA DELGADO Once again, the Kern High School District has failed to stand in solidarity with students that are part of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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.

COMMENTARY: We are privileged in the US to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine

May 11, 2021 / By

News about India’s current COVID-19 surge and emergency need for medical supply should serve as a reminder to how privileged our own community is to have vaccines readily available.

COMMENTARY: I am calling on Kern school districts to implement the Dolores Huerta Day Resolution to inspire our students

April 14, 2021 / By

BY ALEXNDER FAN

For the past several years, I have worked towards my career goal of becoming a human rights lawyer.

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.

‘We can’t afford to wait’: It’s time Kern prioritizes people of color during COVID-19 vaccination rollout

February 12, 2021 / By

For all of us who live in Kern County, this is one of the most chilling headlines we can read: “How is vaccination going in Kern County?