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The inside of a Hayward homeless shelter.

California Responds to Homelessness and Housing

Myldret Vazquez, Business Manager March 18, 2024

On January 25th, from 5 to 10 AM, an annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count was conducted throughout Alameda county.  The PIT count is a census that collects information regarding the unhoused population...

Police officer pulls over to find a soulless screen.

Driverless Cars: A Road to the Future

Elisandra Hampton and Karen Esquivel February 12, 2024

In October 2023, San Francisco suspended the company Cruise from operating self-driving cars after a Cruise robotaxi hit a pedestrian. The robotaxi braked and tried pulling over despite the pedestrian...

New signage at district office restricts access after first amendment auditors visit.

First Amendment Audit in HUSD

Elisandra Hampton, Writer December 11, 2023

In October, two self-proclaimed First Amendment auditors recorded HUSD’s district office and maintenance yard. First Amendment auditors claim they intend to hold public officials accountable and assess...

Teachers Leaving Mt. Eden: Larger Problem Among School Districts

Aiden Jiang, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

English teachers Leah Talbott and Heather Eastwood left Mt. Eden over safety concerns. They had been teaching at Mt. Eden for 15 years.  Among students, Talbott was known for her tough but impactful...

Pride Wins Despite Protest

Elisandra Hampton and Myldret Vazquez September 28, 2023

On June 14, 2023, the Hayward Board of Education voted 4-1 to reaffirm LGBTQ+ inclusion in schools.  This vote was in response to concerns over Clerk Joe Ramos’ alleged homophobic and inflammatory comments...

Mt. Eden Journalism.

Disparity at Journalism Conference

Alessandra Carrera and Myldret Vazquez June 8, 2023

Mt. Eden Journalism hit the city of San Francisco on April 20-22 for the annual Journalism Conference hosted by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association in...

A widely circulated meme of Bens.

Bens Leaves Classroom After Controversy

Kaylyn Nguyen, Wing Yan Wu April 19, 2023

Mt. Eden English teacher Henry Bens was placed on leave as of February 27 after allegedly requiring students to read an anti-Semitic text and performing the Hitler salute in class. “You may...

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