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Author: Rachel SanPedro

Keeping Up with the CoronavirusPosted 05/05/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting adults’ living situations. More than 460,000 Americans have died as a result of COVID-19 in little over a year, and there have been over 22 million jobs lost. Amer... More

Mo’ Money, Mo’ ProblemsPosted 03/21/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

This is the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the new minimum wage. The recent Colorado minimum wage increase will have both positive and negative repercussions for citizens of the state. The 2.7% ... More

Texas Needs Our HelpPosted 02/28/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

As a result of the cold weather, a Texas power outage affected millions of people. After a winter storm, Texas was in a state of emergency. Officials in the Lone Star State shut down the power because... More

Discovering a New Streaming ServicePosted 02/10/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

Netflix and Hulu have a new streaming competitor. Discovery Incorporated currently has a variety of famous unscripted television shows. Recently, the organization has announced they are breaking into ... More

Sarah McBride Makes HistoryPosted 11/30/2020 by Rachel SanPedro

This is a win for the LGBTQ+ community and allies! Sarah McBride officially became the first openly transgender state senator in the country. Beating Republican Steve Washington, she won her senate ra... More

COVID Diary #8Posted 11/11/2020 by Rachel SanPedro

Rachel. In May of 2020, Jeff Kasanoff tweeted a viewpoint on Americans’ behavior in the pandemic that would stay with me for a while: “Very American to decide we are bored with COVID and therefore... More

Snapshot of a New TeacherPosted 10/31/2020 by Rachel SanPedro

The arrival of a new staff member has joined the TJ family. With a brand new school year comes brand new teachers. TJ Spartans, please give a warm welcome to the new CCT photography teacher, Lea Wagne... More

Approach on TwitchPosted 10/27/2020 by Rachel SanPedro

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s first Twitch stream has already made history. On October 20th, 2020, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and Ilhan Omar met some voters on Twitch... More