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Life in the Shadows: The Horror of Human Trafficking

Life in the Shadows: The Horror of Human Trafficking

Knox Choi and Katherine Viala March 15, 2021

As the world focuses its attention on a variety of issues including social justice, racial inequalities, and climate change, an unnoticed problem has plagued humanity for generations: human trafficking....

Protestors hold signs to show their support for the #stopasianhate movement

#stopasianhate: A Monumental Movement

Lily Sun, Senior Culture Editor March 10, 2021

On Jan. 28, 2021, a Thai man—84-year old San Francisco resident Vicha Ratanapakdee—was brutally assaulted while going out for a walk. The following week, his family confirmed that at 3 a.m. on Monday,...

Role-Model Countries: How The World has Effectively Prevented The Spread

Role-Model Countries: How The World has Effectively Prevented The Spread

Lily Parry, Clubs, Achievement, and Student Life Beat Reporter March 3, 2021

The virus we have all been experiencing, and that is slowly yet promisingly coming to an end, has been a worldwide phenomenon. It has affected the people, cultures, economies, healthcare and education...

President Biden signing an executive order in the Oval Office. Wikimedia Commons

What Does OHS Think? The Biden Presidency

Maria Lim and Kaveri Udupa February 10, 2021

 In November 2020, the OHS Observer published an article listing the different opinions international students of OHS hold on the 59th presidential election. The election was dubbed as the “most important...

The presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22, 2020: Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, right, and President Donald Trump, left

Candidate Policies Synopsis

Ferris Haukom, Junior World News Editor November 2, 2020

Candidate Policies - COVID-19 Donald Trump To manage the coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump has instituted travel restrictions including bans and screening, signed and approved the CARES Act and...

The 2020 election is going to be a critical moment in U.S. history.

The Ballot is Stronger Than the Bullet: A Global Perspective on the US Elections

Kaveri Udupa, Maria Lim, and Kaitlyn Zhang November 2, 2020

With the United States Presidential Election tomorrow, the suspense in the U.S. is slowly building up. On November 3rd, 2020, the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election will officially end. Its results...

Figure 1 COVID-19 case growth curve in logarithmic scale

COVID-19 Outbreak – When Will It End and How to End It

Andrew Chiang, Science & Tech Editor April 27, 2020

As of April 3, 2020, there have been 275,586 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, a sharp rise from 101,657 just a week ago. According to Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resources Center,...

The normally congested freeways of the Bay Area.

COVID-19 and the Danger of Exponential Growth

Andrew Chiang, Science & Tech Editor March 21, 2020

On March 6, 2020, Stanford University announced that all classes would be conducted online for the remainder of winter quarter when one faculty member was among 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 virus in...

Last Light: Space Telescope Kepler Closes Its Eyes

Last Light: Space Telescope Kepler Closes Its Eyes

Jonathan Herbst, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

On October 30, NASA announced that space telescope Kepler has run out of fuel and will no longer be in service. In nine years, Kepler surveyed many thousands of stars and discovered the majority of exoplanets...

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