The Mirada

Unmatched use of #blacklivesmatter and the age of online activism

A screenshot of the Black Lives Matter official Twitter account.

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

September 10, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic forced citizens across the globe to spend more time at home - and consequently online - online activism has been on the rise since March. Almost overnight after the death of George Floyd, social media apps like Twitter and Instagram became hubs to spread social awareness and ...

Teachers, students hope for success with distance learning

Lockers will remain empty for the first weeks of the school year, and likely the first semester. Students received their schedules for distance learning, and await the start of Zoom courses.

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

August 8, 2020

Students arrived at campus this week, but instead of claiming a locker and finding their classrooms, they were picking up their virtual schedules and textbooks to keep at home.  Exactly five months after school was closed because of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, students and staff will begin the 20...

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