Racial equality throughout the years

Throughout the last fifty years, views on racial issues have evolved and racial equality has become a more preserved value in the country. In the 1960s, many began to challenge previously accepted ideas of institutional racism, as reflected in San Jose Unified School District’s (SJUSD) decision to integrate its schools. The Charger Account articles published […]

Quotebox: Looking at racial equality today, how far have we come, and how far do we have to go?

“Considering where we were before, we have come a long way. There has been some sign of regression, such as an upkick in anti semitic threats. The ultimate question, however, is whether we are more racist nowadays, or are more people more comfortable in showing their bigotry. Bigotry stems from ignorance, so in order to […]

Welcoming incoming freshmen: Eighth Grade Information Night

On the night of Jan. 26, Associated Student Body (ASB) and the school administration hosted the annual 8th Grade Information Night to introduce prospective Chargers to the school. As the next academic year approaches, schools across the country prepare for graduations, introductions and welcoming ceremonies. Students and parents filed into the gym on Jan. 26 […]

Chargers give blood in annual drive

Throughout the school day on Thursday, Jan. 26, students occupied the school’s media center, waiting patiently to donate blood in the school’s blood drive. The school’s Red Cross club members began by escorting students through the room and ensuring that students felt comfortable. American Red Cross volunteers then assisted each donor through the donation process […]

Quotebox: Will you celebrate Valentine’s Day this year?

“I do not want to talk about it.”—Freshman Kendra Landi “I celebrate Valentine’s Day for the deals at Safeway on Valentine’s Day chocolate.”—Sophomore Tiffany Xiang “No I don’t celebrate the holiday, because it reminds me of how single I am.”—Sophomore Alicia Pak “Yes, I will celebrate this holiday, because I want to show love for my […]