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Vivian Chang
Vivian Chang is a high school student writing as part of The Daily’s Summer Journalism Workshop.

Bay Area nonprofit aids quarantined students worldwide

Quarantutors is a non-profit organization founded by four Bay Area high school students in mid-March, just days after California went into lockdown, to help students and families affected by COVID-19 quarantine regulations. The organization offers free online tutoring for K-12 students worldwide with academic subjects ranging from elementary sciences to Advanced Placement (AP) Literature and Composition, and electives such as coding and dance.

Debate and Model U.N. conferences transition online amid the pandemic

While many extracurricular activities have been necessarily discontinued due to quarantine, others have adapted to the changing environment and carried on in different formats. The Stanford Debate Society (SDS) and Model United Nations (MUN) Team have both transitioned online and found ways to modify their plans. Gaeun Kim ’22, president of SDS, said that she…

Can California learn from Taiwan in the COVID-19 fight?

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise around the world, disparities are emerging between different countries’ successes at containing the virus and ‘flattening the curve.’ The U.S. recently surpassed 3.5 million cases, one of the worst-hit countries in the world, an achievement many experts attribute to slow and inadequate government response, particularly in the early stages of the spread.
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