It’s OK to Take Breaks during Pandemic

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2020

Anyone who peruses the internet while in COVID-19-induced self-isolation is bound to stumble across people completing art projects, home improvements, and other activities that demonstrate productivity. Instagram, Twitter, and...

Dancers Deserve Respect Equal to Other Athletes

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2020

Tutus, satin ribbons, rhinestones, and tiaras often come to mind when people think of dancers. For many, this is all that ballet represents, an activity for little girls. When asked to imagine an athlete, a ballerina twirling...

Home-Made Masks Protect Public

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

The Broadway musical Annie popularized the phrase, “You’re never fully dressed without a smile,” but in the age of coronavirus, it seems that you are actually never fully dressed without a face mask. Since wearing a...

Isolated Dancers Sustain Inspiration through Virtual Rehearsals

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

While Contra Costa County’s shelter-in-place order has dramatically impacted various aspects of daily life, dancers are finding new ways to practice their art from the safety of their homes. Under these unusual circumstances,...

Authentic Individuality Key to Contentment

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

While Campolindo is not a private institution, its students exhibit a level of uniformity in appearance associated with the typical Catholic school. There may not be a designated school uniform, but most girls can be spotted sporting...

Semester Shift Makes Winter Break True Holiday

Jensen Rasmussen, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Prior to this year, students often traded time with loved ones and a steaming mug of hot chocolate for time with textbooks and Quizlet study guides over winter break. This year the district has altered the final schedule so...