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“We’re Sick and Tired:” San Jose Protests the Death of George Floyd

San Jose protestors holding up signs and marching for the death of George Floyd. Downtown San Jose at City Hall on May 29, 2020 (Andrea Saldana/Lion Tales)

Andrea Saldana, Editor/Journalist

May 30, 2020

On May 29th, the people of San Jose protested for the death of George Floyd and many others on the behalf of police brutality. Adults, teens, and even children came with their signs to speak out for the injustices the black community has faced for centuries.  “We’re just fu**ing sick and tired of  ...

What The Shelter In Place Has Done For Us Teenagers: 2020 COVID-19

Teammates surprising friend on her birthday by driving by and spray painting a car, all while respecting social distancing protocols (Ariana Noble/Lion Tales)

Ariana Noble, Editor

April 24, 2020

As we’ve been forced to stay inside, we’ve also been forced to get creative. Thanks to Tik-Tok stars and bored teenagers, we’ve come up with some ways to see our friends and entertain ourselves.  Sadly for some of us, our birthdays were during this lockdown (mine included) and we aren’t able...

OP/ED: The SJUSD Coronavirus Emergency

SJUSD schools are closing for three weeks. (Kevin Gonzalez/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Kevin Gonzalez, Reporter

March 13, 2020

Today on March 13th, the Santa Clara County declared that all schools in the San Jose Unified area are closed until April 3rd. There will be no classwork/homework given and no grading shall be done throughout these next three weeks. Lincoln Principal, Matthew Hewitson, made an announcement during 4th perio...

COVID-19: Student Opinion

Isaiah Avila

March 13, 2020

Santa Clara County has shut down schools. My opinion on this change is making me feel very happy. School has really been stressful for lots of us students. It has been hard since I work and have school to help support myself by making money and getting school work done. At my work I am seeing the shel...

COVID-19: Student Opinion

Antonia Madrid

March 13, 2020

This afternoon the Santa Clara County Public Health announced that many schools in the area will be closed for the next three weeks due to COVID-19. Classrooms this week have received hand sanitizers from the district and the bathrooms are never short on soap. Many students are celebrating, planning to go...

Corona Virus Reflection

Gio Quezadas, Journalist

March 13, 2020

News broke out that all schools in the Santa Clara County are to be shut down beginning March 16th through April 6th. As I heard the announcement through the PA system I, as well as my other classmates were happy to hear the news. I got that feeling you get when it's the last day of school before summer...

Opinion COVID-19

Evan Forrest

March 13, 2020

Today Friday the 13th the world we are scared. I feel like for the youth this is just something that will blow over, something that will not effect them at all. For the rest of the population like the adults they are scared because of not what will happen to them but what will happen to the other people...

Coronavirus Quarantine Countywide: Events Cancelled at Lincoln

Coronavirus Quarantine Countywide: Events Cancelled at Lincoln

N.K. Chand and Natalie Sierra

March 11, 2020

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department has ordered all Santa Clara County schools to close from March 16th until at least April 3rd in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. All sports practices and games will be cancelled along with other school events. Teachers will not report to work,  grade...

Carnival Of Binche: Our Belgian Tradition

Carnival of Binche 2020, official poster with the traditional mask wore on Tuesday morning.
(Tabatha Menten/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Tabatha Menten, Journalist

March 9, 2020

The carnival of Binche is an event that’s celebrated on the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday preceding Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is a Christian celebration that marked the first day of Lent, six weeks of penitence before Easter.  The origins of the carnival are unclear, but the most popular story about ...

OP/ED: Minorities Breathing In Toxins From The Rich

PSA for air pollution. Picture edited by Andrea Saldana.

Andrea Saldana, Editor/Journalist

March 6, 2020

For years minorities living in low-income communities have been breathing in toxins and deadly chemicals that have been causing a wide range of fatal diseases. This silent killer has been caused by large corporations, billionaires, which are mostly from and made by white people who are in control, whic...

“YHLQMDLG” Review

Cover art for Bad Bunny's newest album (Gio Quezadas/ Lion Tales)

Gio Quezadas, Journalist

March 6, 2020

★★★★★ Bad Bunny Baby! The Puerto Rican rapper announced via Instagram on Friday morning that he would be releasing his new album, Yo Hago Lo Que Me Da La Gana, or YHLQMDLG as it appears on the back of the album cover. On Thursday, Bad Bunny went on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in which he confirm...

Baseball is Back!

Dodger Stadium [Gio Quezadas/ Lion Tales]

Gio Quezadas, Journalist

February 28, 2020

With the NFL in the rear view mirror, it’s time for the MLB to take the spotlight. Baseball season is back! Spring Training is in full swing with the Cactus League in Arizona, and the Grapefruit League in Florida.  And in a short month, opening day will be upon us; scheduled for March 26th, 2020....

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