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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  ...

Pass/Fail: Credits Offer Lincoln Students Less Motivation, Little Engagement

Lincoln student's google classroom. (Ariana Noble/Lion Tales)

Ariana Noble, Reporter

May 22, 2020

During these confusing times of online "mandatory school", teachers are working hard to provide their students with the necessary tools to succeed at home. I say mandatory in quotes because students feel that school is already over due to the pass/fail system. Teachers have found that not many students...

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...

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...

Garden Of Hope: Mrs. Cahn’s Garden Revived

Stones with hopeful words on them in

Ariana Noble, Editor

February 7, 2020

After the passing of Lincoln’s former teacher Mrs. Cahn, her garden outside of the Lincoln center was left to perish for months. Over the weeks flowers were dying and dirt was getting kicked around, until eventually, there was just old dirt left. The whole Lincoln community witnessed this h...

Eyewitness Report: Lincoln Mock Trial Competitions

Carter Fein walking inside the court room. Located at Santa Clara County Superior Court (Angela Chan).

February 7, 2020

"AM JUST SYS" is what it says on my transcript, it's a seventh period class offered at Abraham Lincoln High School but to me it's known as Mock Trial. Mock Trial is a team that stimulates court trials, where we prepare to eventually compete with other schools at The Santa Clara County Superior Court in...

Teen Mental Health

Teen Mental Health

Antonia Madrid and Mason Fenster

February 7, 2020

Teen depression and anxiety is a common mental challenge within teens throughout the U.S. Many people think depression is just a temporary state of mind, but it’s much more than that. Having depression and/or anxiety can lead to irreversible thoughts and actions.  According to Health Experiences, “...

Attitudes Against Minorities in the School System

Why are minorities isolated? (Andrew Martinez)

Jose Barroso, Lorena Lopez, Andrew Martinez, and Nancy Robles

February 7, 2020

School is a place where people come to get educated. School should be a place where all kids of all ages are welcomed and respected. School should not have certain groups of kids being constantly bullied or ridiculed. But in numerous schools, students of ethnic backgrounds are constantly discriminated ag...

How does social media influence teenagers today?

How does social media influence teenagers today?

Karen Condado, Maxine Ancheta, Victor Flores, Oscar Rodas, and Angelina S Rumbaoa

February 7, 2020

How many hours do you spend on social media in a day? Nowadays, almost everyone has some sort of social media account whether it is Instagram, Snapchat, Tik Tok, etc. It is known that teenagers’ cravings for social acceptance makes them influenced by social media more than adults. Social media can a...

Women’s March 2020

Women posing with her sign at the 2020 women's march (Anjanai Vallez/Lion Tales)

Anjanai Vallez, Editor

February 5, 2020

This year’s Women’s March took place on January 18th and promoted equal treatment of all people. Their message was very inclusive and represented that with an array of participants of all genders and all ages. The march's purpose was to further equality for everyone and advocate for issues by march...

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