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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: Why Doesn’t Lincoln Recycle?

OP/ED: Why Doesn't Lincoln Recycle?

A.K Chan

March 20, 2020

In 2015, the United States generated over 262.4 million tons of garbage. Sadly, the average American throws away nearly 7 pounds of trash on a daily basis. Americans view products that they can buy as replaceable, and meaningless. The recycling bins are fake at Lincoln High School. While we do have pa...

Reaction Towards Coronavirus Epidemic

Tania Cortes, Reporter

March 13, 2020

This following March 13, 2020 my entire school was informed by our principal that the whole Santa Clara County would cancel schools for three weeks including ours with no assignments given to the students. This quarantine was declared to help the health department. I know some students were very enthusi...

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...

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...

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...

Lunar Art Show

Lunar New Year piece by Nena Chand for the Lunar Art Hop (Sofia Arredondo/ Lincoln Lion Tales)

Anjanai Vallez, Editor/Reporter

February 27, 2020

From January 23rd to the beginning of March, Lincoln artists from Ms. Zamora’s and Ms. Arredondo’s classes participated in an art show called Lunar Art Hop. Student artwork was displayed and sold at locations such as Tea Lyfe Drinks on Story Road (8018, 989 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95122) and the Cla...

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...

New Year’s Resolutions: How to Set Effective Goals

New Year's Resolutions: How to Set Effective Goals

N.K. Chand, Journalist

February 7, 2020

It’s been 38 days since the start of 2020. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Have you kept it up? If you are like the other 80% of Americans, it’s likely that your answer to that is no, as only 8% of New Year’s Resolutions are followed through past January 17th. But that’s okay, settin...

Have you heard about the new virus in the town?

Have you heard about the new virus in the town?

Tania Cortes, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Wuhan, a city that is located in the middle of China is known to have a population of 11 million people. There was a recent disease detected called Coronavirus, which was reported official to the World Health Organization on December 31st. Since it is a newly found virus, there are no cures. This deadly...

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