October 2020 Issue: Activism and Social Justice

Vires acquirit eundo.

Trump
Trump's Taxes and the Election
Amira Beck, Staff Writer • October 6, 2020

As of Wednesday, 10/7/2020 We know our president as a wealthy business mogul, a man who has been in the public eye for much of his life, flaunting his luxurious endeavors. During his presidency so far, he has cut taxes for companies and wealthy individuals in hopes to further economic growth. Before Covid-19 hit, unemployment rates were at an all-time...

What Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Mean for America’s Teenage Girls?
What Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Mean for America’s Teenage Girls?
Gwen Gordon, Staff Writer • October 6, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second female Supreme Court justice. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton in 1993, and the simple fact of her seat on the Supreme Court made a difference to teen girls everywhere. She was a feminist icon. She contributed significantly to women’s rights in America, and her fire and constant pursuit of equality is...

Why We Have to End Systemic Racism
Why We Have to End Systemic Racism
Andrea Benito Chino, Staff Writer • October 4, 2020

Systemic Racism. Surprisingly, not many people know the term, but more people should. Systemic racism is racism that has infected, been integrated into, and institutionalized in our government, laws, and society. Systemic racism is everywhere and has been affecting the lives of people of color for centuries. As a community, we have to work together...

Dear Analy High School: Words from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in Your Community
Analy Activists • October 4, 2020

Dear Analy High School: Words from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in your community.  The following experiences were anonymously submitted and originally published via the Analy Activists Club Instagram page. We are republishing them in the Tiger Times with permission from the Analy Activists.   Dear Analy High School,  My...

October Comic
Social justice comic

By James Akinshin

Entertainment
Pool Updates October 2020
The Pool Supervisor • October 4, 2020

Good morrow, fellow tigers! This year is off to a wild start because we all know that a pandemic and more fires could only be topped off by an, uh, interesting presidential debate and election. The pool,...

Sudoku
Music Reviews: August/September
Ryan Gronich, Music Critic and Puzzle Master • October 11, 2020

RAP: 1999 - Rich Brian (August 25) 1999 is poppier than I figured it would be. I meant to review it as the rap album for this issue, but the vocal melody in the chorus of "Love In My Pocket" is literally identical to Katy Perry's "California Gurls," and as hard as I tried I don't think I could make that into rap. That doesn't mean it isn't good; "Sins" especially does a great job mixing wavy West-Coast...

Latin translation: We gather strength as we go.

Typing Spanish Accents on Your Computer
Typing Spanish Accents on Your Computer
Nikolas Brandt, Online Editor • October 11, 2020

Now that we’re deep into distance learning, nearly all of our homework is written virtually. Typed homework is likely to make reading and grading...