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A prime example of rape culture and its prevalence in society culminated in the media's coverage of the infamous Steubenville rape case, in which the victim was publically shamed for ruining the careers of her rapists who could have otherwise had

Rape culture plagues society; how can we stop it?

Krishna Thaker May 17, 2021

On the night of Aug. 11, 2012, in Steubenville, Ohio, a high school girl — incapacitated by alcohol — was publicly and repeatedly sexually assaulted by two of her classmates, who documented the acts...

Some faculty and students at Fullerton Community College nearby Sunny Hills High School hold a demonstration outside their campus March 25.

Many Sunny Hills Asian students, alumni not surprised by nationwide and countywide series of hate crimes against their ethnicity though the actions remain hurtful

Nevya Patel May 10, 2021

Accolade copy editor Michelle Sheen and staff reporter Esther Oh contributed to this report. Sophomore Jeffrey Tran spent his Sunday afternoon on March 28 helping out his friend’s parents tidy up...

Four Sunny Hills students share their stories of how they contracted COVID-19 throughout the year since the March quarantine.

Coronavirus Testimonies: Students open up about their COVID-19 experiences

Hope Li March 13, 2021

It was only a month into the lockdown that started last March when senior Marcus Llajaruna went for a run and started experiencing muscle weakness, a coronavirus symptom. It was worse for junior Kelly...

An artist's rendering of the South Korean comic book cover, Painter of the Night. The series, which features an artist forced to illustrate erotic scenes, has recently grown in popularity.

Normalized sexual assault in media is poisonous for society

Rebecca Choi February 19, 2021

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content of this article, we strongly encourage you to contact us at [email protected] If you wish to report any cases of sexual misconduct,...

This April will mark the 20th anniversary of national Sexual Assault Awareness Month originally created by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center [NSVRC]. This year, the Center will offer resources and activities, including images like this one, on their social media platforms.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center celebrates 20th year raising awareness about sexual assault issues

Hope Li February 19, 2021

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content of this article, we strongly encourage you to contact us at [email protected] If you wish to report any cases of sexual misconduct,...

A copy of superintendent Scott Scambray's email to students in July 2020.

Superintendent responds to students’ online sexual assault allegations, petitions for change

Nevya Patel February 17, 2021

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content of this article, we strongly encourage you to contact us at [email protected] If you wish to report any cases of sexual misconduct,...

A guide to the proper steps to take if you experience sexual misconduct.

Social media not the best outlet to report sexual misconduct

Kate Yang February 15, 2021

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content of this article, we strongly encourage you to contact us at [email protected] If you wish to report any cases of sexual misconduct,...

In modern society, the social media has become increasingly more hostile for sharing opinions, an Accolade reporter argues.

I feel trapped in this ‘free’ society

Grace Johnson January 3, 2021

As I scrolled through social media, bold text depicted a controversial statement that I couldn’t help but stare at. Quickly, I typed up a response, but I hesitated when I reached to click the “post”...

The Electoral College is an outdated and ineffective system, an Accolade writer argues.

Get rid of the Electoral College

Krishna Thaker December 28, 2020

Without fail, every presidential election season, the phrase “your vote counts,” gets thrown around by campaigners for the executive office, attempting to attract high voter turnouts. However, this...

After donating masks and hand sanitizers with Karat Packaging, Young Kim (right) meets with firefighters from the Chino Valley Fire District on Nov. 25.

Q & A with congresswoman-elect Young Kim, one of 3 female Asian Republicans to win a House seat

Aaliyah Magana December 26, 2020

Young Kim will be sworn in to Congress Jan. 3 after narrowly defeating Democratic incumbent Gil Cisneros in last month’s elections. When that happens, she will be making history as one of three Asian...

Female politicians like Michelle Steel (left), Kamala Harris (center) and Young Kim have all made strives toward becoming gender parity in the U.S. political system.

I’m glad our leaders are becoming more diverse

Tyler Pak December 21, 2020

Kamala Harris makes history. In the weeks following Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump for The White House, you’ve likely seen some form of this headline. Biden’s pick is a historic one...

A then-volunteer coach, Fred Jung (middle)
with the stands for a team picture with the Sunny Hills football team in August of 2009.

Meet Fred Jung — SH alumnus, former Lancer football coach and now Fullerton’s first Korean-American Council member in years

Hanna Jung December 15, 2020

As a Seoul immigrant who moved to the U.S. at only five years old, Fred Jung faced bullying and teasing for being the only Korean American attending his school until sixth grade. “With loneliness,...

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