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MSJ Ideas Stand Out at Hack Gen Y

By: Staff Writer Harshita Gupta   Over 450 high school students congregated at NestGSV’s Redwood City headquarters to kick off the winter hackathon season with Hacking Generation Y (Hack Gen Y). Held from January 24-25,…

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February Newsbytes #2

By: Staff Writer Shivane Sabharwal Local The number of people with measles in California, a highly contagious disease that is widespread throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa, has grown to 92 according to the California Department…

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February Newsbytes #1

By: Staff Writer Rishab Ramapriyan Local The measles outbreak,following a possible exposure last month at Disneyland, continues to spread in California as 30 babies have been placed in home isolation in Alameda County. The number…

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Recent Changes to Healthy School Act

By: Staff Writer Rishab Ramapriyan  Recent amendments to the California Healthy Schools Act (HSA) have officially taken effect this year after an expansion of the bill was signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Originally passed in…

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Hackathon Series #1: Anyone Can Innovate

  Note: The Smoke Signal will be publishing a blog series on hackathons and how MSJ students can get involved. Stay tuned for more updates and coverage.   By: Staff Writer Harshita Gupta   hack·a·thon ˈhakəˌTHän/ nouninformal…

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January Newsbytes #2

By: Staff Writer Deeksha Raina   Local Gas prices in the Bay Area plummet by 38 cents to an average of $2.46 per gallon. Over the past year in the Bay Area, gas prices have…

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MSJ Goes Into Lockdown

By: Web Editor Nithya Rajeev At 11:05 AM on Thursday, MSJ went into lockdown due to two suspicious people near campus. Officer Pipp asked Principal Larsen to place the school into lockdown while he investigated the…

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January Newsbytes #1

By: Staff Writer Gelsey Plaza Local “Only the bold swim in the cold.” The annual New Year’s Alcatraz Swim took place January 1 in the 53 degree water of the San Francisco Bay. Men and…

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December Newsbytes #1

By: Staff Writer Amrith Krishnan Local A new bill brought to the California Senate on December 2 could greatly affect the tuition and financial stress that college brings if passed. The bill, known as  CA…

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MSJ DECA Attends LACE

  By: Staff Writer Santhosh Paramasivan   MSJ DECA attended the Leadership and Competitive Excellence (LACE) conference from November 14 to 16 at the San Jose Double Tree Hilton. The conference was organized by Silicon…

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