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Sumani Alem

Staff Writer Senior Sumani Alem is a second-year staff writer for the Smoke Signal. She is an avid watcher of Bollywood movies and loves to read on her Kindle. Outside of the Smoke Signal, she…

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Opinion

Pro/Con: SROs in Schools

*Update November 13* On November 12, the FUSD Board of Education voted 3-2 to adopt the recommendation of the SRO Task Force, which includes terminating the SRO program. The full recommendation can be viewed here….

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OpinionSports

Athletes Take a Needed Stand

by Staff Writer Sumani Alem On August 26, NBA players from the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic collectively boycotted Game 5 of the NBA playoffs to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old…

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News

Year in Review: 2019-20

As the end of the 2019-20 school year approaches, MSJ wraps up a decidedly unique year full of fundraisers, competitions, policy changes, and more. Check out the Smoke Signal’s compilation of some of the momentous…

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Photos

Guide to Art Therapy

by Staff Writers Sumani Alem, Kruthi Gollapudi, & Varun Upadhyay The outbreak of COVID-19 and the resulting concerns have been stressful for many. Art therapy can be a helpful way to cope with feelings of…

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News

MUN Wins Big at Berkeley

by Staff Writers Sumani Alem & Nishi Bhagat From March 6-8, MSJ Model United Nations (MUN) attended the 68th annual UC Berkeley MUN (BMUN) conference, one of the oldest and most prestigious conferences in the…

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Sports

Sports Funding at MSJ

by Staff Writers Sumani Alem, Tavish Mohanti, and Gokul Ramapriyan A version of this article appeared in-print in the February issue of the Smoke Signal. Over the years, MSJ has had to be self-reliant in…

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