Homebuyers in the Bay Area face an increase in housing prices

December 14, 2017

As tech companies in Silicon Valley such as Apple, Facebook and Tesla fuel the economic engine of the Bay Area, the cost of housing in the Bay Area rises even faster. Meanwhile, members of the Aragon community have been impacted in several ways. HOUSING COSTS A steep increase of housing prices over the last few years have caused many Bay Area residents to look elsewhere for places to live. San…

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Nutrition-packed snacks: How our campus vending machines work

December 14, 2017

Currently, Aragon carries eight vending machines that were added to the San Mateo Union High School District before the 2000’s. Overall, they have remained beneficial to students. Aragon has vending machines that carry both snacks and drinks.“Its purpose [was to make] more revenue for the program as well as, I believe, just to have an option for the kids, maybe between service times such as brunch and lunch,” said SMUHSD…

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Deaf students discuss their experiences

November 16, 2017

A girl wakes up to muted sounds, like all the volume around her has been turned down. She reaches over to her nightstand, slips in her hearing aides, and immediately, the sounds of her mom calling for breakfast and her brothers trampling down the stairs resonate clearly in her ears. Hearing is something many individuals take for granted, but for those with hearing impairments, it is something that they are…

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Aragon reacts: DACA sees its end

October 19, 2017

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals provided undocumented immigrants temporary social security numbers, work permits, a chance to enroll in education and renewable protection from deportation as an executive order from President Obama in 2012. However, recently, President Trump has announced the end of the program, and gave Congress six months to decide if DACA will continue.

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