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Portola Pilot

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Portola Pilot

1. First, gather the ingredients: instant coffee, sugar and milk.

2. Add two teaspoons of instant coffee.

3. Add two teaspoons of hot water and two teaspoons of sugar.

4. Whisk the mixture.

5. After around 10 minutes, the mixture should be lighter in color and stiff peaks should form.

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Try These Popular New TikTok Trends At Home

Ariana Wu, Staff Writer
April 22, 2020

If you have spent the past few weeks binge-watching new shows like “Tiger King” or aimlessly scrolling through the TikTok For You page, you are not alone. Since Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay-at-home...

Tackling Art Under Quarantine

Tackling Art Under Quarantine

Nate Taylor, Photo Editor
April 22, 2020

Finding inspiration is hard for any artist at any time, but especially so when most have been flung out of their routines and stuck at home for weeks. Artists are needed now more than ever to keep the...

Staying Connected with Friends During Quarantine

Staying Connected with Friends During Quarantine

Kate Hayashi, Assistant Opinion Editor
April 21, 2020

Second Harvest Food Bank delivers food to local pantries, where anyone in need of food can receive assistance. A map of all avaialable pantries in Orange County can be found at ocfoodhelp.org/orange-county-free-food-map/food-pantries/.

Second Harvest Continues to Serve During Uncertain Times

Manan Mendiratta, Co-Sports Editor
April 21, 2020

Thousands of boxes fill up the Second Harvest Food Bank’s warehouse, all created by the hands of hundreds of volunteers over the past few weeks. These packages are ready to be delivered during the COVID-19...

How to Make a DIY Mask for Covid-19

Krisha Konchadi, Social Media Team
April 20, 2020

Social studies teachers Virginia Nguyen, Natasha Schottland, Emily Sheridan, Katie Wi and Shameemah Motala planned for Sam Silberberg to present his story via Zoom after California received its shelter-in-place order, according to Nguyen.

Holocaust Survivor Recounts Crisis and Isolation via Video Conference for World History Students

Kate Hayashi
April 17, 2020

Holocaust survivor Sam Silberberg spoke to over 50 students about his experience during World War II in a Zoom conference organized by the Modern World History teachers on April 16.  The teachers began...

Using Soap

Using Soap

Erin Choi, Business Team
April 16, 2020

50 Things To Do In Quarantine

William Hsieh, Front Page Editor
April 16, 2020

Following guidance from the California Board of Education and “from UC, CSU and elite university admissions officials, and feedback from IUSD principals, teachers and leadership,” the IUSD Board of Education unanimously voted in favor of a credit or no credit grading system on April 14.

Irvine Unified Adopts Credit / No Credit System for Spring Semester

Jenny Won
April 15, 2020

The Irvine Unified School District Board of Education decided on April 14 to switch to a credit or no credit system for the final reporting period of the 2019-20 academic year for all students in light...

Junior Zarah Taufique celebrates her sister’s birthday with her extended family during the quarantine. While it may seem at times that the world has come to a halt, students are still finding safe ways to have fun with their family and friends.

How to Make the Most of Your “Corona-cation”

Lauren Hsu, Staff Writer
April 15, 2020

While emergency distance learning may have begun on April 6, many students are still finding themselves with an abundance of extra time on their hands. Even though you may not be able to go shopping or...

Gov. Gavin Newsom pictured speaking at the California Democratic Party State Convention in 2019 after he entered office in January of that year. As of April 14, New York has 202,208 confirmed cases according to the New York Times, the state has especially been experiencing a shortage in ventilators to supply patients in critical condition.

Gov. Gavin Newsom Announces Gradual Plan to Reopen California After Sending Ventilators to Aid New York’s Combat with COVID-19

Bia Shok
April 15, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a six-step plan on April 14 to gradually reopen California’s economy, after his decision to send 500 of California’s available ventilators to New York on April 9, according...

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