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Claude Kingsley-Williams

Claude Kingsley-Williams, Assistant Sports Editor


Number of years in The Coat of Arms: 4

Favorite aspect of journalism: the freedom thats comes with the class

Interests outside of school: Basketball, Watching TV, Hanging out with Friends

Class of 2024

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Seniors participate in advocacy beach competitions at the senior retreat in Sausalito on Aug. 28, 2023. Photo courtesy of Kevin Chan on Menlo Flickr

Senior Web Cancellation on Retreat Sparks Controversy

Claude Kingsley-Williams, Marketing Director
October 13, 2023

The Senior Web tradition—which has long brought together different cliques—was postponed due to potential mental health impacts on some students. Before...

Protesters gather in support of the BLM movement. Creative Commons Photo: Ivan Radic on Flickr.

Discussion is Necessary Within the Black Lives Matter Movement

Claude Kingsley-Williams, Staff Writer
February 9, 2022

Black Americans have been forced to sacrifice a lot to have a shot at the American Dream. Now read that sentence again and look at how it’s worded. Not...

Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, people around the world were forced to notice the systemic racism taking place in America, giving them the desire to stand up against it. Creative Commons image: coolloud on Flickr.

How COVID-19 Transformed The Black Lives Matter Movement

Systemic racism and police brutality towards the African American community has been going on for more than a century. Because of the many high profile...

The Capitol mob displays how law enforcement uses excessive force against African Americans in comparison to white Americans, even when peacefully protesting or being unarmed. Creative Commons photo courtesy of Blink O’Fanaye on

The Capitol Insurrection: Why America’s Still Racist

One year ago, George Floyd was murdered by former police officer Derek Chauvin — a consequence of police brutality. In light of this event, it is critical...

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