Top 5 things that happened in 2020


Victor Jaimes-Alpizar, Staff Writer

COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 impacted so many people, whether that was people losing their jobs or losing family members. The pandemic ruined so many businesses and changed how we are in public. 

Kobe Bryant and his daughter GiGi deaths

I remember It was a Sunday afternoon and I was scrolling through Instagram when I saw a little news article saying that Kobe and his daughter passed away. Kobe Bryant was a very big name in basketball and impacted it forever. I remember hearing someone say “it felt like the whole world froze when it was announced” 

Australian Bushfires

Australia was bracing on Thursday for a days-long heatwave that threatens to stoke bushfires that have been burning for months. As firefighters and residents prepared for the heightened danger, the New South Wales state government launched a six-month inquiry to examine both the causes of and response to the season’s deadly wildfires.

Chadwick Boseman’s Death

You may recognize Chadwick Boseman by him playing the main character in Marvel’s Black Panther. He was also a big celebrity that passed away in 2020. He didn’t pass away because of COVID-19, he passed away from cancer, many say that he was battling cancer for years, but nobody knew it. 

Donald Trump Tests Positive For COVID-19

Donald Trump, who was president at the time, tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2nd. One of the most protected individuals in the world caught a very serious illness.