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The Talon

The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

Student opinions on Los Altos High School’s new turf
Student opinions on Los Altos High School’s new turf
By Sydney Ikegami, Journalism One | June 8, 2022

After years of anticipation, Los Altos High School students are finally able to use the newly constructed turf field near the 900s building. The space is already being utilized by many physical education...

The internal female fight: Enforcing assertiveness
The internal female fight: Enforcing assertiveness
By Emilie Enser, Opinions Editor | December 12, 2021

Time and time again I’ve heard that women are at an inherent disadvantage in the workplace and have to deal with higher social expectations than their male counterparts, because, well, society has always...

All-faculty team Raffo been dodgin balls since 04 took the victory in the annual Los Altos High School Dodgeball tournament yesterday during lunch. This marks the first ever all-faculty team to win the tournament.
All-faculty team wins dodgeball tournament for the first time
By Sam Stein, Journalism One | May 21, 2022

Yesterday during lunch, the all-faculty dodgeball team “Raffo been dodgin balls since ‘04” was crowned the victor of the annual Los Altos High School dodgeball tournament in a climatic win over junior...

Harry Styles new album cover features him standing on the roof of a room in his house. His music was a disappointment with shallow and hollow lyrics with generic music and vocals.
“Harry’s House” is falling down
By Ellie Ji and Audrey Tsai | May 24, 2022

“Passports in footwells, kiss her and don’t tells.” No, that’s not a grammatical mistake. It's one of the many nonsensical lines in...

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Rishi Kumar, a Democratic candidate for the US House of Representatives, hopes to shake up Congress with Silicon Valley-style populism.
Rishi Kumar: Your neighborhood tech bro, running for Congress
By Matthew Kim | May 20, 2022

Rishi Kumar doesn’t want you to think of him as just a politician. In addition to his seat on the Saratoga City Council, he’s spent 15 years...

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We all seem to think that influencers have life on “easy mode”, yet we continue to compare their lives to our own. If we learn to truly stop glorifying content creators, we wouldnt be so quick to judge the dissonance between their public and private lives, bringing us to peace with both their flaws and our own.
Nina's Notes: Idolizing Influencers
By Nina Crofts, Senior Writer | November 9, 2021

I came across a TikTok video by creator @salemilese, which racked up hundreds of thousands of likes. In the video, she laments the differences...

Editorial: Say yes to the new dress code
Editorial: Say yes to the new dress code
By The Editorial Board | December 11, 2021

No collarbones, no midriff, no hip bones: The Los Altos High School dress code is frustratingly outdated. In May, LAHS’s Associated Student...