The Talon

First Generation: Sophomore Simge Yildiz

By Amelia Baum

April 26, 2015

At first glance, sophomore Simge Yildiz may not appear to be anything more than an American high school student. But Simge is in reality a first-generation American. Having moved to America in the middle of sixth grade, Simge...

First Generation: Junior Keana Khodadad

By Amelia Baum

April 20, 2015

Junior Keana Khodadad was born in Los Altos, but her parents immigrated from Iran over 20 years ago. While she does not feel out of place in the Bay Area of California, Keana realizes that the opportunities and comfortable atmosphere...

First Generation: Sophomores Yesenia Gutierrez and Magaly Kuliger

By Amelia Baum

April 20, 2015

For many, high school is a normal teenage experience, something that every person goes through, albeit a bit foreign and intimidating. For sophomores Yesenia Gutierrez and Magaly Kuliger, however, high school is much more than...

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