The Talon

Religion off campus

April 21, 2020

Religious communities exist outside of school, through gatherings at places of worship, family traditions and religious organizations. Junior Cornelia Penn, who is Buddhistm attends a Buddhist temple each month to pray wi...

Atheism and Agnosticism

April 21, 2020

Not all students are religious. Sophomore Ella Chang attributes her atheist beliefs to growing up in a mainly atheist family. “I would not join organized religion because I prefer to live without having to follow specific ru...

Religion and Stress Relief

April 21, 2020

For some students, religion and religious practices help with mindfulness and stress relief, especially in school. Junior Cornelia Penn, who is Buddhist, meditates daily. She sees meditation as a chance to “express herself...

College admissions were never what they were supposed to be

By Ishaan Parmar, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Lori Loughlin, or as I remember her, Aunt Becky from “Full House,” paid half a million dollars for her daughter Olivia Jade to illegally get into USC because Olivia could not do it on her own. When the scandal broke, I was n...

Brand over brain

By Mia Scher, Business Manager

April 3, 2019

Since Tuesday, March 12, the country has not stopped talking about “Operation Varsity Blues,” the scandal of 50 people—including 33 wealthy parents, some residing just minutes away from Los Altos—who spent up to $6.5 mi...

Full on fraud

Full on fraud

April 2, 2019

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