The Talon

First Generation: Sophomore Julian Carbajal

By Emily Terada

April 20, 2015

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n his house, Spanish is the only language spoken. But at school, sophomore Julian Carbajal, can be heard speaking many languages, including French and Spanish. As a way to keep their heritage intact, speaking...

Main Street Hosts Farewell Concert

By Emily Terada

April 4, 2015

On Saturday, April 4, Main Street hosted its annual Farewell Concert in the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto at 5 p.m. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Main Street Singers, as well as its annual international...

Mas Hashimoto: Life as a Japanese American in the internment camps of WWII

By Emily Terada

March 3, 2015

During third period and tutorial on Tuesday, February 10, Civil Rights activist and retired U.S. History teacher Mas Hashimoto came to school to share his personal experiences at Poston Internment camp in Arizona during World...

Silicon Valley: A History of Change – Leslie Berlin

By Emily Terada

February 10, 2015

On Monday, February 9, Project historian Leslie Berlin of the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University came to school to talk about the Silicon Valley’s rich history. Berlin, author of The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley, shared some of the ...

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