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The Stir Cries of the Labor Force

The Stir Cries of the Labor Force

March 27, 2018

If there’s one thing that the rap industry lacks, it’s the presence of Asian culture. Although this...

Can We Joke About Depression?

March 27, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture, Issue-6

In group chats with my friends, it’s pretty normal to see phrases like “lmao I want to die” or “please end my suffering” show up. Jokes about depression fill my social media feeds. In Silicon Valley especially, where so much of our humor revolves around the psychological toll our intensive schedules take on us, it seems ...

More Than Just a Pretty Face

More Than Just a Pretty Face

March 27, 2018

Brushes, palettes and sponges line the table. The artist lifts their materials to the canvas, deftly...

My “Useless” Hobby and I

Madison Woo, Senior Writer

March 26, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture, Issue-6

It’s become a bit of an obsession for me to freehand a perfectly symmetric circle, write my letters in looped faux calligraphy and find new ways to utilize my prized Mildliner highlighters (which cost me more than I care to admit) — all for the sake of making my agenda appear more pleasing to the eye. By the end, the thr...

Brockhampton Breaks the Boy Band Mold

Brockhampton Breaks the Boy Band Mold

March 20, 2018

On a damp night on Market Street in San Francisco, a long line of teenagers are painted blue, wearing orange jumps...

Artists You Should Be Listening To In March

Artists You Should Be Listening To In March

March 19, 2018

On the hunt for new music? We've got seven new artists for you to check out and a handy Spotify playlist ...

Photo Essay: Students Take a Stand

Photo Essay: Students Take a Stand

March 15, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14, hundreds of Los Altos students walked out of their second periods in support of gun control and remembrance of the 17 lives lost in P...

Despite A Few Wrinkles, “A Wrinkle in Time” Is Still Triumphant

Despite A Few Wrinkles, “A Wrinkle in Time” Is Still Triumphant

March 13, 2018

Fifty-six years after the beloved science-fiction children’s book came out, “A Wrinkle In Time”...

‘Black Panther’: A Triumphant Global Introduction to Black Power

‘Black Panther’: A Triumphant Global Introduction to Black Power

February 15, 2018

“Black Panther” marks a proud, ferocious and comprehensive cultural milestone. Like its lead charac...

A Search for Meaning: Trick Flair Drip

A Search for Meaning: Trick Flair Drip

February 15, 2018

The rapper Offset, born Kiari Kendrell Cephus, lives up to his namesake in one of his more recent songs,...

Our Picks for Best Picture

Our Picks for Best Picture

February 12, 2018

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