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A Tale of Two Librarians

A Tale of Two Librarians

February 15, 2018

Bustling with activity and chatter, walls plastered with vibrant artwork and hi-tech equipment made available...

Meditation and Self-Exploration at Maharishi University

Meditation and Self-Exploration at Maharishi University

December 12, 2017

The Maharishi University of Management and other schools of management have one stark difference: the...

Living by the Numbers: Mathletes on Campus

Living by the Numbers: Mathletes on Campus

December 12, 2017

Los Altos mathletes live and breathe in numbers. For these students, math extends beyond just the skills...

Marching to the Beat of their own Drum (Corps)

Marching to the Beat of their own Drum (Corps)

December 12, 2017

For most, marching band isn’t something to get excited about. As teen movies and Taylor Swift’s “You...

Gaining Traction at the Day Worker Center

Gaining Traction at the Day Worker Center

December 12, 2017

Nestled in the corner of Escuela Avenue, lush vines and shrubs frame the Day Worker Center of Mountain...

Language Learning

December 11, 2017

Filed under Features, Issue-4

The Path to Pageantry with K’ronna Harmon

The Path to Pageantry with K’ronna Harmon

December 1, 2017

Senior K’ronna Harmon will take her talents to the Miss California Teen USA pageant stage for the first...

Questbridge

Maddie Chu, Opinions Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Features, Issue-3

In the following interviews, edited for clarity, The Talon features three Questbridge National College Match Finalists and their experiences. Questbridge’s National College Match allows students from low-income families to gain a full scholarship from a choice of 39 different colleges. The process begins with the students...

Fishy business with the Hofmann brothers

Fishy business with the Hofmann brothers

November 15, 2017

At 4 a.m. on a summer day in Los Altos, you can see dark houses and hear crickets. But if you drive up...

The eco-friendly scene at University of Idaho

The eco-friendly scene at University of Idaho

November 15, 2017

The University of Idaho has a program Los Altos’ Green Team would be envious of: the Green Certification...

Composing a future with Michael Wang

Composing a future with Michael Wang

November 15, 2017

Senior Michael Wang has chosen to pursue a career path not often taken in Silicon Valley: music. This...

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