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Jenny Delgado’s path to communication

Jenny Delgado’s path to communication

September 26, 2017

You’ll usually find senior Jenny Delgado with her fingers stained with various shades of paint — she...

Zero waste with Zanny Zellers

Zero waste with Zanny Zellers

August 15, 2017

Standing waist deep in a dumpster long after sunset may seem like a night gone wrong, but for senior Zann...

Mountain View’s Home for the Homeless

Mountain View’s Home for the Homeless

August 15, 2017

Come this November, 50 people, mostly families and single women, will find a respite from the winter ...

UDPS and beyond: poetry at Los Altos

UDPS and beyond: poetry at Los Altos

July 6, 2017

In the following interviews, edited for clarity, The Talon features two poets on the Los Altos Slam Team...

Inside MVLA’s championship debate team

Inside MVLA’s championship debate team

July 5, 2017

Ten years ago, the Mountain View-Los Altos (MVLA) Parliamentary Debate team didn’t exist. This year,...

Margarita Navarro tackles inequality in schools

Margarita Navarro tackles inequality in schools

July 5, 2017

From spearheading programs like AVID to teaching her peers in high school and college as a tutor and teac...

Main Street Singers Take European Tour

Adrienne Mitchel, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusive

In a picturesque German town, a group of American high schoolers mill around in an outdoor market before their director ushers them into formation for an impromptu choir performance. A small group of Germans, toting their shopping bags, stop to listen to their songs. As the students continue, a massive crowd assembles aroun...

Iranian Student Union’s Mission: Cultural Understanding

Iranian Student Union’s Mission: Cultural Understanding

March 29, 2017

On Sunday, February 12, students from ISU joined over 150 marchers from across the Bay Area in front...

CSU Channel Islands: Diverse and Accessible

CSU Channel Islands: Diverse and Accessible

March 29, 2017

When thinking of colleges in California, the big names usually come to mind: Stanford, UCLA, Cal and...

Zimbabwe Run Brings the Joy of Africa to Los Altos

Zimbabwe Run Brings the Joy of Africa to Los Altos

March 29, 2017

Inspired by a 1997 trip to see her son’s volunteer work in Africa, Los Altos resident Ellen Clark began...

Mahita Bobba: Turning Poetry into Action

Mahita Bobba: Turning Poetry into Action

March 29, 2017

“Worth” — something freshman Mahita Bobba has struggled to feel throughout her life, and the name...

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