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Filippo Salvati: Thinking Italian,  Speaking  English

Filippo Salvati: Thinking Italian, Speaking English

January 17, 2017

“They’ve given me a bedroom and a house to stay in for free just because they’re really kind,”...

Alexis Rodriguez: an Avid Leader Tells Her Story

Alexis Rodriguez: an Avid Leader Tells Her Story

January 17, 2017

High school students recognize junior year as one of the most, if not the most, important years of your...

Senior Uses Science for a Cause

Senior Uses Science for a Cause

December 4, 2016

Undertaking scientific research begins with a vision. For senior David Lisbonne, the inspiration for...

The Balancing Act of Art and STEM

The Balancing Act of Art and STEM

November 27, 2016

In the tight knit community of the Silicon Valley, billion dollar companies like Google and Apple reign,...

Jordan Rosenberg: from actress to playwright

Jordan Rosenberg: from actress to playwright

November 27, 2016

Since the age of eight, theater has played a significant role in the life of senior Jordan Rosenberg....

NYU Abu Dhabi: Shaping Future World Leaders

NYU Abu Dhabi: Shaping Future World Leaders

November 27, 2016

Situated in the United Arab Emirates on Saadiyat Island, NYU Abu Dhabi is in the midst of a burgeoning...

Column: Trump’s America Stretches Empathy to its Limits

Sana Khader, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under Features, Issue-3, Opinions

I’m in shock. This isn’t the America I believed in growing up as a Muslim woman of color. My dad’s immigration story from India was one of triumph. He taught me about an America that let him work hard and move up the social ladder, an America where it didn’t matter what you believed in or if your skin was brown. Beca...

Column: How to Navigate Social Media during this Shaky Time

Jaclyn Saik, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Features, Issue-3, Opinions

These are shaky times. I’m not going to go into election results analysis or personal political views or ideologies right now, but I can tell just by walking through campus the morning of November 9 that an odd fog of mixed emotions and realized opinions has settled upon Los Altos. According to CNN, over 115 million people di...

STEM speaker Jill Tarter Hunts Aliens

STEM speaker Jill Tarter Hunts Aliens

October 29, 2016

Jill Tarter is, to be extremely colloquial, an alien hunter. She is also one of Time Magazine’s Top...

STEM Speaker Roger Stoller Molds his Career

STEM Speaker Roger Stoller Molds his Career

October 29, 2016

Roger Stoller has always been fascinated by the principles that shape the natural world. When Stoller...

STEM Speaker Sara Knox Explores Biometeorology

STEM Speaker Sara Knox Explores Biometeorology

October 29, 2016

Even when Sara Knox was in high school, she knew she was interested in several areas in science and that...

Deep Springs College: Secluded and Exemplary

Deep Springs College: Secluded and Exemplary

October 29, 2016

In the deep valleys surrounded by the vast White and Inyo Mountain ranges, a small and secluded institution,...

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