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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,...

Amy Goymerac: Aspiring Opera Singer

Amy Goymerac: Aspiring Opera Singer

October 29, 2016

In the already jovial atmosphere cultivated by College and Career Center coordinator Andrea Gorman, new...

Manresa Bread: Side Project Turned Bakery

Manresa Bread: Side Project Turned Bakery

October 29, 2016

When you enter Manresa Bread, you will immediately smell the sweet aroma of pastries and coffee offered...

Leadership Class Promotes Wellness

Leadership Class Promotes Wellness

October 16, 2016

As one of the nation’s top-performing high schools, Los Altos is home to hundreds of talented, diverse...

Nicolas Betancur’s Journey to Psychology

Nicolas Betancur’s Journey to Psychology

October 16, 2016

As mental health continues to pose a problem for millions of teenagers across the nation, school psychologist...

Breaking the Mold: Clubs on Campus (Yoga)

Breaking the Mold: Clubs on Campus (Yoga)

October 16, 2016

It’s no secret: yoga, an ancient discipline dating back to the 5th Century, is seeing a resurgence....

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