The Talon

LAHS Student Opinions

Eric Thiem, Business Manager

November 17, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-3

These quotes were taken from an anonymous poll administered by The Talon.   How the media has boosted students' opinions of Trump: "1) He says the truth how it is and doesn’t care what people think of him, 2) He has addressed a very large problem in our country that needs to be solved very quickly: immigration...

The Process

Akhil Jakatdar, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-3

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Who Are You: Self-Identity at LAHS

Who Are You: Self-Identity at LAHS

October 29, 2015

The concept of “finding yourself,” though nebulous in definition and awfully vague, is familiar to...

Environmental Factors in The Search for Self-Identity

Ben Zaeske, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-2, Web Exclusive

Our metaperceptions and how others view us is one thing, but the influence of both our Silicon Valley culture and our school adds a whole new level of complication. Students in Silicon Valley grow up in a very tech-heavy environment, which allows social media and the internet to have large impacts on their developing lives. ...

Sophomore Sam Joffe

Sophomore Sam Joffe

October 29, 2015

Many students can easily identify sophomore Sam Joffe by his bubbly, talkative and overwhelmingly po...

Sophomore Ananya Subramanian

Sophomore Ananya Subramanian

October 29, 2015

There is a certain mixture of excitement, pride and magic woven into sophomore Ananya Subramanian’s...

Junior Jonathan Shi

Junior Jonathan Shi

October 29, 2015

Sometimes people find activities that don’t just match with their existing personality; instead, these...

Senior Kalie Oku

Senior Kalie Oku

October 29, 2015

Senior Kalie Oku runs track. Kalie is the founder and president of the poetry club Divulgence. Kalie...

Sophomore Montserrat Sanchez

Sophomore Montserrat Sanchez

October 29, 2015

Ever since she left Mexico City at the age of 4 and moved to Mountain View, sophomore Montserrat Sanchez...

An Ongoing Process

Kevin Yen, Senior Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-2

While some of us can identify ourselves with ease, some also struggle with defining themselves, and some do not even know where to begin. The stages in life when people find and solidify their identity vary from person to person. An epiphany may come in your sophomore year of high school, or it may take a lifetime to discover...

The Gap: Exploring The Socioeconomic Gap At LAHS

The Gap: Exploring The Socioeconomic Gap At LAHS

September 29, 2015

At first glance, Los Altos High School (LAHS) is a public school that soars beyond many others of its...

A Teacher Perspective

Avi Varghese, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

Filed under In-Depth, Issue-1, Web Exclusive

As housing costs in Los Altos and Mountain View have skyrocketed in recent years, it has caused the homeless populations of both cities to more than double. While few students have become completely homeless, some are left living in their family cars, renting space in garages or moving to apartments farther and farther away from L...

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