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Column: The Yalda Theory

Column: The Yalda Theory

October 16, 2018

I walk a fine line in between being “White” or “Middle Eastern.” My AP tests tell me that they...

Keen on Membean

Keen on Membean

October 4, 2018

Just the word “Membean” is enough to get any Los Altos student groaning. From it’s perception as a was...

BlacKkKlansman Fails to Tell the Whole Truth

BlacKkKlansman Fails to Tell the Whole Truth

September 6, 2018

This opinion contains spoilers from the film. BlacKkKlansman is a film in theory that should work. T...

Opinion: Can I still call myself a Feminist if I don’t think Judge Persky should be recalled?

Opinion: Can I still call myself a Feminist if I don’t think Judge Persky should be recalled?

June 2, 2018

My Opinion The question that has been replaying in my mind since I first saw the black and white photo ...

Teens and politics: Care to be aware

Teens and politics: Care to be aware

May 22, 2018

Time with my friends or teammates is habitually spent discussing pop culture, classes, plans for sum...

Opinion: Dear Mr. Sanjay Dave,

Opinion: Dear Mr. Sanjay Dave,

May 22, 2018

My name is Evelin Diego. I am a proud first generation Latina. I am an AP student. And I am calling fo...

Inter(twin)ed

Inter(twin)ed

May 22, 2018

As twins, there’s never been a point in our lives where we’ve ever truly felt alone. Of course, ph...

Coachella? More Like No-chella

Coachella? More Like No-chella

May 22, 2018

What runs rampant with poorly concealed sexual harassment and homophobia? The unfortunate reality is that...

Column: I’m 18 and Death is Coming

Column: I’m 18 and Death is Coming

April 24, 2018

My senior project was about death. And literature, but most notably, death. I skimmed Ernest Becker...

Habeshas: It’s Our Time

Habeshas: It’s Our Time

April 24, 2018

Hi! My name is Noah Tesfaye, I’m from Ethiopia and Eritrea, and no, my family does not starve. Most...

Opinion: Senior Project Would Benefit from In-Class Focus

Opinion: Senior Project Would Benefit from In-Class Focus

March 26, 2018

As a senior, I’ve also partially become a senior citizen — zoning ordinances are something I spen...

Gen Z, If You Want Change, Vote

Gen Z, If You Want Change, Vote

March 26, 2018

In a time where the words “politics,” “government” and “Congress” induce images of corrupt leader...

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