The Talon

First Impressions: When do They Matter?

Yalda Khodadad, Features Editor

October 24, 2017

If you knew me in seventh grade, you might notice that a lot of things have changed. I no longer have braces, I cut off ten inches of my hair, and my T-shirts are no longer emblazoned with smiling pandas or lime green musical no...

The Next Step

Daniela Gloster, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

In a country where political dissent has become the norm, it’s rare for a protest to capture the public’s attention for more than a split second. However, through blood and violence, the Charlottesville rally did. The counter-protest ...

Guest Writer: Eitan Weiner

September 28, 2017

Here's my take on the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia: Nazis are disgusting wastes of space for whom I have no sympathy for. Period. But, we live in America, and as long as this country abides by the Con...

An International Perspective

Max Weirauch, Photographer/Graphic Artist

September 28, 2017

My name is Maximilian Weirauch. I was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany and I moved to Los Altos and began attending LAHS in January 2017. The events in Charlottesville reminded me of my childhood and alerted me of the dangerous...

A Partisan President

Nathan Godderis, Senior Writer

September 28, 2017

Deadly demonstrations of racism and anti-semitism flooded the streets of Charlottesville as President Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters protested the removal of Confederate statues in the South. In response to this, Trump took...

Microaggressions Matter

Rachel Lu, Senior Writer

September 28, 2017

My friend and I attended the same camp in the summer. She’s Filipina, her skin is significantly tanner than mine, her black hair is cut into a bob style with bangs, she wears glasses and has a completely different clothing s...

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