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Post-election Thoughts: America, We Messed Up

Post-election Thoughts: America, We Messed Up

November 9, 2016

America, we messed up. On Tuesday, we picked a man who has labeled millions as “rapists and criminals,...

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...

No to Death (Penalty)

No to Death (Penalty)

November 7, 2016

Not only is Tuesday, November 8th the day of the presidential election, but it is also the day we vote...

Free the Millennials From Age-Old Beliefs

Free the Millennials From Age-Old Beliefs

October 22, 2016

Our world is comprised of about 75.4 million millennials and here in the United States, the numbers are...

Even STEM Students Need Humanities and Liberal Arts

Rachel Lu and Anisha Desai

October 22, 2016

Filed under Issue-2, Opinions

It’s easy to feel like an outsider if you are interested in humanities while everything and everybody around is focused on STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. In recent years, our nation has placed increasing pressure on STEM in order to encourage innovation and push America forward as a leader on the world stage...

Tired of Today’s Politics? Get Involved

Tired of Today’s Politics? Get Involved

October 22, 2016

The 2016 election season has been one for the record books, particularly due to the fact that both cand...

2016 Presidential Election: The Right Leans Left

2016 Presidential Election: The Right Leans Left

October 22, 2016

In the world of media, there is no such thing as an “unbiased” viewpoint. Bias shows up in videos, artic...

Terrible Traffic and What to Do About It

Terrible Traffic and What to Do About It

October 22, 2016

The intersection of Jardin Drive and Casita Way at 7:45 a.m. is peaceful. Cars are parked neatly along t...

There’s Nothing to Fear Except Fear-Mongering

There’s Nothing to Fear Except Fear-Mongering

October 21, 2016

“Two Brussels police officers stabbed in suspected terror attack.” Major news organizations ran t...

Silicon Valley is Stressed, Depressed and Striving for the Best

Silicon Valley is Stressed, Depressed and Striving for the Best

September 30, 2016

At 2:35 p.m. every day, I make the drive from Los Altos to Palo Alto to attend my internship at a political...

Are Drones Violating Our Privacy? Or Is There None Left?

Are Drones Violating Our Privacy? Or Is There None Left?

September 30, 2016

I click on a Facebook article that catches my interest. Data spins into a digital world of my personal...

Brock Turner: Time To Take Rape Seriously

Brock Turner: Time To Take Rape Seriously

September 30, 2016

When someone says the word rape, it brings an uneasy feeling to all that hear it. It’s a topic that...

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