The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

The student news site of Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California

The Talon

2017-2018 Staff

Alex Wong
Editor-In-Chief

Alex Wong

Miranda Li
Print Managing Editor

Miranda Li

5'4". Black hair. Actually a lizard. When she think's no one's watching, spends time calling dogs pretty, watches videos about garlic bread in space at midnight, occasionally runs into tables for fun. ...

Akhil Jakatdar
Print Managing Editor

Akhil Jakatdar

Avi Varghese
Web Managing Editor

Avi Varghese

Danny Vesurai
News Editor

Danny Vesurai

Legend says that if you reach deep enough into the inside pocket of Danny’s leather jacket, past the hordes of pens and six-sided dice moping dejectedly, you may find yourself face-to-face with a very small, very angry Danny...

Maddie Chu
Opinions Editor

Maddie Chu

Yalda Khodadad
Features Editor

Yalda Khodadad

Yalda Khodadad is a meme goddess who, in between scoring a 5 on the AP Vines Exam and cutting an oversized men’s shirt she recently bought at Goodwill, is probably recreating a vine in her already fitted men’s collared shirt...

In-Depth Editor

Javin Pombra

Alex Luna
Sports Editor

Alex Luna

Anne Schill
Media Editor

Anne Schill

Emily Aronovitz
Media Captain

Emily Aronovitz

Emily Aronovitz, the literal definition of granola, slapped me once. My face smelled like pitaya for three weeks. If you haven’t guessed it yet, Emily likes photography. Catch her making you feel bad with her aesthetic acai...

Ashley Cai
Media Captain

Ashley Cai

Arjin Unlu
Media Captain

Arjin Unlu

Anisha Desai
Copy/Content Editor

Anisha Desai

Savita Govind
Copy/Content Editor

Savita Govind

Yolanda Spura
Copy/Content Editor

Yolanda Spura

Francesca Fallow
Business Manager

Francesca Fallow

Julia Santos
Business Manager

Julia Santos

Priya Dixit
Senior Writer

Priya Dixit

Nathan Godderis
Senior Writer

Nathan Godderis

Brian Huebner
Senior Writer

Brian Huebner

Emma Kwan
Senior Writer

Emma Kwan

Emily Meza-Perez
Senior Writer

Emily Meza-Perez

Tino Tugwete
Senior Writer

Tino Tugwete

Madison Woo
Senior Writer

Madison Woo

Justin Yu
Senior Writer

Justin Yu

Rachel Lu
Senior Writer

Rachel Lu

Staff Writer

Mayu Alten

Isabella Borkovic
Staff Writer

Isabella Borkovic

Evelin Diego
Staff Writer

Evelin Diego

Kristen Fan
Staff Writer

Kristen Fan

Daniela Gloster
Staff Writer

Daniela Gloster

Noelle Hanson
Staff Writer

Noelle Hanson

Daphne Ih
Staff Writer

Daphne Ih

Jocelyn Maeyama
Staff Writer

Jocelyn Maeyama

Staff Writer
Staff Writer

Zooey Nguyen

Ethan Ruyack
Staff Writer

Ethan Ruyack

Mia Scher
Staff Writer

Mia Scher

Ian Tseng
Staff Writer

Ian Tseng

Cathy Wang
Staff Writer

Cathy Wang

Carissa Lee
Graphic Artist

Carissa Lee

Jasmine Shen
Graphic Artist

Jasmine Shen

Kylie Akiyama
Photographer

Kylie Akiyama

Katrina Arsky
Photographer

Katrina Arsky

Hassib Rangeen
Photographer

Hassib Rangeen

Sean Scott
Photographer

Sean Scott

Max Weirauch
Photographer

Max Weirauch

Bobak Afshari
Videographer

Bobak Afshari

Nick Borda
Videographer

Nick Borda

How does one describe thee? The only thing he loves more than robotics is having a Ziploc bag full of gum and handing it to poor deprived high schoolers. A silent worker, he always gets things done, his genius attributed to the...