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Fruit Orchard to Tech Hub: A Brief History of Cupertino

Fruit Orchard to Tech Hub: A Brief History of Cupertino

Arnav Vishwakarma October 29, 2020

In the mid-1800s, the California Gold Rush set the stage for a population and cultural boom within California. Particularly in the Bay Area, thousands of immigrants populated the area in hopes of striking...

Surviving Quarantine

Surviving Quarantine

Meghana Vinjamury and Ankita Acharya October 29, 2020

We’ve officially spent half a year in quarantine. As the school year starts again and we’re swept up into a whirl of commitments, it can be hard to remember to care for yourself – especially if you’re...

Misconceptions Surrounding ASMR

Misconceptions Surrounding ASMR

Raissa Ji October 28, 2020

Believe it or not, you have most likely felt ASMR — autonomous sensory meridian response — before, a sensation on the scalp typically described as relaxing, tingling and sedative. Whether it was triggered...

“I’m Not Like the Other Girls”

Rajasi Laddha, Opinions Assistant October 12, 2020

Internalized misogyny envelops our daily lives nearly as much as toxic masculinity, yet society has taken even fewer steps towards addressing it. Internalized misogyny is a loose term that describes how...

Don't Worry About It

Don’t Worry About It

A Story of Learning to Accept Mistakes
Theresa Nguyen, Perspectives Assistant October 12, 2020
A Story of Learning to Accept Mistakes
It's All Ok- Looking Back at Myself

It’s All Ok- Looking Back at Myself

Saniya Laungani, Social Media Assistant October 12, 2020

June 21, 2020   Dear Diary, Every time I think about how I'm feeling, I get a pit in my stomach. It feels like I've given up on myself. I look in the mirror, and I see someone I don't want...

The Art of the Argument... When You are so Wrong.

The Art of the Argument… When You are so Wrong.

Sarah Pollans, Perspectives Editor October 8, 2020

Okay! Here we are! In the middle of a debate! Honestly, I have pretty high hopes here: I have a couple of good points ready and some rebuttals prepared. What could go wrong, am I right? Of course I am;...

The Bias Against Animation

The Bias Against Animation

Jenny Wu, Lifestyles Editor October 8, 2020

In the past couple of decades, newly made 2D animated movies have disappeared from the box office charts, as the film industry continues to feel obliged to reimagine their classic animated pictures into...

Staffer Tries Yubo

Keerthi Lakshmanan, Perspectives Editor May 11, 2020

Yubo and Spotafriend are social media apps notoriously known for being “teen dating” apps. They require you to build a profile—pictures and a short bio—and then set you against thousands of other...

History & Toxicity of Paparazzi

Stella Jia, News Editor May 11, 2020

Flash. Click. Capture. The momentum builds as singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes leaves his Florida abode to take some fresh air from his quarantine shelter. The life of a paparazzo has always been one that...

Easy-to-do Recipe for Boba

Angela Ma, Features Editor May 11, 2020

This quarantine has separated you from your friends, classmates, and your favorite drink. We understand. Satisfy your craving and longing for boba with this DIY brown sugar milk tea. You can recreate this...

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