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Idolizing Influencers and Politicians

Idolizing Influencers and Politicians

Meghana V. May 6, 2021

Society today tends to follow the beliefs and practices of the people they idolize. Whether they are politicians or influencers, celebrities tend to put on a facade, and as an audience, we never know what...

Review of Social Dilemma

Review of Social Dilemma

Avinash Pandit, Copy Editor March 29, 2021

It is a well-known fact that social media can be addicting, but The Social Dilemma, directed by Jeff Orlowski, informs us that social media often nurtures addiction and implements it into many of their...

Psychological Effects of TikTok

Psychological Effects of TikTok

Raissa Ji March 27, 2021

The world-renowned video-sharing app TikTok as we know it today came to be after the Chinese company ByteDance acquired Musical.ly, a top-charting No. 1 US iTunes app, for $1 billion and merged it with...

Staffer Tries Following New Years' Resolution

Staffer Tries Following New Years’ Resolution

Keerthi Lakshmanan March 27, 2021
 I don’t know about you, but every year I have the same resolution. The clock strikes midnight, and I think, “I’m going to start working out.”
Quarantine Trends

Quarantine Trends

Alexandria Hunt, Print Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021

As the world around us has changed amidst the pandemic, various trends have surfaced and made their way into our lives. These trends, such as dalgona coffee and playing Among Us with friends, have helped...

Feauturing Staffer Pets

Feauturing Staffer Pets

Kriti Kaushal, Writer February 27, 2021

    “One unforgettable memory I have involving both of my dogs happened shortly after I adopted my second dog, Kona. For the first few weeks after my family adopted Kona (we already...

History of Apple Inc.

Katelyn Chu, writer February 27, 2021

In 2018, Apple became the first trillion-dollar company. Now, world-renowned for its high-quality products focused on user experience and design, Apple is worth 2 trillion dollars. From its founding in...

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

Theresa Nguyen, Perspectives Assistant October 12, 2020
A Story of Learning to Accept Mistakes
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