The Prospector

Cardboard Creations

Joan Thyagarajan

October 4, 2019

Around the world, people embody their creative sides and express themselves in their own unique ways through art. While some might choose the path of traditional art, there are those who take art and morph it into new, fascinating embodiments showcasing the diversity of this world. Sophomore Kaitlyn...

Hydroflask Painters

Stella Jia

October 3, 2019

Painting is a medium of art often expressed on paper or through murals. However, recent trends have led to a new form of painting displayed on water bottles, specifically on Hydroflasks. As you walk the busy halls of Cupertino High School, blurs of flowers or assorted patterns on Hydros can be seen slung...

Copper / Brass Jewelry

Jenny Wu

October 3, 2019

Hoop earrings and charm necklaces are just a couple of examples of jewelry students at Cupertino High School are proud to display as their fashion statement. However, sophomore Tanisha Asrani has made it her hobby to fashion jewelry from scratch, turning it into a unique form of art. Said Asrani, “I’ve...

Fashion Spotlight – Hannah Anderson

Fashion Spotlight – Hannah Anderson

Ariana Fahri

May 27, 2019

Can you describe your outfit? Modern Vintage. Where did you get your pieces from? My top is from my mom, from a long time ago when she went to the Philippines. My shorts are from PacSun. My belt is from Urban. My shoes are Filas. My necklaces are from Brandy and thrift stores. What inspir...

Student Bedrooms – June Freund

Student Bedrooms – June Freund

Sarah Paulen

May 25, 2019

So where do you want to start? I guess this main wall over here. Over here I have a lot of posters obviously and like each of them relate to like, a fandom. So I have a lot of like Harry Potter posters like specifically for Fantastic Beasts because I really like Harry Potter, you know, I was rea...

Fashion Spotlight – Marie-Claire Norins

Fashion Spotlight – Marie-Claire Norins

Jeffrey Xiong

May 23, 2019

What does fashion mean to you? Fashion is a way of expressing myself, being able to show my inner personality based on the way I appear on a daily basis, whether that be how I’m feeling that day or just my general sense of style.   How do you decide on how to express yourself? The...

Dancing in Dhadkan

Claire Warner

April 27, 2019

As one of the minority Caucasians in a racially diverse high school, I’ve often felt excluded from cultural events or activities that my peers participate in. Tino Dhadkan was one of those: a Bollywood dance team with members who only sport black hair. But since sophomore year, Dhadkan has consistently ...

Small Club Feature: Astronomy Club and WIT

Varun Shenoy and Jeffrey Xiong

April 9, 2019

With over ninety clubs available to students at Cupertino High School, there is no doubt that some clubs are overshadowed by much larger organizations on campus. While nearly all students are familiar with Speech & Debate, Robotics, and FBLA, many niche clubs, such as Astronomy and Women in Tech,...

Bike Fanatic: Karsten Choy

Bike Fanatic: Karsten Choy

Brandon Hong

February 4, 2019

Those wishing to explore the great outdoors may consider investing in a bicycle to be able to travel outside of town, but purchasing a bike from the store can be too expensive. For this reason, bike fanatics, such as junior Karsten Choy, choose to collect and assemble bike parts on their own. Building...

Reading 100 Pages of a Book a Day: Anirudh Krishnakumar

Reading 100 Pages of a Book a Day: Anirudh Krishnakumar

Stella Jia

December 16, 2018

During the summer after junior year, senior Anirudh Krishnakumar picked up a challenge not many students at Cupertino High School would dare to pick up. As he was enjoying his summer he reflected on his junior year and realized that he spent a lot his time watching YouTube so he planned on setting a...