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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...

Senior Spotlight #3: CHS Drum Majors

Senior Spotlight #3: CHS Drum Majors

Tal Ashkenazi and Brandon Hong

November 29, 2018

Vidushi, Emmanuel, and Shunji share insight into their journey in the CHS Marching Band.

Senior Spotlight #2: Kiana Miller

Kavya Gupta and Stella Pollans

October 13, 2018

Kiana Miller shares her journey from competitive rugby to representing USA in an international world cup.

Senior Spotlight #1: Shreya Shettigar

Stella Jia and Ariana Fahri

October 11, 2018

Shreya Shettigar shares her passion for art and activism in The Prospector's first senior spotlight.

A Look Into the Lives of the Homeless – Reinta

A Look Into the Lives of the Homeless - Reinta

Saagar Sanghavi and Caroline Gee

March 13, 2017

Reinta         It’s a nightmare walking in a storm with no coat on — that’s how I feel, how homelessness has been for me. Walking outside with no coat on in a storm. You can have a coat but it’s cold out there. You need the [indoors], especially [for] the bathroom. Squatting down in the ...

A Look Into the Lives of the Homeless – Wally

Caroline Gee and Saagar Sanghavi

March 12, 2017

        My life was good, you know, no divorces, nothing like that, and there was a kind of spat between my brothers and sisters, but nothing major. I lived in a good community, no drugs, at least nothing like what it is here. [There were] Catholics everywhere, Kansas is full of Catholics. And if yo...

Spotlight – A Difference in Political Opinion

Spotlight - A Difference in Political Opinion

Sudarshan Kannan

March 8, 2017

Interviewee: Archishman “Archie” Sravankumar What do you identify as politically? I identify as a libertarian and anarcho-capitalist. I believe in that any form of government compulsion is not justified, including taxes, and condemn any form of government coercion. As an anarcho-capitalist, I bel...