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Student swimmer steps into assistant coach role

Student swimmer steps into assistant coach role

Marcella Sakols May 2, 2020

Contrary to where he is now, junior Barrett Heritage used to hate swimming. He was introduced to the sport at 10 years old when his mother encouraged him to join a summer team in Maryland. His coach in...

Life through a lens: Photographers of Mountain View

Life through a lens: Photographers of Mountain View

Marcella Sakols April 18, 2020

Senior Samir Freiha and Sophomore Chris Liu express how they see the world through the lens of their cameras. Despite their different styles, both share a passion for capturing fleeting moments in time...

Valentines Day date ideas

Valentine’s Day date ideas

Marcella Sakols February 11, 2020

Winter Lodge The Winter Lodge in Palo Alto is the perfect place for a more active date. With a wintery feel and the occasional soap-bubble snow, this location really brings out winter in the mild...

Album review: Selena Gomez and Eminem

Album review: Selena Gomez and Eminem

Marcella Sakols January 31, 2020

Selena Gomez “Rare”  Unlike many of her previous albums, Selena Gomez’s “Rare” embraces independence and self-confidence rather than heartbreak and lost love. Many of her songs are upbeat...

Phyto Club works to reverse groundwater contamination by planting trees

Phyto Club works to reverse groundwater contamination by planting trees

Marcella Sakols November 26, 2019

As Silicon Valley expands, along with its tech companies, so does the waste these companies leave behind. Senior Carson Trail recognized these issues and decided to make a change through the new Phyto...

Gillette advertisement sparks controversy for presentation of toxic masculinity

Gillette advertisement sparks controversy for presentation of toxic masculinity

Marcella Sakols February 26, 2019

Razor company Gillette released an advertisement on Jan. 13 that went viral for discussing issues of rape culture, toxic masculinity, and bullying by comparing passive men who encourage aggressive behavior...

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Top 10 Romance Movies for Valentine’s Day

Marcella Sakols February 13, 2019

Love, Simon (2018) Love, Simon is a romance film about 17-year-old Simon Spier, a closeted gay teen navigating high school. After finding out there is another gay boy at his school, who used the...

Fall food drives closes with over 600 collected cans

Fall food drives closes with over 600 collected cans

Marcella Sakols December 16, 2018

Every fall the Associated Student Body hosts a canned food drive where students and teachers can bring cans of food from home and donate them in bins located in classrooms. This year’s drive started...

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