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Team A takes poses before winning the final round of the Santa Clara County competition against Prospect High
School, which allowed them to qualify for the Teach Democracy CRF Mock Trial state competition. Photo used with permission from Mark Shem
Mock Trial team competes at CRF California Competition
Erin Fitzpatrick, Staffer • April 1, 2024

What you need to know: Mock Trial covers the case of People vs Clark in a state competition.  Mock Trial places 13th at the Teach Democracy CRF Mock Trial in...


Through Weekend Writings, Eileen slowly became more fluent in English and found a new method to express herself.
Expressing myself through pen and paper
Eileen Zhu, In-Depth Editor • April 1, 2024

While many of my kindergarten classmates went to lunch ecstatic and hungry, I went to lunch every day on a mission: to make a friend. My dad always advised me to make friends...


Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (Olivia Yuan)
Communities built out of books
Olivia Yuan, Staffer • April 10, 2024

Cherishing books and the people and institutions that nurture them has always come naturally to school psychologist Brittany Stevens.  Countless memories, milestones...


A. CGI was frst introduced in the 1958 live-action flm, “Vertigo,” in the opening sequence animation. John Whitney, a pioneer of the age, experimented to bring about a feeling of vertigo.

B. In 1986 “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” introduced novel concepts like the digital morphing of face. CGI was quickly becoming an indispensable and increasingly popular tool for directors and flmmakers.

C. In 1999, “The Matrix” made a breakthrough in CGI. With multiple cameras, flm directors Katsuhiro Otomo and Yuen Woo-ping created the famous airborne fght scenes and bullet-dodging slow-motion shots.

D. “Dune 2” was lauded for its fght scenes and the fact that it was almost impossible to tell what was and wasn’t CGI, with the general public praising the seamless integration of the special efects.
The digital frontier of Computer Generated Images
Claire Guo and Yvonne Wu April 1, 2024

The theater darkens and lights flash across the faces of a crowd of entranced movie-goers. In mere seconds, the room is transformed into a desert oasis, with fantastical fight...


Dedicated to both academics and their sport, many student athletes juggle school work and practice daily, often sacrificing time with friends or sleep — and as a result, face burnout.
Running on empty: The consequences of burnout
Gary Pan and Alyssa Wang April 1, 2024

7 a.m. — wake up. 8 a.m. — go to school. Lunch — complete some homework. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — school sports practice. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — club practice.  On the...


Students gathered in the parking lot on March 29 for ASBs first school-sanctioned celebration of Holi.
Adding a little color with Holi
Vidushi Upadhyay, Staffer • April 10, 2024

Celebrations of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, have been organized across the Bay Area over the last few years, but through the efforts of many students and staff...

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