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Senior Adarsh Iyer has committed to Massachusetts Institute of Technology for cross country and track and field, continuing his running journey at their top-ranked Division III program.

Adarsh Iyer runs the distance to MIT

Vihaan Patel, Staffer April 1, 2024

Senior Adarsh Iyer has committed to Massachusetts Institute of Technology for cross country and track and field, continuing his running journey at their top-ranked Division III program. Whether he is running...

Unveiling the truth behind eating disorders

Unveiling the truth behind eating disorders

Charlotte Bolay and Lilly Wu April 1, 2024

A distressed teenager panics as they take a quick scan around their bathroom. To their disappointment, they find countless strands of hair scattered across the sink, countertops and bathroom floor. Hair...

Paywalls prevent many people from being able to access accurate and important information.

The detriments of locking truth behind paywalls

Sarah Zhang and Meadow Shen April 1, 2024

It’s the age of misinformation: scrupulous journalism and research are expensive to achieve, while fabrication and conspiracies are readily churned out. Due to these costs, many newspaper and academic...

Volunteers pick up recycled paper weekly from different
classrooms and collect them in a larger bin by the
basketball courts.

FUHSD implements new recycling program across schools

Alex Cotterel, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know: The FUHSD Climate Collective is taking action to improve sustainability throughout the district with a Recycling Initiative. The Recycling Initiative collects recycling...

At 14 years old, Kalbhavi developed EasyBZ, a cost-effective microneedle patch that allows for the transmission of drugs without the use of traditional or hypodermic needles. Photo used with permission from Shripriya Kalbhavi.

Shripriya Kalbhavi develops microneedle patch in medical breakthrough

Surya Saraf, Copy Editor April 1, 2024

Pharmacologically perplexing theories permeated freshman Shripriya Kalbhavi’s mind as she sat pensively, cross-legged on her bedroom floor, pressure transducer ready to calibrate, marking the next brave...

With only his phone for a camera, a tripod and a ring light, Ho implements clever editing styles with CapCut to deliver high-quality videos and capture his audience’s attention using quick choppy video clips and catchy music. Photo used with permission from Nick Ho.

Nicholas Ho forges his path through fashion content

Amanda Jin, Staffer April 1, 2024

Tearing open its cardboard box, Nicholas Ho unboxes his latest package, a pair of Balenciaga sneakers. He holds up the shoes to the camera, capturing its fit with silvery streaks and unique soles for his...

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has shaken the world of women’s volleyball with its recent decision on Feb. 20 to allow double touches by setters in offensive plays.

NCAA women’s volleyball rule change sparks controversy

Apurva Krishnamurthy, News Editor April 1, 2024

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has shaken the world of women’s volleyball with its recent decision on Feb. 20 to allow double touches by setters in offensive plays. This overturning of...

Kickkat members and juniors Sriman Ratnapu, Jayadev Ghanta, Vineeth Yenduri and Jonathan Bruennert and sophomore Bruhath Batla performed at the Valkyries show in January. Not pictured: juniors Daniel Wan and
Aryan Patnaik.

Striking a chord with the Kickkats band

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor April 1, 2024

Arising from a common love for music, seven students banded together in a blend of guitar, bass strings and syncopated drum beats, overlaid with rich melodies. Over the past year, the student band Kickkats...

Students visit booths to learn about volunteer and job opportunities and mental health resources.

City of Cupertino and Intra-District council host Teen Resouce Fair

Olivia Yuan, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know:  The Teen Resource Fair took place at Main Street, Cupertino on March 16. Organized by the City of Cupertino and the FUHSD Intra-District Council’s Wellness Council,...

Senior Natalie Yang executes a Biellmann spin at the 2019 figure skating Crystalline Showcase.

Senior Natalie Yang carves her passion on ice

Audrey Sun, Staffer April 1, 2024

As the arena falls silent, senior Natalie Yang glides gracefully across the icy rink. With a final, breathtaking leap, she jumps into the air, her figure under the spotlight as she executes a flawless...

Read to learn about events regarding school, local, national and international news. Photo used with permission from Amanda Jin, Photo by Jeff Chiu/Ap, Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/Ap, Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Campus, community and world events to note

Anushka Anand, Managing Editor April 1, 2024

School:  Lynbrook Science Olympiad participated in the Santa Clara County Regional Championship at Milpitas High School, where 36 teams from 22 high schools across the country competed.    Lynbrook’s...

The growing controversy of consumer boycotts has caused many debates on whether or not these practices are actually effective.

Are consumer boycotts actually effective?

Myles Kim and David Zhu April 1, 2024

Boycotts can work. We just think they can’t. How do we know that boycotts work? Because we live in a country that was founded on them. Repeated economic boycotts of unfair British colonial policies...

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