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How to have an enjoyable summer

Sadhana Sarma

May 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Print

Ironically, planning your summer vacation can ultimately become considerably stressful. You may feel pressure to be productive, but finding time to relax is equally important. Follow these tips and you will be able to make the most of your summer.   Make a summer bucket list A summer bucket list ...

My love for India

My love for India

Shivateja Vemireddy

May 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Print

Views from India has sort of become a trashing-on-Indian-culture column over the past year, so I will try to go for a more positive approach. Despite my constant nagging, I can’t imagine being where I am today without being a part of this community. And the sense of community is one of my favorite...

Lights, camera, action: Web series Synesthesia

Lights, camera, action: Web series Synesthesia

Harsh Jain

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

“Synesthesia” is an upcoming web-series created and directed by senior Mayer Adelberg and will premier on May 6. “Synesthesia” delves into the life of teenagers in the Bay Area and their interest in the arts; inspired by one of Adelberg’s passions of integrating the arts into the dominating sc...

Andrew Seike nominated for All-Star Teacher Award

Chelsea Li

April 27, 2017


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English teacher Andrew Seike finishes reading a few paragraphs from the book his class is studying. He then poses a question, and after a few moments, hands shoot up around the room. Throughout the year, he also provides insight into his life through his many stories, making his class interesting an...

Superstitions

Superstitions

Shivateja Vemireddy, Managing Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features

Apparently in India, or the part where my parents were from, it was considered weird to write with your left hand. Being left-handed at birth, I asked my mother why I had to write--or at my age, scribble--with my right hand. Her terse response: “I don’t like writing with my left hand.” From then...

Press play on Netflix’s new show

Press play on Netflix’s new show

Mehek Kapur, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

First kisses. Hopeless crushes. Revenge. Suicide. The new Netflix original series, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” is based on a novel of the same title by bestselling author Jay Asher. Packed with drama, plot twists and realism, “Thirteen Reasons Why” tells a heartbreaking and daring story that is a...

How to win the battle against allergies

Kelsey Lu

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Longer days, warmer weather and blooming flowers are some of the telltale signs of spring; to some, however, spring is the season of allergies. Constant sneezing, itchy eyes and a runny nose often start to become a daily occurrence during this time of the year. Allergies can be annoying, but there are ...

Unboxing monthly subscription boxes

Unboxing monthly subscription boxes

Claire Chiang, Content Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Ipsy: $10/month Ipsy, founded by Youtube beauty blogger Michelle Phan, is one of the most popular beauty and makeup subscriptions used by teenagers and adults alike. Monthly subscriptions at only $10 include several sample size products of various drugstore and high-end brands. Inside a cute pink leat...

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