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Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features

We’ve all had one of those days. You roll out of bed and head to school. Suddenly, you realize that you completely forgot to finish your math homework. You scramble to complete it before the class period starts. Later that day, you catch yourself staring out the window and spacing out. You shif...

An immigrant’s journey to independent success

An immigrant’s journey to independent success

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

A block away from one of the most expensive zip codes in California and stationed across from a car dealership that sells million dollar supercars, a discreet workshop sits unrecognizable to most people. Inside the dark gray cement facade lies large machines the size of cars which produce hundreds of custom-designed garments per day. An immigrant woman not only operates ...

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Teachers search for a balance in a school of struggles

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

Late nights. Early mornings. Slow commutes. Long hours. Scornful students. Teachers put up with this, and more, for half the average wage of a tech worker in Silicon Valley. This is the reality of being a teacher. Every day, teachers struggle with the consequences of their job. The salary of...

New school environment challenges immigrants

New school environment challenges immigrants

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

The classroom looked the same. The desks and chairs looked the same. The brightly colored posters and writing on the whiteboard looked the same. But it wasn’t the same. The second-grade classroom looked so similar to her classroom last year, but everything about it was completely new. She was i...

Small changes can lead to a healthier Earth

Small changes can lead to a healthier Earth

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019


Filed under Features

There are two types of people in this world. The first type is those who are aware of the waste disposal process and follow it. The second type is those who are confused about how the process works. Earth has been a home for many types of species. Its flourishing forests and oceans are sustainable living c...

Anxiety limits people who need support

Anxiety limits people who need support

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019


Filed under Features

Tremors wrack your body. Your lungs aren’t cooperating. Everything blurs. You open your mouth but nothing comes out. So many thoughts are running through your head that you can’t focus. That’s how sophomore Alexandra Gische feels when she has a panic attack. In September 2018, Gische was diagn...

Gender is more than meets the eye

Gender is more than meets the eye

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

Upon entering your last class of the day, you notice your teacher’s desk is empty. You think nothing of it and wait for the start of class. With the toll of the final bell, a substitute enters the building. You take your seat and observe the humorous spectacle that is roll call. But for others i...

Cuffing season 2019

Cuffing season 2019

Talia Fine, Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Multimedia, Top News

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Added sugar is not so sweet

Added sugar is not so sweet

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

The school bell rings. Ella Reyes, a junior, walks down the street to Ya-Ua, a popular hangout spot near Carlmont. She stands in the 20-minute line to order the Taiwanese drink commonly called boba tea. It takes her less than 10 minutes to down her 16-ounce drink, full of sugar, condensed milk, and t...

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

Another flaw, another tear, another scar. Many people have social media, and they spend a lot of their time looking at their friends’ posts and creating their own — but studies show this can lower their self-esteem.  Looking for the perfect angle, perfect background, and perfect lighting to display th...

Sleep deprivation can lead to more than just falling asleep in class

Sleep deprivation can lead to more than just falling asleep in class

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

While students work in their English class, at least one student is found struggling to stay awake. Sitting in the corner with their head down and eyes fluttering, the image of the whiteboard slowly begins to fade. The student is now unable to stop themselves from falling asleep, but a bad grade...

Electric cars: the future of road travel

Electric cars: the future of road travel

Miles Ozorio, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Top News

The ignition switches and the engine starts with a roar. A sheet of cold morning mist covers the air, and as you take a breath, steam escapes your mouth. Simultaneously, a dry smoke begins to leak out of the exhaust. Small drops of water drip out of the tailpipe, hitting the ground one by one. The car will take more than a few minutes to warm up, but still, the smoke and ...

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