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Opinion: Missing people is complicated but necessary

Opinion: Missing people is complicated but necessary

Cath Lei, Social Media Director

December 31, 2018

It’s hard to miss someone you can’t keep tabs on. Sure, we all deal with losses — friends or family lost to lifelong illnesses, old age — but there’s something different with losing touch with someone and being left with nothing. No phone number, no Instagram feed to stalk, no Facebook phot...

School trends are not helping people

School trends are not helping people

Rachel Hunter, Segment Producer

September 25, 2018

This video is about trends around school.

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

The annual celebration of Greek culture brings people together

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

Church of the Holy Cross invited families to enjoy food, drama, dancing, music, and shops on the 48th Greek Festival. The annual festival in Belmont marked yet another celebration of Greek culture and traditions that allow families across the Bay Area to experience and enjoy it first hand. Anast...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

An infamous case with a prominent star in the center of it. This was not O.J.'s first time in the limelight, but it would be one of the defining moments in his career. The TV series "The People v. O.J. Simpson" followed one of the most controversial cases of the 21st century and brought new dialogue...

Sam Pepper’s latest prank spikes negative reactions

Sam Pepper’s latest prank spikes negative reactions

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

December 7, 2015

Twenty-six year old Youtuber, Sam Pepper is known for his outrageous pranks on YouTube, but his latest video has the world on edge. Last week Pepper uploaded a new video to his YouTube channel showing him and Colby Brock pranking Brock's best friend Sam Golbach. In the video Golbach and Brock get...

Many explore new Thanksgiving traditions

Many explore new Thanksgiving traditions

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor

November 24, 2015

The way many people celebrate Thanksgiving has changed over the years. However, one central idea remains in the name of the holiday -- giving thanks. For many, Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and friends, often with traditions such as eating turkey and watching football games. Bu...

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