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Veteran Voices: Viola Feyling

Veteran Voices: Viola Feyling

Yaamini Venkataraman

November 9, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

On the door of WWII veteran Vi (short for Viola) Feyling's home is a wreath with an American flag. Inside her home are two scrapbooks full of memorabilia from the war and a pile of black-and-white photographs that have yellowed. There is even a second American flag that stands next to a framed ph...

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Students hold counter-protest to WBC in CHS quad on Oct. 19

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Students hold counter-protest to WBC in CHS quad on Oct. 19

Yaamini Venkataraman

October 19, 2011


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Click here for video from the counter-protest. It’s the morning of Oct. 19, and the bright stripes of a rainbow-colored sign are a stark contrast to the four sheriff cars that are parked in Cupertino High School’s bus circle. Behind an iron gate closely guarded by teachers and administrators, FUHSD st...

Powderpuff: 2013 vs. 2014

Powderpuff: 2013 vs. 2014

Yaamini Venkataraman

October 6, 2011


Filed under Game Reviews, Multimedia, SPORTS

The sophomores took control of the game through its defense, fending off a late rally by the juniors in their 2-1 victory. Video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "ccMixter.org" by [email protected], licensed under CC-BY-NC. The first ever Powderpuff team handball victory went to the sophomores who beat the ...

50 Fresh Faces

50 Fresh Faces

Yaamini Venkataraman

August 26, 2011


Filed under Multimedia

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Chiang leaves MVHS for Castilleja School

Chiang leaves MVHS for Castilleja School

Yaamini Venkataraman

June 12, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Words spread like wildfire at a school of 2600. By lunch on June 8, the several students and faculty members learned that social studies teacher Christopher Chiang was leaving MVHS for the 2011-2012 school year for the Castilleja School. Chiang taught World History and was a knowledgable GovTeam adviser...

Choir’s annual Spring Concert features new twist

Choir’s annual Spring Concert features new twist

Yaamini Venkataraman

May 16, 2011


Filed under Music

Students choreograph to accompany songs instead of professional choreographer Read More »...

VIDEO: Out in the open: Creating a safe space

VIDEO: Out in the open: Creating a safe space

Yaamini Venkataraman

April 19, 2011


Filed under Multimedia

AP Biology teacher Renee Fallon speaks to students about gay bullying Read More »...

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Diversity Day 2011

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Diversity Day 2011

Yaamini Venkataraman

April 10, 2011


Filed under Multimedia

Diversity Day, held April 1, involved a shorter program   Read More »...

Coping with deportation

Coping with deportation

Yaamini Venkataraman

March 17, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Senior Gadi Dubiner offers aid to girlfriend whose family faces deportation Read More »...

Clubwatch: Visual expression of Chinese culture

Clubwatch: Visual expression of Chinese culture

Yaamini Venkataraman

March 4, 2011


Filed under Theatre

Chinese Dance Club gives opportunity to learn about diversified culture Read More »...

Clubwatch: Visual expression of Chinese culture

Clubwatch: Visual expression of Chinese culture

Yaamini Venkataraman

March 4, 2011


Filed under Multimedia

Chinese Dance Club gives opportunity to learn about diversified culture Read More »...

Out in the open: Creating a safe space

Out in the open: Creating a safe space

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 5, 2011


Filed under NEWS

AP Biology teacher Renee Fallon speaks to students about bullying Read More »...