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The tipping tower: Parents fight against the renewal of a cell tower

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The tipping tower: Parents fight against the renewal of a cell tower

Meghna Gaddam

For about the past 6 months, FUHSD board members and parents have been debating about the instillation and renewal of cellphone towers in Cupertino high schools. While the board and other experts believe building the tower will allow better cell service, parents are worried that radiation from the tower will damage the health of their children. Students don’t have much say in this dilemma as the board and parents continue to deliberate on their behalf.

Video, voiceover, and editing by Ananya Bhat and Meghna Gaddam.