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Empowered Women Empower Women

Empowered Women Empower Women

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

May 22, 2019

he rise of the 21st Century has brought in a generation that is more aware, sensitive and progressive in relation to issues that have been plaguing our country for years — more specifically, in support of women’s rights and ways of empowerment. Women’s employment rates and college graduation r...

Our society’s obsession with labels

Our society’s obsession with labels

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

May 5, 2019

alm. Funny. Kind. Annoying. Stubborn. Indecisive. Colorful. Frustrating. Passionate. We’ve been called a variety of things throughout our lives. Some of them good, others not so much. It seems like from day one, we’ve been assigned label after label without ever having a choice or say in the ma...

To take or not to take

To take or not to take

Dhruvika Randad

November 17, 2018

Modern-day communication tells a tale of linguistic evolution since the day humans started to communicate with words and sounds that eventually lead to alphabets, scripts, pronunciation and accents that when put together, creates a code in itself: a language. “When the Roman Empire fell, the unique di...

Sincerely, students

Sincerely, students

Ruth Feng

March 19, 2018

Sincerely, students

Cupertino acts as a temporary home for many

Cupertino acts as a temporary home for many

Avni Prasad

December 10, 2016

wo years ago, I joined the Facebook group “You know you are from Cupertino if you remember…” With about 10,000 members, the group engages in daily discussion about memories and places in Cupertino. But even after living in Cupertino for the last 16 years, I scroll through the page seeing names I...

Why students don’t have a voice in politics

Why students don’t have a voice in politics

Krishna Sunder

November 1, 2016

n October 20, 2016, I attended Cupertino Teen Commission’s Pizza and Politics event, a gathering where students could meet with panels of local politicians and ask them questions about developments in our community. I came to the meeting burning with excitement, ready to take part in the political p...

Say It To My Face: cyberbullying has become a big issue on highschool campuses

Say It To My Face: cyberbullying has become a big issue on highschool campuses

Shayon Moradi

October 25, 2016

This article appeared in the print magazine under the headline “Say It To My Face” It’s a term that’s all too familiar to students,teachers and parents alike. Its very presence threatens an individual's psychological, emotional and physical state of being: bullying. According to The Nation...