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The strangers we know

The strangers we know

Sophia Ma, Staff Writer November 9, 2020
Examining the benefits of friendships that develop solely online during quarantine
Girls Supporting Girls

Girls Supporting Girls

Shreshta Ranganathan and Irene Tang November 7, 2020
Examining how TikTok pushes a misogynistic mentality
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“Arrest the cops”: Exploring the parallels between performative activism and profits

Robert Liu November 7, 2020
Companies and celebrities are profiting off tragedies
Friendship Heartbreak

Friendship Heartbreak

Shreshta Ranganathan, Opinion Editor November 7, 2020

  I was five years old when I first got my heart broken. It happened on my elementary school playground: my self-proclaimed best friend told a group of other girls that I was “clingy” and...

Touching John Harvard's shoe on a field trip in middle school.

Thank you, college admissions

Collin Qian, Sports Editor October 28, 2020
Finding myself as a result of the college application process
Performative nonprofits: the good and the bad

Performative nonprofits: the good and the bad

Jefferson Le, News Editor October 28, 2020
Many student-run unofficial nonprofits are a result of the Silicon Valley’s competitive atmosphere
What’s at stake: U.S. 2020 presidential election

What’s at stake: U.S. 2020 presidential election

Exploring the contentious issues of November's election
A heartfelt letter to the double-edged sword that has been the year 2020.

Dear 2020,

Oishee Misra October 26, 2020
Reflecting on how a bizarre year made me reevaluate my self-worth
Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Abdullah Memon October 23, 2020
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
Electing Joe Biden does not offer much improvement for the Muslim-American community

Lesser of two evils: What the future looks like for Muslims after the presidential election

Iman Malik October 18, 2020
Breaking down Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim-American communities
The dangers of downplaying COVID-19

The dangers of downplaying COVID-19

Neysa Singh and Leanna Sun October 18, 2020
Why recent responses regarding the virus from the White House and Capitol Hill are irresponsible
Analyzing the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has led to deteriorating mental health

Confronting mental health

Oishee Misra October 16, 2020
Analyzing the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has led to deteriorating mental health
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