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Society’s Peas: the hidden stories in our community

Society’s Peas: the hidden stories in our community

May 10, 2018

Founders of Society Peas discuss the purpose and background of their initiative

Members of GSA share their coming out stories

Members of GSA share their coming out stories

Katerina Pappas

October 31, 2016

wooden frame is placed at the center of the academic rally, but it doesn’t hold an ordinary purpose. Rather, it’s  a representation of the LBGTQIA+ community’s  rite of passage: coming out of the closet. The ‘ closet door’, a simple wooden frame with multi-colored handprints plastered all o...

Old but gold: Cupertino seniors continue their athletic involvement

Old but gold: Cupertino seniors continue their athletic involvement

Anjini Venugopal

September 21, 2016

n her native Sherman Oaks, Calif., then-9-year-old Kay Wells was swimming at a local pool while the city’s youth competitive team practiced in the lanes beside her. It was an all-boys team, as girls playing sports was uncommon when Wells was growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. Despite this, she g...

The man on the elliptical: Paraeducator Tim Deegan’s seventeen years at MVHS

The man on the elliptical: Paraeducator Tim Deegan’s seventeen years at MVHS

Om Khandekar

March 8, 2016

huds, grunts and crashes erupt almost constantly in the weight room after school, all set to a blaring soundtrack with the likes of Rihanna and Drake and the rhythmic thud of dropping weights. Yet tucked away from all this chaos in the back corner of the room sits the only adult, who seems to remain f...