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On my own: A world away from Mom and Dad

On my own: A world away from Mom and Dad
October 28, 2011

Most high school students probably cannot imagine flying across the world to live in a foreign country without their parents. But Junior Helen Lui is not your average student. Lui resides in the...

On my own: Voluntary chef

On my own: Voluntary chef
October 28, 2011

On school days, junior Darren Yau often cooks lunch for his friends as well as himself.

On that day: We remember

September 11, 2011

Bay Area cities, like Cupertino and Palo Alto, united in San Jose on Sept. 11 to remember the attacks that happened ten years ago with a special commemoration. The memorial began with a mass at the Cathedral...

On that day: Through a survivor’s eyes

On that day: Through a survivor's eyes
September 11, 2011

“It was just really eerie at night when you saw the glow of the smoke and all the helicopter lights,” yearbook adviser and art teacher Jay Shelton said. “The giant spotlights they put up,...

On that day: Six things that you should know about 9/11

September 11, 2011

The attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 have become one of the widest-reported news stories of all time. You’ve gotten what you know about this event from sources varying from word of mouth to news channels, but...

On that day: Teachers reflect

September 11, 2011

English teachers David Clarke and Vennessa Nava and History teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez describe the day when they heard about the 9/11 news. Clarke was a teacher at another school at the time,...

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