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Cherry Blossom Festival: an exhibit of Japanese culture

Cherry Blossom Festival: an exhibit of Japanese culture

Emily Xia, Emma Lam, and Andrea Schlitt

May 6, 2018


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As people walked towards Memorial Park, the pounding of drums slowly grew louder. With the music came a crescendo of sounds, from kids laughing about bubbles to the whirl of the cotton candy machine going round and round, to the various questions from potential buyers at each booth. Colorful koi fla...

Wafu Ikebana Flower Show: Spring Awakening

Wafu Ikebana Flower Show: Spring Awakening

Helen Chao, Priya Reddy, and Jennie Chen

March 5, 2018


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Pride for the young

Pride for the young

Katerina Pappas

May 30, 2017


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This is an in-depth look into the South Bay Youth Space Pride Festival, where teenagers, members and leaders of their schools' GSA clubs came together through the San Jose LGBTQ Youth Space, and gathered their resources together in the hopes of creating their own form of joy and resistance. We will update...

Sunday Projects: A day at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Sunday Projects: A day at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Stephanie Lam

May 8, 2017


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he smell of fresh kettle corn being popped. The taste of soft mochi. The shriek of children shouting out above the deep thump of traditional drums. The feeling of itchy gravel and grass. The sight of a small pink cherry petal floating past a Hello Kitty bouncy house. Cupertino’s annual Cherry Blossom fe...

Memories behind the Holocaust Center for Humanity

Memories behind the Holocaust Center for Humanity

Ilena Peng

April 7, 2017


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Her feet hit stone and slipped. Near the river below her, people got off boats and trains to begin the long march up the golden hills to the peak of the hill, where Mauthausen sat. They’d driven up part of the way, in an air-conditioned bus, drinking chilled water by the liter, and watching the sce...

Home and corruption, all in one place

Home and corruption, all in one place

Elizabeth Han

March 14, 2017


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Sunday Projects: A walk through the Farmer’s Market

Sunday Projects: A walk through the Farmer’s Market

Jennie Chen

March 5, 2017


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t 8:30 a.m. every Sunday morning in the Oaks Shopping Center parking lot, tents snap open, tables unfold in even rows, produce is laid out and vendors wait for the first customers to trickle in. Scroll through the stories below to explore some of the booths in the Farmer’s Market. A Full Spread Standing...