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Ringing in a new year

Ringing in a new year

Charlotte Chui and Annie Zhang

February 12, 2019

lates of delicacies are passed around, ranging from spongy airy Chinese cakes dubbed “Fa Gao” to pan-fried traditional Korean dumplings. These are just a few foods commonly eaten during Lunar New Year, which is commemorated by numerous Asian cultures. On Feb. 6, Chinese Honor Society collaborated with ...

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

New times, old traditions: Different types of new year’s celebrations

Michelle Wong

January 31, 2018

rom the traditional Persian Haft-Seen to making mochi, different cultures have their own unique ways of welcoming the new year. Although not all of these celebrations fall on the same day, students can be seen celebrating their heritages and hoping for good fortune in the upcoming months. For sophomore Ka...

San Francisco Pride: Thousands to celebrate LGBTQ community

San Francisco Pride: Thousands to celebrate LGBTQ community

Chetana Ramaiyer

June 29, 2017

There was color everywhere — flags, capes, costumes. The street was flooded with spirited people and rainbow confetti. The smell of greasy hot dogs and buttery popcorn tempted the hungry people watching the parade in front of them. All of these hungry people were there to support the LBGTQ community...

Main Street Cupertino celebrates grand opening on Sept. 17

Main Street Cupertino celebrates grand opening on Sept. 17

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 20, 2016

On Sept. 17, after seven years filled with plans, approval processes and renovations, Main Street Cupertino finally had its grand opening. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the morning, which was followed by a parade and throughout the day, Main Street Cupertino was celebrated with local bands...

Unique family traditions emerge during Thanksgiving

Unique family traditions emerge during Thanksgiving

Shriya Deshpande

November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Day conjures up images of elaborately decorated tables, laden with a large turkey and other dishes and beverages. Some families celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving and others do not treat it differently than any other normal day. Junior Ankita Agarwal explains how her family combines a traditi...