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Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, and Laasya Koduru

March 13, 2019


Filed under Local, National, NEWS

ilicon Valley is a community that seems to share little in common with other parts of the country and world. Yet when it comes to climate change, it is not exempt from its reaches. The multi-year drought plaguing California is a prime example, with the reduction in crop production, increase in water b...

Fighting fire in the digital age

Fighting fire in the digital age

Swara Tewari and Shivani Gupta

January 2, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Features

On Mon., Oct. 29, senior Aditya Shah participated in a panel at the Google Event Center in Sunnyvale to launch Google’s Artificial Intelligence Impact Challenge and was interviewed by Chief Operating Officer for AI Irina Kofman.   Shah was invited to participate in the panel because of th...

The worst of 2017

The worst of 2017

Ananya Bhat

December 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

We hoped it would be better. As we watched the ball drop 12 months ago, we wished with crossed fingers that this year would be better than 2016. But let’s be honest — it wasn’t. From sexual assault accusations to violent protests, 2017 has taken a turn for the worse. In June, Trump de...

California heat wave: The growing flame

California heat wave: The growing flame

Chelsea Wong

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On the first weekend of September, the Bay Area fell under a cloud of windy heat. Temperatures rose to a record high of 106℉ on Friday, Sept. 1 shattering the previous record of 103°F from June 14, 2000. Throughout the weekend, the temperatures had dwindled to 102°F on Saturday and 100°F on Sunday. In s...

Problems for Oroville Dam

Problems for Oroville Dam

Karen Sanchez

February 26, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

alif. has been experiencing a heavy amount of rain in the past couple of weeks, and the empty, cracked and dried reservoirs are filling up just as they had shriveled up when the drought first occurred. The same can be said for the Oroville reservoir, located in the city of Oroville, situated on the fo...