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Up in flames: Australian bushfires from July 2019 continue to devastate

Up in flames: Australian bushfires from July 2019 continue to devastate

Ishaani Dayal and Tina Low

February 11, 2020

Since late July 2019, Australian wildfires have ravaged over 26 million acres of land and destroyed over 3,000 homes. After the deaths of three American firefighters on Jan. 23, the fatality count rose to 34, while approximately one billion animals have been killed or displaced.  According to profess...

The Greta Thunberg hate train

The Greta Thunberg hate train

Claire Yang

February 7, 2020

Why conservatives’ hatred for Greta Thunberg is ignorant and shameful

Meaningful Protesting

Meaningful Protesting

Oishee Misra

September 25, 2019

Refuting my previous belief that protesting is ineffective

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

September 22, 2019

t’s easy to resign to dismay while attempting to stay informed about the latest news around the globe. That’s why opinion editors Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra discuss the silver linings that emerge from the seemingly limitless “bad news” shared daily.  On episode one, they discuss the...

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

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

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...