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Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown

Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

October 16, 2019

October 9th 2019 was scheduled to be the first day of the PG&E power outage affecting over 500,000 California residents. There were a lot of people angry and disheartened at this news, and rightfully so, considering they have to go without electricity, power or gas, which causes inconveniences for...

Secondary School Reports: Tips from the Counselors

Anushka De, News Editor

October 11, 2019

In August, as the new school year rolls around, the rising senior class is confronted with a barrage of deadlines, one for each college application.  Students must face a barrage of deadlines before the barrage of deadlines — asking teachers for letters of recommendation, having to complete regi...

Students are to blame for much of our academic stress

Students are to blame for much of our academic stress

Shriya Bhindwale

August 22, 2013

The secret behind a hassle-free school is to mind our own business. Read More »

Teachers’ recommendation letter regulations benefit students

Teachers’ recommendation letter regulations benefit students

Joyce Varma

September 30, 2012

Right around now, most seniors are working on their college applications, and most have talked to--or will soon talk to--the teachers they want to write them letters of recommendation. Right about now, however, many teachers run into problems when they are confronted by a large number seniors who want lett...

My college list? I’d rather not say

My college list? I’d rather not say

Kiranmayi Methuku

October 12, 2011

"Do you know where you’re applying to yet?” “Nah. I’m not really sure. Probably some UCs though.” “How is your college list coming along?” “It’s okay, I guess. I’m mostly just applying to privates, out-of-state I think.” “Man, I really need to start college apps soon. Where are you applying?” “Oh, yo...

Naviance falters as deadline approaches

Naviance falters as deadline approaches

Sara Yang

November 1, 2010

Problems with form submissions arise before the Nov. 1 early decision college application deadline Read More »...