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The importance of community

The importance of community

Neysa Singh

May 26, 2020

cross the country, grocery store shelves are left empty — there are toilet paper shortages, no hand sanitizer available, and no face masks. The New York Times reports that there is currently no lack of food in the country. So why the barren grocery stores? As the coronavirus continues to spread, people are panic-buying food and other  ...

More Cupertino residents start using NextDoor

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Rachel Jiang

April 2, 2020

Exploring how the city stays connected and updated through a social-networking app

The faces behind COVID-19

The faces behind COVID-19

Tyler Cho, Alyssa Hui, Tanish Mendki, Collin Qian, Shreshta Ranganathan, and Claire Wen

March 13, 2020

Exploring the stories of members of the MVHS community impacted by the novel coronavirus

Opposition to the Vallco Plan

Demolition begins at Vallco Mall called Demolition Day || From Mercury News

Anushka De and Devin Gupta

January 10, 2020

Sand Hill Property reinitiates construction in Vallco Shopping Mall after passing of State Bill 35

Lessons From Around the World

Lessons From Around the World

Oishee Misra, Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Shuvi Jha, Leanna Sun, and Sarah Young

December 19, 2019

Exploring the differences in policies and systems between the U.S. and foreign countries

The US versus Africa: Toxic Individualism

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

December 13, 2019

ords, the corporate ladder, and individualism are cornerstones of the American experience. Our culture is one defined by self-driven success, where relying on a network or community is only used for individual promotion. If we don’t move out of parents’ houses by age 20, we’re looked down upon. Am...

Lone Ranger: A factor for depression

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Rachel Jiang

November 5, 2019

Investigating the connection between mental illness and individualism promoted by our community