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Swara Tewari, Features editor

March 4, 2019

When I was a little girl, my mom loved dressing my sister and I in Indian clothes. She adorned us in colorful outfits with thousands of tiny sequins and beads sewn on, sliding tinkling bangles up our wrists and fixing glittery clips in our hair. Then, we would twirl around, as if we were little princesses...

IASA’s plans for the year

IASA's plans for the year

Shuvi Jha

September 28, 2018

IASA, which stands for Indo-American Student Association, held its first meeting of the year on Sept. 20 in room E201. The room was abuzz with rounds of laughter, as students from different racial backgrounds played a friendly game of Bollywood Kahoot. Samosas were passed out at the end of the lunch per...

Diwali celebrations light up the city with cultural traditions

Vanessa Qin

October 26, 2014

riving around Cupertino on a late October night provides for two sights: lights, and more lights. These lights are not displayed by families who are too excited for Christmas — they are displays for the Indian festival of Diwali, which is celebrated every on the 15th day of the month of the Kartik...