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The gold coins of junior year

The gold coins of junior year

Annie Zhang and Claire Wen

May 14, 2019


Filed under Briefs

AP tests, SAT prep and junior prom — while junior year is notorious for test taking-torment and heaps of schoolwork, the silver linings and gold coins sprinkled throughout both semesters made this year a year for the books. Check out the best or worst moments of these six juniors below:   ...

Behind the scenes at the Halloween Haunt

Behind the scenes at the Halloween Haunt

Meghna Gaddam

October 21, 2015


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment featured, Multimedia, Video

Every year, students from across the Bay Area visit California’s Great America Halloween Haunt for the thrill, scares and spine-chilling scenery. While the visitors enjoy themselves in the scare zones and mazes, the employees stand in the sidelines, witnessing every piercing scream and petrified reaction. Video/Reporting By- Meghna Gaddam, Filming/Reporting By- Fati...

All yule need for the holidays

All yule need for the holidays

Yashashree Pisolkar

December 17, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Main slider, Print entertainment

The lead up to the the holidays may seem premature. The tree lighting ceremonies at the Quinlan Community Center and the annual Christmas carols at the Cupertino Library happen almost an entire month before Christmas bells start ringing. Even then, the early lights and carols have become tradition...