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Indian misrepresentation in media

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Diya Bahl

September 12, 2020

Examining the inaccurate portrayal of Indians in Western media

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Sreya Kumar

April 29, 2020

Netflix’s new boundary-breaking series could have handled mature themes better

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...

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...

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Taking the floor: What makes different Indian dances unique

Michelle Wong

November 15, 2017

n a school where the student body is 83 percent Asian, influences from different Asian cultures are especially prominent. One such way for South Asian students to express their cultural heritage is through the numerous forms of Indian dance, whether it be on one of the MVHS dance teams or outside of...

Desi pride

Desi pride

Karishma Mehrotra

May 24, 2010

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/spotlitetop.jpg Spotlite on India amazes the audience yet again Read More »...

Vegetable Samosa

Vegetable Samosa

Aafreen Mahmood

November 19, 2009

This week we get sassy with samosas Read More »...