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Urbanization of Cupertino

Urbanization of Cupertino

Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Andie Liu, Swara Tewari, and Emily Xia

January 10, 2020

In a constant state of change, Cupertino has experienced drastic changes in terms of infrastructure and business from the influx of both workers and residents. Vallco construction has recently been reinitiated after the passage of State Bill 35. The proliferation of chain businesses act as a double edged...

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, and Laasya Koduru

March 13, 2019

ilicon Valley is a community that seems to share little in common with other parts of the country and world. Yet when it comes to climate change, it is not exempt from its reaches. The multi-year drought plaguing California is a prime example, with the reduction in crop production, increase in water b...

Localizing Red Cross

Localizing Red Cross

Swara Tewari, Features editor

October 26, 2018

President of Red Cross discusses her journey with the club and her goals for the year

More than a tea party

More than a tea party

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Brandon Ng

September 18, 2018

obatino, a city sponsored event at Main Street Sept. 15, brought Cupertino residents together. By featuring slime stations, hockey shootouts and free boba, the event provided youth with somewhere to socialize. Sophomore MVHS Teen Commissioner Sarah Tan was one of the organizers. She noticed a lack o...

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Ria Kolli

January 11, 2018

ophomore Afreen Azad had turned off the lights and was just about to go to bed around 2 a.m. when she suddenly felt like someone was shaking her bed. Azad’s first thought was that her house was being robbed. “I heard from someone who lives near our street that there was a person knocking on their doo...

Smells Like Teen Connectivity: students discuss their experiences at the Teen Center

Smells Like Teen Connectivity: students discuss their experiences at the Teen Center

Shuvi Jha

December 12, 2017

enior Varun Muthukumaran is a busy guy. A member of the MVHS football team for four years, he has attended daily, four-hour long practices during the summer and fall. From lunges to deadlifts to conditioning, he performs various strenuous activities aimed at increasing strength and speed. While ...

Cupertino small businesses share their stories

Cupertino small businesses share their stories

Himani Yalamaddi

May 11, 2017

Co-written by Ananya Bhat and Shayon Moradi very year, the U.S. government celebrates Small Business Week to commend the work done by small businesses across the nation and to aid rising entrepreneurs with their companies. In honor of this year’s Small Business Week, which lasted from April 30 to Ma...

Local biotechnology in classrooms enhances learning

Local biotechnology in classrooms enhances learning

Nathan Stevens

October 28, 2016

ounds of boxes containing biology textbooks and filed away papers are spread across the laboratory counters of room B101. They are topped with a thermal printer, a special piece of equipment used to print images on heat sensitive paper. Specifically used in AP Biology classrooms to produce images of...