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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


Filed under Local, National, NEWS

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


Filed under Briefs

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


Filed under Best of News

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

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


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

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


Filed under Briefs

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...

It’s a date: October and November

It’s a date: October and November

Devika Watave

October 19, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

"Sure, I’m free that day … What do you want to do?” Whether it’s a regular hangout, a first date or something you wish was considered a date, you need something to do or somewhere to go. Maybe have fun studying? Grab a quick meal at McDonald’s? Go on a shopping spree at Vallco? Cupertino...

GALLERY: Bernie Sanders rally in San Jose

GALLERY: Bernie Sanders rally in San Jose

Itay Barylka

May 25, 2016


Filed under Local, NEWS, Uncategorized

On May 18, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders visited the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds and gave a stirring speech to thousands of supporters. He received an enthusiastic response when discussing his strategy to combat Donald Trump's rhetoric, his plan for universal health care and...

Religion and tradition: Take me to church

Religion and tradition: Take me to church

Itay Barylka

October 22, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Religion and tradition

The flip of pages in a prayer book. Voices singing joyously in unison. The sound of wine being poured into a glass. The fervent call to action from a religious leader. The sound,or lack thereof, of people simply meditating. Among the massive industrial sprawl that is the headquarters and office buildin...

A changing city: Where families go after their kids graduate

A changing city: Where families go after their kids graduate

Itay Barylka

September 25, 2015


Filed under A changing city, FEATURES, Uncategorized

Exploring the class of 2016’s emigration from Cupertino after graduation ...

Fire destroys apartments on Homestead Road

Fire destroys apartments on Homestead Road

Elvin Wong

November 27, 2011


Filed under NEWS

At 5:54 p.m. on Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Fire Department responded to a three-alarm fire at Village Green Apartments on Homestead Road, next to Homestead High School. According to Fire Department battalion chief Richard Salazar, the fire department responded to had contained the fire by...