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One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

Brian Xu and Annie Zhang

May 23, 2020

In February, seniors Rukmini Banerjee and Jennifer Liu booked an all-inclusive vacation package — flight, transportation, meals and hotel rooms covered — to unwind at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for their senior trip. Banerjee and Liu’s friend group had long planned for the trip to be spontaneous ...

Senior trips

Senior Shakthi Elangovan, second from left, on his senior trip in Watsonville

Jahan Razavi

May 19, 2019

Camping While some groups travel abroad, senior Shakthi Elangovan decided to go camping with a group of friends in Sunset Beach, near Watsonville. “We wanted to have a senior trip, but one of our friends in our group is moving to India,” Elangovan said. “We knew it would be hard to plan on...

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

Jessica Xing

May 18, 2016

Co-reported by Ananya Bhat and Jessica Xing  hey’ll start in Ireland. After maybe three days, they’ll move on to France. Then it’s Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary and finally, the Netherlands. At least that’s the plan — for now. For one whole month, seniors Eric Pala, Duncan Levy...