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La Tierra caliente

La Tierra caliente

May 28, 2019

I was born in America, but initially, I felt no connection to this country. After I was born, my mom return...

New gun bill misses the mark

New gun bill misses the mark

May 28, 2019

Ever since the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead last February, ongoing debates ...

No more stalling: fix the bathrooms

No more stalling: fix the bathrooms

May 28, 2019

You open the bathroom door to a long line of people. One of the stalls is empty, but no one is using i...

May 2, 2019

Under the first amendment, students in public school are guaranteed religious freedom, while the establishmen...

Column: Cheshmet Nazaran!

Column: Cheshmet Nazaran!

May 2, 2019

My mom’s most common response to any compliment sent my way is knocking on wood, and saying cheshmet na...

Your honor, my client is like, innocent

Your honor, my client is like, innocent

May 2, 2019

Kim Kardashian - Paris Hilton’s ex best friend and former closet organizer, makeup mogul, mom of 3, wife of...

Saying ya to a little rah rah

Saying ya to a little rah rah

May 2, 2019

On Friday, March 29, ASB hosted Olympic Week, in which all the classes competed against each other in ...

The benefits of P.E.: Let’s get physical!

The benefits of P.E.: Let’s get physical!

May 2, 2019

Ready...Set...Go! I ran as fast as I could. Sweat was dripping down my face as I ran towards the footb...

College admissions were never what they were supposed to be

Ishaan Parmar, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Lori Loughlin, or as I remember her, Aunt Becky from “Full House,” paid half a million dollars for her daughter Olivia Jade to illegally get into USC because Olivia could not do it on her own. When the scandal broke, I was not at all surprised. Parents paying their child’s way into college is nothing new. Institutions...

Brand over brain

Mia Scher, Business Manager

April 3, 2019

Since Tuesday, March 12, the country has not stopped talking about “Operation Varsity Blues,” the scandal of 50 people—including 33 wealthy parents, some residing just minutes away from Los Altos—who spent up to $6.5 million to guarantee their children’s admission to elite universities by inflating entrance-exam scor...

Full on fraud

Full on fraud

April 2, 2019

A global warning on global warming

A global warning on global warming

March 27, 2019

Last November, the White House issued the National Climate Assessment. This report, which was conducte...

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