Black Lives Matter Protests in Palo Alto: Students protest police brutality and systematic racism after the death of George Floyd

The horrific murder of George Floyd has set the world to fight against systemic racism, most notably police brutality. Protests started in Minneapolis on May 26, a day after the murder and have since spread to all 50 states. The Bay Area alone has had multiple protests in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco. Santa…

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Corona Diaries | Day 13: Anticipation

On March 28, Michaela Seah details her experience being tested for the coronavirus. She also expresses her feelings of uncertainty about possibly contracting the virus. Video by Michaela Seah. Edited by Juliana Griswold.

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Feminism Evolved: How Feminism has developed over a century

Modern Suffragettes: Gunn Students parade as the suffragettes for Vote-A-Palooza (Feb. 22) Photo by Karlene Salas. Introduction Since childhood, we have been conditioned to adhere to oppressive gender roles.  Phrases such as “boys will be boys” and “that’s not very ladylike” have been used to portray the place of young girls in society. The feminism…

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Corona Diaries | Day 3: Total Isolation

On March 18, Michaela Seah describes her living situation and describes different precautions that her family has taken against getting the novel COVID-19 virus. Video by Michaela Seah. Edited by Juliana Griswold.

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The Parachute Kid: The Untold Story of Student Immigrants

It’s 1979 in Los Angeles. You wake up in a quiet house, in a foreign land with an unfamiliar language. You take the bus, you buy groceries, alone. Your parents? A mere 7,000 miles away.  This was the everyday life of my mother when she came to the US with her brother at the age…

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Palantir Protests: I.C.E’s presence in Palo Alto

Although it is not unusual to see a crowd of people in downtown Palo Alto on a Friday, on Aug. 30, it was clear that the crowd did not come for a cup of coffee.  Chants like “Palantir, you can’t hide! We charge you with genocide!” roared through the crowd as the protesters marched. With…

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The Hong Kong Effect: The Impact of the Hong Kong Protests 7000 miles away

As of when this issue will be printed, the infamous 2019 Hong Kong Protests, originally started to oppose an extradition bill that would allow criminals to be transported to China, will have gone on for five months now. When there is a movement in America, the effect on Americans is apparent. However, when it comes…

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