All content by Olga Muys
Art by Xiaohan Li

The power of picture books

School librarian on the benefits of reading progressive picture books to students
March 31, 2022
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Stanford students created a banner protesting Spring rush season at the university. The data shows that the longer youre at Stanford, the more in favor of abolishing and dehousing you are, said Shawn Lee, a member of the Abolish Stanford Greek organization.

Going against Greek

Safety concerns at Stanford fraternities and the fight to abolish Greek Life on campus
March 30, 2022
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A substitute teacher distributes at-home COVID-19 test kits to students on Wednesday in an AP English Language and Composition class. Rising case numbers and the recent Omicron variant are causing safety concerns among some students and staff members. Junior Anjali Akkaraju said she believes a transition to online learning, though undesirable, is necessary. “I don’t want school to be back online, but I’m just confused why we’re not,” Akkaraju said. “They gave us two rapid tests, which is good because they’re sold out everywhere.”  Photo: Lauren Wong

Campus on edge over omicron, potential for closure

The school community shares their thoughts on omicron and possible distance learning.
January 7, 2022
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The Beatles pictured in a Black and White photo. Photo by Iberia Airlines, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Getting Back to the Truth

How “The Beatles: Get Back,” challenges old, misogynistic claims about The Beatles’ break-up
December 14, 2021
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Students line up to get food at the Turkey Feast, Palys annual Thanksgiving celebration. There is a ton of weight and exercise talk around the holidays which can be hard for our patients with eating disorder. People talk about “burning off” calories, rather than looking at movement as something fun and pleasurable, said eating disorder specialist Wendy Sterling. Photo by Ashley Qiu.

Local eating disorder specialist gives advice for the holidays

Wendy Sterling, Bay Area nutritionist and sports dietician, explains how her patients deal with the winter season
December 9, 2021
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The state of student self-defense

The state of student self-defense

Pandemic leaves seniors without vital self-defense knowledge
December 3, 2021
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Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) and Lady Jessica Atreides (Rebecca Ferguson) in Dune (2021).

Hills of Gold

How ‘Dune’ (2021) confronts colonialism, and why it’s important
December 3, 2021
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