The Epitaph

Junior Prateek Anand dances in KREW for second year

By Dexter Tatsukawa

October 12, 2018

Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, Lifestyles

J unior Prateek Anand carefully observes the instructor’s movements before springing into action and replicating them himself. Anand is practicing for KREW, the Korean Student Association’s K-pop dance group. “[KREW] dance[s] to numerous different K-pop songs,” said Anand, “So they normally do around four perfo...

Being Right: The prison system is not modern slavery

October 11, 2018

Filed under Being Right, Lyndon Lee, Opinion

Kanye West called for a change to the 13th Amendment, claiming that although it abolished slavery, its exception regarding those incarcerated is in itself a modern form of slavery. This is a common claim made by various organizations: that politicians and law enforcement are influenced by ...

The Ripple Effect: Vote to keep protesting, keep protesting to vote

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

October 10, 2018

Filed under Aishwarya Jayadeep, Opinion, The Ripple Effect

A presidential candidate accumulates enough loathing that he gets stabbed during a campaign rally. A presidential candidate racks up enough popularity that he leaves the opposition trailing behind him by 15 percent in the first round of voting. The two candidates are the same man. Jair Bolsonaro, a...

Dress code for athletes draws differing opinions

By Gianella Ordonez and Batool Al-Jabiry

October 8, 2018

Filed under Batool Al-Jabiry, Gianella Ordonez, Sports

HHS athletes are not allowed to run without a shirt, sparking debate amongst some male runners who do not agree with the rule as they do not feel it applies to all sports. The enforcement of the rule began last year when former athletic director Lisa Nakamatsu had to come and speak to the cross cou...

Behind the library’s shelves

By Andrea Sun

October 8, 2018

Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

F rom elementary school to high school, the accessibility of books have never been an issue to most students, thanks to the library. However, it is easy to forget the procedural details the library must face to get a new best-seller or to make sure students can access the stories they want. Librar...

College sucks life out of seniors

By Anastassia Dardenne

October 7, 2018

Filed under Anastassia Dardenne, Lifestyles

S eniors dream about it, think about it, talk about it, cry about it. It is college, and it is quickly approaching. Early Action deadlines aren’t far off, leaving seniors confused, stressed and anxious about the increasingly complex and competitive process of applying to college. Many turn to...

Key Club officers plan events to help community

By Pranavi Abburi

October 5, 2018

Filed under Lifestyles, Pranavi Abburi, Uncategorized

T he first grading period has ended and Key Club officials are excited for the new school year, as they have many fun events planned for the future. Key Club is an independent international community service club that provides events for members to contribute to and give back to the community. ...

The Melodic Line: Hurricane Florence teaches us about empathy

By Melody Chen

October 4, 2018

Filed under Melody Chen, Opinion, The Melodic Line

T he wind whips at 50 miles per hour as building and power lines are demolished into a sea of rising waters. Billowing clouds encircle the aftermath as the storm continues to pound homes to waste. Water levels rise as fatalities continue to climb. Hurricane Florence, as well as other natural disasters, has invoked...

Being Right: The political hitjob on Brett Kavanaugh

By Lyndon Lee A

September 28, 2018

Filed under Being Right, Lyndon Lee

As the midterms on Nov. 6 approach, Senate Republicans are doing their best to push through the confirmation vote of Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee appointed by President Trump to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. In the meantime, Senate Democrats are doing everything they can to preve...

Varsity Football: Los Gatos vs. HHS

By Claire Torii

September 28, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

Varsity Football: Interviews of the Team

By Claire Torii

September 28, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

Here and There: The deception of traveling with friends

Here and There: The deception of traveling with friends

By Andrea Sun

September 27, 2018

Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

G oing on vacation with family is a great privilege to have, but if you’re anything like me, the idea of a week or more with just family can be overbearing. Your mom trying to make conversation with you when you’re showering in the bathroom, your dad taking selfies at Michelin Star restaur...