The Epitaph

Indo-Pak kicks off the year with new dancers

Indo-Pak kicks off the year with new dancers

By Skylar Cunniff

October 23, 2016

The largest ethnic club on campus held tryouts last week for some of its dance teams. The teams are looking promising this year, junior and Raas captain Ninade Swadi said. Last week the officers viewed tryouts for the Bhangra, Classical, Raas, Film and Windian teams. Senior Rudhi Gokhale is co-pres...

From my POV: Being adopted in the Silicon Valley

By Indira Cockerill

October 13, 2016

  When you think of ‘minority,’ think of me. People associate the word ‘minority’ with being from a foreign country or of an uncommon race. What people do not take into consideration is people who are adopted. I found my way to Silicon Valley from Kazakhstan at age three after being adopted by a caucasi...

Jewish Student Union responds to social media incident

By Skylar Cunniff

September 25, 2016

Multiple students in Jewish Student Union (JSU) were scared by these online threats in the past few weeks.  Principal Giglio attended a JSU meeting on September 8th to console targeted students and ensure that members feel safe on campus.   Senior JSU president Ron Broner said that before to the threats, members had never received any hate for attending meetings. “M...

How to: Summer munchies

How to: Summer munchies

By Katie Snell

June 5, 2016

Ants on a log You probably haven’t eaten this snack since kindergarten, but it is surprisingly a great bite to eat. Try this on hot day when you want a refreshing and healthy snack. Ingredients: Celery stalks, peanut butter, raisins Cut a piece of celery into even pieces. They shoul...

Steve Jobs sparks inspiration at graduation

Steve Jobs sparks inspiration at graduation

By Brittany Prock

June 3, 2016

With numerous graduations taking place all over the country, HHS's proved to be quite special due to one very important person: Steve Jobs. Due to his attendance at HHS before changing the tech world forever, a quote from Jobs was the theme of the celebration and seemed to have an impact on those givin...

My POV: Living off the grid

By Kira Garlick

May 13, 2016

If I could advise anyone to take some time away from the Internet, I’d say go for it. But I would also say it is nearly impossible. I challenged myself to go a whole week without using the Internet, including no emails, SchoolLoop and (gasp) iMessage. So many people wondered how I made it throu...

May the fourth be with you

May the fourth be with you

By Karshin Gupta and Aria Hejazi

May 4, 2016

We have compiled some of the most applicable quotes from the Star Wars saga in honor of Star Wars day. “Do or do not. There is no try.” - Yoda Do what you want all the time and have no regrets. YaknowwhatImean? #YOLO “In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” - Obi Wan K...

It’s not a waste of time to recycle

It’s not a waste of time to recycle

By Kira Garlick

April 27, 2016

The average person produces 4.3 pounds of trash a day, according to Duke University’s Center for Sustainability and Commerce. This should be very alarming --- that’s the size of a small chihuahua every day. “There’s a lot of paper plates and food wrappers out [in the quad],” AP Environmen...

From my POV: Growing up under a dictator

From my POV: Growing up under a dictator

By Mila Sviderskaya

April 27, 2016

I If I tell people, “I grew up in a dictatorship,” they’re usually confused and don’t believe me at first. Well, I grew up in a country literally labeled “Europe’s Last Dictatorship.” I lived in Belarus, which has been ruled by the same dictator for 22 years, until I was 10, and still vis...