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Fashion club hosts annual community fashion show

Fashion club hosts annual community fashion show

By Eva Chiu

March 21, 2016

The cafeteria resonated with music played by student band The White Elephant as Fashion Club hosted its annual Community Fashion Show, featuring student models and designers from across FUHSD. This year’s theme was “Wear the World,” in which designers showcased a variety of clothes from differe...

Fwd:love pieces together community

Fwd:love pieces together community

By Gloria Cheng

March 20, 2016

Throughout this week, fwd:love club organized a “puzzle piece project” where students filled in the blank in the sentence, “I wish my peers knew _____” anonymously on colored puzzle pieces cut out from construction paper. The club plans to piece together the puzzle pieces into a large post...

Seniors: From college applications to employment

Seniors: From college applications to employment

By Gloria Cheng

March 9, 2016

Having a job while being a full-time student may sound overwhelming and hectic. However, many seniors have found that with second semester comes plenty of free time, and rather than idle around, some seniors chose to get a job and gain work experience in the real world. Senior Julia Verbrugge works ...

Best local coffees, as told by a high school coffee lover

Best local coffees, as told by a high school coffee lover

By Katie Snell

February 26, 2016

Photo by Katie Snell Starbucks Coffee  - 20620 W Homestead Rd, Unit 3251 Cupertino CA 95014 Order: Tall (small) cappuccino - $3.69 Star rating: 3.5/5 If you’re looking for a quick coffee fix, Starbucks is fast, easy and delicious.   Photo by Katie Snell Peet’s Coffee and Tea - 22350 Homestead Rd, Cupert...

Lights, camera, Forté

Lights, camera, Forté

By Nathan Mijares

February 24, 2016

The smell of hairspray and rhinestones filling the atmosphere of the large gym indicates the beginning of the annual Forté dance competition. On Jan. 30, the HHS Equestriettes dance team hosted schools from around the Bay Area to compete in the annual dance competition. “Forte has been hosted fo...

It’s better than you think

It’s better than you think

By Karshin Gupta

February 23, 2016

When students are asked what college they would like to go to, responses usually include a handful of personal favorites the student has either had family members attend or believes to be academically-high achieving. However, no one ever exclaims the desire to attend a community college after graduatio...

New year, new clubs

New year, new clubs

By Ludmila Sviderskaya

February 17, 2016

Green Ops With a drought in the way, and carbon emissions clogging up our environment, Green Ops is looking to help students fight these problems. Senior Alexandra Tadros is club president, and senior Nathaniel Wipfler is vice president, but they weren’t the only ones who established Green Ops. ...

Japanese program enlightens students to culture and language

Japanese program enlightens students to culture and language

By Gabriella Mrozowski

February 10, 2016

From the colorful projects lining the L-building walls to the adorable workbooks that everyone carries around campus, it’s no lie that Japanese is one language many secretly wish they took. “Japanese just sounded really fun and really interesting and just different,” junior Sandija Linde, wh...

From my POV: What it means to be transgender and what it means to speak up

By Donnie Denome

February 4, 2016

I owe a lot to The Epitaph, but I think my largest debt is that I figured out that I was transgender from an article. Emi Kamezaki’s article, “The ‘T’ is not silent,” published in November 2013, was not without fault but still gave me a name for the unrest I was feeling. I saw myself in the studen...

From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

By Jeanna Totah

February 3, 2016

For many children, going for a swim during a hot summer day is a normal activity. For someone who struggles with sensitive skin, like myself, the consequence of going into a chlorine-filled pool is annoying dry and itchy skin. Growing up, I always knew I had sensitive skin and often encountere...

Seeing the brighter side of 2015

Seeing the brighter side of 2015

By Crystal Chen

January 13, 2016

In the U.S., 2015 was a year of police brutality, religious intolerance and gun violence. Events such as the San Bernardino massacre and the death of Freddie Grey sparked national outrage,controversy and, inevitably, fear and frustration. Our fellow citizens lost their lives due to senseless viol...

Get ready for College Now

Get ready for College Now

By Desmond Kamas

January 9, 2016

Juniors looking to get ahead on college can take their first year of college during their senior year with College Now. College Now is one of several programs between FUHSD and De Anza Community College.  Students in the program take their senior year at De Anza and receive college credit for their co...