Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

 ODESZA deserves more attention for what they have contributed to the electronic music scene.

Underrated Artists: ODESZA

By Saira Ahmed October 14, 2022

Electronic duo ODESZA has captivated the underground electronic scene for a decade, but that does not stop them from deserving more of the spotlight. Their orchestral approach to electronic instruments...

Students prepared for homecoming by decorating floats for the parade

Behind the scenes of Homecoming

By Saira Ahmed, Amber Birrell, and Anushruti Nagarajan October 12, 2022

Students celebrated a childhood movie-themed Homecoming week with elaborate floats, carnival games and class spirit days. Homecoming week took place from Oct. 3-7, concluding with a quad celebration, ASB...

With the return of the school year, technology remains constant in the classrooms.

Exploring modern approaches to learning

The sound of students typing away on their laptops. The low hum of the air conditioning in the background as students work diligently on their online assignments. These sounds drift throughout classrooms...

THE OTHER SIDE: Junior Coline Gingembre said she directed her first production, “Lockdown”, after being an actor in several plays.

From newcomer to director

By Saira Ahmed May 31, 2022

Lights are on and actors are running around, but for once, she is not one of them. She is on the other side, directing every movement and line to create the perfect production.  Junior Coline Gingembre...

Community moves forward after arrest of influential teacher

Community moves forward after arrest of influential teacher

By Saira Ahmed and Niyatee Jain May 19, 2022

The Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety announced the arrest of Anthony Phillips on April 12 for the sexual assault of a student in 2009. Phillips, known by students as Mr. P, was a former teacher at Cupertino...

FEATURES EXECUTED POORLY: Many of Spotify’s updates in the past couple of years have fallen flat.

A never-ending loop of songs

By Saira Ahmed April 24, 2022

Finding new music is something I look forward to every day. I love discovering new songs and artists I have never heard before and seeing what they have to offer. Before Spotify, YouTube’s personalized...

HIGH EXPECTATIONS DEFLATED: Wallows releases an underwhelming album despite having the capability to make better quality music.

‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ please

By Saira Ahmed April 1, 2022

I had high expectations for “Tell Me That It’s Over” as I enjoy many of Wallows’ songs. “These Days” and “Remember When” have been my go-to's for the past couple of years, so I was excited...

INTRIGUING YET UNDERAPPRECIATED: Beach Fossils combines interesting tunes and mellow vocals to make alluring albums. (Photo courtesy of Kohei Kawashima)

Underrated Artists: Beach Fossils

By Saira Ahmed March 15, 2022

                     Beach Fossils, an indie pop band from New York, has had a couple of semi-viral tracks...

 CALMING, DREAMY VOCALS: You’ll Never Get to Heaven utilizes catchy melodies overlapped with faded vocals to create ethereal music.

Underrated Artists: You’ll Never Get to Heaven

By Saira Ahmed February 10, 2022

In the past few years, I have noticed the genre dream-pop garnering a lot of attention. This genre often utilizes synths and altered vocals to make it feel like you are in a dream-like world. Artists like...

PRODUCTION MOVED ONLINE: After a rise in COVID-19 cases, ‘One Acts’ was moved from a stage to a YouTube video

‘One Acts’ moved online

By Saira Ahmed February 7, 2022

The drama department has been preparing a collection of student-written plays called ‘One Acts’ since December of 2021, initially thinking it would be performed in the auditorium. However, due to the...

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