Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

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...

MS. KATHANI SHARMA: While Sharma’s identity is referenced throughout the show, “Bridgerton” made sure to make her defining characteristic her fiery personality.

“Bridgerton” beautifully tackles South Asian representation

By Niyatee Jain May 4, 2022

As the orchestral version of the titular song from the popular Bollywood film “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham” plays in the background of Ms. Edwina Sharma’s haldi ceremony, it becomes abundantly clear...

Holding on to the past and constantly looking to the future dissuades enjoyment of the present.

Off the record: uncover the present

By Shreya Partha May 2, 2022

It was a peaceful Sunday afternoon — the sky was a radiant blue, I had just finished most of my work for the week and I settled onto the couch to obsessively start binging another show. As I mentally...

MOTIVATING MINORITY STUDENTS: More events such as the STEMtrum: Gender Diversity in STEM event should be held in order to support minority students pursuing STEM.

Working towards a more diverse STEM workforce

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo April 28, 2022

As the field of STEM begins to dominate the country, more attention is being placed on the demographics in this field, specifically the diversity within the Bay Area. Currently,  the STEM workforce is...

REBRANDING AND GROWTH: from a mention in Forbes to raising hundreds of thousands of dollars, Otto has quickly become a notable company.

From Petcode to Otto

By Niyatee Jain March 6, 2022

Otto, previously known as PetCode, was founded by seniors Karan Dalal and Arnuv Tandon in January 2021. In the past year, Otto has quickly gained success and popularity, which Dalal said can only be described...

To love or not to love

By Anushruti Nagarajan and Keshav Kumar January 26, 2022

Take any teenage movie: “Twilight,” “Five Feet Apart,” “The Edge of Seventeen.” They all have one thing in common– love. Romantic relationships are every high schooler’s dream, according...

Relating to characters: The uniqueness of Anne Shirleys personality in Anne of Green Gables was one of the strongest points of the book, as it allowed me to empathize with Anne throughout the story.

Must-read children’s books

By Erin Loh January 1, 2022

In the library, while most teens can be found browsing the Young Adult section, I can often be seen in the children’s fiction section. For me, children’s books have always been more enjoyable reads...

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