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Sapnay contains performances from the five Indopak teams, a teacher dance and an officer team dance, so many parents and students come to watch, Indopak co-president, junior Nitya Peumans said.

Behind the scenes of Indopak’s dance showcase

By Brian Ling and Evelyn Wang May 25, 2023

On May 20, Indopak hosted its annual showcase, Sapnay, where dance teams around the Bay Area gathered in the large gym to showcase their culture and work from the past year, Indopak treasurer Vidushi Goyal...

Indopak’s classical team performs on the quad stage during multicultural week.

Increasing cultural diversity through dancing

By Brian Ling and Evelyn Wang May 1, 2023

From introducing novel styles of dance to building relationships, co-president of Indopak, senior Roopa Srinivas said the club aims to spread awareness about Indian and Pakistani cultures. “We...

Lin said she hopes to make the lion dance performance a yearly tradition for the club.

A roaring performance

By Brian Ling March 22, 2023

Loud drums boomed across the quad as members from the Taiwanese student association danced in two vibrant lion costumes, one white and another purple, in front of a large crowd of spectators. Lion dances...

This dress is similar to an Indian bridal dress known as a lehenga, characterized for its use of colorful fabrics

Fashion is more than the runway

By Helen Tam January 9, 2023

Cultural fashion is about so much more than just clothes and appearances. It is a form of self-expression and a great place to start important conversations about heritage. The art of fashion is not...

Students have fun learning and playing traditional French board games.

Board game bonding

By Brian Ling December 20, 2022

While entertainment is becoming increasingly digitized, the French National Honor Society decided on going a more traditional route for their first social of the year: a board game event where students...

KNOWING TWO LANGUAGES: the pros and cons of being bilingual.

Hidden aspects of being bilingual

By Chloe Wong May 4, 2022

Language is the doorway to the vast world of culture, expression and communication. Those who are bilingual get to explore twice as much of that vast world, but with it comes some unexpected experiences....

Self-learning through club: Junior Arielle Turullols has learned about her background by being apart of Spanish club.

Passing on the Knowledge: Spanish club president works to bring a sense of community

When junior Arielle Turullols joined the Spanish club, also known as the Spanish National Honor Society for students in Spanish 3 or higher, she did not realize how much she would learn about herself and...

The Daydreamer

By Karuna Chandran October 27, 2021

My name is Karuna Chandran. It's a statement that is refreshing and simply therapeutic to say.  Most people, myself included, pronounce my first name the Americanized way: [kah-roo-nah]. It is simple,...

Multicultural week is reformed for a virtual medium

Multicultural week is reformed for a virtual medium

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno March 23, 2021

In previous years, Homestead’s Multicultural Week, planned by ASB’s EL (English Learner) commissioners, included activities and performances from cultural clubs as well as a fashion show where students...

With limited options ethinc clubs are improvising new methods to attract student participation

Ethnic clubs struggling to engage with students

By Xochitl Neely and Ashley Orozco November 4, 2020

Keeping students connected has been one of the biggest obstacles during online learning. While clubs give students the opportunity to see and talk to Kther students, they still face a set of problems regarding...

MEMES IN MEDIA: Many issuing topics in the news media such as COVID-19 aren’t taken seriously due to joke making and disrespectful remarks.

Memes represent gateways to humor, toxicity in modern culture

By Nitya Kashyap and Yukari E. Zapata April 25, 2020

Memes: one of the most used forms of communication and expression for students, according to The Student View. Memes can be used in many forms of communication as well as an expression of thoughts...

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