Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Green Ops hosts an event to replenish the garden near the baseball fields.

Making the environment greener one year at a time

By Mackie Vu September 26, 2022

Every club sprouts from its roots and founders to its current officers and members. Green Ops, a sustainability club that makes an impact on the environment through informational meetings and volunteering...

WASTEFUL CULTURAL STANDARDS: The lawns that dominate much of suburban America are wasting water at a time when we can’t afford to

Wasteful lawns are hurting California’s environment

By Keshav Kumar May 25, 2022

During times of hardship, individual luxuries must often be sacrificed for the good of society. When it comes to a resource as necessary and scarce as water in California, we must be especially careful....

YOUTH GET INVOLVED: Members of the younger generation raise awareness for the dangers of space tourism, highlighting the importance of examining the impacts of commercialized spacelight.

Space tourism will lead to environmental disasters

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo March 23, 2022

Ever since humans have studied space, space travel has been scientific in nature. Yet, space tourism has slowly been gaining popularity, and an industry surrounding it has emerged in recent years. Put...

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

By Madhavi Karthik April 21, 2021

Click the image to check out The Epitaph’s tips to celebrate Earth Day  

Building for a better future

Building for a better future

By Saanvi Thakur March 16, 2021

Over the past year, numerous construction projects have started across campus and while they are needed, it is important to account for the environmental impact of these new buildings.  As the effects...

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

By Amber Birrell December 6, 2020

The largest temperate rainforest in the world, Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, recently lost its environmental protections.  On Oct. 29, over half of this 17 million acre forest became open to...

My refrigerator, like many others, is cluttered with plastic wrapped foods.

Protect the Parks: Personal Responsibility

By Jane Park May 31, 2020

During the shelter in place, I have been thinking a lot about my ecological footprint and the impact of my actions. Throughout this year, I have talked to many people who care about the environment. Most...

Maintaining positive environmental effects after lifting lockdown

Maintaining positive environmental effects after lifting lockdown

By Katelynn Ngo May 26, 2020

In this day and age, it is nearly impossible to turn on a TV or phone without being bombarded with statistics and news about the COVID-19 pandemic. With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaching...

These reusable items keep you at home and safe during a time when shopping is becoming inaccessible.

Protect the Parks: Zero-waste substitutes to prevent time-consuming shopping

By Jane Park April 11, 2020

[embedyt][/embedyt] With the shelter-in-place order being strictly enforced by most of California, citizens are ordered to stay at home except for completing...

The focus on coronavirus is irrelevant when, in a couple decades, the world will be in flames

Protect the Parks: Low waste and irony in a global pandemic

By Jane Park March 24, 2020

It’s 2020, and the world is in a panic. Toilet paper and hygienic supplies are flying off the shelves, schools and stores are shutting down and people are terrified of being infected with the coronavirus.  There...

Green Ops’ clean-up events are set anywhere from right on campus to the beaches of California.

Green Ops: clearing path towards healthier environment

By Dexter Tatsukawa January 2, 2020

As the days go by, trash piles up. Around campus, students toss plastic bottles, drop napkins and abandon paper plates. Some of these end up in bins, but more often this trash ends up littering the campus....

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