Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

DANGEROUS BEAUTY STANDARDS: society should stop enforcing unrealistic body ideals because they negatively impact relationships with food and exercise.

Body standards and weight stigmas: harmful and useless

By Leila Salam May 25, 2022

In the society we live in today, body image issues are common in the United States and are especially prominent in young adults, according to a study by the National Library of Medicine. We are constantly...

Accessibility of healthcare varies from race to race.

Speaking against conditional healthcare

By Gaby Cristancho and Chloe Wong March 9, 2022

Should people be denied basic human care on the basis of their race? The answer should be no, but systemic oppression creates hurdles which people of color must fight against. When a person’s skin color...

Yusim helps a student athlete in the Athletic Training room, where he encourages all students to visit with any questions they may have about injury prevention or recovery or even just general health and nutrition.

Q&A: Athletic trainer Daniel Yusim gives advice on preventing athletic injuries

By Nitya Kashyap June 7, 2021

Daniel Yusim works as HHS’s head athletic trainer, helping athletes and students alike with injury prevention and treatment. The Epitaph reporter Nitya Kashyap sat down with Yusim to discuss sports injuries...

Plant-based meats provide health benefits, increase sustainability

Plant-based meats provide health benefits, increase sustainability

By Shruti Magesh April 4, 2020

The conventional options of a traditional meat or veggie burger are now being overtaken by a new option on the menu: the plant-based meat burger. Both meat eaters and vegetarians alike are flocking...

Mock Trial finals cancelled due to COVID-19 risks, team’s progress halted

Mock Trial finals cancelled due to COVID-19 risks, team’s progress halted

By Nitya Kashyap and Dexter Tatsukawa March 22, 2020

The Mock Trial team had been preparing to advance to state finals after defeating CHS in the Santa Clara County finals, held in the Old Courthouse in San Jose on Feb. 26. However, in response to the COVID-19...

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