How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls

How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls

Chelsea Nguyen, Reporter

March 8, 2019


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Materials can be found at Target, Dollar Store and Michael’s for under $20.   Materials needed (colors of your choice): Bottles of glitter Colored Craft Sand Fake succulents Tiny colorful fake pebbles Clear plastic bowl 1 measuring cup (8 fl. oz.)   Steps: Pour one c...

Life of…

Life of…

Grace Pham and Mya Mowatt

February 17, 2019


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Hosts Grace Pham and Mya Mowatt interview different people who have experience with music in the new podcast series, “Life of….”. Grace and Mya invite rapper Nathnile Zemene, also known as Yung Frendi, and dive deep into his life producing music in “Life of… A Rapper," including the latest...

Fortnite: An International Success

Akhil Vemuri, Reporter

February 15, 2019


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Sitting at the computer screen, furiously concentrating on the battle at hand, is a familiar sight for many of us. Over the years, online video games have become an integral part of modern culture. Even the controversial esports community has begun to skyrocket in popularity during the recent years with te...

A History of Valentine’s Day

A History of Valentine’s Day

Desiree Pekar, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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Chocolate Strawberries With a Twist

Emily Magallon, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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Ingredients: 1 box Devil’s Food chocolate cake mix 3/4 cup vegetable or canola oil 3/4 cup milk 4 eggs 24 strawberries, washed and dried with stems removed Store-bought icing Materials: Large bowl Mixing bowl Knife Melon scooper Piping bag 24-count cupcake pa...

Aw3_Inc | Episode 2

Aw3_Inc | Episode 2

Geraldo Castro and Joe Shem

February 11, 2019


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The second episode of Aw3_Inc has been released, where Joe Shem and Geraldo Castro discuss the recent Steam sales, the release of Mortal Kombat XI, Metor Exodus and Jump Force. ...

Aw3_Inc | Episode 1

Aw3_Inc | Episode 1

Geraldo Castro, Reporter

February 4, 2019


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“Aw3_Inc," hosted by Geraldo Castro and Joe Shem, reviews all things related to the gaming industry from new releases to the pro scene. In the first episode, Geraldo invites junior Henry Wilkinson to discuss lawsuits against Epic Games, the release of Division 2 and vigilantism in Fallout 76. ...

Diverse School, Diverse Community

Diverse School, Diverse Community

Isabella Bronner, Reporter

February 3, 2019


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Students from various cultural backgrounds fill the hallways. Spanish teacher Nico Mendoza has seen the benefits and consequences of cultural diversity throughout his lifetime. “[I’m] able to understand people from all over the world,” Mendoza said. “This is what UPA has given me. There a...

Bubbly Tea, Bubbly Ideas

Bubbly Tea, Bubbly Ideas

Chelsea Nguyen, Reporter

January 27, 2019


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Originating in a restaurant in Taiwan, bubble tea has spread throughout various cultures worldwide and is becoming a well-known drink. San Jose is now home to more than a hundred milk tea stores where shop owners are designing drinks with distinctive flavors and additional toppings. Shincha, o...

The Guide to Making Vegan Pasta Sauce and Bean Curd Appetizers

The Guide to Making Vegan Pasta Sauce and Bean Curd Appetizers

Emily Hung, Editor-in-Chief

July 9, 2018


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When it comes to eating, most people appreciate the variety of food options available. However, for people who are vegan or who are simply allergic to certain foods, it is often difficult to determine how to eat around what can kill you. These are two of my mom’s original recipes used to accommodate my ...

Vovo Ny’s Chocolate Cake

Vovo Ny’s Chocolate Cake

Bianca Lang, Social Media Manager

March 13, 2018


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This is my grandmother’s special cake recipe; the cake I grew up on. She learned the recipe from her grandmother when she was a Brazilian housewife in the 1970s. Cake Ingredients 1 cup Nesquik 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 3 eggs ½ cup vegetable oil 1 cup water 1 tablespoon ...

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