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Club Spotlight: Key Club

Marina Herrera

April 6, 2018

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“If Key Club is a way to build leadership skills, meet new people, teach integrity, and a way to give back to the community. The Key Club president Khue Vo says that she likes to look at the name “Key Club” as a saying that...

Surprising Sexism in the Silicon Valley

Tanvi Siddhaye

April 6, 2018

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According to a male Google employee last year, women are not suited for tech jobs for “biological” reasons. They are prone to neuroticism, he explained, according to Mercury News. Apart from this statement being factually...

Robopocalypse Reaches New Heights

Sahil Shah, Sci-Tech Editor

April 6, 2018

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The Wilcox Robotics Team (Team 8872 Robopocalypse), which competes in the First Tech Challenge, has surpassed goals that they had set last year by qualifying for super regionals in Spokane, Washington. Super Regionals is the nationals...

Humans of WILCOX: Aya Furuta

Samantha Marecek

April 6, 2018

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Modest. Determined. Hardworking. These words and more can easily describe Wilcox High School junior Aya Furuta. Often found in the library, Aya Furuta strives to surpass the expectations of others, while maintaining a down-to-earth...

Caltrain on Track for New Improvements

Alicia Naicker, News Editor

April 6, 2018

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The Caltrain is a state-specific mode of transportation that accommodates many passengers for a variety of purposes. It should be known that some important changes will be made to local stations within the next few months. The...

ASB: It’s Not as Easy as “ABC’s”

Hana McNierney, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

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You’ve seen posters around school and multiple posts on social media, all encouraging voters for a specific reason. What are they all for? The answer is ASB Elections, where freshmen, sophomores, and juniors all campaign to...

Club Spotlight: The GSMA

Caroline Van Zant

February 2, 2018

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Formerly known as the Gay-Straight Alliance, the Gender & Sexuality Minorities Alliance (“GSMA”) is a club that welcomes everyone. Last year, students changed the name of the club in order to make it more inclusive, not...

Shaking Hands with Japan

Hana McNierney

February 2, 2018

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Host families and exchange students were able to meet many new friends thanks to the Santa Clara Sister Cities program, an international program that creates ties between cities around the world. The exchange took place over the...

A Harsh Winter for the Homeless

Tanvi Siddhaye

February 2, 2018

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For the homeless in the Bay Area, this winter has been especially difficult. This winter has been cold in the Bay area, both in the north and the south, which has contributed to the crowding of many winter shelters for the homeless....

Humans of Wilcox: Emily Janusz

Samantha Meng

February 2, 2018

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When you think about why you may be drawn to certain people, some people say that they are magnetized by mystery. When it comes to Emily Janusz, that is simply not true. People gravitate towards her, though she is hardly an enigma....

The HAWK Flies into Wilcox

Clarissa Gugliemelli, Sports Editor

February 2, 2018

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There’s a new HAWK on campus—the High-intensity Activated crossWalK beacon. Created by Transportation Administrator R.B. Nassi, the HAWK system has spread across the United States to protect pedestrians. The HAWK system was...

How to Foil a Bicycle Bandit

Lukas Chang, Op-Ed Editor

December 15, 2017

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For students who lack access to a car, bikes are a great alternative to get around the neighborhood. Environmentally, they have their advantages; they lack the carbon footstep that their mechanical, gasoline-fueled alternatives...

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