The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die

The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die New regulations will not break our tradition Photo by Mark Lu By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 29, 2016  Since my freshman year, I’ve experienced the delight of browsing through the delicious snacks laid out across the quad for Club and Grub. Starting sophomore year, I learned … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Club and Grub will never die

The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change

The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change The takeaway from this week’s community discussion Photo by Shauli Bar-On By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 22, 2016 •  Principal Greg Giglio, FHS Principal Bryan Emmert and District Superintendent Polly Bove hosted a community conversation at FHS on Monday “in light of recent events at FHS … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Effective conversations lead to effective change

The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective

The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective Don’t take the results to heart Illustration by Elinda Xiao By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 15, 2016  Much to my surprise, the rankings differed immensely from the previous list released by Newsweek, which was shared on the FUHSD Facebook page on Aug. 11, receiving over … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: High school rankings are far from objective

FHS teen arrested on criminal threat charges clashed with water polo teammates

FHS teen arrested on criminal threat charges clashed with water polo teammates Students contacted by The Epitaph confirmed yesterday that the 17-year-old junior arrested and booked into juvenile hall Monday was a member of the FHS water polo team and frequently quarreled with teammates. The arrested student allegedly created an Instagram account with the handle “Jewslayer88,” … Continue reading FHS teen arrested on criminal threat charges clashed with water polo teammates

The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred

The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred We must work together to find the root cause and destroy it By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 8, 2016 This week was the first time I ever felt the slightest uneasiness about being a Jew living in Sunnyvale.   Over the weekend, a student made an Instagram with … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: How to handle hatred

The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest

The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest What it means to disrespect the root of all rights By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist September 1, 2016  Our national anthem ends with a question: Oh say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, o’er the land of the free and … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: I disagree with Colin Kaepernick, but I will defend his right to protest