All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

News - February 24, 2017 All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice From left, judges Alice Meyer, a senior Global eCommerce program manager at Symantec, UC Berkeley sophomore Nikki Bayar and Ayesha Khan, president of Foothill WiSTEM, evaluate application pitches at the XXHacks hackathon in Mountain View on Feb. … Continue reading All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters

The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters Photo courtesy of CBS8 By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 23, 2017  A group known as Yes California is moving forward in an attempt to put CalExit, an initiative to remove the parts of California’s constitution pledging allegiance to the United States, on the 2018 ballot. The … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: CalExit, a selfish idea for forfeiters

The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it

The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it Leadership students posted this photo on Facebook to advertise for the new event. Design by tech commissioner Yash Satyavarpu. By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 16, 2017  Upon taking a trip to the local grocery store, I took a peek at … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The original, uninspirational message behind Sadie’s and how leadership is fixing it

The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations

The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations Photo by David Coe By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 9, 2017  Anyone can run for class office, but at the end of election week only five can proudly claim victory. Victory alone, however, is not what defines a leader. The real test of leadership is … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Class of 2017 officers — surpassing expectations

The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection

The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection Illustration by Maria Salter By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist February 2, 2017  As students age, they are tasked with more and more freedom. Among the choices students are granted is the opportunity to select which classes they want to take rather than take a set curriculum.   Naturally, … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The anxiety of course selection