MIDDLE-CLASS SQUEEZE

MIDDLE-CLASS SQUEEZE Students in the socioeconomic middle are pinched by rising tuition, but they don’t qualify for financial aid. BY SHAULI BAR-ON AND KARAN NEVATIA Ashley Chen, a freshman majoring in neuroscience, submitted her college applications in Fall 2016 alongside hundreds of thousands of other students. But as she filled out her Free Application for … Continue reading MIDDLE-CLASS SQUEEZE

USC senior Aubtin Heydari speaks about the counterprotests in Charlottesville

Interviewer: Shauli Bar-On Video Shooter: Jonathan Xue Read the article: https://goo.gl/F8DVib USC senior Aubtin Heydari speaks about the counterprotests in Charlottesville, and the tragic attack that left one dead and many injured, himself included. https://www.facebook.com/DailyTrojan/videos/10155681899683972/?hc_ref=ARSoMjSFIFfQvwrSkU5OKVlgnYyDSmFBk6Koewru-_yHsVcJKw0I0vTOG6bLvm_4jJ0&pnref=story

After Charlottesville, a student’s path to recovery and resilience

After Charlottesville, a student’s path to recovery and resilience By SHAULI BAR-ON AND TERRY NGUYEN September 17, 2017 in Featured Photo by Jonathon Xue | Daily Trojan Aubtin Heydari does not remember much about Aug. 12. But, the one distinct memory that constantly resurfaces in his mind was his trip in the ambulance the afternoon of the white … Continue reading After Charlottesville, a student’s path to recovery and resilience

LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes

URL: LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes 317230868-Mosaic-2016 Page 7 By Shauli Bar-On On the morning of June 12, Amirali Hakim noticed the memorial black ribbon on his Google homepage. After a few minutes, he found out about the tragic incident that had taken place while he was asleep: the sheer horror and massacre that fell upon … Continue reading LGBT Muslims voice their struggles, hopes

Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised

URL: Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised 317230868-Mosaic-2016 Page 15 By Shauli Bar-On and Avni Prasad Thirty years ago, when Perryn Reis sat in her high school self defense class, she learned to always carry pepper spray, to use karate moves and to rip someone’s eye out with keys. She learned that “rape was just something … Continue reading Sex ed curriculum updated, consent standard raised

County shelter works to ensure animals thrive

URL: County shelter works to ensure animals thrive By Shauli Bar-On When the Santa Clara County Animal Shelter received Red three months ago, he was a “train wreck,” said Kim Burgess, interim supervisor of the shelter. Red has several perceived problems that make it less likely for him to be adopted. He is a 8-year-old pit … Continue reading County shelter works to ensure animals thrive

THE DIFFERENT PATHS TO SUCCESS

The Epitaph Issue 4  Published: January 29, 2015  By Shauli Bar-On Graduating from high school marks the first time students can decide their path for themselves. “I haven’t thought about not going to college,” sophomore Emi Kong said. “Both my parents and my sister have all gone to college and I was taught to go … Continue reading THE DIFFERENT PATHS TO SUCCESS

INFINITE CAMPUS BRINGS CHANGES

The Epitaph Issue 2 Published: October 30, 2014 By Shauli Bar-On  Admin Activate Web-Based Reports Traditional paper report cards are becoming obsolete, thanks to Homestead’s new Infinite Campus web-based reports. Instead of handing out progress reports and end-of-semester report cards, the administration now posts these documents online. Homestead is the last FUHSD school to open … Continue reading INFINITE CAMPUS BRINGS CHANGES