Katherine Cheng

Stop Asian Hate: Community reacts to anti-Asian violence

“IREMEMBER last year [in] my Japanese class we had to do this thing where, in Japanese, we write a question for students to answer,” said senior Cody Hmelar, co-president of Palo Alto High School’s Asian American Student Union. “Two people had written in Japanese: ‘Have you eaten dog?’ Looking back on that experience now, I was not aware of how culturally rooted that kind of sentiment was, and that it was offensive.”As early as elementary school, Palo Alto Unified School District’s Asian America

2020 by the numbers

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Vex Robotics

The Vex Robotics Team is one of Paly’s three robotics teams. As they enter their fourth season, Verde Magazine sat down with Team Captain Aruna Anderson, a juni...