Culture

Turkish Food at Tuba

The warm winter sun streams through floor-to-ceiling windows boasting “TUBA” in red-and-blue lettering and illuminates the white brick walls. Fairy lights dangle over patrons quietly chatting over coffee and pita bread. Rustic floor tiles a...

Anya Trubelja, ‘the depressed Serbian spy’

"I would like to read you guys a poem,” Palo Alto High School junior Anya Trubelja says, flattening her notebook with a hint of a smile before leaping into recitation. “The poem is by Big ‘D.’ The ‘D’ stands for depression.” For three consecut...

K-POP: Song, Dance and a Sense of Community

  Mouthing Korean Lyrics, Palo Alto High School junior Harry Cha points to the crowd before seven more dancers pop up from their poses to join him in synchronized choreography. Completely immersed in the Korean pop music — or K-pop — blaring be...