by Dylan Lee. Guns kill people. It seems that this simple fact is often disregarded or even denied when the debate over gun control occurs, but it’s quite simple: guns kill people. A gun is a tool, true enough, but it is expressly designed for the purpose of harming others. This is indisputable. So why … Continue reading Guns kill PEOPLE.
Overturning Roe vs Wade would have far ranging effects
by Dylan Lee. An unidentified source has leaked a Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn the abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade. It might not seem apparent at first, but such a ruling also would place LGBTQ+ and low-income citizens at risk. Image Source: Adobe Stock Medical and political professionals around the country are … Continue reading Overturning Roe vs Wade would have far ranging effects
EI WEEK 2022 Exploring Bay Area Diversity
by Dylan Lee, G11. Group members - Dylan Lee G11, Darioush Mostoufi G11, Elena Moslavac G11, Eli Sculley G11 Peter Xu G11, Fiona Hoheit G10, Annika Umeno G10, Liam Belamaric G9, Marcellus Narcisse G9, Erin Welch G9 and Rachel Wood G9. Faculty Advisors -Kelly Leahy-McKeown and Audrey Lee. Experiential Interdisciplinary Week (better known as EI … Continue reading EI WEEK 2022 Exploring Bay Area Diversity
Edible Food is Too Often Destined For the Dumpster
by Sohei J. Wu Does the food in the picture above look inedible? No. A little unappealing, perhaps, but they look like perfectly edible fruits and vegetables. And yet the likelihood that these pieces of produce will end up in the trash is shockingly high. Food waste used to be simply an abstract concept in … Continue reading Edible Food is Too Often Destined For the Dumpster
Black history is American history, not just a month of the year.
by Dylan Lee. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” (Martin Luther King Jr, 28 August 1963) Two scores, one decade, and nine years ago, a renowned … Continue reading Black history is American history, not just a month of the year.
French dictionary accused of ‘wokeism’ over gender-inclusive pronoun
by Dylan Lee. Education minister condemns use of ‘iel’, saying inclusive writing is not the future of the French language. Image source: Twitter.com During the last month of my exchange study in France, French lawmakers were revolting against the inclusion of a "non-binary pronoun" into the French language by the newest edition of the Le … Continue reading French dictionary accused of ‘wokeism’ over gender-inclusive pronoun
Lifting the Veil on Islamophobia in France
Islamophobia Awareness is not a Trend By Dylan Lee Image source: http://dailyorange.com/2021/04/france-hijab-ban-islamophobia/ When I landed in Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris this summer to start my Exchange Program in France, I encountered an unusual security check question by the French immirgation officer at the airport. My birthplace is Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and … Continue reading Lifting the Veil on Islamophobia in France
Class of 2023 Fundraiser Dinner
Photo Credit: Marina Budrys by Sohei J. Wu On Sunday, October 24, the class of 2023, led by Marina Budrys, held a fundraiser dinner to raise money for the Waldorf School of the Peninsula's Food Justice Initiative. This dinner was a culmination of the eleventh graders’ Cooking Arts class, taught by Marina, wherein the students … Continue reading Class of 2023 Fundraiser Dinner
Thoughts and Feelings EP. 1
Je suis Nicolas Bricout de Paris, France.
by Dylan Lee As you may have noticed, our high school campus has been buzzing with the arrival of several international exchange students this semester. With the travel ban easing with restrictions this year, WSP has had several exchange students arrive, mostly from European Waldorf schools. These individuals, many who have had to wait for … Continue reading Je suis Nicolas Bricout de Paris, France.