Articles by Azul Kothari

Tricked Out With Treats: MHS’s Annual Halloween Party

Tricked Out With Treats: MHS’s Annual Halloween Party

November 14, 2017 | in Web

The halls of MHS buzzed with monsters and mummies, as students arrived in costume for the annual Halloween party. “We just get to have fun all lunch and eat pizza, candy, and soda,” senior... Read More

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

Athletes row their way onto the Oakland Strokes

November 13, 2017 | in Sports

5 am, dark skies, and 50 degrees. It begins, the boat is on the still water, athletes run, lift, and train, to prepare for a three hour practice. Perhaps some of the most disciplined... Read More

Q and A with city council-woman Betsy Smegal Andersen

Q and A with city council-woman Betsy Smegal Andersen

November 7, 2017 | in Web

Meet the newest member of city council, Betsy Andersen, appointed to fill the empty seat left by Mayor Jeff Wieler’s resignation. Andersen has been serving since Oct 3. How were you appointed to city... Read More

Halloween Photo Gallery

Halloween Photo Gallery

November 1, 2017 | in Web

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It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

It’s okay to have your head in the clouds.

October 17, 2017 | in A Closer Look

With so many assignments to do and places to be, it can be difficult for students to find the time to unwind. We take a closer look at how having downtime affects us in... Read More

How the Smoke and Fire are Affecting those in Piedmont

How the Smoke and Fire are Affecting those in Piedmont

October 13, 2017 | in Web

Looking over Piedmont’s once picturesque view of the bay, it is easy to see the dark haze that sits on top of the Bay Area, obscuring visibility. Due to forest fires in Napa and... Read More

Campus Question: What would you add to the school during the remodel?

Campus Question: What would you add to the school during the remodel?

October 12, 2017 | in Web

In light of the upcoming school remodel, if you could add something to the school, what would it be? Lyndon Torio: I’d add a rooftop garden. I feel like the view has always been... Read More

Campus Question: If you could remodel the school what new thing would you include?

Campus Question: If you could remodel the school what new thing would you include?

October 6, 2017 | in Web

Campus Question: If you could remodel the school what new thing would you include? Senior Lyndon Torio: A rooftop garden. I feel like the view has always been good but obstructed. There are... Read More

You say “skool–ogy,” I say “skoo–ology”

You say “skool–ogy,” I say “skoo–ology”

September 27, 2017 | in Web

After much debate, the jury is still out on how to pronounce “Schoology.&#... Read More

Students win big in the East Bay Monthly competition

Students win big in the East Bay Monthly competition

September 19, 2017 | in Arts

Neatly tucked into the back of a shelf in a corner of art teacher Gillian Bailey’s office lie several issues of the East Bay Monthly magazine, each featuring PHS students’ winning art pieces from... Read More