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Stanford Online High School's student run news site

OHS Observer

Stanford Online High School's student run news site

OHS Observer

Improving OHS support resources is imperative to increasing diversity and equity in the classroom.
We Need to Improve Education Equity at OHS
Jasmine Li, Staff Writer • April 21, 2022

As I narrated the picture book in my hands, my eyes darted again to the meeting participants list on my computer screen. I was concerned. It was the second storytelling class for migrant children that I had given since the COVID-19 lockdown began, in January 2020, but only seven eight-year-olds from my usual in-person class...

Mitski Miyawaki , known mononymously as Mitski, is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter.
The Only Heartbreaker: An Intimate Profession of Self-Sabotaging in Relationships
Maya Sarimsakci, Staff Writer • May 8, 2022

Reminiscent of a sound that reverberated through the 80’s, Mitski’s The Only Heartbreaker – a part of her newly released album “Laurel...

Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh, and Ke Huy Quan as Joy Wang, Evelyn Quan Wang, and Waymond Wang in the interdimensional sci-fi film, Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022).
Everyday Superheroes: Tokenism and Misrepresentation of Asian Pacific Islanders in Film
Lily Sun, Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 2, 2022

I grew up watching Michelle Yeoh. At ten years old, I saw her flip and twist through the air as Yu Shu Lien battled Jiao Long for the Green...

What Are OHSers Reading? 2nd Edition
What Are OHSers Reading? 2nd Edition
Kaveri Udupa, Staff Writer • April 11, 2022

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What Are OHSers Reading?
What Are OHSers Reading?
Kaveri Udupa, Staff Writer • March 17, 2022

Book recommendations from each level--shown in order from 7th to 12th grade. Happy reading! Screen Shot 2022-03-17 at 14.57.31the-school-for-good-and-evilScreen...

Improving OHS support resources is imperative to increasing diversity and equity in the classroom.
We Need to Improve Education Equity at OHS
Jasmine Li, Staff Writer • April 21, 2022

As I narrated the picture book in my hands, my eyes darted again to the meeting participants list on my computer screen. I was concerned. It...

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How to Dress Your Best: Self-Confidence and its Role in Healthy Relationships
Amelia Zai, Staff Writer • March 6, 2022

Confidence is the best accessory you can wear. But how do we find it? This is the question explored by Isabella Zeitlin ‘22, president of the...

A street in Singapores Chinatown acknowledges the Year of the Tiger. According to the Chinese zodiac, the Tiger is associated with strength and bravery. Those born under this sign are said to be energetic, risk-takers who love competition.
Celebrating The Year of the Tiger Around the World
Jasmine Li, Staff Writer • February 22, 2022

February 1, 2022 marked the first day of Lunar New Year, a two-week long holiday celebrated in East Asian cultures which represents...

Golabki is a Polish dish that Dr. Chudinski shared during the Multicultural Food Fair.
The Multicultural Food Fair Turns Up the Heat With Culinary Presentations and Cupcake Competition
Mandy Yu, School News Editor • February 17, 2022

“It’s time to get your baking stations ready!” In a flurry of action, the timer starts ticking and four contestants rush to reach for piping...

Meet the Staff
Tanisha Gupta
Tanisha Gupta
Sports Editor

Tanisha Gupta is a sophomore at Stanford Online High School and Sports Editor at the OHS Observer. Aside from journalism, she is interested in biology, programming, entrepreneurship, habitat restoration,...

Isabella Huang
Isabella Huang
Staff Writer

Isabella is an 8th grader in her first year at OHS. She is passionate about writing, journalism, and the law — particularly on topics regarding social change, politics, human rights, and mental health....

The 996 work culture is harmful to the much-needed work-life balance of employees.
Confronting the Toxic 996 Work Culture
Eddy Li, OHS student • May 8, 2022

In December of 2021, an employee at the Chinese e-commerce company Pinduoduo collapsed while coming home from work and died. Two weeks later,...

A shell dissolving over time as carbonic acid is decalcifying the shell.
The Evil Twin of Climate Change: Ocean Acidification
Aanya Gupta, Staff Writer • May 1, 2022

Imagine: All marine life on Earth dying because people wanted to make a few more bucks selling crayons or bundles of paper. Well, there is no...

Our phones are hand-held windows, providing a supposed direct view into war.
An FYP of Fatalities and Feud
Lily Parry, Staff Writer • April 27, 2022

It’s been a particularly eventful day. As usual, you collapse onto your sofa and open tiktok. You methodically scroll through video after video...

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