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Prom volunteers reflect on their experience

By William Giblin and Ariana Perez Staff Writers After more than two years with no proms, Summit Denali, Summit Everest and Summit Prep held a joint prom on Friday, May 13. The event was held at Guildhouse in downtown San Jose. More than 300 students attended.  Behind the glitz and glamour of the event, there was one side of prom

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From dumb blonde to Harvard socialite: “Legally Blonde” tackles tough social issues through comedy

William Giblin and  Ariana Perez Valencia Staff Writers With witty jokes, vibrant characters and a timeless tale of self-discovery and overcoming stereotypes, “Legally Blonde” has remained a cult classic since its release on July 13, 2001. Featuring a humorous script written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah and the comical yet determined protagonist with a more profound social message embedded,

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Summit Denali students question the effectiveness of the Summit model

By William Giblin, Vibhu Gogineni and Ariana Perez Staff Writers Summit Denali senior Julisa Ascencio recalls how Denali has prepared her for college while coming from a background where no one went to college.  However, in recent years, students at Summit Denali in Sunnyvale, Calif. have begun to question if the Summit model is properly preparing them for life after

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