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Summer TV and movie recap

Summer TV and movie recap

by Sahana Srinivasan, Winged Post and Wingspan Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

The Bold Type 4/5 Rotten Tomatoes: 100% This show came recommended by significant internet hype about its abundance of feminism and focus on female friendships. Inspired by Cosmopolitan magazine and its former editor-in-chief, the show focuses on three twenty-something women working in the m...

First day of school traditions

First day of school traditions

by Jenna Sadhu, Aquila Broadcast Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Abha Patkar (12) “I always take a picture with my brother for the first day of school, and my mom puts the picture in a timeline in one photo book.” Victor Shin (12) “I try to start a new fashion trend but it never works out.” Meona Khetrapal (9) “In the morning I go to Starbucks with my frien...

So you want to be a photojournalist?

So you want to be a photojournalist?

by Prameela Kottapalli, Winged Post Features Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Amanda Marmor’s photography career began in an unconventional way. Like many artists of the profession, she had always enjoyed it as a hobby, but it wasn’t until she was locked in a building with dozens of college students that she truly discovered her passion for telling people’s stories thro...

Recipes to celebrate November’s national holidays

Recipes to celebrate November’s national holidays

by Anvi Banga and Krishna Bheda

November 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Flavorful foods and festive drinks, what’s not to love about November’s National Food Days? These holidays range from National Spicy Guacamole Day to National French Toast Day. In the spirit of November and Thanksgiving, here are some national food days that you might not have even known existed!   ...

So you want to be a model?

So you want to be a model?

by Maya Kumar, Winged Post Features Editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

The Winged Post spoke with New York-based model and photographer Louise Parker. She has modeled for Chanel, Dior and Saint Laurent in the past and graduated with a degree in Photography from Bard College. Winged Post: How did you first become a model? Louise Parker: I started modeling a little bit in college...

Fall Equinox brings transitions in nature and fashion

Fall Equinox brings transitions in nature and fashion

by Julia Amick, TALON Asst. Photo Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle

With high temperatures throughout the Bay Area, the fall equinox seems out of place. Today, Sept. 22, summer will be officially over, which means so are the summer fashions. If you want to stay on trend switch your flip flops for boots, and your tank tops for sweaters. An equinox is either of the...

Freshman vs. senior year: The meme debunked

Freshman vs. senior year: The meme debunked

by Prameela Kottapalli, Asst. Features Editor

September 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Online Exclusive

Freshman year to senior year. It may be only three years, but those 36 months bring about a world of changes, milestones and challenges, from sweet sixteens to SAT’s. One of the primary differences between these two landmarks in one’s high school career is the personal transformation, the me...

New releases in the entertainment industry this month

New releases in the entertainment industry this month

by Prameela Kottapalli, Asst. Features Editor

August 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Tired of schoolwork already? Here are five upcoming events in the world of arts and entertainment to look forward to. “Snowden”- Sep. 16 Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley star in this biographical thriller about ex-CIA employee Edward Snowden’s notorious leak of classified government...

The price of a perfect prom: Is it worth it?

The price of a perfect prom: Is it worth it?

by Jenna Sadhu, Social Media Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Online Exclusive

Wikimedia Commons Attending prom means that you’re going to have to dig deep into your wallet. Everything from a prom dress to a manicure can all add up to cost hundreds of dollars. Even for boys, the cost of a tux can be extremely pricey. But this is all going towards one of the most special nights ...

How to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day

How to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day

by Kathy Duan, TALON Student Life Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Online Exclusive

It’s that time of year again. The day when emerald socks and sea green polos color the campus, and little shamrock cookies wait to be devoured by hungry students in the Edge. Little green-hatted leprechauns dot the lawns of suburbs, and even the moss on the redwood trees near Patil seem festive. How...

Gods of Egypt disappoints with lack of diversity and clichéd plot — 2/5 stars

Gods of Egypt disappoints with lack of diversity and clichéd plot — 2/5 stars

by Julia Huang, TALON Asst. Copy Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Online Exclusive

Gods of Egypt recently opened in theaters globally on Feb. 26, 2016, and depicts the fight between the heroes, a human thief named Bek, played by Brenton Thwaites, and Egyptian god Horus, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and the forces of evil, namely the god of darkness Set, played by Gerard Butler. The...

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