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Wildlife watch: Spring wildflowers to look out for

by Nicholas Wei, HoH Managing Editor April 11, 2022

As spring unfolds, tiny hidden gems dot California’s renowned golden hills, now green with new life. Walking through our chaparral slopes and forests, one needs only to look more closely between blades...

Hygrangea macrophylla (hygrangea) flowers bloom as groundskeepers Urdelin Justo and Jose Hernandez prune shrubs in the quad on Sept. 16.

Our garden, our home

by Emily Tan, Julie Shi, and Edward Huang December 3, 2021

For the grounds team, the workday starts early — pre-sunrise, 6:00 a.m. early, when the sun's fingers just start creeping over the horizon and the campus lies still, fast asleep. That is when Director...

A Londoner motions to cross to the other sidewalk as a cherry red double decker rushes down the busy street.

Colors of London: A look into the London’s variety of markets

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter June 18, 2019

Upon entering any market found on London’s cobbled streets, the wide spectrum of colors, scents of grilling food and spices and the sounds of busy market-goers immediately hits one’s senses. Although...

Brightly colored drought-resistant plants and trees laden with ripening apricots rustle in the late spring breeze. The landscaping between Dobbins and Davis Field appeared in the early spring this year. “All of the planting that we did is either drought tolerant or we were trying to depict the history of the Santa Clara Valley,” Bassoni said. Drought resistant plants in the landscaping include bird-of-paradise and silver ragwort.

Harker in bloom

by Irina Malyugina, Photo Editor September 2, 2018

This piece was originally published in the pages of The Winged Post on Aug. 31, 2018.

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