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The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, has recently come under fire for hate speech on Twitter.
Adidas and Gap cut ties with Ye: Should Castilleja do the same?
By Ruby Dowling | December 16, 2022

It’s not unusual to see Castilleja sweatshirts paying tribute to well-known artists or brands—take the class of 2020’s Abbey Road themed senior sweatshirt, for example—but what happens when the design has unpleasant associations? At...

The Soapbox: Interview with Author-in-Residence Kazim Ali
The Soapbox: Interview with Author-in-Residence Kazim Ali
By Anushka Srinivasan and Alister Sharp | March 17, 2021

Anushka ('22) and Alister ('22) created a podcast called The Soapbox, dedicated to amplifying the experiences of women, BIPOC, and other marginalised...

Quick locker snacks such as the Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips are ubiquitous at Trader Joes
Best TJ snacks to keep in your locker
By Amelia Yuan | December 16, 2022

Trader Joe’s. A fantastical land filled with rows of chocolate, the best frozen food, and a disturbing number of Casti students if you happen to walk in at 4:00 pm on a school...

#BookTok has inspired a new generation of book lovers
The rise of #BookTok
By Sara Flexer | December 16, 2022

#BookTok has over 85 billion views on TikTok. The BookTok community began in 2020. COVID-19 not only caused a global pandemic, but it also...

The Edible Book Festival, which takes place in October, is one of the only days Castilleja students can eat in the library!
The Edible Book Festival: Its history, evolution and impact
By Zoe Lee | December 16, 2022

The October Edible Book Festival is a pretty well known tradition at Castilleja. It is one of the few days we can eat in the library, as it is...

Monica Sidana 23 practices tennis after school.
What does it take to be a student-athlete at Castilleja?
By Serafina Cortez | December 3, 2021

“Sweat,” “pain,” “tears” are all words that come to mind for student-athletes at Castilleja. Juggling both athletics and academics...