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The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

From California to Japan, Castilleja students meet with girls from Eiri High School through the Eiri-Casti cultural exchange.
The Eiri-Casti cultural exchange
By Masako Yang | June 20, 2021

On February 19, 2021, during the COVID February break, 7 Castilleja high school juniors participated in a virtual cross-cultural exchange with 14 Japanese high schoolers. The online event was hosted by the Stanford Program on...

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...

A photo of the Indira Gandhi International Airport’s immigration area.
Divided countries, not a divided human race
By Ayanna Gandhi | June 20, 2021

Dr. Suess once said, “When something bad happens, a person has three choices. They can either let it define them, let it destroy them, or let it strengthen them.” My grandfather...

This summer is hot girl summer, but what good is hot girl summer without a stack of hot girl books?
The ultimate summer reading list
By Yonu Oh | June 20, 2021

Perched atop the breast of the glowing orb, under the vermillion-streaked sky, there she sat, submerged in the world of her novel, under the...

The Class of 2027 is welcomed back to campus back in October of 2020
An introduction to the Class of ‘27
By Emily Bock | May 21, 2021

This year has been weird for so many reasons—we've been unable to talk to our friends in person, and we’ve been stuck in the house with only...

Recent outbursts during the NCAA Womens Basketball Championship revealed the jarring disparities in the sport.
The NCAA fails women: A symbol of the disparities in athletics
By Ella Holsinger | June 8, 2021

The 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship kicked off in March, hidden in the shadows of American media with its viewership a fraction of...