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Court Ordered Council Districting Process

Court Ordered Council Districting Process

On June 6, 2018, the Santa Clara County Superior Court issued a ruling stating that the City of Santa Clara’s current way of electing its council members in City-wide elections is in violation of the California Voting Rights Act. The Court will hold an additional...
The Art of College Admissions

The Art of College Admissions

Discover what it REALLY takes to get into college from professional admissions experts. Getting into college is a long and often challenging process. Students are trying to figure out how to present themselves as “unique” on their college applications all while...
Community Colleges: A Well-Kept Secret

Community Colleges: A Well-Kept Secret

Community colleges are the often-overlooked institutions of learning, that are hidden gems in one’s backyard. In India, the system of community colleges is seen as an alternative system of education that can be used to acquire trade skills, but not as a conduit to...
Community Activists Mobilize Behind Measure C And Move To Stop Measure B

Community Activists Mobilize Behind Measure C And Move To Stop Measure B

There’s a huge difference between two ballot initiatives squaring off on the June 5 San Jose ballot. Whichever one wins could have repercussions for everything associated with sprawl in the region – from traffic gridlock to less affordable housing and reduced open...
Tarangini School of Kathak Dance Presents Parampara

Tarangini School of Kathak Dance Presents Parampara

It is my utmost privilege to present the all-time legend Pandit Birju Maharaj-ji with Ustad Zakir Hussain-ji for this very special event. Twenty-five years ago, I had the blessings of Ali Akbar Khansaab first presenting me in the Bay Area in 1992 when I got married...
The Secret Code: How to Study Computer Science without Majoring in Computer Science

The Secret Code: How to Study Computer Science without Majoring in Computer Science

It’s no secret that computer science is one of the hottest (and hardest to get into majors!) around these days. Here are some recent examples of how difficult undergraduate CS admissions is becoming: For the Fall 2017 admissions cycle, University of Illinois Urbana...