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Hear from Another World: Ali Turanalp adopts English to advance ahead

Hear from Another World: Ali Turanalp adopts English to advance ahead

Daniel Shen and Sraavya Sambara

November 17, 2018


Filed under Hear from Another World, People

In August 2017, Ali Turanalp set foot on Californian soil for the first time. 14 hours earlier, he had left Turkey — the nation in which he had spent almost his entire life — with his younger twin brothers and parents on an airplane destined for San Francisco. It was a risk to leave his home and country ...

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Sraavya Sambara and Daniel Shen

October 24, 2018


Filed under Hear from Another World, People, Showcase

“I think the Holocaust is always going to be with me … My own family was murdered there.” He sits across from us in a worn, cerulean armchair, his wizened hands laced together on his lap and his translucent, lightly hazel eyes fixed on an impenetrable spot in the distance. His wrinkles are a...

Hear from Another World: For Patricia, an American Dream slowly deteriorating

Hear from Another World: For Patricia, an American Dream slowly deteriorating

Daniel Shen, Managing Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Hear from Another World, People, Showcase

If you glanced at her as she strode down the hallway or saw her laughing with her friends, she might just seem like the average San Ramon teenager. Her black hair is tied back in a ponytail. She cradles two textbooks in her left arm. Her T-shirt reads “The Pride,” printed in a Dougherty blue. ...

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