Accordion Playing Russian: Q&A With Igor Morozov

Ryan Harsono | rharsono19@dtechhs.org Igor Morozov, an eccentric freshman at d.tech, plays a very unique instrument that has strong ties to his culture: the accordion. Leaving the home he knew so well in Russia only seven years ago, the accordion has remained a constant in Morozov’s life, a hobby that he enjoyed throughout his childhood …

Being a Designer- A Q&A with Galen McAndrew

Maya Pratt Bauman | mprattbauman19@dtechhs.org | June 17, 2018 If you have ever walked into the upstairs DRG, you have probably ran into Galen McAndrew. While he started at d.tech in the front office, he is now the Director of the Design Realization Garage.  McAndrew has a great passion for design and creativity. He is …

Graduating Early: A Q&A with Kirill Naumov

Victoria Nguyen | vnguyen19@dtechhs.org | June 8, 2018 Kirill Naumov, a junior at d.tech, is taking the quick route to graduate early. He transferred into d.tech the middle of freshman year, with the intent to graduate with the class of 2019. However, in August, Kirill decided that it would be best for him to accelerate …

Journalism, Love, and Bluegrass: A Q&A with Lessley Anderson

By: Daphne Palmeter Lessley Anderson started teaching at d.tech in 2016 and currently teaches both junior and senior English. She is also the advisor for d.tech’s school newspaper, The Dragon, which is produced mainly out of her senior English class, Writer’s Workshop. She currently lives in San Francisco and has a seven-year old son. Q: …

Q&A with d.tech’s New Environmental Science Wiz, Fannie Hsieh

By: Ethan Yu At the beginning of this school year, Fannie Hsieh officially joined the faculty as d.tech’s new environmental science teacher. You may have seen her roaming the halls monitoring FIT or seen her enthusiastically teaching her environmental science class, but those aren’t the only things that she does. Aside from teaching, she also …

Protecting the Land – Q&A with Eric Buescher

By: Paolo Skyrus If you haven’t heard of Martins Beach south of Half Moon Bay, you’re missing out. This lovely white sanded location has been the location of numerous fond memories of the surrounding community. However, it has also been part of a problematic property dispute that has lasted for years. Ever since venture capitalist …

Q&A with Larry Hassett

By: Nick Dal Porto If you live in the Bay Area, chances are you’ve visited a park or some kind of open space in your lifetime. However, there’s a whole lot going on behind the scenes to manage those open swaths of land and keep them free for public use. Larry Hassett is a local …

Voting Rights – Q&A With Nervana L. Nurse

By: Jacob Fisher Voting rights is a huge issue facing our country. In 2016, only 60% of eligible voters were able to vote, not because they didn’t try, but because discriminating practices prevented them from doing so.  The National Voter Corps is a volunteer organization dedicated to making sure everyone can vote. I interviewed Nervana …

Finding a Healthy Plan – Q&A with Ruth Linden

By: Evan Tung I had the opportunity to interview Ruth Linden, president of Tree Life Health Advocates. With a sociology Ph.D., she has been a professor at many well known colleges including Stanford, Tufts University, and UCSF. She has received the Helen Hooven Santmyer Prize in Women’s Studies for her book Against Sadomasochism: A Radical …