Vijay Stephen

About Vijay Stephen

Passionate about the culinary arts since childhood, junior and editor in chief Vijay Stephen balances his leadership skills in the kitchen and in the Feather lab. Producing pastries such as macarons and a croquembouche, Stephen’s interest in baking was spiked after his visit to the Culinary Institute of America, which he now hopes to attend. Previously, Stephen interned at a local restaurant from 2015 to 2019 as a pastry chef and prep cook while gaining real-world experience. Interviewing influential figures such as Pulitzer Prize winner, Sonia Nazario and Washington Post Senior National Correspondent, Scott Wilson, Stephen aspires to impact his community through journalism and continue to write after high school. From walking out of school in support of gun control to his social media activism, Stephen’s other passion revolves around politics and the issues he perceives in America. Finishing off every school year with a 4.0+ GPA, Stephen also participates in CSF and has accrued over 400 volunteer hours.

Professionals visit campus, discuss value of math

By |2019-04-11T10:44:29-07:00March 1st, 2019|Academics, News|

Engineers show importance of math through example During his visit to FCS, David Kwalwasser showed detailed maps of his work on the High-Speed Rail. Taking a break from their work on California’s High-Speed Rail, David Kwalwasser and Mauro Weyant visited Angie Counts’ math three classes this Wednesday, Feb. 27. Bringing [...]

Professionals share importance of First Amendment freedoms

By |2019-04-08T08:23:35-07:00February 18th, 2019|Features|

“The First Amendment is the reason that you and I can post to Twitter without thinking about whether what we're saying could get us in trouble,” Fries said. “It's the reason that you can read an Op Ed in a newspaper that details a view completely different than your own. It's the reason that you can have arguments about your beliefs at a coffee shop. It's the reason that your parents can put political signs up on their lawns. The First Amendment offers us an immensely important protection to an invaluable right that allows us to express differences in beliefs.”

Campus teachers share career inspiration

By |2019-03-20T10:10:15-07:00February 8th, 2019|Opinions|

With 3.7 million teachers employed in American public and private schools in 2018, teachers continue to play an important role during the developmental years of a child’s life. During these growing years, children are taught by educators who influence their ideas and beliefs.

Promo: Campus cheer teams to compete in Clovis Pep Classic, Jan. 26

By |2019-02-25T09:40:40-07:00January 24th, 2019|Athletics, Promo|

“I truly that the sport of cheer is the most important sport that a girl can do as far as growth,” Villines said. “It forces you to be out in front of a crowd and it forces you to make eye contact with people. You have to get over any shyness you have of performance. You have to be have confident enough to actually do the sport.”

Baskin Robbins updates store, leaves room for improvement

By |2019-02-08T16:59:59-07:00January 14th, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Food, Reviews|

Essentially, the new Baskin Robbins is just flashier with improved quality. The improvements, although good still don't make the place high-quality, they have just upped the standards to meet the high-standards of superior, locally-owned stores.

The Hate U Give highlights police shootings, shows perspective

By |2019-02-08T16:58:06-07:00December 10th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Books|

The story is crafted in a way that shows how even though the police shooting doesn't necessarily involves the gangs, it effects all those around and Starr’s testimony may have ramifications that could incriminate one of the gang bosses. Instead of only focussing on Starr and her close community, the book widens the view to include the rest of garden Heights.

Little Fat Dumpling offers quick Asian food to Fresno

By |2019-01-15T09:44:55-07:00November 27th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Food|

The only thing that was actually enjoyable were the egg custard buns. The bread was pliable and soft, that contained a great flavor on its own without diminishing the actual custard. The custard itself was a bright yellow color and contained a rich and unique flavor. The flavors combined perfectly and felt velvety in your mouth.