Avni Rajagopal

Avni Rajagopal, Reporter

Avni is a general assignment reporter, producing human-interest stories. She is a graduate of the Post’s middle school program. Avni is a eighth grader at Bullis Charter School, and joined the Post in April 2021.


Hope’s Corner hosts virtual 5K, ‘Five by Five by Five for Hope’

STORY BY CEDRIC CHAN AND AVNI RAJAGOPAL, PHOTO BY EMILY MCNALLY Hope’s Corner is hosting its annual 5K event virtually this month, unshaken in its battle against homelessness and economic inequality despite the pandemic’s restrictions.  The fundraiser centers around a theme of fives: Alongside the 5K itself, participants are asked to donate $5 and recruit…

Aurum and authenticity: Modern Indian restaurant strives to bring hidden gems of Indian cuisine to the mainstream

STORY BY NATALIE ARBATMAN AND AVNI RAJAGOPAL, PHOTO BY EMILY MCNALLY No restaurant displays what the gold standard of authenticity can be more than Aurum. With a name literally meaning gold in Latin, the modern Indian establishment in Downtown Los Altos strives to showcase Indian cuisine just as pure as its namesake. Aurum was founded…

‘A refreshed perspective’: Manresa Bread’s attention to detail definitely isn’t crummy

STORY BY AVNI RAJAGOPAL, PHOTO BY EMILY MCNALLY This story was published by a student in our middle school intro to journalism program. As one of the first bakeries in the Bay Area to mill its own flour, Manresa Bread’s attention to detail has influenced the way it operates from its founding to the recent changes…