Accepting this Rose

At the beginning of every year, Nathan Russel ’21 observes all the buzz surrounding the new mystery man of “The Bachelor.” Due to the show’s popularity and older teens being the majority of dating show audiences according to a 2018 Statista study, Russel said he’s faced with a dilemma. He either has to watch a […]

Tidying Up: Marie Kondo Inspired Organization

Tidying Up: Marie Kondo Inspired Organization

Smiling widely, Haley Levin ’20 opened up her planner, revealing brightly-colored illustrations alongside her well-organized notes. “I really like to doodle, so [my planner] is mostly just a vehicle for those,” Levin said. “Doodling lets me get organized in my own way. I know what I have to do, and I can manage my time, […]

Senior showcases photographs in ‘Rodeo Drive’ show

Senior showcases photographs in ‘Rodeo Drive’ show

Will Berlin ’19 held a photography show for his self-edited series, which focused on diverse faces of pedestrians, in Feldman-Horn Gallery on Jan. 16. The event, which culminated Berlin’s independent study, was the largest showing of photos on campus organized by an individual student. Berlin’s photography show, titled ‘Rodeo Drive’, included 64 pictures taken of […]

School substitutes plastic straws to reduce waste

After the Environmental Club pushed for change, the school is now replacing plastic straws with papers ones in an effort to reduce the its amount of plastic waste. Environmental Club leader Anja Clark ’19 said that the new policy will raise awareness about the school’s resource consumption and encourages movement towards eliminating plastic waste. “The […]

Like a Broken Record

Like a Broken Record

By Joanna Im As Sarah Bagley ’20 wrapped up her most recent gig with her recently formed new band, Root Canals, she went home satisfied with her performance. Later that night, she did homework, ran a shift for the KHWS radio site and relaxed without stressing over the stream numbers or the popularity of her […]

Examining intersections of identity

Examining intersections of identity

Minorities of all different types face discrimination and appropriation in American society. Thankfully, social media and public protests have recently been able to raise attention to current social issues, often using identity politics. As an Asian-American woman, I can acknowledge that this form of activism brings some awareness to the unique experiences that minorities face. […]

Secret Santa

As the holidays approach, students share their experiences of how and when they found out that Santa Claus isn’t real: “When I was younger, I thought [Santa] was great, but one day I wondered why homeless people didn’t use him to get presents and food, and why some of my friends got more or less […]

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