Students purchase pizza on Food Truck Friday

As part of Prefect Council’s monthly Food Truck Friday, students purchased New York style-pizza from the Made In Brooklyn Pizza truck Nov. 30. The goal of the project, headed by Jaya Nayar ’20 and Jonathan Cosgrove ’21, was to improve the variety of the food available on campus, Prefect Council said. “We thought that bringing […]

Alumnus appointed to First District Court of Appeals

Gabriel Sanchez ’94 was appointed associate justice, Division One of the California First District Court of Appeals Oct. 26 by California Governor Edmund Brown Jr. If confirmed by the California Commission on Judicial Appointments on Nov. 26, Sanchez will be the first male Latino justice ever appointed to this court. Sanchez will replace Justice Robert […]

Community Council contributes to fire relief efforts

Due to the recent Los Angeles wildfires, Community Council organized a bake sale and donation drive in conjunction with their Community Service Week in order to contribute to relief efforts. Community Council held a fundraiser bake sale on the quad Nov. 14. The profits were donated to the firefighters and their families. Additionally, Community Council […]

Community Council holds Community Service Week

In an effort to encourage students to participate in community outreach activities, Community Council organized Community Service Week from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16, in which members of each grade aided non-profit organizations during their class meetings. Sophomores packaged art supplies and wrote letters to students at the Wise Readers to Leaders School program, which […]

Students attend International Relations conference

AP Human Geography students discussed world issues as part of an International Relations conference Nov. 17 at Whittier College. The conference was a continuation of an ongoing simulation that the class had been working on since October. Five different schools participated in the conference, representing India, Russia, Japan, China and the European Union, with Whittier […]

Alumna’s film chosen as a finalist in film festival

A short film written by Nicole Bahar ’18 was selected as a finalist for the People’s Choice Award in the MY HERO International Film Festival. The film, Āmrikā, follows an Iranian-American teen girl as she travels to Iran, her country of origin, to gather citizens’ opinions about America and to contrast Middle Eastern stereotypes. Bahar’s mentor […]

Alumnus runs for House

Democratic House of Representatives candidate Sanjay Patel ’95 lost Florida’s 8th Congressional District election to five-term incumbent Republican Representative Bill Posey despite posing a serious challenge, according to TCPalm, a part of the USA Today network. Patel lost the election by over 20 points. Patel’s campaign focused on preserving opportunity within the country by providing […]

Students react to the outcome of midterms

Students discussed the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections and their interpretations of the California propositions. Peter Sykes ’19, a first-time voter, said that he appreciated being able to directly participate in an election and viewing the effects of his actions. “It was interesting seeing [the outcomes],” Sykes said. “I was able to contribute to […]