Dear Almost High School Saba, Today I wrote this article like I write most of my pieces, late at night, drowsy on my lack of sleep and half-baked ideas. But whether it’s a news brief, thorough feature or rambling opinion, each piece begins the same: at some obscene hour in the morning, with a blank […]

Powering Down: Government Shutdown

Powering Down: Government Shutdown

For over 30 days, Tailor Gutierrez, a contact representative for the International Revenue Service, worked without pay, struggling to support herself financially without her daily income. Gutierrez had no way to get money she needed for her basic necessities, and since her job is labeled as “non-pay essential,” she was unable to file for unemployment […]

The Hate They Give

The Hate They Give

Harsh red swastikas covered the walls of an unassuming Columbia professor’s office Nov. 28. Scrawled in spray-paint, the word “Yid” was plastered above her computer screen. NYPD is investigating the incident as a hate crime. Sophie Levy ’18, a Jewish freshman at Barnard College of Columbia University, looked at the image of anti-Semitism on her […]

Letter from the Editors: Fighting against fake news

Letter from the Editors: Fighting against fake news

Fake news. To some, it’s the Enemy of the People; to others, it’s just a joke. However, it’s not a concept to be taken lightly. At its most, fake news can sway an election. At its least, it can falsely manipulate the opinion of one person, impacting their thoughts and actions. In both cases, it […]

Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

As students and faculty members drove up Coldwater Canyon Ave. on the first day of school, they may have noticed a formerly prominent element missing from the front lawns of the neighboring homes—the protest signs. While these signs once served as a physical manifestation of the tension between the school and its neighbors, their absence […]

Maintaining our connections

Since the school-wide game of Assassin finished my sophomore year, I could not wait to play again. Being a student seems unimaginable without the relief of Assassin at the end of the year. As the days ticked down, I realized sadly that the game was not going to happen this year. How could such a […]

Spring Into Action: Community bonds over third annual Spring Festival

Spring Into Action: Community bonds over third annual Spring Festival

Students and faculty members participated in a variety of competitive events including dodgeball, table tennis and Wii karaoke, and ate In-N-Out Burger during Community and Character Committee’s third annual Spring Festival March 23. Community and Character Committee hosted the event to foster a sense of community and allow students and teachers to have a break […]

Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Seven students set up lanterns for the Studio City Neighborhood Council’s seventh annual Luminaria at the historical park Campo de Cahuenga on Saturday. The volunteers filled 3,000 to 4,000 paper bags with weights and lights and arranged them along the perimeter of the monument, which commemorates the location where Americans and Mexicans signed the treaty […]

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