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Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections

Joanna Im May 28, 2019

As the Mariachi band performed, she said she felt embarrassed walking through the crowd. However, as Anna Martinez-Yang ’20 approached the center of the room and saw those around her,...

Breaking the Mold

Breaking the Mold

Joanna Im May 1, 2019

As Sophia Nuñez ’20 prepared to cheer for a basketball game, she put on her crisp, red uniform and tightened the laces on her pristine white tennis shoes. While a ponytail and bow were usually required...

Community Council holds Everything Drive to benefit local organizations

Joanna Im April 12, 2019

Members of Community Council hosted an Everything Drive to collect books, toys, clothes, prom attire and school supplies from April 9-12 in the lounge. The council will send the donations to different...

Accepting this Rose

Joanna Im March 20, 2019

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...

Senior showcases photographs in ‘Rodeo Drive’ show

Senior showcases photographs in ‘Rodeo Drive’ show

Joanna Im February 2, 2019

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...

School substitutes plastic straws to reduce waste

Joanna Im January 30, 2019

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...

illustration by Hannah Mittleman

Like a Broken Record

Joanna Im January 30, 2019

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...

Examining intersections of identity

Examining intersections of identity

By Joanna Im December 14, 2018

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,...

Secret Santa

Joanna Im December 12, 2018

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...

Magnificent Music

Magnificent Music

Joanna Im December 12, 2018

Upper school students in orchestra and choir performed in The Fall Instrumental and Choral concert, their first joint concert of the year. Students ranging from 10th to 12th grade were featured in...

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