NEWS

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, some seniors adopt new college application strategies

November 24, 2021 — by Benjamin Li and Daniel Wu
When his clock struck 1 a.m., senior Weilin Sun’s head hit his desk with a thud. He let it rest for a second before dragging his eyes back up to his computer screen where a jumble of incomplete sentences glared back at him. He had four more...

Bell schedule change advances for second semester

November 22, 2021 — by Christina Chang and Lynn Dai

National trend of substitute shortage affects school

November 19, 2021 — by Nidhi Mathihalli

Marching band finishes season on high note

November 19, 2021 — by Shannon Ma and Brian Sheen

Increasing tardies, unexcused absences result in punishments

November 19, 2021 — by Andrew Lin

OPINION

Rallying to improve rallies

November 23, 2021 — by Chris Chen
Hundreds of students decked out in their class colors walked to the football field to spend 40 minutes sitting on the bleachers for the first rally of the year during a tutorial on Sept. 17. To me, it was 40 minutes too long, mostly spent...

Normalizing sexual violence through media fuels rape culture

November 22, 2021 — by Hannah Lee

100-word rant: Candy canes have an inedible shape

November 22, 2021 — by Benjamin Li

The need for tech refresh: Establish a tech booster organization

November 22, 2021 — by Lynn Dai

Ethnic studies would work better as a whole-year class

November 19, 2021 — by Andrew Lin

SPORTS

Boys’ water polo closes season with a loss to Lynbrook at league finals

November 22, 2021 — by Bill Yuan, Sam Bai, and Andrew Lin

Boys’ basketball: Senior-led group aims to dominate El Camino

November 19, 2021 — by Benjamin Li, Esther Luan and Howard Shu

FEATURES

Relief — and a sense of true identity — result from embracing new pronouns

November 19, 2021 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun

COLUMNS

Netflix’s ‘Downton Abbey’ is a must-watch

November 19, 2021 — by Kaasha Minocha

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Drama puts on first fall play since 2019-20 school year

Los Gatos responds to severe vandalism incidents

Schedule change advances

Winter Formal planning aims to overcome COVID-19 setbacks

Board supports graduation requirement alignment, door open for full alignment