Senior Mag 2023: Chlorine couldn’t sink my second semester June 6, 2023 — by Stephanie Sun As a freshman, I was always curious about the seemingly infinitely long road ahead of me in high school. In particular, I eagerly anticipated the fabled “second semester senior” portion, where life would theoretically become much easier and much more fun. Even during the first semester of my senior year, I vowed to spend more […] read more » Senior Mag 2023: Seniors suffer from chronic tardiness June 6, 2023 — by Jonathan Si and Stephanie Sun It’s 8:47 a.m. First period is already in session, but Afsoon Modiri continues hibernating as her alarm goes off like a siren. Eventually, Sleeping Beauty awakens from her deep slumber and trudges her way through her morning routine. When she finally pulls up to school, she heads straight to the attendance office. It is now […] read more » Senior Mag 2023: Signing off after four crazy years June 6, 2023 — by Allison Tan As senior class president, I think it goes without saying that our high school experience was anything but normal. We explored arguably the worst Homecoming theme to date, Radio Rebel; braved the air district of Avatar online; solved mysteries with Scooby and Mystery Incorporated; and journeyed through the Marvel Cinematic Universe this fall. But behind […] read more » Senior Mag 2023: The places that defined our class June 6, 2023 — by Shreya Rallabandi and Allison Tan We know the spots: From Donut Wheel escapades to indulging in double doubles post volleyball games, the Class of 2023 has been exploring the local area since our days venturing to the Warner Hutton House in sixth grade, visiting Wildwood Park during quarantine, getting our licenses and frequenting viewpoints up Highway 9. Here’s what our […] read more » Hidden gems: exploring underrated indie artists you need to know June 5, 2023 — by Michelle Wan I know we have all experienced this feeling before: A once beloved playlist becomes bland and boring as it slowly falls to the bottom of your music library. Sometimes all a dead playlist needs is a few gems to revamp your interest in them, especially after playing the same artists over and over. It may […] read more » Looking back on my carefree freshman summer as academic intensity starts to rise June 3, 2023 — by Andy Zhu I wish I could relive my life as a child with barely any cares in the world, especially during the summer. Even one year back would be alright, as long as I receive a light, relaxed summer. The summer of freshman year was full of vacations and recreational projects. However, my plans for the upcoming […] read more » Best clothing and shoe stores that ensure durability June 3, 2023 — by George Hu According to the Huffington Post, the average American throws away 65 pounds of clothing annually. Similarly, according to the Unsustainable Magazine, America’s population of 337 million discards 300 million shoes per year. These eye-opening statistics prove the extent of Americans’ shopping habits and their addiction to fast fashion. It doesn’t have to be this way. […] read more » ‘Clash of Clans’ and ‘Cut the Rope’: Revisiting the games of my childhood June 3, 2023 — by Eric Shi In the corner of my mom’s old phone screen, there used to be an app folder titled “My Games,” containing all the games I played in my childhood. Those games kept me occupied at the airport while waiting for a delayed flight, during boring car rides on road trips to Los Angeles and in the […] read more » With or without calculus, your future can still be bright June 2, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Michelle Wan Calculus. The dreaded subject that all prior math classes build to. The eight-letter word that keeps you up all night and deprives you of all sleep. The feared course that many high schoolers know they must take but aren’t prepared to face. For many, learning calculus is almost like learning a foreign language — from […] read more » Why fishing is my favorite family tradition May 22, 2023 — by Nicole Lee As 9-year-old me leans over the edge of the swaying and rocking boat, I wait patiently for something (hopefully a fish) to bite when I suddenly feel little taps at the end of the string. With a nudge, I flick the rod up and start frantically reeling. Soon after, I’m yelling for my dad to […] read more » 12345...1020304050...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.