Sparkling water is trying too hard September 21, 2023 — by Victoria Lin and Nicole Lee As you’re sitting around the table at a restaurant, the server walks by and asks you the most infuriating question of the evening: “sparkling or still?” To any rational person, the correct answer would obviously be still water. As you watch the server pour the hydrating glory of still water, your heart feels content knowing […] read more » A tale of two lost watches September 21, 2023 — by Sunny Cao We’ve all had that moment of panic when you suddenly pat your pockets and find something missing. But for me, I’d be nervously staring dejectedly at my empty wrist. As a child, I had a big infatuation with wanting to be older and feel like an adult. A small part of that dream came true […] read more » Top 10: pots and pans (of all kinds) September 21, 2023 — by Beverly Xu 10. Stockpot A giant pot that’s only good for stewing giant things — like oversized batches of pasta, pumpkins and real foot-long carrots that haven’t been sheared down with a “baby” tacked on in front to fool an entire generation of children into envisioning fields full of perfectly cylindrical infantile carrots. Somehow, it manages to […] read more » Seniorly tired all the time: lessons we’re learning with our newly minted status September 19, 2023 — by Victoria Lin and Aiden Ye The past three years have built to this moment: the best, last year of high school. We now have the privilege to care just a little bit less about our grades, giving us time for afternoon boba runs or spontaneous hiking trips with friends (got to get those steps in). But it really just feels […] read more » Sanya, my family’s beloved vacation destination September 15, 2023 — by Zack Zhang Whenever I am at a beach, feeling the fresh ocean breeze graze my face and the moisture of cold sand tickle my feet, my mind will subconsciously shout out that I am back in Sanya, the home of all my cherished childhood memories. Sanya, a small island that cover only 736 square miles, is located […] read more » A layperson’s guide to students’ classroom pet peeves September 14, 2023 — by William Norwood and Divya Vadlakonda Everyone has something that irks them in class — that one particularly annoying person always clicking their pen, that one grumpy teacher who is always yelling or that one rule that makes no sense. But for us, it’s more than just one thing — it’s a whole list. Therefore, we’ve taken the liberty of compiling […] read more » Top 10: Ways to get out of MOSAIC September 12, 2023 — by Sarah Zhou 10. Hope for yet another firm alarm. Even though we had a fire drill followed by an actual fire evacuation the next day earlier this semester, I still feel that we, as Falcons, would benefit more from practicing standing in a single formation on the field than from additional Mindful Moments. 9. Gaslight your teacher […] read more » Senior Mag 2023:Football, basketball? Nah. I’ve spent months watching two more ‘out of the box’ sports August 30, 2023 — by Anirudh Iyer In terms of sports fandom, I like all things New England. The Celtics won’t win the NBA championship after falling to the Heat, but at least they’re likely to be highly competitive for years to come; the Patriots, rising from post-Tom Brady irrelevance, might put something together after a rough couple of years; and the […] read more » Senior Mag 2023: Parking Lot Pawns August 30, 2023 — by Jason Cheng and Atrey Desai As soon as the bell rang, signaling the start of lunch, a mad rush of students flooded the hallways, eager to escape the confines of the campus and begin their mid-day escapes. But amid the chaos of students shuffling their way to the exits, there was one car that remained in the parking lot: a […] read more » Senior Mag 2023: Finding the perfect fit for fitness August 30, 2023 — by Jason Cheng It’s been a wild ride. Over the past four years, I’ve steamrolled through dozens of specialized diets, workout routines and sports rosters in search of the perfect balance between personal fitness and competitive sports. It was always a daunting dilemma between training for track in the spring and body-building year-round for health. When the COVID-19 […] 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.