The perfect dating advice from a relationship ‘expert’ March 24, 2023 — by Anika Kapasi By watching hundreds of trashy rom-coms and reading numerous romance novels, I have become quite the expert in giving relationship advice even though I have never been in a relationship ever, in my whole, entire life — totally not salty about it, though. So, obviously, I have crucial relationship advice that will be a sure […] read more » My MBTI changes on every platform I take it March 22, 2023 — by Sarah Zhou The first time I took an MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) test was during course selection sophomore year, when the guidance counselors told all sophomores to sign up for Naviance and complete the included self-discovery tests. Hundreds of questions later, I was so tired of clicking my mouse that I didn’t even bother to analyze any […] read more » Soundings staff hosts their first exhibition to fund for print magazine March 17, 2023 — by Isabelle Wang As warm late-afternoon light streamed into the school library on March 3, live music from a string quartet filled the room, setting a soothing and relaxing ambiance. Students and parents walked around to see a collection of photographs, digital art and traditional art hung on the walls with colorful ceramics and writings displayed along the […] read more » Rainbow Magic: The most captivating series for 8-year-old girls March 16, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou Rating: 4/5 Falcons As children, books served as the lens through which we expanded our minds and understood the world. Each visit to the library or bookstore followed a familiar routine, with our parents pushing us to check out the offerings in the nonfiction section or the more advanced literature like Harry Potter. But for […] read more » Top 10: worst spirit day themes March 16, 2023 — by Minsui Tang and Sarah Zhou 10. Anything but a Backpack day SO UNORIGINAL. They took their time getting to it too — by the time they announced it, it had already finished running its course on TikTok. 9. Date Night vs. Movie Night day What even is the difference? 8. Football Fridays Just because we live in America doesn’t mean the […] read more » Bottom 10: Worst genres of people at SHS March 16, 2023 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Ariel Zhou 10. Slow Drivers When we’re in a rush and there is a person driving a good 10 miles under the speed limit, you best believe we will be swerving around them and giving them the dirtiest look possible. Sometimes it feels like these people are driving slowly to intentionally anger others. Word of advice: drive […] read more » Discussion with a first-generation immigrant: Preserving traditional culture March 15, 2023 — by Zack Zhang “Xin nian kuai le!” My family greeted two other friends’ families at the dinner table in celebration of Lunar New Year here in late January. It’s the most special time of year: Red paper lanterns hung from the ceiling and intricate traditional paper cuttings of fu, or the Chinese symbol for luck, stuck to the […] read more » High school do’s and don’ts for dummies March 15, 2023 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Been there. Done that. That’s the claim two seniors like us can make as we move closer to graduation. High school’s a series of ups and downs: first loves, heartbreaks, proms, quad day dances, all-nighters, lifelong friendships — you’ve got it all. What follows is our advice about what to do and what not to […] read more » Diary of a Wimpy Kid will always be my favorite series — the first 10 books at least March 14, 2023 — by Saachi Jain Sitting in the series section of my expansive bookshelf is a row of colorful books with “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” written in lanky font on the spine. The series by Jeff Kinney published its first book in 2007 and sold millions of copies worldwide. With one installment published per year, it became a tradition […] read more » Cooking showdown: Four students compete in a cooking competition March 14, 2023 — by Sunny Cao, Emma Fung, Saachi Jain and Kathy Wang In a battle of culinary creativity, four ambitious young chefs, split into teams of two, competed in an ultimate cooking showdown recently. In a span of two hours, and with a $40 budget, the chefs — sophomores Sunny Cao, Emma Fung, Saachi Jain and Kathy Wang — managed to whip up exemplary three course meals […] read more » firstprevious...910111213...2030405060...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.