Health freak, fresh foods April 1, 2014 — by Catherine Tang Ever since I can remember, my family has always been health conscious, to say the least. I didn’t realize my family’s extremely health conscious ways were weird until I began having play dates with my friends in elementary school. They would come over and the only snacks I would have at my house were fruit and other healthy foods. Apples. Yogurt. Granola bars. No one wanted them but me. read more » Stay away from my sister March 24, 2014 — by Sabrina Chen “She’s hot, hot, hot!” My eyes bulged out as I stared blankly at the Facebook comment. Each additional word cut like a sharp knife into my growing anger. I’ve let it slide when I heard guys call my sister tall, pretty, even cute — but hot? Hot is one step away from the word that starts with an “s” and ends with –exy. read more » Senior discovers the world of naps March 9, 2014 — by Candice Zheng It all happened the week after winter break. I was sluggish and irritated at school from not getting my standard 12 hours of sleep while operating on break schedule. Clearly taking those two blissful weeks for granted, I stumbled back home red-eyed and full of unpleasant thoughts. read more » Writer experiences troubles with first college interview February 12, 2014 — by Nikil Ramanathan School and college essays were indeed tough for me, but I placed most of the first semester stress on myself when I made a dreadful mistake on my first college interview. read more » Writer tries her foot at soccer February 10, 2014 — by Catherine Tang Upon hearing that there was a winter sports challenge this issue for newspaper, I enthusiastically signed up, but that excitement only lasted a brief moment. Later that day, when I found out that my winter sport challenge was for soccer, excitement quickly turned into panic. read more » SOPHOMORE IN NEED OF HELP: Flying addictions, dire predictions February 10, 2014 — by Andrew Jiang I have a new addiction and I’m not too flappy about it. read more » Grandparents leave lifetime impact before moving away January 9, 2014 — by Allison Lin On the day I was born at El Camino Hospital, my grandparents stood hovering over my clear hospital crib, smiling down at me. I weighed barely 6 pounds and was dressed in a pink cotton cap and a hospital blanket, but my grandma held me in her arms and rocked me while my grandpa looked on proudly. Little did I know that 10 years from that day, my grandparents, would be 6,698 miles away. read more » Holidays in Russia contrast with western celebrations December 17, 2013 — by Oksana Trifonova Most of us wouldn't recognize Christmas in Russia. read more » Enthralled by everything El-P December 12, 2013 — by Jonathan Young “Did I sound abstract? I hope it sounded more confusing than that,” rapper and producer El-P said in “Tuned Mass Damper,” a song off his 2002 album “Fantastic Damage.” For the better part of the last 20 years, El-P has been a leading figure in the underground hip-hop scene and a part of some modern day classics in the genre. read more » Saratoga: something to be thankful for November 14, 2013 — by Arjun Ramanathan I take a lot for granted, which isn’t right. It is during times like Thanksgiving when I think of what I have and appreciate how lucky I am. I’m most thankful for my life inside one of the greatest communities around. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...108109110111112...120130...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.