The Christmas tree hunt December 15, 2010 — by Emily Williams The Christmas tree—a pagan tradition ingrained in a Christian holiday. Perhaps it is a sign of the commercialization of Christmas along with Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman. However, a Christmas tree is a sacred holiday tradition that should not be taken lightly. read more » The Rhodes we take: His sister reveals a different side of Varun Sivaram December 8, 2010 — by Uttara Sivaram It’s funny—I’ve spent these past three years trying to ignore the legacy that my brother, Varun Sivaram, left behind. I’ve gone to great lengths to make my own path and pioneer my own route to success, carefully avoiding all the activities he partook in (which, I assure you, did not leave many options). read more » This or That?-Jennifer Jin’s View December 1, 2010 — by Jennifer Jin James Potter vs. Severus Snape James is popular, good-looking not to mention a super quidditch star, traits that make him an automatic win. Plus he is the father of the hero, Harry Potter. Yes, James was mean to Snape, but Snape was also mean to James. Also, remember that James was a teenage boy, and like many teenage boys, they liked to tease others and be immature. In the end, Lily married James, which shows that he had matured a bit. read more » The best Potter movie yet November 30, 2010 — by Aashna Mukerji It’s the beginning of the end. After a decade of heated duels, audacious rule-breaking and the ultimate struggle between love and hate, Harry Potter’s adventure finally is coming to a close. read more » Optimism overshadows otherwise cloudy vision of future November 24, 2010 — by Sarah Hull 17. For me, this used to be a golden number, the age I craved to be. Though it holds no particular real world value (it is neither the driving age nor when you become a legal adult), I would always try to imagine what I would look like and how I would act when I finally reached this magical time in my life. read more » Not the pretty pink princess…. November 16, 2010 — by Evaline Ju From birth until I was almost 6, I could have been easily mistaken for a boy. My clothes consisted mainly of neutral colors because my mom believed that I looked horrendous in girls’ clothing, especially with my chubbiness and baldness during my first few months. Even after my hair finally grew out, my mom insisted to have it cut a little shorter than shoulder-length, making me appear as a shaggy-haired kid. read more » A forbidden forest: Girl tries her own No Shave November experiment November 8, 2010 — by Anika Jhalani “Are you French?” “No.” “Are, you, like, a hermaphrodite?” “Nope.” “Well, then, what’s up with that forest growing on your legs?” read more » School too hard for underclassmen? It gets better November 8, 2010 — by Albert Gu "Stop complaining; freshmen don’t have homework.” This was probably the most common phrase said to me during my first year of high school. As a lowly freshman, whenever I heard it, I would just nod my head and keep quiet. I remember my junior and senior friends would get annoyed if I even so much as mentioned having work. Excusing myself early from Robotics to toil over something like a pop-up book in World Geography was unforgivable. read more » Deathly Hallows anticipated to top all previous movies November 7, 2010 — by Kelly Liu If there is one thing in the world I absolutely cannot get enough of, it’s Harry Potter and everything that has to do with Harry Potter. I don’t mean the Harry Potter character himself—I much prefer Draco Malfoy or the Weasley twins—but the whole franchise itself. However, if there is one flaw in the perfect world of the Harry Potter franchise, it is the movies. read more » You can’t take a fangirl out of the fandom November 6, 2010 — by Deborah Soung It disappoints me that Microsoft's spell check does not recognize “fangirl” as a correctly spelled English word. It is the word that my life has revolved around since I discovered the volatility of the Internet in middle school, and it sums up who I am in a neat seven letters. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...128129130131132...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.