Reggae is a Bam Bam March 31, 2022 — by Sina Salehi It’s hard to imagine what my life would be like if I didn’t listen to music. I’ve listened to every possible genre, from rock to hip hop, jazz and even classical music; along the way I have found that I possess a diverse taste in music. However, on a morning bagel drive, my friend started […] read more » How to understand Ye’s rants with QPA analysis March 31, 2022 — by Apurva Chakravarthy and Shaan Sridhar In English 10 and English 11, a heavy emphasis is placed on using Quote Passage Analysis (QPA) — a short analysis of a quote focusing on word choice, figurative language and more — to discern the deeper meaning behind a piece of writing. For this article, we have tried to make the example as relevant […] read more » Top 10 pickup lines to use to get out of the friend zone March 31, 2022 — by Nicole Lu and Sarah Zhou Disclaimer: We are not responsible if your crush never speaks to you again because of these bad boys. 10. Are you this top 10? Because I think about you all day and all night. Who said we’re not funny? 9. Stop, drop, and roll, baby. You are on fire. The Santa Clara Fire […] read more » Dealing with a shopping addiction March 31, 2022 — by Sarah Bright As I scrolled through my Instagram Explore Page recently, my thumb paused on an advertisement for a small online business. The post displayed baby pink lip glosses with little strawberry charms in them. I knew I didn’t need more makeup, but they were also irresistibly cute. After a short back-and-forth in my head, the lip […] read more » Dear colleges, I don’t accept your rejection letter March 31, 2022 — by Derek Hsu and Allen Luo Dear Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I would like to send my condolences to the admissions team who seems to be in the first stage of grief: denial. I want to offer my personal support in helping them achieve the last stage: acceptance. I was recently notified that I might not be admitted into the Class […] read more » Future Self: Hopefully, you’re succeeding in life March 31, 2022 — by Zachary Zinman Dear 27-year-old Zach, Let me start off by saying that I hope you’re having a great day. I’m sitting at the wooden kitchen table in your old house, trying to picture what you look like at 27. How tall are you? (I’d like to think I got taller, at least a bit) What does […] read more » Top 10 most embarrassing things that happen on vacation March 31, 2022 — by Kavya Patel and Sarah Thomas Having to wear family t-shirts Imagine walking around the streets of New York with a cult of people that look remotely alike, all wearing shirts with your family photos. Call a stranger ‘mom’ The only thing worse than accidentally calling a stranger “mom” is the puzzled face that the stranger makes when they turn […] read more » Standing up for local businesses: Sue’s serves up coffee and calm March 31, 2022 — by Zachary Zinman Some of the most unique, delicious and pleasant places are nested in street corners. These small, hard-to-find coffee shops often provide the best atmosphere for productivity and relaxation. So it is with Sue’s Gallery Cafe, located right at the end of Big Basin Way. With a pleasant-looking tree in the middle of the lounging area, […] read more » 2048: the brainless game that won my heart March 31, 2022 — by Serena Li There are two tabs open on a split screen as I’m writing this: my Google Doc on the left side of my monitor, and on the right, a game that took the world by storm eight years ago: 2048, a single-player sliding block game with an ultimate goal to reach 2048 by combining the tiles […] read more » Future me: Am I tripping for no reason? March 31, 2022 — by Shaan Sridhar Hey, future me. It’s my junior year and I’m sitting in the journalism room contemplating what I’ve done in my life. To be honest, I don’t really know what to think of what I’ve done; it’s hard to say what’s truly impacted me deeply. But back to the point. You know everything about me, from […] read more » firstprevious...1020...2829303132...4050607080...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.