I ran barefoot at a cross country meet November 7, 2021 — by Lynn Dai Among all the possible injuries for ultra-dangerous sports — football, baseball, horseback-riding and gymnastics, to name a few — what’s the worst that can happen in a relatively safer sport like cross country? Losing your shoe. No, I’m not kidding. It happened to me at the 2.23-mile meet at Lynbrook on Oct. 28 after my […] read more » This Thanksgiving, try something new: Prepare a whole turkey November 4, 2021 — by Lynn Dai Picture this: You’re rushing through the grocery store when something catches your eye — a fridge of full-sized turkeys, selling at just 29 cents a pound, or $5 each. You look back to make sure it’s real. Now comes the inevitable question: How can such a good deal on the most coveted grocery item of […] read more » Top 10 places to cry November 4, 2021 — by Andrew Lin 10) The vegetable aisle at the supermarket. Bonus points if you include onions in your routine. 9) At home, listening to music. Those slowed + reverb remixes hit especially hard. 8) Inside a bathroom stall. No one is going to notice more fluid traveling in a downward direction here. 7) In bed, […] read more » ‘Starcraft’: the hardest game ever November 4, 2021 — by Aiden Ye I started playing “Starcraft” in hopes of gaining some extra brain cells and perhaps even more agile hands. I soon realized that the only organ that got bigger through playing “Starcraft” was my heart, through increased blood pressure. The game of “Starcraft” has three main races — Protoss, Zerg and Terran — that each specialize […] read more » Decoding the unwritten rules of Snapchat November 2, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar and Kavya Patel Ding! Ding! … Ding! Ding! Two people have sent you a chat! Wait, don’t open it right away — it’s clingy and weird to open a snap right after you get it. Hi, we’re Meher and Kavya, and this is your Snapchat survival guide on how not to be perceived as a weirdo. As avid […] read more » My ‘losing things’ streak November 2, 2021 — by Victoria Hu If someone were to take a tour of my work space at home, they would see my binders and books scattered haphazardly on the table, with a thin coating of scratch paper layered across the room like a sheet of new snow. The sign on the door leading to this messy habitat is labeled “Do […] read more » Why can’t I make decisions? November 2, 2021 — by Nikhil Mathihalli It’s time to eat dinner. I open Netflix on my computer (because the TV is somehow always occupied) and ask the question I fear the most: What should I watch today? I watch only about 30 minutes of TV per week — but not because I’m responsible or because I dislike watching TV (I’ve binge […] read more » Pitbull concert really was the time of my life November 1, 2021 — by Meher Bhatnagar Lights flashed, Pitbull’s voice blared through the microphone, people were jumping up and down and I couldn’t hear anyone next to me. Onstage, cannons blasted white gas into the air and confetti fell over the crowd. The concert was everything I had hoped it would be. Though I had never been to a concert before, […] read more » The struggles of being unfunny November 1, 2021 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun Have you ever wanted to write a backpage story for the school newspaper but you couldn’t because you just KNEW you weren’t funny enough? We admit, it’s probably not a universal experience, but trust us, it happens to us every six weeks ― awkwardly sitting in our fifth row in room 303, trying to think […] read more » If you snooze, you lose November 1, 2021 — by Sam Bai “BRINGGG BRINGGG!” At 7:30 a.m., the alarm on my phone goes off, startling me from my slumber. Half asleep, I pry open my eyes and pick up my phone, squinting at the snooze button. I press the big orange button and pull my warm blanket over my head. Just a few more minutes, I think […] 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.