Top 10: Things that happened when Santa came down the chimney December 21, 2022 — by Mitchell Chen Seeing my name on the “Good” List While my friends can brag how much coal they got this year, I will be swimming in all my presents! Getting everything I wanted for Christmas Usually I only get one or two things for Christmas, but this year Santa gave me all 200 items I wished for […] read more » Top 10: ways to walk December 19, 2022 — by Eric Shi Regular walking The simplest way to get from point A to point B. Simple, effective, but bland. Speed-walking Combining the efficiency of walking with the speed of running. It’s the perfect middle ground for anyone wanting to go relatively fast, but not tire themselves out. Sprinting Very fast and efficient. The quickest way to get […] read more » To escape boring American pop songs, I crossed the language border December 18, 2022 — by Anamika Anand Back in the day, my parents’ car radio stations were my primary source of songs — the simple song structures and generic melodies were enough to satisfy me. But over the years, I began to drift away from the repetitiveness behind American pop and discover new genres, specifically by crossing the language border. Modern American […] read more » 2022 will be remembered as a year of celebrity infidelities December 18, 2022 — by Ariel Zhou and Parav Manney Hollywood has been rocked this past year with romantic scandals played out in the spotlight. 2022 has proved that even the world’s most beloved stars aren’t safe from the trials and tribulations of internet scandal. Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s marriage on the skids Jumping straight into hot water, we have Maroon 5 frontman […] read more » Spotify Wrapped: exposing my Taylor Swift addiction December 17, 2022 — by Michelle Wan I think it’s safe to say I have an insatiable addiction to music. From the moment I wake up in the morning to the wee hours of the night, I’m constantly shuffling through my numerous Spotify playlists. On a dreary late November morning, I instinctively opened the app to be pleasantly surprised with my Spotify […] read more » Top 10: Winter posts I don’t want to see December 16, 2022 — by Allison Tan Seasonal “take me back” posts Any post captioned “take me back” is most definitely coupled with an oversaturated, “deep-fried” picture of someone in a tropical resort, likely destroying the environment while they’re at it. Couples with matching Target flannel pajamas If you are a new couple posting on Instagram this holiday season, please spare you […] read more » Earworms add a vital soundtrack to my life December 15, 2022 — by Andy Zhu From time to time, people get songs stuck in their heads that they just can’t get rid of, also known as earworms. Not so long ago, the song “Amazing” by Rex Orange County was trending on TikTok and became an earworm for me. Because I spend countless hours scrolling through TikTok, it’s no surprise that […] read more » Fun holiday baking with friends turns into fiasco December 14, 2022 — by Nidhi Mathihalli, Stephanie Sun and Minsui Tang Nothing beats baking knockoff Crumbl cookies the night after a mentally exhausting Thanksgiving dinner with 10 different families who you don’t even know. So on Nov. 25, we decided to meet at Minsui’s house to reward ourselves with some extra large, homemade chocolate chip cookies. After all, following a baking recipe is a piece of […] read more » My plan for second-semester GPA success: Start studying during winter break December 13, 2022 — by George Hu I know I am not alone in wishing that I had done better in some of my classes during this current semester. Like most of my peers, I have chosen a rigorous schedule that turned out to be extremely difficult to handle. My load includes two AP courses and one Honors course. To boost my […] read more » Lil Nas X was a strange concert, but I would go again December 13, 2022 — by William Norwood The Lil Nas X concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Oct. 23 began in a strange fashion: When the lights dimmed, a random mysterious egg appeared in the middle of the stage. Moments later, a stage crew member pulled the egg off stage, right before the curtains raised to reveal Lil Nas X […] read more » firstprevious...7891011...2030405060...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.