Not all YouTubers deserve their popularity May 14, 2018 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang YouTube channels achieve success despite controversial and low quality content. read more » April 20, 2018 April 25, 2018 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang SHS TV looks a seniors who have jobs, recaps recents sports and Spring Fling action, shows the Dog of the Week, and examines the history of the school's mascot with principal Paul 'Robinson. read more » Mind the gap: Seniors should take a year off April 1, 2018 — by Alex Yang American students seem to believe that there is no reason to put off college, even if they feel burned out. According to The Atlantic, a mere 40,000 students annually take a gap year between high school and college. read more » Urinal dividers: We want more February 9, 2018 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Finally, after many complaints and requests, the administration ordered the installation of single urinal dividers in three boys’ bathrooms at the start of second semester. Yet, reporters argue that they are not enough. read more » New Year’s resolutions: yeah, right February 8, 2018 — by Alex Yang New year new me phrase is being worn out. read more » Government’s slow reaction to mass shootings worrying December 7, 2017 — by Alex Yang America is in dire need of gun control laws read more » Review: iPhone X is top notch December 2, 2017 — by Alex Yang The reviewer has had the phone for three weeks and sees few downsides to it. read more » Keep out of In-N-Out: It’s a disappointment November 1, 2017 — by Alex Yang Columnist argues that In and Out is not worth the hype. read more » The double standard of reverse racism is a worrying trend October 30, 2017 — by Alex Yang Although the saying is a cliché, the idea that two wrongs don’t make a right is an appropriate way of describing this issue. read more » Asian snacks are wack October 27, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Reporters try out some interesting Asian snacks and review them. read more » Rock out with my crocs out October 23, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Even celebrities such as John Cena and Drew Barrymore have begun wearing crocs regularly as part of elaborate ad campaigns aimed at making Crocs more popular amongst youth. read more » More separates Taiwan and China than a body of water October 17, 2017 — by Isabelle Yang and Alex Yang Taiwanese nationalism angers Chinese, creates tensions read more » Emoji Movie: It’s ‘meh’ September 18, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang The Emoji Movie made $171 million on a $50 million budget. read more » Common App looking for too uncommon of a student September 11, 2017 — by Alex Yang High school students can't all be expected to have won Nobel Prizes or saved villages from starving. read more » Staff editorial: College Board’s AP test ruling teaches lessons May 30, 2017 — by Alex Yang The ringing of the end of school bell on Friday, May 12, did not mark the end of the AP testing season for Saratoga High students as it was supposed to. read more » Badminton: Individuals excel at CCS even after team’s so-so season May 30, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Although the team as a whole dropped one division after a disappointing 1-11 regular season, individual players looked to redeem the team by qualifying for CCS. They did this by placing in the top four spots at the SCVAL tournament from May 4-6. read more » Ballers find the Earth deflated May 24, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Recently, a number of prominent sports stars as well as flat-Earth-believing organizations have been gaining a huge spike in media attention in what can only be described as a renaissance of the flat Earth movement. read more » Besides delving into subjects, AP classes should also prepare students for the test May 18, 2017 — by Alex Yang The fact that there is usually a test or final exam tacked on at the end of April for most AP classes is stressful enough; however, when some classes don’t even emphasize year-round preparation for their respective AP tests, students stress even more over the actual exams. read more » Amatuer photographers on a quest for Snapchattable food May 16, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Photographers try rolled up ice cream and sushi burritos to test if these trendy foods are worth it. read more » Leadership collaboration with Redwood will not help March 24, 2017 — by Neil Rao and Alex Yang Interschool collaboration ineffective. read more » Badminton: First win against Palo Alto raises hopes March 24, 2017 — by Alex Yang and Jason Zhao Falcons take first steps to turn around season with a rebuilt team. read more » College tours, preparation season has already come for some March 23, 2017 — by Lina Kim and Alex Yang Seniors tour colleges. read more » Spamchat: the takeover of Snapchat fakes March 23, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Snapchat clones becoming more and more obvious. read more » As the NFL’s ratings drop, so do the chances of cable remaining viable March 19, 2017 — by Frederick Kim and Alex Yang Cable's death marked by dropping football viewership. read more » Badminton: Team needs to fill gaps left by alumni February 28, 2017 — by Alex Yang and Jason Zhao Overview of the 2016-2017 school year badminton team read more » Trump’s dangerous morals may rub off on us February 9, 2017 — by Alex Yang The implications of Trump on our youth are grim read more » SHS TV staff size increases as students aim to diversify the weekly broadcast February 8, 2017 — by Karen Chow and Alex Yang SHSTV receives a big boost in numbers read more » They don’t spit fire, they spit water February 6, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Young singers make fools of themselves online read more » Living in an animated shadow: the obscurity of celebrity voice actors February 5, 2017 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Celebrity actors becoming more prolific in the voice acting industry read more » ‘Frozen’ soundtrack finally finds competition December 8, 2016 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Frozen out, Moana in read more » Top 10 things to do during winter break … December 8, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Alex Yang Don't know what to do for winter break? Well, we have a list just for you! read more » Parents, these aren’t cars for kids December 7, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Alex Yang Are expensive cars too much to handle for students? read more » Voter turnout is down again; it’s time to consider compulsory voting December 5, 2016 — by Alex Yang Voting should be made mandatory in the US read more » Student productions ramp up rehearsal process December 5, 2016 — by Saya Sivaram and Alex Yang The play "The Murder Room" is in full swing for production, and this story talks about how the cast is preparing for the play. read more » Getting to know International Students December 1, 2016 — by Navin Tiwary and Alex Yang Q&A that talks about International Students and their experiences. read more » The older they are, the harder they fall October 27, 2016 — by Daniel Bessonov and Alex Yang GOP may be in danger read more » Saratoga drama students support Los Gatos fall play October 27, 2016 — by Saya Sivaram and Alex Yang Drama students support LG by watching their fall play read more » Toad hits the road: Pepe declared hate symbol October 24, 2016 — by Victor Liu and Alex Yang Meme becomes controversial issue read more » Champions of something: India vs the West Indies September 17, 2016 — by Alex Yang Junior discusses the pros and cons of being a world renowed sprinter or a world renowed speller. read more » Proxima b: not really so proximate September 15, 2016 — by Ryan Kim and Alex Yang Our new home may be closer than we think. read more » Music services vie for more ears September 13, 2016 — by Alex Yang and Katherine Zhou Juniors discuess which music stremaing service is the best. read more » Dead gorilla immortalized as meme September 8, 2016 — by Austin Wang and Alex Yang Internet ablaze about dead ape read more » Baseball team makes a run for the top of the league March 29, 2016 — by Alex Yang and Ryan Kim With an early record of 7-4, the baseball team is starting off the season strong. Coming off of a successful 17-14 season last year, the team hopes to improve and make a deep run in CCS. read more » Badminton team proves itself through several upset wins March 28, 2016 — by Arjun Ramanathan and Alex Yang The final score was 16-14, and the victory was a key part of a recent three-game winning streak, bringing their league record to 3-2 as of March 24. read more » ‘Fieldhouse’ to be constructed to add to gym space March 28, 2016 — by Eric Sze and Alex Yang When Measure E construction ends in a few years, sports teams and groups like winterguard will no longer have to compete for practice time in the Large and Small Gyms. Instead, they will be able to make use of a third gym, to be called the Fieldhouse. read more » Trip will send juniors and seniors to Utah’s Wild West March 22, 2016 — by Alex Yang From April 5-10, Torrens and 20 upperclassmen from the Media Arts Program (MAP) will be repeating this adventure in Salt Lake City and the surrounding towns. read more » Badminton continues to develop star talent February 5, 2016 — by Arjun Ramanathan and Alex Yang Badminton season preview. read more » New courses proposed for next school year February 5, 2016 — by Pranav Ahuja and Alex Yang The administration approved six possible additions to the growing course lineup for the 2016-17 school year in a series of meetings late last year and in early January. read more » Codes, computers and courses: UC system correct in not counting Computer Science as math credit January 31, 2016 — by Nidhi Jain and Alex Yang Recently, the University of California (UC) has been pressured by a coalition of state politicians, high school teachers and technology leaders to count AP Computer Science toward the system’s required math credits. read more » Boys’ water polo aims to beat rival for spot in CCS October 29, 2015 — by Helen Chen and Alex Yang With a 11-1 record, the boys’ water polo team has maintained its position as the No. 1 team in the El Camino League. read more » Biking takes senior to new heights October 22, 2015 — by Navin Tiwary and Alex Yang Senior Uday Singh remembers the first time he went mountain biking. It was 2011, and Singh, then in seventh grade, had gone with his father to try the sport at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve. read more » Students propose ideas for use of ASB funds October 18, 2015 — by Aditya Chaudhry and Alex Yang In a recent survey taken by 29 students, the ASB learned that most students want to see the nearly $270,000 in accumulated funds spent on everything from boys’ bathroom urinal dividers to solar panels in the parking lot. read more » Water polo: Boys bounce back after last year’s disappointing season September 21, 2015 — by Pranav Ahuja and Alex Yang The boys’ water polo team has begun its season with a 3-1 record and has impressed at every game so far. Finishing with a disappointing 1-15 record last year, the boys are now thriving after moving down to the El Camino League from the more competitive De Anza League. read more » Classes prepare as Homecoming approaches September 20, 2015 — by Pranav Ahuja and Alex Yang Since the Homecoming themes were revealed on the first week of school, the classes have been busy planning for the celebratory week that starts Oct. 12. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2024 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.