Junior NCTE nominees explore growth and family in their writing March 15, 2023 — by Eric Shi Two juniors were selected to enter their work into the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) 2023 writing competition, which asks students to explore the theme of ‘Education First.’ read more » English teachers weigh in on Academy Award-nominated film adaptation of ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ March 3, 2023 — by Parav Manney and Eric Shi Even though the movie significantly strayed from the source material, sophomore English teachers Mrs. Laws and Mr. Cortez thoroughly enjoyed the filmmaking. read more » ‘Avatar: The Way of the Water’ worth seeing despite lack-luster plot February 17, 2023 — by Eric Shi and Parav Manney The movie offers compelling motion capture while also integrating it realistically into the environment. read more » AI-generated images aren’t the future of art January 24, 2023 — by Andrew Lin, George Huang, Eric Shi While the emergence of AI might seem threatening to artists, in reality there’s nothing to fear. read more » NYU professor’s firing at the hands of disgruntled students sets bad precedent January 18, 2023 — by Eric Shi Organic Chemistry professor Maitland Jones was fired from the school because students petitioned that his class was “too hard.” read more » Top 10: ways to walk December 19, 2022 — by Eric Shi From walking normally to marching, the ways to get from point A to point B are almost limitless. read more » The need for speed: Junior races go-karts at an elite level November 20, 2022 — by Eric Shi and Daniel Wu Junior Yashom Kapoor’s unique path in Go-Karting, a relatively niche extreme sport, and his never-ending hunt for speed, adrenaline and victory. read more » Star Wars franchise gets refreshing reboot with “Andor” November 17, 2022 — by Eric Shi “Andor” may be the best thing that has come out of the franchise in a while, boasting high-quality writing, an excellent score and visually-stunning CGI. read more » Freshmen power up with exciting quad day performance September 30, 2022 — by Eric Shi Freshman vice president unpacks their performance and explains their preparation process. read more » The impact of childhood cartoons carries on throughout life September 27, 2022 — by Eric Shi From “Wild Kratts” to “Looney Toons,” cartoons served as a cornerstone of childhood. read more » Dungeons and Dragons: the best way to pass time offline September 24, 2022 — by Eric Shi My unique experience with Dungeons and Dragons after it recently experienced a popular resurgence. read more » SAT to undergo major overhaul September 19, 2022 — by Eric Shi Some students express concerns about incoming changes. read more » Visuals by Eric March 16, 2023: Reddit and Reels: Tech has made teens like me unable to focus for longer than 15 seconds A student addicted to their phone. March 15, 2023: Junior NCTE nominees explore growth and family in their writing The prestigious NCTE competition attracts the nation’s best writers. March 14, 2023: Opinion: Mental health should be a major consideration when choosing colleges Many universities such as Yale undersell the importance of mental health among their students. March 13, 2023: A perfect day for a stressed Saratoga student I imagine myself on a worry free vacation in a typical, stressful school day. January 18, 2023: NYU professor’s firing at the hands of disgruntled students sets bad precedent Students decided to pin almost all of the blame on their professor. December 19, 2022: Top 10: ways to walk The Doctor Livesy walk, among many different techniques, as pictured in the central person. December 17, 2022: Qatar: fraudulent sportswasher or soccer’s new sensational spectacle? Qatar has endured a lot of scrutiny; however, this World Cup has been a success. November 9, 2022: History in Film takes field trip to AMC theater, watches ‘Amsterdam’ Students spent their class period watching “Amsterdam” in the theater. September 27, 2022: The impact of childhood cartoons carries on throughout life Watching cartoons stimulates the imagination. September 24, 2022: Dungeons and Dragons: the best way to pass time offline DnD is an open world role playing game that’s completely offline. September 24, 2022: Tips and tricks to getting an A+ on every essay Disclaimer: please do not follow this advice unless your GPA is professionally trained for cliff-jumping. September 22, 2022: New bell schedule met with approval from students and staff This year’s bell schedule rings with approval from students and staff. September 20, 2022: Top 10: ways to seem smart What you’ll look like after reading this. September 19, 2022: SAT to undergo major overhaul The SAT will change from a paper test to a digital format. Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.