High school do’s and don’ts for dummies March 15, 2023 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee High school is a rollercoaster of emotions, so here are some tips from yours truly: two very experienced second semester seniors. read more » Underrated artist spotlight: wave to earth March 7, 2023 — by Hannah Lee The Korean Indie band wave to earth is perfect to listen to on a stressful day. read more » SZA saves souls on ‘SOS’ January 31, 2023 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Is it pop or flop for the returning R&B singer-songwriter? read more » The 1975’s ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ is a love-fueled blend of genres January 26, 2023 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Essential tracks include: “About You,” “When We Are Together,” “Oh Caroline,” “Happiness,” “Wintering,” “Human Too” and “Looking for Somebody to Love.” read more » ‘Midnights’ will keep you wide awake even after the clock strikes 12 November 7, 2022 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Taylor Swift continues to project songs about love, heartbreak and self-growth through darker, increasingly mature vocals and lyrics as she explores new sounds and electric beats disguised in mainstream pop. read more » Tory Lanez broadens horizons on ‘Alone at Prom’ despite legal trouble November 6, 2022 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Does the controversial rapper prove himself worthy with this 1980s-inspired project? read more » Girls’ tennis: Falcons have mixed results in quest to return to De Anza September 30, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Victoria Lin The girls’ tennis team hopes to boost team morale and improve skills for a successful season. read more » Laufey takes hopeless romantics on a ride with ‘Everything I Know About Love’ September 20, 2022 — by Hannah Lee Classically trained Laufey Lin Jónsdóttir reveals her debut album, “Everything I Know About Love,” which consists of rose-tinted melodies and lyrical longing for true love. read more » 73 questions: conversations with the school community May 30, 2022 — by Lena Aribi, Meher Bhatnagar, Christina Chang, Lynn Dai, Victoria Hu, Hannah Lee, Jonny Luo, Shannon Ma, Nikhil Mathihalli and Sarah Zhou The Falcon interviewed a number of students and teachers on campus to formulate this Vogue-inspired story. read more » Overturning Roe v. Wade threatens more than just women’s lives May 30, 2022 — by Hannah Lee Regardless of gender, age or identity, the possibility of overturning Roe v. Wade threatens fundamental human rights and should be taken into serious concern. read more » Grad Night to be hosted at school on June 2 May 26, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun The annual graduation party will be held as usual, provided COVID-19 trends remain stable. read more » Boys’ tennis: Falcons gear up for success with new players March 18, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Aiden Ye With a 2-3 record, the team plans to adopt a better mindset and encourage one another to bolster teamwork. read more » Producer of ‘Butter’ explains how its making was a family affair March 16, 2022 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun Philanthropist and producer Julie Bram gives readers a look behind the scenes. read more » Controversy over new SCOTUS justice nomination divides minority communities March 16, 2022 — by Hannah Lee President Biden’s nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, is the right choice to replace Just Stephen Breyer’s seat on the Supreme Court. read more » My life’s a blur March 12, 2022 — by Hannah Lee Whoever said carrots would be good for my eyes lied. read more » Normalizing sexual violence through media fuels rape culture November 22, 2021 — by Hannah Lee Glamorizing acts of violence during sexual scenes negatively affects how women are treated in real life. read more » Jaz’s Blog: Junior experiments with emotion-packed poetry on self-made blog November 12, 2021 — by Hannah Lee Junior Jasmine Ispasoiu’s blog is filled with pieces on mental health and trauma, and can be found on her instagram bio @fatherjasmine. read more » The struggles of being unfunny November 1, 2021 — by Hannah Lee and Stephanie Sun Two Falcon writers narrate their experiences of writing a backpage story while having no sense of humor. read more » New Texas abortion law targets poor woman and sidesteps the Constitution October 7, 2021 — by Hannah Lee The Supreme Court hasn’t helped women by siding with the Texas law so far. read more » @artby_apoorva: a documented journey for an aspiring artist October 6, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Hannah Lee Junior Apoorva Talwalkar started posting art to the account during the pandemic with the intention of showing her work to friends and family. read more » Robotics members excited by new facilities funded by Measure E September 9, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Hannah Lee Workers revamped the aging 900 wing during the pandemic year. read more » Time’s up for overlooking sexual misconduct in rekindling of China’s #MeToo movement September 8, 2021 — by Hannah Lee A-list Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu was arrested after several female victims including minors accused him of rape. His arrest could foreshadow a long-awaited reckoning against sexual assault cases in China. read more » The Golden Age of Hollywood wasn’t obscene — and for a good reason May 13, 2021 — by Hannah Lee As constraints on Hollywood films disappear, it brings up the question of whether more reining in would help the industry. read more » Pandemic gratitude: reflecting on the good, bad and ugly May 6, 2021 — by Hannah Lee 2020 was a rough year, but as the end of quarantine nears, I wonder what post-pandemic life will look like read more » Annual film nominations prove the need for a further emphasis on diversity March 22, 2021 — by Vinay Gollamudi & Hannah Lee The Hollywood Foreign Press Association(HFPA) has made an announcement that they would be hiring diversity advisors to ensure ‘diversity for all’. read more » Bringing back iconic Nickelodeon show is a smart move for Netflix March 18, 2021 — by Hannah Lee With news of nostalgic TV shows like “iCarly” becoming available on Netflix, the streaming platform continues to raise mixed feelings from audiences. read more » NBA holds All-Star game, events despite controversy March 18, 2021 — by Vinay Gollamudi and Hannah Lee The most unusual All-Star weekend yet was a relative success despite many players opting out read more » Q&A: Winter can usher in seasonal depression January 29, 2021 — by Hannah Lee Experts weigh in on how to prevent a condition sometimes linked to living in places where the sun rarely emerges for months. read more » New year, new ‘You’ January 13, 2021 — by Hannah Lee Psychological thriller ‘You’ is expected to return to Netflix for a third season this year. read more » Music department launches virtual final performance after unprecedented semester of adjustment December 11, 2020 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Music students and teachers utilize creative methods of practicing and performing through Zoom and editing software. read more » Proposition 16 failed due to being underdeveloped and not inclusive of all POC December 9, 2020 — by Hannah Lee This year proposition 16 was voted down by California voters, as it did not provide a real solution to decades of systemic abuse underprivileged POC endure. read more » 1960s James Bond sensibility out-of-touch with #MeToo era December 1, 2020 — by Hannah Lee In light of “James Bond” star Sean Connery’s passing, sexual assault and realism in pop culture must be spoken about more. read more » It’s raining cats and dogs: Seeking a furry companion in the midst of a pandemic November 4, 2020 — by Hannah Lee and Amanda Zhu Animal Shelters and dog breeders report a boom in pet adoption and fostering as people quest for a fur-ever friend amid the COVID-19 crisis. read more » Toxic TikTok: Self-love and body image on the ‘For You’ page October 16, 2020 — by Hannah Lee TikTok trends such as ‘what I eat in a day’ and ‘rate my appearance’ videos expose users of all ages to dangerous eating habits and unrealistic body norms. read more » Despite big-time cast, Netflix thriller ‘The Devil All the Time’ disappoints October 10, 2020 — by Hannah Lee Even heartthrobs Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson aren’t worth the film’s 138 minutes. read more » Thrifting is NOT as easy as others make it seem October 10, 2020 — by Hannah Lee Thrifting requires patience and the ability to upcycle — two things I don’t have. read more » College admissions induce anxiety amidst pandemic September 17, 2020 — by Hannah Lee Many seniors stress over testing and building resumes for college applications in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. read more » Music program utilizes editing software to replicate ensemble while in online setting September 14, 2020 — by Jason Cheng and Hannah Lee Department strives to build and maintain strong relationships despite virtual rehearsals. read more » Quarantine helps reporters develop healthy habits and fun self-care tasks August 29, 2020 — by Kaasha Minocha and Hannah Lee Quarantine boredom spurs healthy habits, such as exercise, hydration and skincare, in reporters’ daily lives. read more » Visuals by Hannah November 1, 2021: The struggles of being unfunny September 8, 2021: Time’s up for overlooking sexual misconduct in rekindling of China’s #MeToo movement Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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