The typical Saratoga child: intellectual but with no social skills April 3, 2020 — by Selena Liu Toga kids are antisocial bookworms — to fix this, they need to break out of their social bubbles and participate in more events. read more » Fundraising for senior events should be more spread out and effective March 31, 2020 — by Selena Liu Class officers should create more senior events to offset the high costs of the few at the end of the semester read more » The school quarantined me for a week because of the coronavirus February 12, 2020 — by Selena Liu Help China Please read more » Senior applies to college as animation major in hopes of broadening artistic perspective February 12, 2020 — by Selena Liu and Krithi Sankar Senior Tiffany Chen explains the process behind building an artistic portfolio in an underrepresented side of the college application process. read more » Why making fun of your own race is still racist February 10, 2020 — by Selena Liu Being racist against your own race fuels unproductive cross-racial comparisons and negative stereotypes read more » BNB proceeds will go toward ending child marriage in India February 6, 2020 — by Selena Liu and Viraaj Reddi and Kaasha Minocha The Indian Cultural Awareness Club prepares for its annual Bombay in the Bay event; officers try to solve previous mistakes with new strategies. read more » Seniors’ college lists vary in length due to a variety of factors December 3, 2019 — by Selena Liu and Kevin Sze As early applications are due and regular application deadlines loom in the near future, seniors reflect on their college application experience read more » Indie movies break down casting barriers and showcase progressiveness in films October 30, 2019 — by Selena Liu Films like “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Nothing But a Man” break down racial barriers not typically transcended by mainstream Hollywood read more » Intense practice schedules teach band members time management October 28, 2019 — by Selena Liu and Sofia Jones Drum majors and saxophone players talk time-management and the rewards of being involved in the high school marching band program read more » Robotics team to be featured on South Korean educational broadcast October 28, 2019 — by Selena Liu Students from the M-SET FRC Robotics team were filmed and interviewed for a national South Korean educational television program set to air this upcoming December read more » Ordering complex Starbucks drinks not worth the wait October 24, 2019 — by Selena Liu Alternate ways to order frappuccinos are just not worth the time and effort read more » If you like Daniel Caesar, you should listen to Korean R&B artist Dean October 24, 2019 — by Selena Liu Dean and the K-pop R&B scene present underappreciated wealth of soulful melodies read more » More racial diversity at SHS would enrich experience for all September 24, 2019 — by Selena Liu Exposing students to racial diversity will give them a variety of cultural perspectives and an enriched learning experience read more » Netflix cancellation of ‘The Office’ and ‘Friends’ hurts entire streaming platform September 24, 2019 — by Selena Liu The movement of these two shows from Netflix to other recently released streaming platforms can and will slash Netflix’s viewership read more » Number of teaching assistants in decline September 16, 2019 — by Rohan Kumar and Selena Liu Students note the benefits and drawbacks of choosing to become a teaching assistant amidst a general decline of TA volunteers read more » Swimming: Balanced team has strong performance at leagues; 20 swimmers to attend CCS April 29, 2019 — by Selena Liu Falcons head to leagues after successful regular season. read more » Facebook censorship of online content is necessary, within reason April 29, 2019 — by Selena Liu New Zealand massacre shooting broadcast raises questions about what kind of censorship is acceptable on online platforms. read more » Scared of being unproductive over break? Follow these tips to start working April 29, 2019 — by Selena Liu How to finally get off that couch and do something productive with all that free time. read more » 24 hours in Monterey: top five things to do April 29, 2019 — by Selena Liu Stuck on what to do with a free weekend? Head to Monterey to enjoy top bay area attractions. read more » Entertainment family faces consequences for involvement in college admissions scandal April 29, 2019 — by Selena Liu Olivia Jade and Lori Loughlin are at the forefront of the college admissions scandal, something that has destroyed both of their reputations. read more » Jay Lee: Saratoga alumnus shares his successes, aspirations and struggles in the acting industry March 28, 2019 — by Selena Liu and Callia Yuan Saratoga alumnus describes his journey in the entertainment industry. read more » The benefits and costs of immigrating as a high school student to the U.S. from South Korea March 26, 2019 — by Selena Liu High school immigrants see a less rigorous schooling system and more opportunities, but face the risk of almost getting deported. read more » Stricter rules needed to increase club participation March 25, 2019 — by Selena Liu To combat steadily decreasing club participation, club commissioners should enact harsher guidelines and cut number of club read more » Seniors use blogging as creative writing outlet January 30, 2019 — by Shreya Katkere and Selena Liu Senior see blogging as a beneficial hobby to aid with heavy course load. read more » Garden project to translate classroom learning to hands-on experience January 28, 2019 — by Allison Hartley and Selena Liu APES participates in a community service project in which they help create gardens in low-income communities. read more » School uses emails to spread awareness about job opportunities November 27, 2018 — by Selena Liu School Admistration begins to send out emails regarded possible job opportunities. read more » Harvard lawsuit outcome affects student perspectives on admission standards November 27, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Jeffrey Ma A description of the Harvard lawsuit read more » Fitness center becomes hotspot for after school weightlifting and conditioning November 26, 2018 — by Selena Liu Students participate in instructional coach Kristofer Orre’s weight training and conditioning program after school hours. read more » School wrong to continue classes in hazardous smoke conditions November 26, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Shreya Katkere Why did LGSUHSD decide not to cancel school during bad air quality? read more » High school shoppers need to prepare for the holidays: tips for affordable gift buying November 14, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Esha Lakhotia Reporters reccommend stores that sell good gifts at good prices. read more » New dress code lessens sexism toward girls and demonstrates open-mindedness about modern clothing October 16, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter supports change in dress code. read more » Launch X plans to create multiple student-run small companies to enroll in spring competitions October 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Junior brings back the Launch X club. read more » Leadership emphasizes saying no to drugs in Red Ribbon Week October 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Leadership puts on annual Red Ribbon Week. read more » I embarrassed myself and rendered myself incapable of public speaking at a debate tournament October 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter recounts experiences at a Varsity Speech and Debate Tournament...as a first-year member of the team. read more » Large age gaps add challenges to sibling relationships September 10, 2018 — by Esha Lakhotia and Selena Liu Large age gaps between siblings creates a sense of distance. read more » UC system should make standardized test essays optional September 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter argues that the University of California needs to drop SAT and ACT essays read more » Female care boxes: Junior struggles to see the meaning behind “period” monthly subscription boxes September 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter tries monthly "Period Boxes", does not see the point. read more » Leadership prepares for early Homecoming week September 10, 2018 — by Selena Liu Students scramble to prepare for this year's early Homecoming Week. read more » Classes should allow optional finals for second-semester seniors May 9, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter argues that seniors should be able to opt out of finals. read more » Not participating in school events is my biggest regret May 7, 2018 — by Selena Liu Reporter weighs grades against school activities read more » World Cafe attempts to tackle school-wide problems April 4, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Jackson Green Bullying and stereotypes are the focus of conversations. read more » Large numbers of underclassmen step up to run for class office April 2, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Jeffrey Xu The class officer elections have seen increasing competition compared to past elections, especially among incoming sophomores and juniors. read more » Minority representation must grow in beauty and entertainment industries April 1, 2018 — by Selena Liu In the makeup and fashion industry, products have historically been geared to a predominantly white audience. read more » These five channels make YouTube a superior online platform March 29, 2018 — by Selena Liu The top five YouTube channels every teen should check out. read more » Social media is unrealistic but has both positive and negative impacts February 8, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Michael Zhang One of those CASSY therapists, Kaitlin Eastland, said about 50 percent of students talk to her about something related to social media, and an even higher proportion acknowledge that being on a screen in general interferes with academics. read more » Winter percussion serves as artistic sport and community February 8, 2018 — by Selena Liu and Shreya Katkere Compared to sports like soccer or basketball, winter percussion seems fairly static; however, it can be just as physically demanding as other sports, participants say. read more » My friend did my makeup for a day January 29, 2018 — by Selena Liu Sophomore Selena Liu gets a boost of self esteem after getting a makeover during tutorial read more » Juvenoia poses threat to each generation’s progress December 7, 2017 — by Selena Liu The professional term for a feeling of superiority and distrust for new trends among older generations is juvenoia. read more » SHS soars high in public rankings list September 18, 2017 — by Selena Liu Saratoga High boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. read more » Fans disappointed by ‘Death Note’ remake September 12, 2017 — by Selena Liu New Netflix "Death Note" show flops in viewership and destroyed by critics. read more » Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. 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