Students raise funds to provide relief to victims of Turkey earthquake March 30, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda When a devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit southern Turkey on Feb. 6, junior Zeyneb Kaya felt helpless being so far away from her relatives who lived near the region that was hit. “My family members were really affected, especially on my dad’s side,” Kaya said. “They all had to leave their homes and stay in […] read more » Junior recognized for using computational linguistics to keep endangered languages alive March 30, 2023 — by Anamika Anand At a young age, Zeyneb Kaya realized that technology can be used for much more than people realize, such as documenting endangered languages to keep them alive as the number of speakers worldwide decrease over time. With this cause in mind, she has worked to develop an organization specifically to promote diverse voices. During the […] read more » ‘Cocaine Bear’ satisfies viewers looking for rudimentary entertainment March 28, 2023 — by Shreya Rallabandi and Zach Zinman Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers. We firmly clutched the arm rests of our theater seats, leaning forward in anticipation as a cocaine-addicted bear tore up a flamboyant nature conservationist, all while hanging mid-air in the upper branches of a tree. The tension released and we proclaimed our disgust as the camera panned down, the […] read more » ‘Bojack Horseman’ is hilarious, introspective and absolutely worth watching March 26, 2023 — by Divya Vadlakonda Editor’s note: This article contains spoilers for “Bojack Horseman.” When I started “Bojack Horseman” last summer, I did not know what to expect from an anthropomorphic horse and his group of friends. I assumed that the show would follow the classic mold of an animated comedy, with its fair share of absurd situations and one […] read more » Answers to “The Falcon March Crossword” March 26, 2023 — by Christopher Chen read more » Senior fuses meditation and neuroscience passions into research paper March 24, 2023 — by Howard Shu and Annie Liu At age 10, senior Bryant Liu developed a habit of lying on a mat daily for 15 to 30 minutes of mindfulness. Amid busy days filled with schoolwork, he has learned to value this time as an imperative part of his routine. Experiencing the stress-reducing result of meditation and reading studies proving that it changes […] read more » ‘You People’ is a prime example of how not to make a romantic comedy in 2023 March 24, 2023 — by Vinay Gollamudi I was looking forward to watching “You People” when it was released Jan. 27 on Netflix. The movie features several renowned actors: Lauren London, Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. With the latter three especially known for their comedic talent, “You People” seemed like a surefire winner. Boy, was I wrong. Here’s a quick […] read more » A Hollywood ending: Low-drama ceremony caps exciting and historic Oscar season March 24, 2023 — by Shaan Sridhar Before the 95th Academy Awards aired on March 12, I remarked that this year’s Oscars have no reason to fail like previous years. Marred in recent years by slap scandals and poor production — an awards plague that also ransacked sister shows like the Golden Globes — this year looked different, with a lot of […] read more » ‘Where Are We Going, Dad’ was a banger in 2013, but not now March 22, 2023 — by Minsui Tang and Sarah Zhou From watching “Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf” (喜羊羊) to reading “Journey to the West” (西游记), while snacking on Haw flakes (山楂片) and Chinese Rice Krispies (沙琪玛), almost all Chinese American children have also indulged in C-dramas or reality TV at least once in their life. However, while brainstorming shows that define our childhood, the […] read more » Junior Sannidhi Boppana wins Honorable Mention in prestigious women’s STEM competition March 20, 2023 — by Natalie Chua and Sanjoli Gupta Junior Sannidhi Boppana’s love for STEM comes from its analytical nature. She loves how computer science keeps her thinking and looking for solutions to complex problems. This love eventually translated to hard work that won her recent awards: Boppana received an Honorable Mention award from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) in […] read more » 12345...1020304050...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.