Prom do’s and don’ts March 21, 2016 — by Helen Chen A night of gorgeous gowns, many photos and unforgettable memories, prom is a day idealized by many as a picture-perfect experience. Given that it is easy to begin fretting about prom long before the date arrives, I, having had a flawless Junior Prom (see Prom-O-Drama), have come up with a list of do’s and don’ts to save you from your pre-prom angst. read more » Tradition at SHS: administrators and students discuss who defines it March 21, 2016 — by Nidhi Jain and Caitlin Ju Homecoming, Prom, Powderpuff and rallies — these events are what many students consider to be the school’s core traditions. But in this past year, administrators and students alike have taken a second look at certain controversial or low-attended events, leading to the difficult question: Who decides when to keep or get rid of certain traditions? read more » Musicians belt out controversial messages for social change March 19, 2016 — by Katherine Sun and Amulya Vadlakonda Kendrick Lamar walked out on stage in chains, one man in a line of limping inmates. The metal links rattled as he wrapped his hands around the microphone, his brow furrowed in concentration. read more » Rector ‘flips’ after speech and debate prank March 19, 2016 — by Daphne Liu The plan was simple. Get a teacher to unlock his room, then create complete chaos. read more » Court’s decision on Kesha lawsuit reveals larger problem March 19, 2016 — by Eric Sze Those closely following the music industry might have noticed an artist missing from the top 100 — one who experienced high success in 2012, but also a traumatizing event that 1 in 5 women experience in their lifetime. read more » The role of the petition: The effort that brought back Sadies March 15, 2016 — by Kevin Chow and Amith Galivanche You’re an upset student. The administration has made a decision, and you vehemently disagree with it. You feel like they don’t know the students' side. What is the best approach? read more » Want your voice heard? Just holler! Students have a larger say than they think March 10, 2016 — by Allison Lin As ASB co-clubs commissioner, I have learned that only a minority of students know the amount of power they have in student-affiliated affairs. While ASB does conduct votes on various events and issues, its votes are based on what it hears from students in the classroom and their experiences as upperclassmen. read more » ‘Damn Daniel’ takes Internet world by storm March 10, 2016 — by Neil Rao and Amith Galivanche Recently, the 11 SHS students named Daniel have been receiving spontaneous compliments from their friends. This is no coincidence, but is the result of an Internet video that it seems everyone not living under a rock knows about. In late February, a video titled “Damn Daniel” went viral, leading people around the world use the phrase in daily life. read more » Tradition at SHS: administrators and students discuss who defines it March 9, 2016 — by Nidhi Jain and Caitlin Ju Homecoming, Prom, Powderpuff and rallies — these events are what many students consider to be the school’s core traditions. But in this past year, administrators and students alike have taken a second look at certain controversial or low-attended events, leading to the difficult question: Who decides when to keep or get rid of certain traditions? read more » What are those? Kids guess the names of old technology March 8, 2016 — by Jenny Qian Entertainment technology has greatly transformed due to the development of new software and inventions throughout the years. Today, many children grow up playing with iPhones and iPads instead of Nintendos or Game Boys. I thought it would be interesting to introduce some ‘90s technology items to my friends’ younger siblings to see if they knew what they were. Here’s how it went: read more » firstprevious...1020304050...147148149150151...160170180190200...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.