Genshin Impact is a Gacha masterpiece March 31, 2022 — by George Huang After Chinese video game developer Mihoyo, now known as Hoyoverse, released Genshin Impact on Sept. 19, 2020, the role-playing game (RPG) made an estimated $1.9 billion in revenue on the app alone. During the 2021 Game Awards, the game beat other massive brands like League of Legends and Pokemon for “Mobile Game of the Year.” […] read more » Student pianist builds finesse and sense of community through job at local Catholic church March 31, 2022 — by Kavita Sundaram The hum of chatter in St. Nicholas Lonehill Church in Los Altos halted on a recent Sunday as senior Sherry Lin began playing “Glory to God” by Owen Alstott. The people sang along, filling the room with dulce harmonies. When Lin concluded the piece, the crowd erupted into cheerful applause. Lin has played for the […] read more » Seniors discover new hobbies with their newfound free time in second semester March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta Senior Wesley Chen enjoys art in the form of photography. When Chen became a second semester senior, he found more free time to pursue his interest in taking photos. Besides planning trips to San Francisco to sightsee and snap pictures of the sunset, Chen tries to go to the beach at least once a week […] read more » Junior fosters long lasting love for music March 31, 2022 — by Sanjoli Gupta For his sixth birthday, junior Petr Tupitsyn got the gift of a recorder from his great grandmother. That gift was the start of a lifelong passion for music that has continued at the school. From there, he took recorder lessons. He also later learned how to play the flute and piccolo. This year, he was […] read more » MSET’s FTC team 6165 Cuttlefish integrates SWENext program as part of Robotics Club March 31, 2022 — by Nidhi Mathihalli As sophomore Naomi Hsieh left the robotics room on a late Tuesday night, she said bye to all of her team members. However, looking back at the members, she realized that all of the team members in the room were male. Although the club’s numbers have increased over the years, most are still boys. Hsieh […] read more » 20 students win awards at the 2022 Scholastic Writing and Arts Awards March 31, 2022 — by Nidhi Mathihalli Each year thousands of students from across the nation submit entries to the Scholastic Writing and Art Awards and await the results. The writing results came out in late January. Among the winners were 15 SHS students, including sophomores Avik Belenje, Maithreyi Bharathi and Lynn Dai; juniors Christina Chang, Channie Hong, George Huang, Melody Lin, […] read more » The Falcon Crossword: Friday, March 25, 2022 March 25, 2022 — by Bill Yuan read more » Answers to “The Falcon Crossword: Friday, March 25, 2022” March 25, 2022 — by Bill Yuan read more » Attempting to unmask the traditional art of changing faces March 23, 2022 — by Selina Chen “Game of Thrones” creeps me out. Among its many questionable plot points, the one thing that’s unquestionably creepy is Arya Stark’s changing faces. Seriously, this girl learned to carve off someone else’s skin, wear their face as a mask, and peel it off within seconds. Now, what if I told you that changing faces is […] read more » Don’t believe the narrative of ‘saving kids from sex ed’ March 18, 2022 — by Esther Luan Earlier this month, the Florida State Senate passed a bill prohibiting “classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity” in primary schools. Dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by opponents, the legislation is part of a much larger attack on LGBTQ+ rights that has resurfaced in recent months in some conservative-leaning state. The bill would […] read more » firstprevious...10...1819202122...3040506070...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.