The Bye Bye Man followed me out of film and didn’t want to leave October 7, 2021 — by Benjamin Li As the coin slowly rolled across the floor, behind my wall and under my bed, I pulled the blanket tighter around my body, desperately trying not to overthink. A second coin hit the floor. That sound shattered my hopes: It’s the Bye Bye Man, I thought. I’m screwed. The Bye Bye Man is a character […] read more » We hate astrology October 7, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Viraaj Reddi “Oh my god, are you a Pisces? The horoscope for today says that you’ll lose something important. Here, let me get my incense. What’s your rising sign? And your birth date?” Don’t feel bad if you didn’t understand a word of the above spiel; few would be able to decipher the word-vomit going on there. […] read more » Fall means fire season — and preparation for potential emergencies October 6, 2021 — by Christina Chang and Lynn Dai While teaching one of her remote learning classes in August 2020, English teacher Amy Keys learned that she needed to evacuate her home in UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) faculty housing within 12 hours due to the CZU Lightning Complex fire. After finishing her 7th period class, she began packing photographs, important documents, her adult children’s […] read more » I’m a senior and still can’t drive. We exist. October 6, 2021 — by Kaasha Minocha Driving through the bustling streets of downtown Los Angeles in August, I felt my anxiety climb to an all-time high. While visiting UCLA with my family, I was simultaneously practicing for my driving test at a DMV in Glendale shortly thereafter. The trouble that day started when I approached an unprotected left turn on a […] read more » SHS students taking science research class at LG enjoy working on open-ended projects October 6, 2021 — by Nidhi Mathihalli and Howard Shu Every Blue Day after 4th period, senior Arya Ashok rushes to the parking lot along with juniors Jeremy Lu and Ishir Lakhani to hop onto one of the school’s big white vans. Together, they are driven to Los Gatos High School by assistant principal Matt Torrens for a 6th-period Advanced Science Research (ASR), an advanced […] read more » Blackpink’s Lisa solo debuts with confident track ‘Lalisa’ October 6, 2021 — by Anamika Anand Among the dark stage, Lisa’s sparkling outfit stood out as she started her TV debut of her new single: “Lalisa.” The stage exploded with energy as she and her backup dancers moved in sync to the bass beat of the song. K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s Lalisa Manoban, known as “Lisa,” dropped her solo debut on […] read more » @artby_apoorva: a documented journey for an aspiring artist October 6, 2021 — by Atrey Desai and Hannah Lee Browsing through the Instagram account @artby_apoorva, viewers see a variety of sketches and photorealistic artwork with subjects ranging from a simple apple to two fencers engaging in battle, accented by neon lights. The work is by junior Apoorva Talwalkar — created in the summer of 2020. The account has amassed 174 followers and chronicles Talwalkar’s […] read more » A caffeine addict’s guide to energy drinks October 5, 2021 — by Bill Yuan The blaring sound of my alarm wakes me from my slumber, and I half-consciously hit the snooze button. Five minutes later, I hit snooze again, then again after another five minutes. After I finally get out of bed, dress and pack my bag, I quickly grab my breakfast: an energy drink from the fridge, with […] read more » Seniors collaborate to release rap music on SoundCloud October 5, 2021 — by Shreya Rallabandi and Bill Yuan “We got local musicians in the house!” DJ Delicious spoke into the microphone at the Homecoming dance on Sept. 25. Immediately after, the introductory bass notes of “srt!” blared through the speakers, hyping up the crowd on the dance floor in front of the quad steps. “srt!” is senior Sahil Shaik’s first single. He and […] read more » Despite the downsides, I haven’t stopped cracking my knuckles October 3, 2021 — by Vicky Bai My two hands have strikingly different appearances. My right hand is pristine. It has an even, fair skin tone, with long, elegant fingers, and is aesthetically pleasing. My left hand has scaly, cracked knuckles, crooked fingers and random indentations. These differences result from many years of using my right hand to crack the knuckles of […] read more » firstprevious...1020...2728293031...4050607080...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.