Parents not responsible for parties April 3, 2008 — by Ashley Chou The word “teenager” normally brings to mind a variety of stereotypes, namely drugs, drinking and sex. These pleasures have cast a gray image of irresponsibility, while becoming the juicy topics of discussion among older generations. read more » Internet phrases infect teen speech April 3, 2008 — by Brandon Yang and Melody Zhang “O hai, this r intrstng stuf! Luv teh dyagramm!” commented a user on icanhascheezburger.com. The post, made about an article that analyzed the evolution of language on the web, is an accurate representation of the language teens use. read more » Native language underappreciated April 3, 2008 — by Dorey Schranz Most people don’t have someone they barely know scream “I love you” in an obscure foreign language at them every day. Apparently, I’m not most people. read more » ‘Kids who hate Saratoga’ should stop bashing, start appreciating April 3, 2008 — by Falcon Staff The general feeling among many Saratoga students regarding the school’s competitive nature, exemplified by a Facebook group called “Saratoga Kids Who Hate Saratoga” targeting both the school and the city, has once again brought to the forefront the question of whether SHS is too academically oriented for its own good. read more » Lockers lack much-needed security April 3, 2008 — by Mary Mykhaylova and Andy Tsao It’s the middle of a P.E. class. The girls’ locker room is empty, and all of the students’ backpacks are stowed away inside their lockers. All except for one. One student forgets to put her backpack inside her locker because she had dressed quickly to avoid being late. read more » Germs drive me crazy! March 27, 2008 — by Brittany Judoprasetijo It’s true. I’m not afraid to admit it. I hate germs. I hate them with a burning passion. Every time someone offers me a sip of their drink or says I can waterfall it, I always say no. I’ve seen plenty of people waterfalling other people’s drinks, and not everyone succeeds. I don’t like taking that kind of risk and drinking from the same place that contains saliva other than mine. read more » Traditional gender roles prevail through 21st century February 12, 2008 — by Alicia Lee Like many of my classmates, I dread reading the assigned books for English class. Agonizing hours spent hunched over a small book isn't how I like to spend my time. However, after reading Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew for English 10, I was left with a totally different state of mind. Rather than the anticipated bore, this play actually opened my eyes to an entirely new view on gender statuses. read more » Top Ten: Things to do after finals January 17, 2008 — by By Uma Sambasivam and Melody Zhang 10. Prepare for college acceptance/rejection letters First semester grades don't count, right? read more » Opinion: England faces economic hit following Euro failure December 13, 2007 — by Tim Tsai In the wake of the English national soccer team's disastrous failure to qualify for the UEFA European Soccer Championship, the British economy is predicting a loss of up to two billion pounds, the equivalent of over four billion US dollars. read more » firstprevious...1020304050...198199200201202 Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.