Being an introvert isn’t easy, but Abinayaa Murugupandiyan’s route to self-acceptance is one we can all relate to. Namita Nair Staff Writer People say that high school is one of the most formative moments in a person’s life. They’re right. Look around and you’ll see it everywhere. High school is a vortex of new hairstyles, […]
Category: Through Their Eyes
Push Yourself Till the Edge of The World!
Colin Rush has a passion for hiking and wants to push the limits of his body. Krrish Angadala Staff Writer Imagine being out in the wilderness, carrying a forty-pound pack that carries all of your essential supplies, and hiking on a twenty-mile trail throughout a couple of days. Your knees are weak, your shoulders feel […]
A Voice that Ricochets
Exploring Vaneet Pani’s journey of self-discovery and activism while absorbing her considerable impact on society as a whole. Haritha Rajasekar Staff Writer Voice. We all have one. Whether it be through sound, writing, or gestures–voices break barriers while establishing ideas, thoughts, and indignance. Vaneet Pani (11) knows how to use her voice. At only 16 […]
It’s Only the Start
A look at how Simran Sakhawalkar has grown as a dancer and what struggles she faced Neha Zope Staff Writer For over ten years, sophomore Simran Sakhawalkar has experienced the extracurricular of dance. Learning a variety of different dance styles, enduring struggles during competitions, creating mini choreographies, making new friends along the way, she has […]
Writing: An Exploration of Identity and Expression
Saanvi Agarwal’s journey of writing from inspirations to aspirations Darcy Chew Staff Writer Beaverton, Oregon. Young Saanvi Agarwal flips through another book — preparing for the annual Oregon Battle of The Books, a competition for young readers that challenges their comprehension of a designated book list. The beginning of her story starts here. The beginning […]
Dreaming in Fabric
Amy Zhang, aspiring fashion student, is at a crossroads: design career or not? Lisa Yeung Staff Writer A little girl plays in her room. She moves around clothes, smiling as they make colorful combinations on her pink bed sheets. In the night, she crawls under those same bed sheets and has dreams of bright runways […]
A Cosmetic Dream
No matter where your future aspirations lie, what’s important is your happiness. Joanna Abejar shares her passion for makeup and where she intends to go with it. Mengting Chang Staff Writer A mother buys her child a Maybelline palette from Walmart. It wasn’t until a hot day in May 2017 when Joanna Abejar (11) opened […]
Art? In My High School?
Fanart may not be respected, but it’s therapeutic. Bee Chaudhury Staff Writer Art on the internet is common and a regular thing for people to see. A lot of the time when people see art online they don’t always see the person behind it. When it comes to Disney or Dreamworks, professional artists can bring […]
What Am I Doing?
Lance’s different character arcs through high school so far Alvin Gonzales Staff Writer Not everyone immediately knows what they want to do in life. For some people, they found out what they wanted to be in the future when they were watching television shows as a kid. Some people don’t even know until way after […]
Best of Both worlds
Moving from a private school to a public school during highschool Iffat Pathan Staff Writer As the seconds pass, the waging war between public and private school worsens. The private school kids get ready for battle in their crisp, ironed uniforms while the public school kids sharpen their pencils and practice their spit ball aim. […]