Beyond the Surface of International Week

How much work goes into making International Week possible? Shreya Daschoudhary  Staff Writer      Because of the teacher strikes last year, International Week is something only half the school has experienced. However, from its message to its organization, there are numerous things that make International Week unique.       “I think [International Week] was started to celebrate the […]

Yes, I’m of Chinese Descent. No, I Don’t Have Coronavirus

PSA: Your fear of coronavirus isn’t an excuse for racism or xenophobia. Annie Liu Editor-in-Chief      It’s the hostile comments online that denounce an entire race. It’s the baseless slurs thrown at innocent people who are already suffering in so much pain. It’s the people who yell at Chinese immigrants who have long ago assimilated to […]

Society Loves Me, Society Loves Me Not

Nothing says “I love you” like a bouquet of ten roses for forty dollars. Michelle Lee Editor-in-Chief      Ah, yes. That wonderful time of the year. One could argue that it’s the best time of the year. That one special day in February. Shelves decked in pink streamers, scattered boxes of chocolates, disturbingly cute cupid figures, […]

What’s the Big Deal About Summer Programs?

Are summer programs just a quick way for institutions to make money under the pretense of getting students ready for college?  Shreya Daschoudhary  Staff Writer      For many students, summer vacation is a time to relax and have fun with friends and family. However, a considerable number choose a different path: instead of taking two months […]