Opinion

Pursuing Your Passions

Pursuing Your Passions

Pursuing your passions is not the easiest thing to do. Since there are many eyes watching, students struggle to embrace their individuality and find what their true passions are. Many people these days tend to be caught up in the influences of society and are confined by the media in what they do and think […]

Compassion

Compassion

As individuals, everyone can make a meaningful impact to instill greater compassion in one’s local community. One way of achieving this is through helping those in need. When asked about what other ways people can do to help society, Mirha Baek, a mother of two, stated, “I participate in community service at charities and shelter […]

The Risk of Honors

The Risk of Honors

Entering high school also means that a student can enter Honors and AP classes. Entering high school also means that students start to get more serious because they are told that colleges look at grades starting from high school. Because colleges determine jobs, and their incomes, and possibly their life plans, their grades and overall […]

Community, School, and Church

An Exciting Day for Key Clubbers

An Exciting Day for Key Clubbers

Key Club is an international service organization in which high schoolers help their communities and build leadership skills. And on Saturday, November 12, thousands of high school Key Club students from Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii came together for an exciting event: Fall Rally South. Fall Rally South is a day where Key Clubbers around […]

High Hopes for the Diamond Bar High School Freshman Basketball Team

High Hopes for the Diamond Bar High School Freshman Basketball Team

Diamond Bar High School(Brahmas), mainly known for their academic success, has not yet revealed their strong sports programs. With a variety of sports such as golf, volleyball, water polo, and many more, the high school has the potential to gather some CIF championships.              The sport of basketball has also improved at Diamond Bar. Especially […]

How High Schools Prepare Students For College

How High Schools Prepare Students For College

As college application season is upon us, high school students must prepare for the next step in their academic lives. However, high school students must balance and manage college applications with grades, extracurriculars, and sports. Besides researching colleges online or receiving advice from upperclassmen, there is no way for students to receive factual information about […]

Society, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle

China rises as a global power

China rises as a global power

If we are to decide the two global powers in modern world politics, most of us would undoubtedly select China and the United States.  The latter has only recently entered in global affairs, and is a formidable challenger of the American hegemony, established in the aftermath of the Second World War.  Despite being that largest […]

Seriousness of Teenagers’ Lack of Sleep

Seriousness of Teenagers’ Lack of Sleep

A huge number of students in South Korea lack enough sleep. They tend to stay up until late at night and don’t get their needed sleep, which is 6 to 9 hours, due to their heavy school and extra-academic works. It is recently a serious concern since such an issue will potentially harm them. To […]

A Look into the Skewed Traditions of Thanksgiving

A Look into the Skewed Traditions of Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just weeks away, families are already making plans, from dinner to family trips. It is that time again where a turkey is carefully selected to sit in its rightful spot on the dinner table. Many family traditions that have lasted for generations are once again conducted by many. However, because Thanksgiving has been […]

Korea, Koreans, and Korean Americans

Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market

Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market

There are numerous options for people who want to buy food in the Los Angeles area. One particular popular market in the Beverly Hills community is the Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market. Dozens of local farmers gather in stands to sell their freshly cultivated products to customers. There are various reasons to support local community farmer’s […]

Korea, no longer a safe zone from earthquakes

Korea, no longer a safe zone from earthquakes

South Korea was rocked by the most powerful earthquake in September 12th, 2016 ever since seismic records were first collated on the peninsula in 1978. However, there were fortunately few reports of injuries and no serious damage. A magnitude of 5.8 earthquake shook much of South Korea shortly after 8:30 p.m, which had been preceded […]

Field Day 2016 – The Battle of the Grades

Field Day 2016 – The Battle of the Grades

With roaring applause and thunderous cheers, Seoul Foreign High School’s annual, long-awaited Field Day officially begun. A day full of competition and class spirit, Field Day is one of the most anticipated events of the school year. It is held in high esteem by the entire school – including freshmen – for it gives an […]

Media, Sports, Food, and Entertainment

Behind Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Stadium

Behind Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Stadium

Sizzling hot sun glaring at the stadium; elaborate water taxis entering from shore; flickering night lights and extravagant buildings. When FIFA announced in 2010 that the 2022 World Cup would be held at Qatar, representatives of Qatar were enthralled. They finally had the opportunity to open up a seemingly desolate place to the world, which […]

BHHS Football

BHHS Football

Football is one of the most popular sports in the United States. There is something about well built, masculine men running around and tackling each other that attracts millions of Americans. An American football game is played by two teams, and each team can only put eleven players on the field at a time. The […]

Interlomas’ Dia de los Muertos

Interlomas’ Dia de los Muertos

When the US is busy preparing to have the spookiest Halloween celebration, their neighboring country, Mexico, is working extremely hard to have the brightest yet most exotic Halloween-like and traditional celebration for themselves. Termed El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), this Mexican festival in the memorial of the dead is celebrated […]

Science, Technology, Health, and the Environment

Teens Head to Twitter to Speak

Teens Head to Twitter to Speak

Teens have found a way to express their opinion about real world issues through social media platforms, especially Twitter. During the recent presidential election, it was common to see teenagers actively discussing Trump’s views on certain subjects and how his policies would affect them. A generation previously known for having their phones glued to their […]

CVHS Autism Speaks Club Holds Birthday Gift Drive

CVHS Autism Speaks Club Holds Birthday Gift Drive

Crescenta Valley High School (CVHS) Autism Speaks Club held a Birthday Gift Drive for the Special Education Department on Tuesday, November 15. This event was designed and promoted by the students and volunteers of CVHS Autism Speaks Club. More than twenty club members participated in this monthly event and celebrated birthdays of their peers in […]

America: A Throw-Away Society

America: A Throw-Away Society

The modern world is constantly changing and improving. The changes and improvements are expected and wanted. Technological advancements have encouraged people to live a fast-paced life, readily accepting change and replacing products that have a limited lifespan. This is where planned obsolescence comes into play. Planned obsolescence is a policy of producing consumer goods that […]