Freshman Ella Odom

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | April 26, 2022

My favorite superhero is Black Panther, as he kind of reminds me of the Lion King but more modernized, as he was one of the main black superheros that were in the Avengers, and it is a turning point nowadays as Marvel characters were not African. I think the main thing is that he’s so calm and not as energetic so he’s more chill about things.

Senior Chris Carmichael

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | April 26, 2022

My favorite superhero is Black Widow. I’ve loved her since I was a little kid, I think she stands for a really cool message of female empowerment and I love that she carries her own really well. I really resonate with her relationship with her sister, as I have an older sister that I’m very close with so it’s cool to see that relationship.

Sophomore Aila McKeown

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | April 26, 2022

My favorite superhero is probably Black Widow since she’s a strong female character and I think in this day and age it’s really cool to see strong female characters documented in television. She’s just strong, she’s able to hold her own and that’s super cool. She fits in very well and I think her solo movie made her story really cool about how she overcame all the past trauma and turned it...

Lorna Ding, Student Section Reporter | April 26, 2022

Why did you decide to take Chinese? “I decided to take Chinese because of my heritage. I consider myself an American, but I can’t ignore my heritage on my mother’s side. I can’t say that I like the current state of China as a country, but as a people, I have nothing but adoration for the Chinese way of life.” Can you think of a experience or story related to you taking Chinese? “I...

Students, teachers discuss benefits of humor in light of National Humor Month

Eddie Sun and Helena Wang | April 26, 2022

National humor month was conceived as a means to heighten public awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. Laughter and joy, the benchmarks of humor, lead to improved well-being, boosted morale, increased communication skills, and an enriched quality of life. Celebrating National Humor Month in April, humor is a tool to relieve debilitating stress and burnout. For junior Abby Bontrager, humor helps...

Freshman Sofia Dagvadorj

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | March 22, 2022

“One time I was shopping at World Market, and they had this ‘Find a golden sleigh, and you can get a free coupon for World Market,’ and my dad said ‘let’s leave, we’re never going to find this golden sleigh thing,’ and finally, when we were right about to leave we found the golden sleigh, and we took it up to the cashier, and it was 50 dollars of just free stuff."

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