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Class of 2018 hosts annual Junior Prom fashion show

Class of 2018 hosts annual Junior Prom fashion show

Hannan Waliullah

March 3, 2017


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he rally court became a catwalk during brunch, when 11 girls and boys from the Class of 2018 modeled dresses and tuxedos to promote Junior Prom, which will take place on March 25. The show featured various leadership students and volunteers. Scroll through the photo galler...

Things I wish never happened

Things I wish never happened

Hannan Waliullah

January 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, News Multimedia

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ime travel might not ever be possible, but we all mentally create lists of what we could change in the past if it were possible.There’s always the time that we wish never happened. It could be a global event that catalyzed a change in our culture or society.  Or it could be a ...

Photo gallery: GSA remembers transgender individuals in academic court

Photo gallery: GSA remembers transgender individuals in academic court

Hannan Waliullah

December 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tudents sit in a circle around junior Ollie Venzon, who stood reading the names of the transgender individuals who lost their lives this year. The blue, pink and white transgender flag hung behind them, accompanied by a poster listing the names of some of these transgender indivi...

A walk through Candy Cane Lane: Advanced Drama Honors hosts winter themed festival

A walk through Candy Cane Lane: Advanced Drama Honors hosts winter themed festival

Hannan Waliullah

December 10, 2016


Filed under Arts, Briefs, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Performing Arts, Student life

On Dec. 8 and 9 lunch, the door to the blackbox became the entrance to Candy Cane Lane. Three giant candy canes outside of F104 invited students into the jolly, holiday-themed environment. Organized by the Advanced Drama Honors students, Candy Cane Lane provided a relaxing environment for students ...

Homecoming week through the eyes of leadership

Homecoming week through the eyes of leadership

Hannan Waliullah

October 8, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the clock strikes 9:55 a.m., students feed into the gym in crowds of gold, white, lavender and purple. The walls of the room are lined with meticulously-crafted posters, a showing of the Leadership class's planning. As the first performance starts, leadership stands on the sides ...

Behind the seams: The stories behind class t-shirt designs

Behind the seams: The stories behind class t-shirt designs

Hannan Waliullah

September 30, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, Briefs, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]SB has enacted a new policy about class shirt colors this year. While previously, the class colors had changed every year for every class, the colors will now stay static. Freshmen will be lavender, sophomores will be white, juniors will be gold and seniors will be purple (instead...

Woodshop club brings its community of veterans and rookies together

Hannan Waliullah

September 29, 2016


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you walk past the woodshop room on a Wednesday lunch, you can hear a buzzing sound. The shrill sounds of the drills, the soothing sounds of the spinning lathes and the jarring noises of the band-saws emanate from the room, blending in with the voices of the enthusiastic mix of stud...

Man on the Street: VMA predictions

Man on the Street: VMA predictions

Hannan Waliullah

August 28, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media, Music

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ug. 28 is the day marking the MTV Video Music Awards, an award show which selects the finest music and music videos across various categories. Although no host has been announced so far, you should expect performances from Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers, Britney Spears and other artist...

Homemade Hipster: Recycled flannel pencil case

Homemade Hipster: Recycled flannel pencil case

Hannan Waliullah

August 22, 2016


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Homemade Hipster, Lifestyle

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s back to school season, and usually, that means a shopping trip for new binders, notebooks and pencil boxes. But instead of waiting in line for four hours just to get a generic pencil box, why not make your own one? Use recycled t-shirts, jeans, or any other old cloth...

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

Hannan Waliullah

April 27, 2016


Filed under Print, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

It’s 3:15p.m. Custodian Thomas Orsua turns in his radio, rides his white cart to the cafeteria, throws away the trash he collected during the day and signs out. Heís done with his shift for the day. But instead of climbing into his car and heading home, Orsua shifts gears and heads to the locker ...

The way we love: How we perceive Valentine’s Day over the years

The way we love: How we perceive Valentine’s Day over the years

Hannan Waliullah

February 14, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, The way we love

Story by Emma Lam, Renee Pu, and Hannan Waliullah [dropcap]A[/dropcap]s we’ve grown up from elementary school to high school, Valentine’s Day has changed each and every year. Long gone are the days with individually-named Valentine’s Day cards, candies and awkward crushes. Read below to see...

MVArtReach officer shadow leads members in creating paper lanterns for hospital

MVArtReach officer shadow leads members in creating paper lanterns for hospital

Hannan Waliullah

February 5, 2016


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]unior Shreya Parjan was nervous. Her nervousness was due to the small group of people standing in front of her, waiting for her to start. She was prepared, of course — she had a laptop illuminating a Powerpoint presentation that she had created before, she had thick colored pape...