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Sweet tooth: Popular candies around the world

Sweet tooth: Popular candies around the world

Flora Peng and Emily Xia

March 31, 2019


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Food

In 2016, the U.S. ranked no. 1 in the world for total candy retail volume, which means that over 5 million pounds of sweets were consumed throughout the year. With options ranging from Japanese Kit Kats to German Haribo gummies, commercial candy in the U.S. contributed to roughly 13% of adults’ to...

A letter to the refugees

A letter to the refugees

Tabitha Mendez

January 27, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

A column on my visit to Tijuana, Mexico

Cinco things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

Cinco things you didn’t know about Cinco de Mayo

Maya Murthy

May 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Videos by Avni Prasad and Aditya Pimplaskar Spanish 2 teacher Norma Abarca holds a Cinco de Mayo fiesta in her seventh period class. Take a look at why this holiday is significant and how it is celebrated. Cinco de Mayo! Mexican Independence Day, right? Actually, it isn’t.  It’s o...