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New year, same me

New year, same me

Zara Iqbal and Flora Peng

January 12, 2019


Filed under Editorial, OPINION

As the holiday season comes to an end, the new year confronts us with the pressure of a supposedly fresh start to the rest of our lives. With this comes the responsibility of setting measurable goals, or rather, resolutions, aimed towards bettering ourselves. But as year after year passes and (perhaps)...

New year, new fitness

New year, new fitness

Karen Ma

February 4, 2016


Filed under From the magazine, SPORTS

nce senior Royce Yang stepped into the clamorous weight room, a wave of insecurity washed over him. Looking around, the exercises done by the primarily male students seemed routine and almost effortless. But he had a promise that couldn’t be fulfilled by itself, and so, he got to work. 2015 has come...

A fresh start: The process of self-acceptance

A fresh start: The process of self-acceptance

Cynthia Mao

January 25, 2012


Filed under FEATURES

While personal change is often a result of outside pressures, junior Anjali Chakravarti has set this goal as a result of purely personal motivations. After a stressful, sleepless last semester, Chakravarti has decided to improve her perception of herself. She believes that out of a social life, sleep,...

A fresh start: Nodding off no longer

A fresh start: Nodding off no longer

Amelia Yang

January 25, 2012


Filed under FEATURES

Many students’ academic lives require long hours of studying and late nights. While some feel the urge to rest their head on their desks during class, junior Alex Wang refuses to do so. When beginning to apply to summer programs over Holiday Break, Wang decided his New Year’s Resolutio...

A fresh start: Giving back to parents

A fresh start: Giving back to parents

Alexandria Poh

January 25, 2012


Filed under FEATURES

For many a high schooler, washing dishes is a bore. So is doing the laundry. Making dinner? Unheard of. But after senior Jessica Rahn saw how hard her parents worked to support her for her entire life, she was determined to keep this year’s New Year’s resolution not for her own sake — but f...