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Green Team Petitions for Change

By Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

There are 35 people in the school who commit to printing on both sides of the paper, reusing their water bottles and recycling everything that could possibly be recycled. These people make up the school’s Green Team, and they...

Moving Towards Greener Lifestyle

By Sandra Song, Staff Writer

December 14, 2007

The facts are in about global warming, water pollution and paper waste. But how many people actually remember them when they get in cars to go to school or throw one-sided paper in the trash? Caring for the planet and environment is beco...

Students Jam With Mozart

By Shefali Luthra, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

When people hear about student bands, their minds often jump to visions of teenagers banging drums and practicing guitars in their garages. Rarely do they imagine elegant quartets and jazz ensembles practicing on saxophones, flute...

Citizens of Hip-Hop Break New Ground

By Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

November 21, 2007

“Hip-hop, hip-hop is dead. Hip, hip-hop, hip-hop is dead.” Despite what rapper Nas says, hip-hop is far from dead; instead, it has never been bigger. It is everywhere: on television, on the radio and on our campus. Hip...

Daily Scales

By Brian Walz, Staff Writer

November 21, 2007

Rap, 70’s classic rock, jazz, country—different genres of music have become favorites among various groups of students, and the music plays an integral role in their lives. “[Music] helps me relax,” senior Eric James s...

The Lunchtime Dilemma: Eat Well or Eat Healthy?

By Nadya Agrawal, Senior Writer

October 19, 2007

The bell rings and the race is on. Students pour out of classrooms, shoving each other aside for the chance to be first to the parking lot. Other students are limited to the quad, cafeteria and various grassy spots are where the...

Growing in All the Wrong Directions

By Kristin Lee, Copy Editor

October 19, 2007

Lunchtime—kids flock to the cafeteria and come out loaded with bags of chips, Pop-Tarts and fries. One group walks back onto campus with Venti-sized Caramel FrappuccinosTM. After school, students get home, plop down on the couch with...

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