Category: Features

The Darker Side of Black Friday

Money can’t buy happiness but, let’s face it, Americans love to shop. No other time of the year best exemplifies American consumer culture than Black Friday. According to the National Retail Federation, 92.1 million Americans went shopping in retail stores…
Homecoming Finalist: Raul Torres

Senior Raul Torres, who has been nominated as one of the homecoming finalists, says that it “feels nice to be nominated” and hopes that he and his partner, Keila Osugi, will win. Back in freshman year, Torres never would have…
Homecoming Finalist: Bryant Chow

Senior Bryant Chow says it feels amazing to be a homecoming finalist. He is really happy to be nominated and is excited to see who wins. Back in freshman year, he didn’t think about senior year homecoming but knew that…
Homecoming Finalist: Dianne Do

BONNIE WONG Editor-in-Chief/Asst. A&E/Features Editor Senior Dianne Do says, “It feels so great to be a Homecoming finalist! It’s kind of an embarrassing dream of mine [since I was a little girl].” The title perfectly fits Do who says that…
Homecoming Finalist: Jose “Luigi” Lara

Jose Lara, or better known by his nickname Luigi, is a member of our varsity football team and was recently nominated as a court finalist for this year’s homecoming, You’re Timeless to Me. “I think I just got a lot…
Homecoming Finalist: Melanie Tram

Senior Melanie Tram was very surprised about being nominated as one of this year’s homecoming finalists. As a freshman, she says she wouldn’t have seen herself standing onstage in the middle of Palm Court; however, since then, she feels that…
Homecoming Finalist: Keila Osugi

Senior Keila Osugi feels that becoming a homecoming is unexpected. Back in freshmen year, Osugi never thought she would become a homecoming finalist, but feels that she has become more confident and responsible. Osugi’s most memorable moment of high school…
Homecoming Finalist: Brian Yeo

Senior Brian Yeo is surprised to be a homecoming finalist and said that the homecoming fashion show was one of the most memorable moments of his high school career. Yeo is the Vice President of NHS and PYA, is a…
Homecoming Finalist: Tiffany Wong

  Senior Tiffany Wong did not think that she would become a homecoming finalist. She described the overall experience as “very surprising and surreal.” As a freshman, she did not think this far into the future, much less envisioning herself…
Homecoming Finalist: Stanley Yu

  When he was a freshmen, Senior Stanley Yu couldn’t even imagine himself working up the nerve to ask someone to a school dance, let alone be nominated as a Homecoming finalist.  When he was nominated, Yu felt that it…