Category: Features

Q: Was Olive the initial character you wanted to audition for? If so, what about the character made you want to audition for it? A: “Actually, the first character that I really wanted was Chip, Evan’s character. I wanted that…

Q: How did you become involved in drama ? A: “Four years. I joined because I was always interested in art in general and I figured it would be the easiest. I have enjoyed everything so far, except there’s too…

Q: How long have you been in drama/ involved in it? A: “Well, I took the class for all 4 years but I started doing productions in my junior year, so it hasn’t been that long.” Q: What is your…

Athlete’s portrait: Josiah Ojiri THE AZTEC/CALLISTA LIU  With a passion for athletics since a young age, it is no surprise senior, Josiah Ojiri, has been involved in multiple sports throughout his high school career. Ojiri had played both volleyball and…

Senior Nicole Hernandez. THE AZTEC/CALLISTA LIU  Playing soccer since a young age, senior Nicole Hernandez is identified at school by friends as someone with great potential. As he was once also a soccer player, her dad was her coach for…

George Shahin (11) asks Celeste Flores (12) to Homecoming with a rhyming poster. THE AZTEC/NICOLE HERNANDEZ Homecoming is very important for many high school students because it is often considered as a memorable part of the high school experience. It takes…
All Male Senior Spotlight: Edward Tsai

Edward Tsai has been dancing with Keppel’s All Male for all four years, and became captain of the team during his senior year. Tsai, who has been dancing for five years, was inspired to join All Male before high school.…
Iron Aztec Spotlight: Tatiana Garnett

This year’s Iron Aztec is Tatiana Garnett, who have shown accomplishments in academics and athletics. Garnett says she was very surprised from receiving the award. She is “thankful and honored to receive [this award].” Garnett, who has been playing soccer…
Teenage Brain Assembly discusses mental health of students

The Mark Keppel Conflict Resolution classes organized the Teenage Brain Assembly, based on Brainstorm written by psychiatrist Daniel Siegel, to raise awareness importance of mental health.  The assembly focused on the necessity of taking care of one’s own mental health, as…
How safe is Uber and Lyft?

Although many people are familiar with the latest transportation networks, non-users of the Uber and Lyft app may find the whole routine unsafe and trivial. In an age of advanced technology and communication, can one rely on a cellular application…