The Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival or the Moon Cake Festival, is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. This year it was held on September 19th. Just like Chinese New Year, the Moon Festival isn’t a one day event. It involves several festivitiesRead More →

By Shelley Foo ​After paying for AP exams, prom, and other end-of-the-year activities, students will leave school and enter summer vacation strapped for cash. It is that time of the year again when students scramble to find a summer job that will give them some pocket money and something toRead More →

​By Lucy Hanson Can you guess what accounts for two million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits, and 30,000 hospitalizations each year? I bet you would never have expected the answer to be high school athletes, (“Youth Sports Injury Statistics,” Lisa Weisenberger, www.stopsportsinjuries.org). ​High school athletes across the United States sustain aboutRead More →

By Kieran Hurley and Patrick Janeczko Jazz, the Blues, Rock and Roll, Hip-hop. These music genres were once intertwined with images of rebellion and nonconformity. Their popularity caused them to affect cultural attitudes and social norms. Icons like Elvis and the Beatles were products of music crazes. Today’s music craze, HouseRead More →