Acumen

Definition of Success
Leslie Huang May 16, 2020

As high schoolers, most students anticipate an unknown path for their future and set goals for their career. Whether the next step is college,...

Submitted Photo || Lydia Yong
Senior Lydia Yong (second from the right) poses with her friends in her dark blue prom dress.
Redeeming Prom
May 15, 2020
Submitted Photo || Jacob Kurlander
Junior Jacob Kurlander (right) poses for a photo with his mother, Beth Kurlander, twin brother, junior Eli Kurlander (center), and little brother, freshman William Kurlander (left) at his b’nai mitzvah. Jacob had his b’nai mitzvah with his twin brother.
Coming of Age
May 15, 2020
"Bored" games
"Bored" games
May 15, 2020
Sophomore Kaylee Gingo does her makeup in the mirror, incorporating bright colors to show her pride. She said, “There are some stereotypes that I find in the clothes I wear but otherwise my identity doesn’t really affect my expression."
Dare to be Yourself
Viyang Hao and Sarah Zheng March 12, 2020

A 2017 Gallup poll estimated that a total of 4.5% of American adults identified themselves to be part of the LGBTQ+ community, up from 3.9% in 2015. In a follow-up study from...

Leaving Dare
Leaving Dare
March 12, 2020
All About The World
All About The World
March 12, 2020
Liar Liar
Liar Liar
March 12, 2020
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A Duty to Serve
Karen Zhang December 6, 2019

Senior Noah Sim is a Korean citizen. That means between the ages of 18 to 28, he is required to return to South Korea and complete two years of compulsory military service.  “I...

Powerful Heroines
Powerful Heroines
December 6, 2019
Spreading Joy to Others
Spreading Joy to Others
December 6, 2019
Called to Leadership
Called to Leadership
December 6, 2019
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One Last Goodbye
One Last Goodbye
Angela Qian October 18, 2019

Senior Katy Carson said she loves lemon-flavored foods. When she was in seventh grade, Carson said she really enjoyed baking, so she would constantly be creating some form of baked good for her grandfather....

A Year in Art
A Year in Art
October 18, 2019
Senior Yannik Singh works on a chemistry experiment during Chemistry Club afterschool. In addition to the club, he also participates in Chemistry Olympiad.
In the Top 1%: Academics
October 18, 2019
If U-NO, You Know
If U-NO, You Know
October 18, 2019
Submitted Photo || Lydia Yong
Senior Lydia Yong (second from the right) poses with her friends in her dark blue prom dress.
Redeeming Prom
Sowmya Chundi May 15, 2020

Senior Chloe Mere’s junior prom wasn’t all that she wanted it to be. She and her date were late to the dance after having dinner with their friends, and on her way back...

Q/A: Role Models
Q/A: Role Models
October 21, 2019
First Times
October 18, 2019
Going for a Gap
October 18, 2019
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A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine
A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine