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Ronald Sit pursues his interests in art and film throughout high school.

Down the rabbit hole: Ronald Sit’s pursuits in art and film

Lillian Fu April 21, 2021

Whether it be inking an original piece or directing a scene, junior Ronald Sit’s high school experience is defined by his creative explorations. As a young artist, Sit runs an art Instagram account where...

Raya and the Last Dragon is a movie for fans of all genres and tells a visually and emotionally compelling story.

“Raya and the Last Dragon”: A fresh Disney princess movie

Elliu Huang April 21, 2021

Another story of a princess who finds love on a crazy, magical adventure? Nope. Packed with action scenes and touching moments with the help of well-developed characters and exquisite animation, "Raya...

A gifted multi-instrumentalist, Junior Ty Hosein has recently channeled his musical talent into songwriting.

Ty Hosein finds a new groove

Crystal Qian April 21, 2021

Junior Ty Hosein gently sways along with the melody as his dancing fingers glide across the ivory keyboard in a fantastic, dizzying blur. The crescendo roars, and he hits the final beautiful note, permeating...

Victoria Hwu set up shop during the pandemic, selling fashionable masks.

Junior Victoria Hwu spreads love with Craftablelove

Jason Shan March 17, 2021

Masks have been “all the rage” since the start of the pandemic and will remain so for at least the next few months, so why not make them fashionable? That’s what junior Victoria Hwu decided to do...

While “WandaVision” is a confusing show at times, its masterfully placed easter eggs — and their greater implications for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) — makes the show a must-watch for both avid fans and casual watchers.

“WandaVision” magics its way into our hearts

Ron Aich March 17, 2021

Nearly two months after its pilot, producer Kevin Feige’s nine-episode spectacular has come to a close. “WandaVision,” a cryptic sitcom series where nothing is as it seems, has rejuvenated the Marvel...

The limited drama series “The Queen's Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat. 

“The Queen’s Gambit” traps us one move at a time

Ria Phelan March 17, 2021

The limited drama series “The Queen's Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat.  The story follows...

Surprises in store: How four students are running their own virtual stores

Jason Shan and Alara Dasdan March 17, 2021

LHS students have gotten busy this quarantine making their own online craft stores. From jewelry to plush toys, these students have created a business out of their crafting hobbies. Undeterred by the pandemic,...

Iris Leung sells a wide variety of artistic stickers and postcards on her Etsy shop.

Checkin’ out the Chikiin: Iris Leung’s Etsy Shop

Jason Shan March 17, 2021

Chikiin, an intentional misspelling of the animal, is the humorous name of senior Iris Leung’s Etsy shop.  “There’s no specific reason why it’s spelled that way,” Leung said. “I decided...

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business” and hopes to bring joy to others through her work.

Jewelry sweet as syrup: Freshman Maple Leung’s online store

Alara Dasdan March 17, 2021

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business”...

During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy.

Un-BEE-lievable crocheted plushies: Sophomore Annie Liu’s Etsy shop

Alara Dasdan March 17, 2021

During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy. Liu originally...

A montage of photos of Taylor Swift’s career thus far.

The flashback starts: Taylor Swift rerecording “Fearless”

Sruthi Medepalli March 17, 2021

Taylor Swift has cycled through an incredible number of phases during her music career, perpetually blurring the lines between musical genres like pop, rap and country. Her first album, “Fearless,”...

“Lupin” steals the international stage

Lina Mezerreg March 17, 2021

When someone is asked for a classic example of an ethical and righteous criminal, Robin Hood is the expected answer — or at least it is in the English-speaking part of the world. In France, Arsène Lupin,...

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