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An Vo was saddened when he could not truly make music with his peers during last years lockdown.

Music rekindles tradition

An Vo, guest writer October 26, 2021

HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AWARDS 2022 - Honorable Mention for Blog A world without music is like staring at a blank canvas. Like art, music expresses ideas and emotions using the elements of...

Are you bored during lockdown?

Mark Ontolan, reporter May 23, 2020

The coronavirus canceled your spring break plans, sporting events, concerts and late night rendezvous. While restrictions are slowly being lifted, we are still facing a summer with no schoolwork but plenty...

Mixed Media Madness: Color Pencils

Kelly Cheng, reporter May 18, 2020

Although I love art, I’m not always a big fan of coloring. After just a short while, my hands can get extremely tired. I procrastinate, and that’s how I forget to finish coloring the piece. Also, my...

Pops in Asia: Got7’s Call My Name

Julia Linn, reporter April 30, 2020

Got7 is a seven member South Korean boy group under the label JYP entertainment. Their most recent album, Call My Name, is currently my favorite of their albums.  We start off with the title track...

Mixed Media Madness: My first time using a drawing tablet

Kelly Cheng, reporter April 30, 2020

When I first started drawing digitally, it was on my small phone. My fingers slid across the screen repeatedly and it was a huge struggle until I got the hang of it. Not too long ago, a friend of mine...

My fur-friends and me during lockdown

My fur-friends and me during lockdown

Joesph Brown, reporter April 30, 2020

Let me start with introducing you to my Auntie’s dog Sassy. She is still a puppy. Can you believe that this big animal is still a puppy?  Sassy was actually going to be sent to the Humane Society...

Passion Blog Playing Zombies

Nyler Acasio, head reporter April 30, 2020

If any of you gamers have played any of the call of duty black ops series or world at war (call of duty’s produced by Treyarch Studios) you must have played the zombies mode. I personally love the zombies...

C-shion: HanFu

Cheng Hong He, reporter April 2, 2020

HanFu is a traditional Chinese clothing piece. HanFu looks like a robe with wide sleeves. It has detailed prints like dragons, flowers, birds, etc  There are different patterns of HanFu. One,Buzi,...

Being in a band or orchestra requires commitment and dedication.

Why I am in band

Karen Huynh, guest writer March 19, 2020

Everyone has reasons they do what they do. I did everything purely because my older cousins did them. My whole life, I was always told to do everything that they did. They were the smart ones, always being...

Vo’s Interests: Flute

An Vo March 1, 2020

Studying music has been my passion since I joined the Central Intermediate’s band during sixth grade. I chose to play the flute because the sounds produced from the instrument made me reminisce about...

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