Category Archives: Features

Celebrating Women, Girls in science

In an effort to address gender inequalities women face going into STEM fields, global organizations recognize today as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

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COVID offers alumna chance to give back

A tutoring and mentoring program started by alumna Evelyn Wong (’17) has taken off in response to COVID’s distance learning. (Wong pictured volunteering in Chile last year)

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Lavish Romantic Rules

Infamous for its usage of hearts, chocolates and flowers, Valentine’s Day is universally known to be a day where couples share their feelings of love and appreciation, yet according to an article by the National Retail Federation, or NRF, fewer people are celebrating this day of love.

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Rewind: the beginning of streamed music

The want for portable and on-demand music is definitely not on pause, and that has given rise to streaming services and devices that allowed listeners to jam to their favorite songs at any time or place.

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Boba is bubbling up

In recent years, boba drinks have become a game-changer in the refreshment industry.

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all the world is a paradise with shave ice

Shave ice, in all its delicious and un-nutritious glory, has been widely regarded as a Hawaiian treat, but variations of snowy-styled desserts can be found nearly all over the world.

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A Lot of Hot: The History of Hot Sauce

Food, prior to hot sauce, was often bland.

But a flavor hero came out of the bushes, quite literally, to save our taste buds from boredom forevermore. 

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DIY: Auntie Karine Minasyan’s Chocolate Chip Cookies


1. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper

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‘Las Posadas,’ caroling provide holiday cheer


Staying true to traditions, students celebrate Las Posadas and participate in caroling, bringing their communities together during the holidays.

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Wreaths bring season to full circle


Cheerful wreaths adorning people’s doors during the holidays bring holiday spirit; however, these simple decorations represent more than meets the eye, having evolved over time.

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