The real life “Crossy Road” experience

The real life “Crossy Road” experience

Annie Zhang, Fun & Games Editor

July 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

People are familiar with the game “Crossy Road,” released in 2014. It is a mobile game where the player must avoid being flattened by cars while trying to cross the streets. UPA students and teachers who ride the VTA light rail encounter their real-life “Crossy Road” as they cross Canoas Garden Ave...

We’re Not Angry; We’re Just Disappointed

Ruchika Singla, In-Depth Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Thirteen and a half years. We had been preparing for 13 and a half years to enter the realm of adulthood by stepping into the next phase of our life: college. We crammed every bit of those 13 and a half years into a 350 word essay, a brief resume, a portfolio. We, taking information from...

No, Women Are Not Up for Grabs

Emily Hung, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In light of increasing tension around the issue of sexual harassment, victims of harassment who have exposed their perpetrators—also known as Silence Breakers—are setting the example on an issue that could easily shame those harmed into silence. Earlier this school year, two students were disci...

Violence Warrants a Desire for Changes

Violence Warrants a Desire for Changes

Nicole Rendler, Managing Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Reading the news in 2017 is like watching a horror movie, seeing so many people die right in front of your eyes. With what seems to be a shooting every day, it begs the question: How many people are going to die before America realizes that gun control is necessary? Gun violence, whic...

Scouting Worlds Collide with Mixed Reactions

Nicole Rendler, Managing Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This will probably be the first and only time I will say this, but there is no reason for girls to be included. This was my gut reaction to the announcement on Oct. 11 that Boy Scouts of America will officially be allowing girls into the Cub Scout ranks of their organization as well as making a new...

To Pimp an English Class

To Pimp an English Class

Jacob Cayabyab

October 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A communist pig with a vendetta to animals, two teenagers infatuated with each other, and a pair of best friends who work to buy land and have a farm walk into a bar. The bartender asks, “What can I get you?” They all reply, “Worksheets about what the characters felt during this scene,...

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