Jonathan Ho

Jonathan Ho

Catch Jonathan (c'o 2020, Diamond Bar HS) rehearsing at Colburn or building houses for Habitat for Humanity if he's not competing with FBLA and TSA! An investment junkie, he stays up-to-date with Bloomberg and Barron's and their podcasts and articles.
Opinion: My unique, peaceful experience at the airport

Opinion: My unique, peaceful experience at the airport

The morning traffic was already terrible. Everything was hectic — I saw two car accidents and three lane closures in the first 30 kilometers. When we pull into LAX, however, a familiar calming scene of busy folk, families, executives and vacationers saturate my senses...

Opinion: Mueller’s hearings stoke current political climate

Opinion: Mueller’s hearings stoke current political climate

Two House committees questioned Robert Mueller on July 24 regarding his report on Russian interference. The hearings stoked the flames in our political landscape. The report itself is widely accessible and easily understandable; since April 2019, the redacted version...

Opinion: High school research projects are not effective

Opinion: High school research projects are not effective

High school students are notorious for struggling to think analytically. Teachers try to address this pervasive dilemma in their humanities classes especially; students are frequently assigned research papers and are told to find some reputable sources, work those...

Opinion: Political awareness is the key

Opinion: Political awareness is the key

The lack of political awareness today is really quite drastic. It seems that many Americans simply aren’t equipped to digest the political issues, not to mention filter out the fake news and propaganda from TV or Twitter. We haven’t developed enough critical thinking...

The Commerzbank-Deutsche merger: Destined for failure

The Commerzbank-Deutsche merger: Destined for failure

A few months ago, two world-renowned German banks considered a merger. Deutsche Bank AG, which focuses on investment banking, and Commerzbank AG, a specialist in trade financing, faced a lot of political pressure for this 21st century stroke of economic nationalism....

Opinion: The American Dream is no longer achievable

Opinion: The American Dream is no longer achievable

The American Dream has long been considered a magnificent concept — one of liberty and opportunity. Originally popularized by James Truslow Adams in his 1931 book "the Epic of America," this set of ideals embodied the national ethos, bringing hope to countless...

Opinion: Trump’s (Failing?) Trade War

Opinion: Trump’s (Failing?) Trade War

From gadgets and gizmos aplenty to whoosits and whatsits galore, the consumer world is filled with new appliances and products spread all around, with “Made in China” plastered everywhere. But that’s all about to change. The U.S. has grown more and more intolerant of...

Music, Meaning and Life

Music, Meaning and Life

With a hum surrounding me, I begin: the radiant and robust Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, expanding and growing, intensifying with each bowstroke. As I reach the animato, I remember the purrs of my grandfather’s cat and its soft fur, sparking memories of childish...