Lily Gong

Lily Gong

Lily Gong is a high school student at Palisades Charter High School where she writes for Tideline. She looks forward to pursuing a career in computer science.
Asian American businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Asian American businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

As coronavirus cases in the U.S. continue to increase, Asian Americans have become a scapegoat during this pandemic. This misplaced blame on Asian people only escalated as lockdown measures around the nation were put into place, with this blame even turning into...

Mandatory COVID-19 tracking app draws privacy concerns

Mandatory COVID-19 tracking app draws privacy concerns

During this unprecedented time of crisis, many governments are implementing emergency tactics to protect the health of their citizens. For example, the Indian government has created an app for coronavirus contact tracing called Aarogya Setu that has over 100 million...

Juniors impacted by COVID-19

Juniors impacted by COVID-19

For the class of 2021, this is arguably the most important semester of high school. Yet most expectations have been shattered or drastically altered, and any existing plans have been reassessed. As members of the junior class prepare to apply for college and decide...

Opinion: Netflix loses audiences with lack of new content

Opinion: Netflix loses audiences with lack of new content

The hearty thump of your backpack echoes through your house as you return home from a long day of school. Exhausted, you throw your limp body onto your couch and pick up the TV remote. As you sluggishly scroll through Netflix’s homepage, it seems as though you’ve seen...

Column: Running in the rain — traveling in Italy

Column: Running in the rain — traveling in Italy

Florence was supposed to be a quick, albeit dull trip — just a simple drive from Pisa to snap a few photos — a few hours at most. The plan was to visit the world-famous Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. Based on what I saw and knew, I did not expect it to pique my...