Phalaen Chang

Phalaen Chang

When ‘never again’ turned into ‘it happened again’

When ‘never again’ turned into ‘it happened again’

Today as I sat in math class, we learned that as we reviewed limits and logarithms, eight people had lost their lives in a school shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas, yet another senseless tragedy. That number would later go up to 10, as details and red flags...

CSArts’ Instrumental Music Conservatory Season Finale

CSArts’ Instrumental Music Conservatory Season Finale

On May 3, the Instrumental Music Conservatory at California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley had its final concert the Season Finale. The Season Finale showcased everything the students had learned and worked toward together throughout the year, featuring the...

Things I learned after our lockdown

Things I learned after our lockdown

Things I learned after our lockdown: It is not a drill. How quickly lunch turns into a sprint for the classrooms: less than a minute. There (are) 40 of us in one room. There is no teacher in the room and I can't stop wondering why everyone knows what to do like it's a...

CSArts-SGV Presents ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

CSArts-SGV Presents ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Having already taken us through a young boy’s imagination in “The Yellow Boat,” a journey of self-discovery in “Pippin,” and the true tale of the fate of Mary the elephant in “Elephant’s Graveyard,” California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) chose...