Titus Wu

Titus Wu

I am a writer and artist by heart, writing rap lyrics to poems. I have grand visions, and I aim to change society via the pen, via art.
Arcadia Percussion: Living ‘The Dream’

Arcadia Percussion: Living ‘The Dream’

After spring break, while many students returned to school, Arcadia Percussion brought home the bronze in the prestigious WGI (Winter Guard International) Percussion World Championships on April 14 to 16 in Dayton, Ohio.   Arcadia Percussion consists of three groups –...

Exploring Mental Health at Arcadia

Exploring Mental Health at Arcadia

Ensuring the health and safety of students should be a top priority for all high schools. Yet, an aspect of it has often gone neglected—the mental health of students. Arcadia High School is no exception. The city of Arcadia consists of a predominantly Asian-American...

Student Feature: Yeab Guracha, music maker

Student Feature: Yeab Guracha, music maker

Most know him for his speed, being one of the top athletes on the Arcadia track team and San Gabriel Valley. Others see him as simply cool and calm. However, beneath all that, there is a side of high school senior Yeab Guracha few know—he makes music....

Arcadia’s Robotics team gears up

Arcadia’s Robotics team gears up

While most teams are only beginning to recruit new members, Arcadia’s Robotics Team is already preparing hard for its next competition. Also known as the school’s Engineering and Design Development course, the Robotics Team is “a team devoted to the pursuing and...

Opinion: Why young people should vote for Bernie Sanders

Opinion: Why young people should vote for Bernie Sanders

The upcoming 2016 elections are packed—16 from the Republican side and five from the Democratic to make an abundant 21 options. For the youth who are voting for the first time, the wide range of choices also presents a more difficult task of selecting the right...

To Asian American Students: Be Less “Asian”

To Asian American Students: Be Less “Asian”

Asian American stereotypes, like all racial stereotypes, are wrong and harmful. All Asians play piano. All Asians are test machines who can do dirty work but cannot think for themselves. All Asians are good at STEM and want to get into good colleges. Asians suck at...

Why we need lifetime terms for Supreme Court justices

Why we need lifetime terms for Supreme Court justices

Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has gone through landmark court cases, from protection of the Affordable Care Act to the legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide. For conservatives, this has proven to be a step backward, and in an effort...

Review: Throwback to ‘I, Robot’

Review: Throwback to ‘I, Robot’

With the end of the school year comes more free time to not only watch new upcoming movies but also to reflect on and rediscover past hits. One definite must-watch is the 2004 sci-fi action flick "I, Robot," which stars Will Smith as tech-phobic detective Del Spooner,...

Detrimental effects of college rankings

Detrimental effects of college rankings

As a high school student, I know first-hand the increasingly pervasive presence of college in a student’s life. From volunteering to grades to hobbies, the goal of college is always in mind. However, not every college will work. Students typically want to go to the...