Mark Keppel High School

Planet Save garners international attention

Planet Save garners international attention

Brothers and co-founders of nonprofit organization Planet Save, Stanley Lin and Spencer Lin, attended the Xin Philanthropy Conference organized by the Alibaba Group in Hangzhou China on Sept. 5 as keynote speakers in this year’s theme, “Everyone participates for a...

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Hey, Listen Up: Trailer

Introducing "Hey, Listen Up," the first podcast that invites teens to join the conversation. Every word that is spoken will be as honest, raw and authentic as the way we all speak when we’re passionate about something in the world we live in, and each second of every...

Guide to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Guide to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Korean pop culture is big, but South Korea is about to host an even bigger attraction—the 2018 Winter Olympics. The games are starting February 9 and ending February 25, and it’s going to be 17 days of excitement. Everything's coming together steadily, and there are...

Gymnasts bring justice to renowned Olympic physician

Gymnasts bring justice to renowned Olympic physician

Over 140 female athletes have held their silence about being sexually harassed for over 20 years, but their perpetrator is finally being put to justice. Former USA Gymnastics and sports medicine physician Larry Nassar was a celebrated and reputable figure that many...

Rest in peace, Kim Jonghyun

Rest in peace, Kim Jonghyun

Kim Jonghyun was 27 years old. He was part of a successful Korean boy band named SHINee for more than nine years. He was also an accomplished solo artist. But success doesn’t mean happiness. On December 18th, Jonghyun committed suicide. Kim was found unresponsive in a...

Immigration & literature: Sun Yung Shin’s perspective

Immigration & literature: Sun Yung Shin’s perspective

Following my previous article, here is another author's perspective on how immigration affects literature. Sun Yung Shin is the author of "Unbearable Splendor," a collection of essays and poems that captures her thoughts on immigration. Q: How do you think "Unbearable...

Immigration & literature

Immigration & literature

Literature has an amazing ability to portray all sorts of ideas in precise, captivating words. The stories that are told through literature have the ability to motivate and inform in a way readers could not have fathomed. Writers bring together their opinions and the...

‘The Futures’: A relatable masterpiece

‘The Futures’: A relatable masterpiece

Anna Pitoniak’s "The Futures" follows the story of Julia and Evan, college sweethearts who try to make a new life for themselves in New York. Although the two are undergraduates and emerge into the world as adults, their story is relatable to readers of all ages. In...