Orange County School of the Arts

Dancing breaks its way into the 2024 Olympics

Dancing breaks its way into the 2024 Olympics

After being postponed due to the coronavirus, the Summer Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will finally take place this summer from July 23 to August 8. Along with the announcement of the new date, the International Olympic Committee announced it has added six new sports to...

Opinion: Reading for mental health

Opinion: Reading for mental health

From the required 15 minutes of reading a day in elementary school to the lengthy and dense literature vaguely about the American dream assigned in later years, reading is always something that is associated in our brains with productivity and success. And although...

Opinion: Masculinity is not toxic

Opinion: Masculinity is not toxic

The phrase “toxic masculinity,” a term first coined in the 1980s, has become a heavily popularized buzzword, with magazines such as "Teen Vogue" publishing articles on the subject.  As defined by dictionary.com, toxic masculinity is a cultural concept of manliness...

Column: 6,000 miles away

Column: 6,000 miles away

When I was young, I remember listening to classmates enthusiastically talking about their weekend plans with their grandparents. Some grandparents lived right across the street, while others lived right next door. Some grandparents pick up their grandchildren from...