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The influence of novels in world language classes

The influence of novels in world language classes

Novels are a large part of FVHS’s English classes, yet in world language classes, books play a very small part of the curriculum, and the classes focus on more short stories or texts. So why are there no novels? The main justification is because of the time and...

A tour of Asian Cuisine

A tour of Asian Cuisine

  [cbtabs][cbtab title="Chinese"] Baozi Baozi is a steamed bun with filling. Credit: Rachel Chang / The Foothill Dragon Press “Bao” itself, means “bag” in Mandarin. This dish is simply a steamed rice flour bun that holds vegetables and meats like a bag. Whereas...

Confucian Philosophy

Confucian Philosophy

This article will mostly be read by American eyes, and because American culture is extremely pragmatic and primarily interested in “what will put a dollar in my pocket,” the topic of it, Eastern philosophy, may be perceived as “lacking value” to some readers....

Evolution in world culture

Evolution in world culture

In our lifetime, we’ve met thousands of individuals and have peered at even more faces. Whether referring to brow bridges or cheekbones, each and every face has its own distinctive structure. This prompts us to question how these differences in facial features came to...