The Accolade

Moving from Argentina at the age of 14, Freeway League Player of the Year looks back at his 14-year soccer career

Moving from Argentina at the age of 14, Freeway League Player of the Year looks back at his 14-year soccer career

Andrew Hong and Kristima Aryal

May 28, 2020

Midfielder senior Dylan Lee (center) searches for a teammate to pass to during a 2-1 home victory over Buena Park on Jan. 24. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake That South American country has become synonymous with the word, “soccer,” as its national men’s futbol team has w...

How I spent my time waiting for college admissions

How I spent my time waiting for college admissions

Andrew Hong

April 14, 2020

Underclassmen and juniors may envy the seniors, assuming that our senior year is the easiest of them all. However, that belief is far from true.  The biggest impediment every senior faces is balancing time to complete college applications with academics and social life. To put it simply, it i...

I play video games for three hours a day, but I’m not an addict

Art by Graphics Editor Erin Lee

Andrew Hong

February 19, 2020

During my 2014 summer trip to South Korea, I was fascinated by the bright beams of light that illuminated Seoul at night.  However, as I passed by the countless stores that lined up along the bustling streets, I kept noticing businesses that appeared just as often as Starbucks — internet cafes...

All-CIF football player commits to Azusa Pacific after three successful seasons on varsity

Wide receiver and defensive back senior Wilson Cal runs an interception back during a 49-8 win against Buena Park Oct. 11 at Buena Park High School stadium. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake

Andrew Hong

February 7, 2020

At 6 years old, he raked in five hours each per week playing basketball at the Boys & Girls Club of Fullerton and soccer in the Fullerton Rangers Youth Soccer Club. At age 9, he began playing for the Fullerton Pop Warner football team.  Then at age 17, he and his teammates brought the CIF-Southe...

New Sunny Hills administrator brings extensive experience from La Habra

New assistant principal Melissa Stinson works in her office dealing with tasks given to her at her new position. Photo taken by Paul Yasutake.

Andrew Hong

October 1, 2019

 “Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” Willliam Shakespeare’s character, Lucio, makes this statement to Isabella, the protagonist of the play, Measure for Measure. Lucio’s advice has also been adopted by new assistant principal Melissa Stinson, ...

Why do we have a Staff Editorial?

Andrew Hong

September 27, 2019

—Many readers of our newspaper may take a glance at the staff editorial story and skip past its content without much thought. Those who do thoroughly read our newspaper may question why we created the staff editorial and chose to keep it rather than replacing it with stories that are more informa...

Could TikTok become the next top social media app for my generation?

Senior Jacob Won prepares to dance to the pop song

Andrew Hong

August 19, 2019

In our generation, all aspects of our lives are tightly knit with social media platforms, such as Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Therefore, one does not solely need high-quality content or connections within the media industry to gain views or traction during this digital age. These days...

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