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Coming of Age Netflix Film ‘The Half of It’ tackles adolescent themes like sexuality and casual racism in today’s society

In the new coming of age movie

Rachel Yun

May 30, 2020

Finding one’s identity is hard growing up, especially in high school. However, Netflix’s new coming of age film “The Half of It,” directed by Alice Wu, gives teens the complex representation they deserve by exploring themes of sexuality, friendship and racism.  Released on May 1, the almos...

School officials plan to upgrade landscaping outside Room 137 with at least two picnic tables for student use

School officials have cleared one section of the ivy outside art teacher Brian Wall’s classroom and have placed a picnic table for students to use during and outside of class time. The $1,500 project, a brainchild of PTSA president Ivonne Wang and principal Allen Whitten, calls for the clearing of the ivy and trees outside Room 137 and up to two picnic tables for students to use. Photo taken by Accolade adviser Tommy Li.

Rachel Yun

May 3, 2020

When students are allowed to return to the Sunny Hills campus again, they could see some new changes outside art teacher Brian Wall’s classroom. The bushes and trees in front of Room 137 have been slated to be replaced with student work spaces in the form of two picnic tables as part of a $1,500 renov...

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