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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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BTS' English releases,

BTS’ new music becomes ‘too Westernized’ as recent singles are all in English

Dominique Chang September 13, 2021

When “Dynamite,” the first BTS song completely in English, came out on Aug. 21, 2020, I remember initially thinking that this was an amazing way for BTS to publicize itself to wider audiences beyond...

 An artist’s re-creation of a scene from the YouTube released music video of BTS’ latest single, “Dynamite.”

BTS comes back with a boom in K-pop band’s latest all-English single/music video, ‘Dynamite’

Esther Oh September 12, 2020

Three years ago, BTS entered the U.S. mainstream, attending the Billboard Music Awards and performing its “DNA” song at the American Music Awards later that November. Then last year, the K-pop band...

With her iPhone placed on the far right end of her piano set for video recording, sophomore Lauren Pak starts her practice session Aug. 19 from her Fullerton home, playing a composition titled, “Promise of the World,” from the Japanese anime, “Howl’s Moving Castle.”  Pak will eventually record the final version as a trio with two other student volunteers as part of the Harmony4Homes community service project that she started in the summer to send video music performances to the elderly in local and national nursing homes.

Sophomore forms nationwide community outreach program to deliver soothing music video performances for the elderly during COVID-19 pandemic

Minjeong Kim September 2, 2020

Sophomore Lauren Pak still remembers the day she was inspired by her community service idea of delivering video recordings of teenagers playing soothing music to the elderly at local and national nursing...

Sophomore Grace Johnson (center) shares a moment with some of her teammates after one of their last practices on Feb. 12.

May 20: My junior varsity softball season gets the Mercy Rule on account of COVID-19 pandemic

Grace Johnson May 22, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns about students’ various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you would like to submit...

BTS and Halsey collaborated together to release the song “Boy With Luv” on April 19, 2019. Fans believe that both were robbed by the Grammys when BTS’ single, “Dynamite,” received a nomination for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category in the Grammys on Nov. 24 but lost to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s song, “Rain on Me,” during the Recording Academy’s awards ceremony March 14 and when Halsey did not receive a nomination at all.

K-pop spotlight has its repercussions

Chloe Lee February 19, 2020

With the new BTS album coming out, BTS’ massive fan base will get to view the seven-member band’s public lives once again. With their good looks and articulately perfect dancing, it would seem that...

A worker continues construction on the first day of school inside the closed Performing Arts Center. He was working on a part of the stage during a tour that principal Allen Whitten gave to two Accolade staff members. Photo by Accolade news editor Tyler Pak.

$4.5 million PAC modernization expected to finish next February, officials say

Hope Li August 16, 2019

While the Performing Arts Center [PAC] remains closed for remodeling until at least February, the programs that use it during the school year have had to adjust to new locations ranging from Buena Park...

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