• Dons take down Sequoia 3-1 behind Anthony Sandoval’s two-goal performance
  • Dons prevent late comeback effort, take down Bearcats 55-53
  • Students and staff tour Washington D.C. to witness inauguration
  • Meet Aragon’s 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Cheating: Decoding the deception

Dons prevent late comeback effort, take down Bearcats 55-53

In Super Bowl LI, the Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in one of the biggest chokes in sports history. Three days later, on Feb. 8, the Dons (12-10 overall, 6-4 Peninsula Athletic League) nearly suffered the same fate against cross-town rivals San Mateo (13-9 overall, 4-6 PAL), who chipped away the at Aragon´s 21-point lead early in the fourth quarter. However, the defense was able to hold on and…

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Students and staff tour Washington D.C. to witness inauguration

The Close Up Foundation, which takes students from around the country to Washington D.C. to learn about American democracy, took three Aragon staff members and 29 Aragon students to the city from Jan. 16 to 22. The trip allowed participants to witness President Trump’s inauguration, and to explore America’s culture and history through D.C.’s many monuments, museums and federal buildings. Joining Aragon with the Close Up Foundation were students from other California schools, as well as students from Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Montana, Puerto Rico and Texas.

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Cheating: Decoding the deception

By Zack Cherkas, Victoria Fong, Ashley Tsang and Anders Zhou It’s 2 a.m., and there’s an essay due tomorrow. I’ve only written the first paragraph. Should I sneak a peek at Alice’s essay for ideas? Everybody used the same quotes, right? Is that even considered cheating? I’m sure it’ll only come up as 2 percent similarity on Turnitin. They are just ideas anyways, and we discussed all of this in…

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Boys defeat Mills on Chris Swartz’s last-second three

After narrowly defeating Mills 53-51 on Jan. 27, the Dons made it back-to-back Fridays with a 49-44 win over Mills, this time led by junior Chris Swartz, who hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 5.4 seconds left. The first quarter began with constant back-and-forth possession between the Dons and the Vikings. After the tip off, it took Mills over four minutes to break a 0-0 deadlock. The Vikings continued off this…

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