Oh, the humanities: There’s more to education than STEM

November 16, 2017

As autumn creeps into winter, the future is on many of our minds. Standardized testing and college applications abound. Stress permeates the atmosphere like an electricity, the voltage making one wonder if the freshmen can even remain unconcerned. With all this preparation for the future, it is only fair for us to evaluate what we want it to look like, and a huge part of that evaluation is what we…


Aragon puts on third-annual Color Dyephoon

May 19, 2017

Aragon’s center court exploded into a storm of red, blue, green and yellow on May 13 at 8 p.m. The shirts became endless varieties of tie-dye. Colored powder flew from cups into the air, on clothes and in the hair of joyful students. This was Aragon’s Color Dyephoon, the last dance of the school year. The Color Dyephoon is less like a formal dance such as prom or homecoming and…


Homecoming: A trip down the rabbit hole

Hundreds of students did the shuffle in a dim room with pulsating lights at the College of San Mateo (CSM) on Nov. 5. They slid to the right, then to the left. They backed up and clapped their hands. Yes, it’s that time of the year again for the annual fall dance — Homecoming.

November 17, 2016