Graduating senior Matthew Blum (2017) shares some advice and looks back at being conservative at Aragon High.
The Aragon swim season ended on May 6, at the Peninsula Athletic League swim trials at Burlingame High School. The boys team placed 5th overall and the girls team placed 6th, and both sent individual swimmers to CCS to compete in different events.
We students often complain that Aragon has little spirit. We compare ourselves to other schools — especially a certain orange and black one — and seem to focus on the most visible manifestations of school pride, such as the number of people who dress up for spirit days or attend rallies. However, are these truly a reflection of spirit? Perhaps solving Aragon’s lack of spirit comes down to changing our…
According to the Center for Disease Control, between 1.6 million and 3.8 million concussions are suffered each year, and 300,000 of these come from high school sports.
Familiar forms of entertainment like TV, music and the radio may still take center stage today. However, up-and-coming social media apps and websites like Reddit and “Hooked” provide a new, alternative community to explore similarly story-based experiences.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, more than one in five teens experience a severe mental disorder. Yet, the Office of Adolescent Health reports only about 40 percent of the three million teenagers suffering from depression sought help in 2015, suggesting that most people deal with their condition alone, either because of stigma or not knowing about available resources. At Aragon Aragon has three health and wellness therapists….
You probably have heard the name: it seems to be everywhere — on t-shirts, baseball caps and at award shows. And if you haven’t, you should. Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, more famously known as “Chance the Rapper,” only seems to be growing in fame. While his upbeat, distinctive sound may be responsible for his increasing popularity, there is another reason he has garnered people’s attention: he is challenging — and changing…
Read about how Trump’s policies have affected the local politics of both San Mateo and California.
After noticing an uptick in cheating referrals, the administration — with the lead of Assistant Principal Lisa Warnke — is implementing a stricter academic dishonesty policy to cut down on the cheating.
What does it take to get into college through athletic admissions? The process may be a little more complicated than one might think!
Features writer Alyce Thornhill tackles the struggles of women in leadership positions. This issue includes the challenges of women in the clergy and how the “role model” effect works.
“I never feel like I need to wear makeup, but it’s always something that I want to do it. It’s never like ‘Oh I feel ugly without makeup,’ it’s just a preference. It’s a preference for a lot of people,” says freshman Paris Auerweck. Many times makeup is seen as a tool for people to cover their imperfections or to look better for the common good. However, with the growth…