In reaction to the use of the affirmative action policy at Harvard, Asian-Americans are suing private colleges. Who does affirmative action benefit?
Last Spring, the SMUHSD Board of Trustees unanimously decided with a vote of 4-0 that on Thursdays, Aragon, Capuchino and Hillsdale will now hold teacher staff meetings in morning rather than the afternoon. As a result, students will now start school at 9:30 a.m and end school at 3:15 p.m as opposed to having the 1:45 p.m early dismissal every Thursday. According to the Schoolloop announcement, “This new late start…
Aragon’s Music Department will be touring Italy from June 8 to June 17. Students will take a week-long tour around various Italian cities, performing their music while also embracing Italy’s culture.
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….
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.
This year, the Biotech 3-4 class and biology teacher Katherine Ward worked with alumni biologist Tim Wong from the California Academy of Sciences to research propagation methods for the California pipevine, the only plant the Bay Area native Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly uses as habitat.
A year and a half after the premiere of the first season of “Master of None,” Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang finally released the long awaited second season of the show on May 12, 2017. Much of the season was filmed in Italy, where Ansari was working, so the second season of the show featured a cultural twist. The creators, Ansari and Yang, did extensive research in order to accurately…
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…
The Lady Dons were dominated by Burlingame in a match for the WBAL championship, as they fell to the Lady Panthers 12-2.