A Heartfelt Sport: Why Jacob Son is Going Pro

Justine Hong, News Editor “My uncle used to be a soccer player so I always played soccer with him. And living away from my father, I spent most of my time with a soccer ball. It was the best friend I had.” Influenced by humanitarian ambitions, his uncle the role model, and an intimate history with the sport, senior Jacob Son plans to become a … Continue reading A Heartfelt Sport: Why Jacob Son is Going Pro

Amendments Drafted and Resolutions Passed: MUN’s Successes at the China Conference

Justine Hong, News Editor A delegate, donning a sleek business suit, stands confidently at the podium in a massive committee room and gives a speech to thirty-some other delegates. When he is finished with his speech, he deftly answers questions that challenge his argument, effectively convincing the committee of his stance. Outside this conference he is merely a high school student, but when he debates in … Continue reading Amendments Drafted and Resolutions Passed: MUN’s Successes at the China Conference

A Portal to Southeast Asia

By Justine Hong, News Editor Siem Reap, Cambodia, the city I vacationed to over Winter Break, was a portal through which I witnessed ancient histories and rich cultures; the Angkor ruins, the village on water Chong Khneas, the genocide memorial, and Pub Street exposed primeval civilizations and fascinating people. The Angkor Ruins The first destination was Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. … Continue reading A Portal to Southeast Asia