By Henry Wong The end of anything can be difficult. This is now extremely relevant to any high school seniors. Seniors have finally established themselves, become comfortable, and achieved seniority only to lose it all once they become freshmen once again in college in the fall. To avoid wasting money on tissues, use the following tips to not shed a single tear your whole senior … Continue reading How to Not Cry Your Senior Year
By Henry Wong While Derek Jeter’s baseball career may have ended in 2014, the competition surrounding him did not. Now, the competition is not on the field but rather over who owns the team. The team of interest is the Miami Marlins and Jeter’s bids are being challenged by former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Tagg Romney. With each party having bids close to $1 … Continue reading Derek Jeter bids for the Marlins
By Henry Wong Hit the ground running did you? It’s high school track and field season and many runners are probably familiar with shin splints. But what exactly are these infuriating lower leg pains? Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), more commonly known as shin splints, are often caused by using your legs to do more than they can handle. Other common causes range from overpronation … Continue reading The Scourge of Shin Splints
By Henry Wong Back in 2012, a Harvard graduate was taking the world by storm in ways one would not expect. Jeremy Lin, the point guard that started the Linsanity craze, was at his prime after leading a turnaround for the New York Knicks. It seemed that his career could only go up from there, and for some time, it did. Game after game, Lin … Continue reading What Happened to Jeremy Lin?
By Henry Wong 1) “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pelé If you can realize that education is a privilege and come to a liking of what you do, it becomes easier to appreciate what you are being taught. 2) “Perseverance is a virtue … Continue reading 10 Quotes to Get You Through Your High School Career. Number 7 Will Blow Your Mind!
By Henry Wong It seems that prices are only going up as the years go by. Gas prices have gone up, school lunches are more expensive, and helium balloon prices have risen due to inflation. It seems that the only price that has not changed is a Costco hot dog. Luckily, the following tips will help you save money. Make your own lunches and dinners. … Continue reading How to Save Money
By Henry Wong When one day it’s 60 degrees and it’s snowing the next, it can be hard to know what to wear. Luckily, I have 17 years of dressing experience for Ohio weather and am here to help. Scenario A: 30 degrees in the morning, 60 degrees in the afternoon Solution 1: Wear pants and a t-shirt. This allows for warmth below and breathability … Continue reading How to Dress for S’winter
By Henry Wong Daylight Saving Time can really tick you off. While losing an hour of productivity may seem like a minute issue to some, it is hour responsibility as productive people to change that. What follows are seven tips on how to gain your hour of productivity back. Shorten up your naps. Anything longer than 15 minutes just makes you feel groggy again. Change … Continue reading How to be an Hour More Productive After Daylight Saving Time
By Henry Wong A new musical has come to Broadway with a major twist: it’s all a capella, meaning there are no soundtracks or instruments, only human voices. The name of the show is In Transit and as the name suggests, it takes place in the subways of New York City and follows the lives of 11 New Yorkers. It’s the first of its kind … Continue reading A Capella Comes to Broadway
By Henry Wong Tyrus Wong (born October 25, 1910), the leading animator of Bambi, died at age 106 on December 30, 2016. While Bambi (released by Disney in 1942) gained worldwide fame and success, few people know this pioneering Chinese-American artist who remained unrecognized for his artistry and contributions to the film until he was in his nineties and remains one of the most renowned … Continue reading A Disney Legend is Finally Recognized