The Epitaph

Junior Prateek Anand dances in KREW for second year

By Dexter Tatsukawa

October 12, 2018


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, Lifestyles

J unior Prateek Anand carefully observes the instructor’s movements before springing into action and replicating them himself. Anand is practicing for KREW, the Korean Student Association’s K-pop dance group. “[KREW] dance[s] to numerous different K-pop songs,” said Anand, “So they normally do around four perfo...

Behind the library’s shelves

By Andrea Sun

October 8, 2018


Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

F rom elementary school to high school, the accessibility of books have never been an issue to most students, thanks to the library. However, it is easy to forget the procedural details the library must face to get a new best-seller or to make sure students can access the stories they want. Librar...

College sucks life out of seniors

By Anastassia Dardenne

October 7, 2018


Filed under Anastassia Dardenne, Lifestyles

S eniors dream about it, think about it, talk about it, cry about it. It is college, and it is quickly approaching. Early Action deadlines aren’t far off, leaving seniors confused, stressed and anxious about the increasingly complex and competitive process of applying to college. Many turn to...

Key Club officers plan events to help community

By Pranavi Abburi

October 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Pranavi Abburi, Uncategorized

T he first grading period has ended and Key Club officials are excited for the new school year, as they have many fun events planned for the future. Key Club is an independent international community service club that provides events for members to contribute to and give back to the community. ...

Here and There: The deception of traveling with friends

Here and There: The deception of traveling with friends

By Andrea Sun

September 27, 2018


Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

G oing on vacation with family is a great privilege to have, but if you’re anything like me, the idea of a week or more with just family can be overbearing. Your mom trying to make conversation with you when you’re showering in the bathroom, your dad taking selfies at Michelin Star restaur...

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

By Andrea Boyn

June 2, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

S tudents often start off every year with expectations and refreshed goals to strive for academic success. As college is a common end goal for high school students, many seek to join clubs to gain an edge in the competitive college admission process. Commitments are made to not only school...

Class of 2018 cuts loose at Panther Beach

Class of 2018 cuts loose at Panther Beach

May 20, 2018


Filed under Kate Gabrielson, Lifestyles

E very year, seniors across the country participate in senior ditch day, meant to celebrate the near-completion of high school and the beginning of a new chapter in students’ lives. This year, while some chose to spend the day in San Francisco or elsewhere, the main event took place at Panther Be...

Frontier announces winner of writing contest, Tyler Deuel

 Frontier announces winner of writing contest, Tyler Deuel

By Eileen Chih

May 8, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, Lifestyles

Students submitted their creative works for Frontier’s writing contest throughout the month of March. The winner, Tyler Deuel, was announced on May 3 with his winning work “My Youth and My Now”. Co-Editor-in-Chief Kelly Fesler said that the Frontier writing contest first started as a way t...

The incurable disease of senioritis

By Tanner Leone

May 2, 2018


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles, Tanner Leone

T here reaches a point in every teen’s life when one realizes their high school is ending. This is called senioritis, and it might as well be an actual, clinical disease. The early symptoms seem normal. Hitting the submit button on the last college application and beginning to hear back from sc...

JNHS volunteers at Cherry Blossom Festival

JNHS volunteers at Cherry Blossom Festival

By Eileen Chih

May 2, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, Lifestyles

JNHS members volunteered at the Cherry Blossom Festival held on April 28 and 29 and participated in spreading Japanese culture through a game and interaction with children. JNHS event coordinator Erin Tsai and secretary Kaitlyn Lee said the club attends the event every year. “It is a really ...

Post high school decisions

Post high school decisions

By Luka Maeda

April 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Luka Maeda

Seniors will face graduation in less than two months. Here are a handful who have rough or solid ideas of what they wish to do after high school.    ...

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

By Tamar Gilad

April 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Tamar Gilad, Uncategorized

'Tea.’ A three letter word that was once just a simple hot cup of water with herbs, is now a commonly known slang word referring to gossip. According to Merriam Webster, the word’s popularity and common use is owed to the drag culture. With all of the hustle and bustle in the drag world, there is l...