The best time of the year

November 20, 2016

Double 11 shopping carnival and Black Friday

Ningyu Wang and Chenxi Wang

November 20, 2016

The Double 11(双十一) shopping carnival is an important day for the Chinese electronic industry. It was held this year on November 11. The Double 11 shopping carnival first came out in 2009. Alibaba Group held this online carnival at...

Halloween Reflections

October 27, 2016

Middle school publications students recently shared Halloween thoughts with each other in one-on-one interviews. Here on some of their personal observations and favorite Halloween memories.  Fears clowns, haunted houses O...

Mid-autumn festival a popular holiday in China

Ningyu Wang and Chenxi Wang

October 27, 2016

        In China, Halloween is not a big day to celebrate. However, the Mid-autumn Festival in September is one of the most important traditional festivals in China.       The Mid-Autumn Festival is held...

It’s the season … college applications

Andrew Harron, reporter

October 16, 2016

It’s the time of the season… for college applications. The fall can be a very stressful time for high school seniors, having to balance homework with extra-curricular activities and finding time to apply for colleges in the mid...

My Hometown: International students & their beloved homelands

Chenxi Wang and Ningyu Wang

October 16, 2016

International students come from a variety of cities, each with its own distinct identity. Their hometowns are the places where they grew up, and miss the most now that they are studying overseas.Ningyu Wang and Xinyi Lu, internationa...

Host Families & Students Each Benefit from Foreign Exchange

Ningyu Wang and Chelcy Wang

September 25, 2016

The host family is an essential and crucial part in the life of an international student. The host family serves as a temporary family and a main supporter of such students during their time in America. It can be an unforget...

SJCA enjoys shipwreck of Homecoming Week

Julissa Martinez, reporter

September 25, 2016

With a theme of shipwrecked, St. Joseph Catholic Academy celebrated Homecoming Week with a slew of activities and a big win on game day. Unlike past years, the game was held on a Friday night. Many believe this to be b...

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