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AOTI: Poly’s hip-hop expert Ellie Kim

AOTI: Poly’s hip-hop expert Ellie Kim

Ginny Cheung, Student contributor April 26, 2024

Senior Ellie Kim paints the stage with finesse and power. Dancing since she was 12, Kim is a force to be reckoned with under the spotlight. An integral part of Poly’s artistic community, Kim took Dance...

59 Questions for Mr. White

Anya Matz, Student contributor April 26, 2024

1. Nickname? Crash White, from when I used to ride motorcycles 2. Favorite food? Pizza 3. Least favorite food? Avocado 4. Favorite restaurant? Georgie’s pizza, in La Cañada, but they’ve gone...



Eden Greene, Student contributor April 26, 2024

This Earth Day is a good time to remember that our actions don’t exist in a vacuum. Reducing your consumption of animal products and fossil fuels or picking up trash may seem trivial when compared to...

DUNE : Part Two - Is this box office hit worth the watch?

“DUNE : Part Two” – Is this box office hit worth the watch?

Alexandra Tan and Jemma Yuan April 26, 2024

Worth It - writes Alexandra Tan “Dune: Part Two” is even more action-packed and meticulously designed than its predecessor: “Dune: Part One which sets high standards by transporting viewers into...

Pasadena restaurant reviews

Pasadena restaurant reviews

Piper Hart and Simon Zernicki-Glover March 15, 2024

Marina Located on Lake and Cordova, Marina radiates a warm energy consistent with the cozy food they serve. The restaurant contains outdoor, indoor and bar seating. To start, the blistered bread & ricotta...

Spring picnic quiz: who are you?

Spring picnic quiz: who are you?

Maddie Hays, Life editor March 15, 2024

Punxsutawney Phil has spoken: spring has sprung! In the spirit of blooming flowers and sunny weekends, now is the perfect time to get outdoors with friends and family. One of my favorite ways to spend...

Student poetry: excerpt from “The Undercurrent”

Talya Axel, Student contributor March 15, 2024

I’ve been to fringes Follies and famine and so much worse it goes The borderlands, the rolling planes, Seen surreptitious sentience in the waning of light I have heard privilege, pestilence, posthumous...

AOTI: musician, performer and poet Chloe Palmer

Jujube Hutt, Student contributor March 15, 2024

In just a few months, senior Chloe Palmer, an actress, singer, dancer and poet, will star in the lead role of the Poly Performing Arts production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Palmer...

Satire: couples advocate for justice on Valentine’s Day

Ginny Cheung, Student contributor February 23, 2024

As the 5-minute bell rang on Wednesday, Feb. 14, the cheers of singles echoed through the halls. Songbirds on background vocals and confetti proliferated throughout every classroom. This marks the day...

Stanley: more than just another tumbler

Bianca Howitt and Katie Walsh February 23, 2024

A symbol of hope, of love, of joy. The pinnacle of modern human achievement. All of this — and more — can describe the far-reaching phenomena taking over high schools across the country: Stanleys....

Satire: how to get your dream partner this Valentine’s Day

Maddie Hays, Life editor February 23, 2024

Let me set a familiar scene: you wake up on February 14th, blissfully unaware of the date. It’s another gloomy February day to you and you can barely justify getting out of bed. Unfortunately, the day...

Romantic Queer shows and movies list

Simon Zernicki-Glover and Maddie Hays February 22, 2024

1. “Heartstopper” Based on Alice Oseman's graphic novel and comic series, 2022’s “Heartstopper” is a charming representation of the awkwardness that comes with first Queer love. Set in the...

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