Articles by Alex Rickard

Seniors strive for success in college sports

June 8, 2016 | in Sports

When senior Nate Tolles next steps up the plate, he will no longer be wearing the purple and white of the Piedmont team, but instead the red and gold of the Claremont McKenna baseball... Read More

Girls Lacrosse finishes second in NCS

Girls Lacrosse finishes second in NCS

May 27, 2016 | in Web

The atmosphere on the field last Thursday was electric, with fans of both teams either holding their breath or cheering their hearts out as the clock counted down the final seconds. In the end,... Read More

Dancers Step-ford onto the stage for spring concert

Dancers Step-ford onto the stage for spring concert

April 25, 2016 | in Arts

Many of us have heard the phrase “Stepford wives,” a term that refers women who are overly submissive to their husbands’ wishes. The term comes from the novel and movie of the same name... Read More

Disoriented about orientation

Disoriented about orientation

April 1, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Walking through the halls of the English building is an exercise in hypocrisy, according to senior Chloё Combes. Each door has a poster proclaiming the room to be a “safe space for anyone, regardless... Read More

More classrooms, less chaos

More classrooms, less chaos

February 1, 2016 | in Opinions

As our journalism class filed into our classroom at the beginning of this year, one thing was immediately apparent: there weren’t enough desks in the classroom and there was not any space to fit... Read More

Model UN tackles diplomacy and related topics

Model UN tackles diplomacy and related topics

November 20, 2015 | in Campus

Junior Victoria Hou stands at the front of room 15, holding forth on such topics as lethal weapons, ISIS, and the gender gap. The Model United Nations club, created this year by Hou and... Read More

Zimmerman dedicates herself to ice skating

Zimmerman dedicates herself to ice skating

October 28, 2015 | in Sports

Six days a week, up to four hours a day. This is how long freshman Sara Zimmerman is at the Oakland Ice Center, gliding across the rink. Zimmerman began skating at age two and... Read More

College Board moves PSAT to during school hours

College Board moves PSAT to during school hours

October 3, 2015 | in News

The College Board will administer the updated PSAT to PHS juniors and sophomores on Oct. 28. In a change from recent years, the test date was shifted to Wednesday during school hours from Saturday,... Read More