Articles by Emma Seevak

Embrace the strains, stumbles and sweat

August 22, 2016 | in Opinions

Music blares. Moisture clings to the back of my neck. The lights are off, but the flashing colors and disco ball illuminate the classmates dancing around me. They seem to be creatures of this... Read More

A capella class dazzles at middle school diversity day

A capella class dazzles at middle school diversity day

May 19, 2016 | in Web

Over 120 voices filled the room with a call to “Heal the World.” Hundreds of feet bounced and boogied to the South African-inspired beat of “Waka Waka.” Piedmont Middle School watched wide-eyed as high... Read More

Spotlight shines on student directors

Spotlight shines on student directors

May 18, 2016 | in Arts

After years of serving as cogs in other inventors’ machines, they decided to invent machines of their own. Student directors have brought their visions to life in four shows this year, the highest number... Read More

The Beast in Beauty

The Beast in Beauty

April 25, 2016 | in A Closer Look

Not eating, taking laxatives, throwing up after every single meal but constantly telling yourself that it will be the last time… until you do it again. Over and over again, cycling endlessly like an... Read More

Advanced acting travels to the future in ‘Antigone’

Advanced acting travels to the future in ‘Antigone’

March 12, 2016 | in Web

On Thursday night, advanced acting students channeled both 440 BCE and 2025 in a futuristic adaptation of Sophocles’s classic “Antigone.” The play is based on a contemporary version by Roy Williams. The cast and... Read More

Judge revises protocol for release of California student data

March 12, 2016 | in News

A federal court judge modified the procedure for the disclosure of confidential information regarding California public school students on March 1. The data is being shared as part of a lawsuit concerning the state’s... Read More

Hook finds her groove in Piedmont

Hook finds her groove in Piedmont

February 29, 2016 | in Campus

Right, left, march, march. Knees up. It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Saturday, and pop music is blaring from the Veteran’s Hall. Two dozen women clad in exercise clothes and ranging in age from high... Read More

Don’t become sucked into the iPhone vortex

Don’t become sucked into the iPhone vortex

February 29, 2016 | in Opinions

In four months, we’ve gotten pretty close. So close, in fact, that when I leave her behind, I feel like a piece of myself is missing. I pat my pockets frantically and check the... Read More

Freshman aid winning record on varsity soccer

Freshman aid winning record on varsity soccer

February 28, 2016 | in Soccer

Women’s soccer has kicked off the season on the right foot. With five freshmen on varsity from the start of the season, the team is 10-1 in league competition, including a nail-biter 1-0 victory... Read More

One-to-one technology creates new benefits and challenges

One-to-one technology creates new benefits and challenges

December 14, 2015 | in News

When sophomore Reece Proctor was using his Chromebook during lunch, tabs started randomly closing. Proctor is not the only student who’s experienced this. In fact, for the first time, every PHS student has a... Read More