Articles by Mira Cheng

Think twice before throwing your food away s  s’s

Think twice before throwing your food away s s’s

May 1, 2017 | in Opinions

20 million people are on the brink of starvation. 20 million. The worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. South Sudan, Somalia, northeast Nigeria, Eritrea and Kenya. Humanitarian crisis. Worst since World War II.... Read More

Athletics:  giving teams the financial boost

Athletics: giving teams the financial boost

March 28, 2017 | in A Closer Look

The early spring sun glints off of a lacrosse helmet, illuminates the perspiration on a track athlete’s forehead, bounces past a swimmer’s elbow, flies past a birdie in Binks Gym and finally lands on... Read More

Raul Jorcino blends physical education and art

Raul Jorcino blends physical education and art

March 28, 2017 | in Campus

The anticipation etched on the 10-year-olds’ faces was that of pure childish delight. They stood huddled in a circle around a figure stationed in the middle of the elementary school field—a halo of devotees.... Read More

March plays bring drama and gossip to the stage

March plays bring drama and gossip to the stage

March 7, 2017 | in Arts

Grey clouds, silver puddles and green hills. After this winter, many of us may associate this scene with California. However, the true home of this landscape is across the pond. On March 9-12, the... Read More

Meet Me @ Freezing Point Creamery

Meet Me @ Freezing Point Creamery

March 7, 2017 | in Meet Me @

I scream, you scream we all scream for ROLLED ice cream? Ice cream is a dessert staple—it is ubiquitous, delicious and comes in so many flavors. Not only do the flavors vary, but ice... Read More

The Daniels Doctrine: A look back

The Daniels Doctrine: A look back

February 7, 2017 | in News

Purple and white jelly beans, purple ties, a kind smile in the hallway, and a focus on “Achieving the Honorable,” while also caring for student’s social and emotional health: the Daniels Doctrine.  Former principal... Read More

Holiday Reads

Holiday Reads

December 21, 2016 | in Arts

Librarian Katheryn Levenson’s Book Recommendations: “Far from the Madding Crowd” by Thomas Hardy. The story of a headstrong young woman who turns down suitors, inherits a farm in the English countryside and finally learns... Read More

Oakland Strokes row row row their boats

Oakland Strokes row row row their boats

December 21, 2016 | in Sports

From land, it looks as if the boat is a gliding swan. In the boat, however, every muscle strains against the water that feels like molasses. Surrounding the boat is a vast, silver lake.... Read More

Meet Me @ Ba-Bite

Meet Me @ Ba-Bite

December 21, 2016 | in Campus

Location: 3905 Piedmont Avenue Hours: Fri – Sat – 11a.m.–9:00p.m. Sun – Tue, Thu – 11a.m.–8:30p.m. Wed – closed People say they crave sushi, Chinese food, pizza, a burger, but when was the last... Read More

Thinking and learning outside of the box

Thinking and learning outside of the box

November 29, 2016 | in Opinions

I wake up in a white walled box. I stare at the glowing box in my hand. Then I walk into a box-shaped school, into another smaller box-shaped room, sit in a box-shaped desk,... Read More