Articles by Miles Kim

Hold your horses: senior summer is for relaxing

Hold your horses: senior summer is for relaxing

April 25, 2016 | in Opinions

As seniors, we’ve been jumping through hoops for years. Sometimes they were coated in flame, singing our greasy hair as we torpedoed through them. Other times we just jumped through the same hoop over,... Read More

Good fences make good… schools?

Good fences make good… schools?

March 30, 2016 | in News

Every school year, junior Jake Mura walks through the back of PHS 180 times. That means 180 climbs up P.E. hill, 180 ascensions of the steps beside Binks Gym, 180 strolls into class. He... Read More

Nate Peden dives into a life of songwriting

Nate Peden dives into a life of songwriting

February 29, 2016 | in Arts

As he trudges down Oakland Ave, senior Nate Peden does what he always does: he tunes his ears and listens. He notes the bright treble of leaves falling in fluttering flocks; the hollow bass... Read More

parties in the u.s.a.

parties in the u.s.a.

November 20, 2015 | in A Closer Look

With a red tie, fake glasses, and a “Bernie Sanders 2016” campaign button, junior Emily Rexrode is ready for Halloween. Students recognize her costume right away, laughing in approval. Someone shouts, “Feel the Bern!”... Read More

south of the border

south of the border

November 20, 2015 | in A Closer Look

At a Mexico Trip campfire, while over 200 students huddle up, faces bright in the shimmering orange light, two worlds of opposites mingle unseen. Cold hands and shivering bodies meet warm, fire-lit faces. Eyes... Read More

AP Music: more than notes and compositions

AP Music: more than notes and compositions

October 26, 2015 | in Campus

A dainty flick of a stick from the conductor holds an army of instruments at his attention. Another flick and the jarring blast of timpanis shatters the silence, fading into a low rumble. Trumpets... Read More

Another Tragedy of the Commons

Another Tragedy of the Commons

October 3, 2015 | in Opinions

Thus, college does make lemmings of us all. Or most of us. In bewitched mobs of astounding numbers, we blindly follow our academic ambition off a cliff, choosing to brave a sea of anxiety... Read More

District purchases student art

District purchases student art

May 12, 2015 | in Arts

Senior Ying Zhou’s painting London Normal Day will be bought by the school district and awarded to Jennifer Fox as a gift for Fox’s reception of this year’s Arthur Hecht Volunteer of the Year... Read More

Dear English Department, Stop scaring us out of Honors and AP English

Dear English Department, Stop scaring us out of Honors and AP English

May 12, 2015 | in Opinions

By now, it’s obvious to most of us that school is not about learning. School is about squeezing the life out of us. School is about culling the student population down to a few... Read More

New school-wide sports logos tie past to present

New school-wide sports logos tie past to present

May 12, 2015 | in News

After a history defined by a confusion of bagpipers, lions and shields, a whirl of block P’s, script P’s and winged P’s, Piedmont athletics will finally consolidate under a single “brand identity” plan by... Read More