Articles by Maxwell Lee

Seniors reflect on the ups and downs of high school

June 13, 2016 | in Campus

For years, the long walk through the forest of purple and white balloons seemed like a prospect that loomed miles away. In freshman year, high school was a time when there seemed to be... Read More

Take a deep breath

Take a deep breath

May 18, 2016 | in Opinions

For years I have seen the black cloud of vultures in the distance. For years I have assumed them to be far away and benign. However, the cloud now descends on me. Suddenly, the... Read More

UC application has more questions and shorter answers

UC application has more questions and shorter answers

April 25, 2016 | in News

The University of California system’s undergraduate admissions changed their personal statement essay requirement from two 1000-word essays with two prompts to four 350-word essays chosen from a list of eight questions. The change will... Read More

Club Day

Club Day

April 24, 2016 | in Web

Missed Club Day? Here are some of the clubs that were featured at the Spring Club Day Faire... Read More

Smith highlights social issues with art

Smith highlights social issues with art

March 28, 2016 | in Arts

“I’m going crazy ‘bout it. I’m going codeine crazy” said Future in his song, “Codeine Crazy”. It is lines like these that lure people into the seemingly harmless codeine, also know as lean, purple drank... Read More

Varsity women’s soccer celebrates senior night

Varsity women’s soccer celebrates senior night

February 23, 2016 | in Web

Under the bright, shining lights of Witter Field, the varsity women’s soccer team prepared for what could be their last game on their home turf. In front of the largest crowd the team had... Read More

Readmont transports students to Mars

Readmont transports students to Mars

January 20, 2016 | in Campus

Imagine being stranded on Mars. Limited food. Limited water. Limited oxygen. A barren desert of a planet. Your crew has left you and you must now use science to survive on a new planet.... Read More

Mistletones gather in harmony

Mistletones gather in harmony

December 14, 2015 | in Arts

Nine singers crowd around a single piano, eager and happy to be there. Spontaneous laughter is dispersed throughout the room as the group learns songs for the winter holidays. The atmosphere is one of... Read More

Bury your head even deeper in the sand

Bury your head even deeper in the sand

November 18, 2015 | in Opinions

The news blares through my groggy thoughts. I want nothing more than to sleep a bit longer, so I pull the covers farther up over my head. Turn it off! I shout from my... Read More

Journalist Matt Richtel visits TPH

Journalist Matt Richtel visits TPH

November 2, 2015 | in Opinions

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Matt Richtel sat down with The Piedmont Highlander staff to discuss journalism on Tuesday Oct. 20. Richtel met with the journalism class between speaking to students at the Safe Driving... Read More