January 28, 2020

With Christmas Comes Nostalgia -

Monday, December 9, 2019

November Book Recommendations -

Monday, December 9, 2019

SMHS Mateobotics Gears Up for the Season -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Leap from High School to College Sports -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Mateo Comes up Short: 2019 Little Big Game -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Master of Self-Deprecating Humor -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

How Old is “Too Old” for Trick-or-Treating? -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We Need to Get Serious About Shootings -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How Boyan Slat Is Helping Solve The Great Pacific Garbage Patch -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Youtube’s Yankovic turned Chinese TikTok Star: Bart Baker -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#TeamTrees -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Varsity Football -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CA Bill Pushes School Start Times Back -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why the Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Movies to Watch during Halloween -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Bearcats Strike for Climate -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A Personal Account On Vaping -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Girls Water Polo Resumes Winning Ways -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Running into the 2019 season -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

With Christmas Comes Nostalgia

Memory is all about connections and past experiences. We base all our preconceptions, and misconceptions, on data we learn and remember as we grow. We retain a lot of our knowledge from childhood to adulthood. We each have fond memories of simpler times, or ones of regret and sadness, or anger and anguish. The ability is both a blessing and a curse. Like a computer algorithm, memory has a set of rules that it follows to store data into various specific parts of the human brain. And in some our encoded memories, Christmas may have a special place there. Neurologically,…

November Book Recommendations

Carina Halcolb’s Recommendations:  “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” is a classic murder mystery novel following 10 strangers invited to a private island by a reclusive millionaire, who only share one thing: a wicked past they’ll hide until their last breath. Much of the intrigue of the novel comes from the fact that you know that all the characters are going to die from the beginning. “You learn pretty quickly that the order and method of each character’s death follows the structure of a children’s poem, leaving you with an entertaining…