The Ubiquity

  • The Value of Solitude

    The Value of Solitude

    By Sierra Gutierrez, Staff Writer

    January 3, 2019

    If you use your time well, an afternoon alone can be the most beneficial and enjoyable part of your week.   Introverts and other shut-ins already know what I’m talking about. A quiet Saturday afternoon with a good book and the house to yourself is a dream come true for some of us. For others, however, being alone on a weekend is a punishment-- how can being stuck in the lonely confines...

  • What Makes a Great Teacher?

    What Makes a Great Teacher?

    By Sierra Gutierrez, Staff Writer

    December 11, 2018

    As a high school senior, I’ve been taught by about forty-five teachers in my life. Every single one had a unique way of running their classroom. Some were strict, others funny, and some were just unreasonably chill. There are only a few, however, that stand out as great.   My short list of great teachers doesn’t include all of my favorites; it purposely omits the man who generously...

    Picture by Sierra Gutierrez

  • Student Profile: Tianchi Zhou

    Student Profile: Tianchi Zhou

    By Shruthi Kumar, Staff Writer

    December 10, 2018

    Tianchi Zhou is an IB junior, an athlete, and an artist. In order to really gain a perspective on this student, I spent a Sunday with him for an interview. When taking a look at his academics, Tianchi definitely embodies the IB spirit. Born in China and immigrated to the United States in the fifth grade, Tianchi described the struggle to acclimate to the new country: “My English was definitely...

    Picture by Shruthi Kumar

  • Spirit Week’s True Purpose

    Spirit Week’s True Purpose

    By Alex Kim, Staff Writer

    December 10, 2018

    For the week of December 3rd, ASB hosted the final spirit week of the semester. This meant that students were encouraged to coordinate their clothes according to the theme of the week, which went as follows: pajamas, all black/white, ugly Christmas sweaters, twin outfits, and, finally, all blue clothing on Friday. Although many students participated in the daily theme, most did not know the purpos...

    (going from left to right) Camile Sevilla, Kelly Knight, Sammy Lopez, and Vanessa Ocampo during kindness week

    Picture by Alex Kim

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Senior Movie Night
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The Rivalry Game
Preparation For the Tennis Season
Girls’ Volleyball CIF Finals

Girls’ Volleyball CIF Finals

November 12, 2018

Wrestling: Start of the Season!

Wrestling: Start of the Season!

November 12, 2018

Girls’ Golf

Girls’ Golf

October 18, 2018

Boys’ Cross Country

Boys’ Cross Country

October 18, 2018

Basketball Updates

Basketball Updates

September 10, 2018

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Best Songs of 2018

Best Songs of 2018

January 2, 2019

Looking Back On My Years in Marching Band

December 18, 2018

December 18, 2018

‘Thank U, Next’ Reflects Upon Four Classic Women’s Empowerment Films

‘Thank U, Next’ Reflects Upon Four Classic Women’s Empowerment Films

December 18, 2018

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