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WP Editorial – Issue 5

by WP Editorial Board

January 27, 2012


Filed under Opinion

At a certain time of year, a surprise assembly is not too much of a surprise. The whole campus is abuzz with chatter; the senior class becomes particularly excited because several of their classmates will likely become the surprise itself. Ah, yes—Intel Science Talent Search assemblies! They are a...

WP Musicality

by Nayeon Kim

December 26, 2011


Filed under Opinion

A surge of exhilaration and ecstasy swelled inside my heart as I watched the Miró Quartet perform the last movement of Dvorak’s American String Quartet. Read More »...

WP Senior year: perfectly chaotic

by Aditi Ashok

December 21, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Senior year. After three years of anticipation, it was finally here. I decided with determination at the beginning that this year was going to resemble all the Facebook photo albums of upperclassmen I had previously viewed. Everything was going to be perfect. Read More »...

WP Embracing the name of “Little Pavitra”

by Vasudha Rengarajan

December 20, 2011


Filed under Opinion

7:30. August 22. My first day of high school, and I already had a nickname: “Pavitra’s sister.” Read More »...

Editorial – Issue 4

by Winged Post Editors

December 9, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Three… two… one… “Happy New Year’s!” As 2012 approaches, we would like to propose some New Year’s resolutions for our school community to try out. Here they are, from the light-hearted to the serious: Read More »...

Why forbearance needs to be forgotten

by William Chang

October 28, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Life sometimes means doing something I do not want to do. Life is about responsibility, doing what I should realistically do. And when what I do doesn’t make me happy, I show a stubborn forbearance in the face of adversity: I try to deal with it until I cross the finish line and somehow be happy in...

On the DL – Issue 3

by Daniela Lapidous

October 28, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By the time this first column goes to print, I will have forgotten all about it. In fact, I will be quite busy throwing myself a party to commemorate another momentous occasion: my first ever filled-up notebook. Gasp! Read More »...

À La Mody: The Problem with Packing – Issue 3

by Priyanka Mody

October 28, 2011


Filed under Opinion

I need to create a filter for my travel packing list; right now, it contains only one word: everything. Read More »...

Issue 2 Editorial — Passion: Not a graduation requirement

by Winged Post Editors

October 7, 2011


Filed under Opinion

How many times have we been told to find our passions? To chase our hearts’ desires? It’s a cornerstone of an American upbringing. Follow your dreams, the kindergarten teacher says. You can be an astronaut. You can be a Hollywood star. You can be the president. You can do whatever you want to do....

À La Mody — The Magic of Food

by Priyanka Mody

October 4, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Every Sunday morning, for as long as I can remember, I’ve accompanied my mother to our local farmers’ market where I am always surrounded by the difficult choices: bright, fuchsia-colored beets or tender, milky-white horse radishes. Read More »...

Column: Tiffany thinks out loud about independence

by Tiffany Chien

May 23, 2011


Filed under Opinion

It wasn’t until these past several days when I realized how terrible goodbyes are. From our three and half hour “kumbaya” at Laguna Beach to the momentous senior sleepover Tuesday night, it’s difficult to imagine everyone scattered around the country in just a matter of weeks or months. For...

The end of our face-to-face connection

by Sophia Wang

March 6, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Picture this: you are in a library studying for that huge English test you have on Monday. You turn to the left and you see a stylish 20-something-year-old female furiously typing away on her Smartphone. You turn to the right and there behold, another young adult bopping away to his music, grinning as...

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