Sandi Khine


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Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination
Business

Fractured FX’s Justin Raleigh Receives Third Emmy Nomination

By Sandi Khine Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia is a city known for its Old Town on Myrtle Street, Friday night street fairs, quaint restaurants, and a supportive community. Fractured FX, a special effects studio situated in the heart of Monrovia, is a remarkable anomaly among the flashing Hollywood lights…

Alleviating Summer Boredom
Lifestyle

Alleviating Summer Boredom

By Sandi Khine As the humid, hot months of summer begin to set in, it is easy for anyone to fall into a never-ending slump of sleeping, eating, and repeating. Fortunately, summer does not have to mean boring, groggy days. There are a multitude of ways to heat up this summer’s activities and make summer…

Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia High School Choir’s May Show

By Sandi Khine “Just like fire, burning out the way, if I can light up the world for just one day…” Arcadia High School’s (AHS) eminent choral groups concluded the successful 2018 season with a “fire” show at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26. At AHS, the…

Arcadia High Walkout for Parkland – Students Perspective
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Arcadia High Walkout for Parkland – Students Perspective

By Sandi Khine 10:00 a.m. local time. 17 minutes. Across the nation, students ranging from elementary to high school participated in just one of over three thousand school walkouts to raise awareness for  victims of gun violence—more specifically, those in minority and student communities. What took place on Wednesday is full of symbolism: Mar. 14…

Groundhog Day in Southern California
Lifestyle

Groundhog Day in Southern California

By Sandi Khine Just a few weeks ago, a rodent carried by men in top hats saw its shadow on the ground and marked the beginning of another six long weeks of wintry weather. The circumstance is far from unusual— near the close of winter every year, an extraordinary groundhog known as Punxsutawney Phil decides…

Arcadia High Counseling Department Holds De-Stress Workshops
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Arcadia High Counseling Department Holds De-Stress Workshops

By Sandi Khine Arcadia High School (AHS) is known for being one of the most academically rigorous schools in California, so it is no doubt that students are under extreme amounts of pressure to perform well. For many, balancing extracurriculars, AP and Honors courses, athletics, and social lives are difficult. The weight of all of…

Effects of Social Media on Teens
Millennial Feed

Effects of Social Media on Teens

By Sandi Khine In a society overrun with technology, electronic gadgets can be found controlling nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Days often start with an alarm from a smartphone and continue with laptops, computers, and various other devices to stay connected to other people. The tech industries have made the internet a place where…

Arcadia Measure A: Reflecting on the Journey to Passage
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Arcadia Measure A: Reflecting on the Journey to Passage

  By Brandon Chen and Sandi Khine AUSD Digital Communications Interns In the week before the March 7 election, “Yes on Measure A” campaign volunteers and supporters underwent the final push to secure Measure A’s passage. This measure seeks to generate locally-controlled funding through a parcel tax that is exclusively used for teachers’ salaries and…