Sandi Khine


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Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig
Special Sections

Chinese New Year 2019, Year of the Pig

By Sandi Khine Xīn nián kuài lè! Marked by red envelopes, special festivities, and an abundance of food and drink, Chinese New Year is a valued opportunity to celebrate and get together for families around the world. Chinese New Year has been celebrated for thousands of years, but its exact origins are shrouded in legends…

Arcadia Delegates Advocate in Sacramento at PTA Legislation Conference
Education

Arcadia Delegates Advocate in Sacramento at PTA Legislation Conference

By Sandi Khine, Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Over a two-day period, 13 delegates from Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) gathered in Sacramento for the annual California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Conference to advocate on behalf of not only Arcadia students and families but also students all across California. For over 100 years, PTA…

Arcadia High School Students Promoting Literacy Club Hosts Book Drive
Education

Arcadia High School Students Promoting Literacy Club Hosts Book Drive

All throughout Arcadia High School (AHS), students are immersed in a variety of opportunities for community service. One event that was especially unique was AHS’s Students Promoting Literacy club’s book drive, held from Dec. 3 to Dec. 7. Led by officer team members President Natalie Samadi, Vice President Rachel Lee, Secretary Kenna Gao, Treasurer Matthew…

Lorna Jane Active Nation Day in Arcadia
Health & Fitness

Lorna Jane Active Nation Day in Arcadia

By Sandi Khine It’s not every day that a nationwide movement makes a place in your local community. Fortunately for residents of the San Gabriel Valley, activewear brand Lorna Jane’s sixth annual Active Nation Day on Sunday, Sept. 30 had a foothold in the promenade of Arcadia’s Westfield Santa Anita mall. Founded in 2012, Lorna Jane’s…

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
News

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…

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