Kid vs. Adult: Mr. L and Aleksia

Mr. Luukkonen and his daughter (Aleksia) What is your greatest achievement? Aleksia: I eat a lot of chocolate Mr. L:  Having Aleksia and running the Boston marathon Who’s your best friend? Aleksia: Rihanna probably Mr. L:  Joely Joely Joely What do you like to do for fun? Aleksia: Eat chocolate Mr. L:  Tell ghost stories […]

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She said, He said, She Said: Riya, Perm, and Jiwon

Jiwon Chun and Phasin Laplamool, Class of 2020, have been a couple since Sept. 21, 2018.  Riya Kohli has been Jiwon’s best friend ever since she came to Woodstock in July 2016. Kohli and Laplamool were separately asked questions about Jiwon to test who knows her better: What’s the name of Jiwon’s baby cousin? Riya: […]

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Friendships blossom on Valentine’s Day

Each year on February 14, many exchange flowers, chocolates, candy and declarations of love. This day, dedicated to love and romance, is named after Saint Valentine and dates back to the late 5th century. At school, STUCO members did their utmost to facilitate the festival of romance by acting as a middle man to buy […]

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Some models walked into the Quad

Woodstock’s first-ever fashion show was full of elegant, trendy, and snazzy outfits. The Woodstocker checked out the action to rank the top ten outfits, in no particular order. Mr. Kailash Mani Alicia Yugyel Mayar Jigya Mr. Peter Kvietok Jiwon Vikentiy Meher Amul

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Parker Hall transformed into ‘Island’ of songs

The globe lights dim and the crowd simmers down. Everyone’s eyes reach out to the stage, eagerly waiting for the play to start. As a response to their yearning, gods, peasants, and city dwellers creep out one by one, to present the opening night of Once On This Island. A musical, set on a Caribbean […]

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People’s experiences of Sadie Hawkins

There was much anticipation for this year’s Sadie Hawkins. The theme was “Secret Garden.” People were all decked, dressed, and ready for the event on a cold October night. Many showed up in beautiful dresses and formal suits with dates or friends by their side. Despite the hype, not everyone had a pleasant experience. Some […]

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Sadie’s most deftly dressed

“Everybody is beautiful in their own way” is a cliche that accurately describes Sadie Hawkins 2018. With all the attendees looking absolutely stunning, here are some of the best-dressed people. “I liked the idea of it…” “Long and Elegant.” “I needed a dress…” “Unique and Classy.” “Maximalism at its best.”   Edited by Nalin Mahajan […]

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Review: Supersize Me

Supersize Me is a 2004 American documentary directed and acted by Morgan Spurlock. In it, he explores the effect that fast food, in particular, food from McDonald’s, one of the largest fast-food chains in the world, has on an individual and on the U.S. community as a whole. Spurlock goes on a 30-day diet that […]

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Echoes from English Class: When Breath Becomes Air

A medium for students to pour out their vivid thoughts on the books assigned in their respective English classes, whether it be completely trashing it or applauding it, or something in between. “What makes life worth living in the face of death?” “What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your […]

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He said, She said, He said: Giju, Minjae, and Sunggon

Giju and Minjae are a couple, and Sunggon is Giju’s best friend. Minjae and Sunggon were asked specific questions related to Giju, to figure out who knows him better. Please note: No answers were discussed. What are Giju’s opinions on being vegetarian? Which vegetarian does he dislike the most? Giju: Vegetarians are killing more plants […]

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