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Annabelle Eaton, News Writer • February 1, 2023

Despite the recent weather giving way to floods, power outages, and school closures, the Pinewood community has made efforts to be anything but...

S.S.C. Expands Programs
S.S.C. Expands Programs
Kaavya Mehrotra, News Writer • February 1, 2023

“[Students for Sustainable Change] is really passionate about making Pinewood a more compassionate place,” Vice Principal Hemm said when...

Pinewood Hosts Poetry Out Loud Competition
Pinewood Hosts Poetry Out Loud Competition
Violet Negrette, News Writer • February 1, 2023

Pinewood is offering the Poetry Out Loud competition for students to compete to express their love for poetry for its second year in a row. At...

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Behind the Neon Curtain: "Love Island"
Sophia Yao, Opinion Editor • February 2, 2023

Images of perfectly tanned legs, horrifyingly overfilled lips, artificially blue water, and ridiculously chiseled abs fill your screen, interspersed...

Things Never Heard at Pinewood: Skylars Comic Column
Things Never Heard at Pinewood: Skylar's Comic Column
Skylar Chui, Creative Director • February 1, 2023

Empanadas: A Multicultural Dumpling Fusion
Empanadas: A Multicultural Dumpling Fusion
Karina Aronson, Samantha Hsiung, Sophia Yao, and Sally King February 1, 2023

Located in Campbell, Best Artisan Empanadas Cafe is a multigenerational South American-style empanada restaurant, run by Ernesto May and daughter...

Chat GPT: Risk or Resource?
Harry Yang, Opinion Writer • February 2, 2023

For a prototype that was only launched at the end of last year, Chat GPT has received an outstanding and surprising amount of attention. This...

The Downsides of the Constitution
Simon Braun, Opinion Writer • February 2, 2023

How many times have you watched the news and heard the phrase: “The founders intended?” The United States federal government states that...

The Magic and Mediocrity of Puss In Boots
The Magic and Mediocrity of Puss In Boots
Jamie Burton, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

I have not slept right for three weeks. The enigma of “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” has consumed me. It was supposed to be a throw-away...

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Addison Parenti
Addison Parenti
Arts & Culture Writer

Addison Parenti (9) is an Arts & Culture writer for The Perennial. As a first-year writer for The Perennial, Addison is looking forward to evolving as a writer and exploring new writing styles. When...

Poems to Compliments
Rachel Farhoudi, Features Writer • February 2, 2023

When I was little, my grandparents would read me a particular poem each time I visited them: “I Know Something Good About You” by Louis C....

Pinewood Celebrates Lunar New Year
Pinewood Celebrates Lunar New Year
Mei Miyahara, Features Writer • January 30, 2023

   K-12 Pinewood families from Grades K-12 celebrated Lunar New Year at Pinewood Upper Campus on January 28, with food and crafts stalls,...

From Streams to Likes: TikTok’s Impact on Music
From Streams to Likes: TikTok’s Impact on Music
Derrick Harris, Arts & Culture Writer • February 1, 2023

Recently, many artists have risen to fame by posting their music to TikTok and purposefully making catchy songs to gain streams. This method...

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Movie Review: Peeling the Glass Onion
Michael Shtrom, Arts & Culture Writer • February 1, 2023

I never thought I’d relive the year 2020, but as soon as I started watching “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” I immediately felt transported...

The Price of Winter Formal Tickets
The Price of Winter Formal Tickets
Katie Maier, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

Pinewood hosted its annual high school winter formal on January 21. This dance was a thrilling opportunity for the students who attended, as...

Drawing of a cancer cell being attacked
Cancer Vaccines and Its Breakthroughs
Andrew Wang, Science and Tech Writer • February 1, 2023

   Cancer is an omnipresent aspect of our lives that almost every person has encountered directly or indirectly by way of a loved one or acquaintance....

Robotics team member working on the robot
Robotics Club's New Robot
Ian Hsiao, Science and Tech Writer • February 1, 2023

   Each year, the robotics team partakes in a competition where different schools build a robot to complete specific tasks. The Pinewood robotics...

Soccer Teams Reaching Goals
Soccer Teams Reaching Goals
Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer • February 2, 2023

The arrival of the new year marks the start of league competition for all winter sports, specifically the boys and girls soccer teams. Both teams...

Troy Taylor Takes Over Stanford Football
Peyton Spinner, Sports Writer • February 2, 2023

After an incredible first eight years and disappointing last four years, David Shaw stepped down as the head coach of Stanford Football. The...

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