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Sophia Cheng

Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief

Sophia Cheng (12) is Editor-in-Chief for The Perennial, and this is her sixth year on staff. This year, Sophia is looking forward to mentoring younger writers and writing articles she is passionate about. In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking walks, and having conversations.

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Chengs Advice: The Memories Are Worth It

Cheng’s Advice: The Memories Are Worth It

Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2024

I’m in a loud, brightly lit In-N-Out, sitting uncomfortably in the very corner of the booth. I can feel a dull pain in the front of my head from having worn undersized goggles for the past three hours....

Sophia Cheng’s Guide to Employment

Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

For young adults across the country, getting hired for your first job holds an alluring promise of freedom akin to learning how to drive or leaving for college. But what about those unlucky few who are...

Past Livess Life Lessons

Past Lives’s Life Lessons

Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2024

There are some films that make you feel seen, and some that make you feel changed. “Past Lives” (2023), a romantic drama film written and directed by Celine Song, was the latter for me. Although this...

Sophia Chengs Holy Trio of Actresses

Sophia Cheng’s Holy Trio of Actresses

Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2023

Hollywood is notorious for many things — the glamor, the snobbish peacocking, the tucked-away mansions. But perhaps what the industry is best known for is the image of the struggling actor, and its counterpart,...

Senior and co-president of Health Science Club, Jakob Kleiman donates blood.

Pinewood’s Health Science Club Hosts Blood Drive Amid National Shortage

Karina Aronson and Sophia Cheng September 14, 2023

The Pinewood Upper Campus community donated approximately 51 lifesaving units of blood from 14 donors Sept. 13 at a blood drive hosted by the Health Science Club. The donations were collected by local...

Eric Schreiber, David Wells Fighting

Literature Teachers Engage in VICIOUS BRAWL Over DISGRACEFUL REMOVAL of Rhetorical Device Chiasmus From Curriculum

Sophia Cheng, Arts & Culture Editor March 27, 2023

Although Pinewood teachers are known for being dedicated to their subjects, the English department is particularly infamous for its passion for all things literature and writing-related. On Wednesday,...

A fallen tree crushes a Middle Campus fence, finding its way into a neighboring homes yard. The only damage was done to the fence.

[Photo] Power Outages and Fallen Trees: High Speed Winds Impact Pinewood Campuses

Samantha Hsiung and Karina Aronson March 16, 2023

A fallen tree crushes a Middle Campus fence, finding its way into a neighboring home's yard. The only damage was done to the fence.

3 Pointers: “Next One’s In”

Sophia Cheng, Arts & Culture Editor October 4, 2021

In his tiny office bursting with Pinewood girls basketball memorabilia and team photos, head basketball coach Doc Scheppler, known across the country as a connoisseur of the three-point shot, pulls up...

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