What’s Better: Buying or renting?

By: Qingqing Ouyang (‘23) A new year means a new home, and many buyers are looking to start the year fresh with finding a place to live. However, when looking for a home, buyers must consider an important question: Should I buy or loan? Of course, both buying and renting have advantages and drawbacks, and many factors must be considered before making the decision. Cost … Continue reading What’s Better: Buying or renting?

Real Estate Price Analysis in 2021

By: Qingqing Ouyang (‘23) Although there were many drawbacks in the year 2020, surprisingly, house market trends have been on the positive side. There is an expected increase in home sales of 3.6% from 2020 to 2021, which would be the highest rate since 2006. The main reasons for the buildup are interconnected. Firstly, the COVID-19 vaccine will spur the economy and bring back jobs; … Continue reading Real Estate Price Analysis in 2021

Elon Musk’s Voyage to Other Industries

By Varun Talluri (‘23) As the world is rapidly advancing into what some may call the 4th industrial revolution, there are a few visionaries who have their eyes set on continuous advancements. One such person is the Tesla CEO and one of the richest men alive, Elon Musk. The tech billionaire was born in 1971 in South Africa and later co-founded PayPal, which allowed him … Continue reading Elon Musk’s Voyage to Other Industries

Two Possible COVID-19 Vaccines

Sunny Sivakumar (‘21) Since COVID-19 was discovered in late 2019, the race to find a vaccine has been ongoing as the world remains in quarantine. While the process to create a vaccine normally takes years, scientists have been working to find one as quickly as possible. Now, it seems that not one but two companies have vaccines that could prove to be effective.  The first … Continue reading Two Possible COVID-19 Vaccines

How Proactive Companies Thrived During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Varun Talluri (‘23) The picture symbolizes how Google was prepared for and able to overcome COVID-19. Image courtesy of Forbes. Ordering items from Amazon, attending classes via Zoom, binge-watching your favorite TV shows, and staying at home. Due to the recent pandemic, this is a reality all too familiar for us. As soon as we thought that things were starting to get back to … Continue reading How Proactive Companies Thrived During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Korea’s Response to COVID-19

By Yeon Woo Lee (‘21) It’s official: the United States has officially become the country with the most reported confirmed cases of COVID-19. COVID-19 has been around since December of 2019, starting in the Wuhan province of China. Since then, it has spread throughout the world, severely impacting the countries of South Korea, Italy, and Iran. Italy has been frantic in its shutdown, with the … Continue reading Korea’s Response to COVID-19

Corona Virus Update 03/22/2020

By Cathy Shan (’23) As of March 22st, there have been over 298,000 cases of the extremely contagious coronavirus. People around the globe have been infected and the W.H.O (World Health Organization) has officially declared that the coronavirus is a global pandemic.  The coronavirus outbreak started in late December of 2019. At that time, only a few cases of coronavirus had appeared in China. However, … Continue reading Corona Virus Update 03/22/2020

The Scary Spread of the Coronavirus

By Cathy Shan (’23) On January 22nd, an extremely infectious disease started to rapidly spread throughout Wuhan, China, one of China’s most populous cities, containing over 11 million people. 830 people were diagnosed with this virus and 26 of them died. This extremely contagious disease is called coronavirus, a disease contracted from animals such as camels, bats, and civets. Coronaviruses cause people to feel flu-like … Continue reading The Scary Spread of the Coronavirus

Who Is Marie Yovanovitch and What the Heck Does She Have to do With Impeachment?

By Rachel Rochford (’23) As the impeachment trials have moved ahead, it has been easy to feel as though we are behind the process, still trying to figure out what exactly is happening. One of many the many questions people have: who exactly is involved? Key players range from Rudy Guiliani, the president’s personal lawyer to Chief Justice Roberts of the Supreme Court who is … Continue reading Who Is Marie Yovanovitch and What the Heck Does She Have to do With Impeachment?