by Alison Yip People say that there is a lack of voting from their citizens as shown from declining voter turnouts with the exception of Presidential Elections. Some do not vote because they do not believe their votes to be necessary, as they do not see change happening. Civic disengagement has become a problem in
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by Jessie Jiang and Andy Cen Galileo students gathered on March 25th to witness the talents of their fellow classmates. While every performance was enjoyed by the audience, the Galileo Press decided that these were the top three acts of the entire show. Mikaela Dodge & Samantha Fong A performance that seemed to bring the
by Johnny Ha For the first time in its 12 year history, the annual Galileo Talent Show hosted by Peer Resources on March 25th featured poetry. The poets, who spoke about community issues delivered a serious moment in an otherwise light-hearted show, where most of the performances showcased and celebrated the spirit and talent of
by Jerick Anonuevo The only junior softball captain on the Galileo varsity team this year, Rachel Su Ang has proven to be worthy with her great show of skill and leadership on the field. Starting at left field since her freshmen year, last year, Rachel helped lead the lions to the semi-finals with an 11-5
by Major Wen For the last 9 years, Galileo AVID students have come together to celebrate their handwork and dedication to the program with the annual AVID Palooza. The purpose of the Palooza is for AVID seniors to host a day that incorporates teamwork, collaboration, and leadership. This year, Mr. Seligson’s AVID Senior class continued this tradition on March 23rd at
by Elvis Lau With the Boys JV taking second place in the all-cities last year and its current record of 3-2 for Girls JV, 4-0 for Boys JV, 3-2 for Girls Varsity, and 2-2 for Boys Varsity, the Galileo swim team has been making steady improvement over the last years. However, their success didn’t quite
by Andy Cen and Jessie Jiang Known as the smartest girl in the class of 2016 by most of the seniors, Senior, Chunjin Ruan, is a finalist of the Questbridge Scholarship in part because of her strong academic records, diverse extracurricular activities and exemplary leadership skills. As a one of the finalists in the Questbridge
by Ahmed Elmahy Although the title may seem a bit harsh, it is quite frustrating for me as a student to have to deal with multiple technological issues when your school’s name asserts that it is an academy of technology. From outdated computers that barely work or don’t have enough disk space to a consistently
by Johnny Ha and Jessie Jiang With one of the highest GPAs in the class of 2016 and being involved in extracurricular activities, Senior, Allen Tong is known as the “class genius” by many seniors at Galileo. Allen is currently a Semi-Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship, where he could possibly win a minimum amount of
by Ashley Moh In the 1980’s, Galileo’s junior officers decided to distinguish their Junior Prom from their Senior Prom, which was originally held at the same hotel, by turning it into the boat dance. Since then, the boat dance has been the junior’s main focus in order to fundraise for their upcoming senior events. This
by Major Wen A group of Galileo students won third place in the campaign “Not On Our Ground; Not In Our Town” to promote standing up against bullying hosted by The Warriors at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Feb 29. The team led by Teddy Almaguer, Jennifer Dao, and Kelly Lau, created a video
by Lauren Wong Galileo’s Spirit Week ended with the battle of colors between the classes with seniors wearing white, juniors wearing orange, sophomores wearing purple, and freshmen wearing black. Which class do you was the most spirited? Galileo Press asked them, “Why do you like Spirit Week?” “It unites the kids together!” –Chunjin R.
by Lauren Wong The place we call our second home, “The Home of the Mighty Lion,” has deteriorated into an embarrassment. As a senior, I have never seen our school in such a horrendous state. There are walls and ceilings with flaking paint and concrete floor cracks wide enough to cause tripping hazards. Students deface
by Lauren Wong Narrowing down to the final days of Spirit Week, staff and students became twins for a day. Galileo Press asked the question: “What do you like about Spirit Week?” “It gives us an opportunity to do something different and creative.” –Ms. Marshman & Ms. Galdamez
by Lauren Wong Seniors debated to be MATHletic or athletic at school to show off their school spirit. Galileo Press asked them the question: “Why do you like spirit week?” “I like the Giants!” –Isabel S. “We are seniors! We have to do something.” –Garrick L.