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A professional dancer throws chocolate coins and lettuce into the crowd as he performs the traditional lion dance.

Lunar New Year celebration held after hiatus

Annika Skorski January 31, 2023

The East Asian Culture Club hosted a Lunar New Year Celebration in the cafeteria Jan. 26. The event offered food stalls serving homemade Chinese food and bubble tea as well as hosting student-run activities...

Varsity basketball player Sinan Sensurucu (’23) reflects on his position as a Grade 12 on the team and shares his goals for the upcoming season.

Athlete Spotlight – Sinan Sensurucu

Spencer Towfighi, Lead Sports Editor January 13, 2023

With such a diverse array of options, finding a good quality, delicious and authentic Chinese restaurant can often be difficult. Reporters Rowan Hamilton and Ruby Rogers share the best Chinese restaurants across the city.

Top 4 Chinese restaurants in London

Rowan Hamilton and Ruby Rogers January 10, 2023

Whether it be long northern noodles, Shanghai dumplings, Beijing duck or dim sum, London is famous for its diverse Chinese food. The Chinese food community is rich in variety, with each region having a...

Reporters Audrey Cushman, Sanna Ekroth and Sophia Hsu review hot chocolates across the Saint Johns Wood high street. Each reporter rates each bowl based on various categories: originality, price and taste.

The Standard reporters review hot chocolate

Jagger Price and Yasmine Rivera contributed to videography and editing. Music used with permission from Vee Motsi.

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) is a technology developed to detect offsides and fouls in soccer games that the referee cannot accurately witness. Reporter Adrian Caillaux Diaz, Colton Stenson (’26) and Alessandro Arpaio (’26) debrief the effects of VAR on the soccer world stage.

VAR yields negative playability on soccer pitch

Adrian Caillaux Diaz, Reporter November 9, 2022

Music by Gus Bhatia

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