Perfect Pandemonium:

A Fantasy in 2098 A.D. Written by Zhiyu (Sam) Liu FADE IN: INT. A SMALL MEETING ROOM IN A HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO – DAY A gaunt man with a five-star military uniform walks into the room where a small crowd of people are waiting for him. He greets them, pulls down the screen toContinue reading “Perfect Pandemonium:”

Is There Too Much Pressure on Girls to Have ‘Perfect’ Bodies?

Written by Irene Zheng “I’m getting fat” might be the most common phrase that every girl will say at least once in her lifetime. Every girl wants to be as skinny as the models in the magazines; every girl wants to look good in other people’s eyes; every girl desires to have the “perfect” body.Continue reading “Is There Too Much Pressure on Girls to Have ‘Perfect’ Bodies?”


Written by Sophie Zhu CHARACTERS Choice Keller (15): Social outcast, only child. Her parents and an android are her only friends. She wears a necklace with a key on it. C.H.I.P. (Computer Home Integrated Program): The android built into Choice’s laptop. Ford Keller (48): Family man, who has always been there for his daughter. CurrentlyContinue reading “B-26 MARAUDER”

Coconut Candies

Written by Anita (Sicen) Hua In this dream, I have been taken back to the Spring of 2010, when I was running across pebbled roads, over arched bridges, and in between rows of blooming jasmine flowers. I mingled with the vim and vigor of my surroundings, my cheeks covered in mud and the rims ofContinue reading “Coconut Candies”

Crumbling Empires

Written by Arthur Miao On a semi-warm morning in Prussia on July 17, 1942, Hitler looked at himself in the mirror. His mustache, he thought, brought out the ferocious look in his eyes. He was a force to be reckoned with, and today was the beginning of his grand plan. Now that his army hadContinue reading “Crumbling Empires”

Chinese Parents Praise Phenomenal Design of GAOKAO, “THE BEST EDUCATIONAL METHOD!” That is Helpful to Parents Everywhere!

Written by Oliver Ye Earned an Honorable Mention in the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition “After my son entered the last year of his high school life, he fell totally in love with studying” said ShuFang, a proud mother whose son is in a highly ranked high school. Every July, almost all Chinese seniorContinue reading “Chinese Parents Praise Phenomenal Design of GAOKAO, “THE BEST EDUCATIONAL METHOD!” That is Helpful to Parents Everywhere!”

Angel of Death:

The Human Form of Evil Written by Vivian Zhang Glup, glup. I sat watching the plunger slowly make its way down the tube and into Miriam’s body. Inside the tube was a clear unknown liquid that would soon be injected into my own body. This was the third time this week, the twelfth time thisContinue reading “Angel of Death:”