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Kadence Ly

Kadence Ly, Staff Writer

Kadence Ly (9) is in her first year a part of The Nexus. In her free time, she enjoys playing sports, reading and listening to music. She enjoys it is when people take pictures of her sleeping in class.

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Opinion: Standards of being ‘ladylike’ are outdated

June 3, 2022

During dinner, I was sitting at my kitchen table, comfortably slouching in my chair with one leg propped up on the edge, the other swinging back and forth. As I swayed from side to side,  munching on...

Kaitlyn Arciaga (9) runs the 800 meter during a dual track meet, March 31. After starting competitive track this year, she currently ranks 3rd nationally.

Arciaga places third nationally in first year of track

April 8, 2022

When Kaitlyn Arciaga (9) won her first one-mile race in track, two girls stayed in front of her for the majority of the race until the end, when Arciaga was able to sprint past them and win. “There...

Save me from digital FOMO

April 8, 2022

When I was little, my mom would make me take naps. I hated naps. The idea of going to sleep at the same time, mid-day, every day when I wasn’t even tired was just so unappealing to me. I hated the fact...

Sports siblings

Sports siblings

March 18, 2022

Looking back at photos from when Layla Salem (9) and Mariam Salem (11) were in their first year on the same club soccer team in 2014, Mariam can be seen pointing and bossing around Layla as they play.  Starting...

First year wrestlers go to CIFs

First year wrestlers go to CIFs

February 18, 2022

Every member of the wrestling team this season is a first-year wrestler. Despite the inexperience of his players, wrestling coach Kristian Wahlgren said he believes in his team’s ability to perform.  With...

Mehta, Zhou embrace cultural foods during lunch

February 18, 2022

When 11-year old Shayna Mehta (9) sat down in her middle school cafeteria and opened her lunch of daal rice, a traditional Indian dish, she noticed people looking at her a little differently. Followed...

Mumby finds new path in law

Mumby finds new path in law

December 17, 2021

As a freshman at UC Berkeley, Wil Mumby changed majors. Unsure about his current major in media studies and how it might not support his career interest in journalism, Mumby participated in a journalism...

Ly saves patients as perfusionist

Ly saves patients as perfusionist

December 17, 2021

As a perfusionist, Kaitlynn Ly assists in the bypass of the heart and lungs through the management of the heart-lung machine, also known as “the pump.” She works alongside the surgeon and the anesthesiologist...

Opinion: My Homecoming experience will be amazing whether or not I have a date

Opinion: My Homecoming experience will be amazing whether or not I have a date

October 8, 2021

Do you know the people who are always in the background of Homecoming proposal posts, awkwardly watching every time but never getting asked? Yeah. That’s me.  Recently, I witnessed my friend...

Lim tapes for ASB, explores passion for videography

Lim tapes for ASB, explores passion for videography

September 17, 2021

Video camera in hand, rushing down to the field, Juhno Lim (11) stepped in front of the black hole to capture the excitement and cheers overflowing from the stands, highlighting the key moments of...

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