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The Octagon

Smashing victory for boys’ basketball leading up to tournament

Katia Dahmani, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017

Opponent: Delta High School   Location: Delta   Final score: 91-22, Cavs’ win   High scorer: Senior Reggie Fan with 29 points.   Defensive triumph: The Cavs limited the Delta Saints to only 4 points in the first quarter...

UPDATE ON UC EDUCATIONS: Despite welcome changes, international students say program still needs tweaking

UPDATE ON UC EDUCATIONS: Despite welcome changes, international students say program still needs tweaking

December 8, 2017

High schoolers excited to perform five one-act plays

High schoolers excited to perform five one-act plays

December 7, 2017

SPOTLIGHT ON HARASSMENT: SCDS mothers at Capitol say ‘Enough,’ sign protest letter with 140 outraged women

SPOTLIGHT ON HARASSMENT: SCDS mothers at Capitol say ‘Enough,’ sign protest letter with 140 outraged women

December 6, 2017

Mock Trial competes in Beach Ball Classic

Mock Trial competes in Beach Ball Classic

December 5, 2017

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International students remember the wackiest stories in their ESL textbooks

Allison Zhang, Design Chief

December 4, 2017

Read more stories on both the Chinese international students in the UC Educations organization and world-language textbooks in the print edition of the Octagon, Tuesday, Dec. 5.  For many inte...

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Nicole Wolkov, ’17, attends speeches by international diplomats at George Washington University

FRESHMAN FOCUS: Nicole Wolkov, ’17, attends speeches by international diplomats at George Washington University

November 30, 2017

Surviving a lightning strike: metal umbrella, tree save ceramics teacher from literally electrifying experience

Surviving a lightning strike: metal umbrella, tree save ceramics teacher from literally electrifying experience

November 26, 2017

Sophomore and junior work toward becoming licensed pilots

Sophomore and junior work toward becoming licensed pilots

November 25, 2017

THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS: Junior from Beijing to combine college tour with holiday celebration in SoCal

THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS: Junior from Beijing to combine college tour with holiday celebration in SoCal

November 22, 2017

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OK, Andy Weir’s ‘Artemis’ isn’t ‘The Martian,” but it’s charming, witty and filled with fascinating science

Allison Zhang, Design Chief

December 7, 2017

MY ANGLE: Runners aren’t the only ones exhausted by marathon races

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Runners in the California International Marathon.

Chardonnay Needler, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017

MY ANGLE: iOS 11 creates more problems than it solves

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The new control center after the iOS 11 update.

Ming Zhu, Reporter

December 4, 2017

THE SKINNY: Bangs, turtlenecks truly do save lives

Photo by Nico Burns

Another example of high quality bangs. I’m in Ashland taking a pic at the back of the bus. While there is some slight breakage on the left side, there isn’t enough of a gap for the casual observer to notice.

Sonja Hansen, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2017

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Kristine Schmitz
Kristine Schmitz

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Kristine is a freshman. She loves being active and playing a variety of sports. Her favorites are swimming, tennis and diving. She also enjoys spendin...

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