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Mia Skala (’17) poses as DC Comics character Harley Quinn with a Deadpool cosplayer.

Cosplay: A Subculture

Published on May 13th, 2014 | by Lillian Graham

Costume-Play, more commonly known as “Cosplay,” is a phenomenon that has been around for years, originating in the 1960s while “Star Trek” was airing on television. Star Trek fans would organize small Star Trek conventions, and come in homemade costume as their favorite characters. Now cosplayers travel across the country to conventions where they meet other cosplayers and sometimes compete in contests. Today, cosplay covers a broad spectrum of fandoms, a group surrounding books, movies, TV shows, video games, etc. Costumes are often made by their wearer, which adds an extra aspect of creativity... Read More


500 Letters of Love

500 Letters of Love

Published on April 22nd, 2014 | by Staff 14-15

On Dec. 7, 1941 the Japanese surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor Base in the Hawaiian Islands killed over 2,300 Americans in 90 minutes and thus began the United States’ official entrance into WWII. Though exempted ... Read More


Flea Markets: The Latest Fashion Bug

Flea Markets: The Latest Fashion Bug

Published on March 20th, 2014 | by Benjamin Ross

Whenever I wear my neon peacock print nylon jacket, I notice several intrigued passers-by. Without fail, I’m asked where I bought such a unique piece of fashion. When I respond, “I got it at the Melrose ... Read More



Traveling Teachers

Published on March 20th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

The Samo faculty is a well-traveled group. Here, some of Samo’s most adventurous teachers share their experiences voyaging to all ends of the Earth.   Chon Lee Lee has received travel grant scholarships that enable him to travel ... Read More



Teachers’ After Hours

Published on March 4th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

As elementary school students grab their rolling backpacks and prepare to go home, they see their teachers huddled at their desks and imagine the secret bedroom hidden behind the classroom where they undoubtedly retreat to every ... Read More


2th Paste Virtual Business Stand

ROP’s Virtual Businesses Through the Years

Published on February 28th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

From extreme sports to toothpaste, Samo’s Virtual Business program has been churning out surprising and innovative models for businesses galore. Samo’s prestigious Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Virtual Business program has many interesting and innovative ideas for ... Read More


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What’s up, doc?

Published on February 12th, 2014 | by Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin

By FIONA MORIARTY-MCLAUGHLIN If there’s one shoe that’s seen it all, it’s Dr. Marten. Also known simply as ‘Docs’, the boots were originally designed for working men. Soon they transitioned into an essential part of the ... Read More


Crazy Scholarships

Crazy $cholarships

Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

Although searching for college grants can be intimidating, if brave enough to dive into the depths of the world of scholarships, one might stumble upon some unusual and even ridiculous gems... Read More

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