March 25, 2014
“The food sucks here,” said Francesco Carella, when asked about what he saw as some of the major differences between the United States and his home.
Carella is an Italian exchange student attending Issaquah High School this year. In a recent interview about living abroad, food was the first thing that came to mind.
Besides the food, Carella’s opinion of the U.S. was mostly positive.
July 23, 2013
Washington Fencing Academy carries on the tradition of centuries-old sport
The sport of fencing is often associated with a certain aristocratic air, possibly perpetuated by film depictions and the sheer history of the pastime.
To those unfamiliar with the sport, fencing is simply the means by which storied characters such as Zorro, or The Three Musketeers, vanquish their enemies.
Those who are close to the sport understand that it is much more than that. It is a sport of respect, chivalry and craft.