Keepin’ it Arcadia
S2 #31 Special Graduation Episode And The Story of Mirai Nagasu!

S2 #31 Special Graduation Episode And The Story of Mirai Nagasu!

July 22, 2019

School has been over for a while now, but once an Apache, always an Apache! This episode contains interviews with some of the seniors in the Class of 2019, along with a special segment honoring Olympic bronze medalist Mirai Nagasu!

Timestamps:

Senior Interviews: 0:48

Story of Mirai Nagasu: 13:43

S2 #30 Bipartisanship: What Does It Really Compromise?

S2 #30 Bipartisanship: What Does It Really Compromise?

June 18, 2019

In this episode, Becky Chen interviews Young Democrats officer Conner Hua and Lawrence Sung interviews Young Republicans President-elect Holden Nash about why it’s difficult to achieve bipartisanship, and what their respective parties can do to help achieve it. We also have a discussion between four students on the podcast team with a variety of beliefs, expanding on topics such why elected representatives usually stick so close to party lines. Last but not least, for a more overarching, objective view, we have Christina Yao’s interview with Constitution Team member Francesca Yao on what changes can be made to the government to encourage bipartisanship!

Timestamps:

Young Democrats officer Conner Hua: 1:07

Young Republicans President-elect Holden Nash: 3:39

Bipartisanship Discussion: 9:52

Constitution Team member Francesca Yao: 13:54

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S2 #29 Journalism Advice, Science Olympiad, and Hands Only CPR Training (feat. Matthew Ormseth, Kevin Tan, and Chief Chen Suen)

S2 #29 Journalism Advice, Science Olympiad, and Hands Only CPR Training (feat. Matthew Ormseth, Kevin Tan, and Chief Chen Suen)

May 26, 2019

This episode starts with Jeffrey Lee's interview with Mr. Matthew Ormseth, an Arcadia High School and Cornell University graduate who now works at the LA Times, on his experiences in journalism. Next, Jeffrey talks to Kevin Tan, (our Harvard-bound valedictorian) and also the captain of Arcadia High School’s Science Olympiad, on what the team is all about. Last but not least, we have an interview with Chief Chen Suen, a Battalion Chief at the Arcadia Fire Department, on the upcoming Hands-Only CPR training sessions for the freshmen of Arcadia High School!

Timestamps:

Journalism Advice with Matthew Ormseth: 1:03

Science Olympiad with Kevin Tan: 16:06

Hands-Only CPR Training with Chief Chen Suen: 25:23

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Find last year's episode on Science Olympiad here on Podbean or here for Spotify!

S2 #28 The Retired, The Hired, and The Fired Up (To Be Healthy)

S2 #28 The Retired, The Hired, and The Fired Up (To Be Healthy)

May 18, 2019

This episode is about teachers! Podcast member Grace Lee interviews our beloved retiring Digital Photography teacher, Mr. Fujiwara. After that, podcast member Becky Chen interviews Ms. Hong, who used to teach at Foothills Middle School but is now in her first year at Arcadia High School, about her new experiences! Last but not least, podcast member (and varsity tennis player), Christina Yao, talks about why it's so difficult to eat healthy in today's society!

Timestamps:

Interview With Mr. Fujiwara: 0:53

New Experiences with Ms. Hong: 4:39

Healthy Eating: 7:06

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S2 #27 New Spring Preview, New Girl Scout Gold Award, New App!

S2 #27 New Spring Preview, New Girl Scout Gold Award, New App!

May 6, 2019

To wrap up this year's Spring Preview showcasing Arcadia High School's clubs, podcast member Kathy Liu interviews two middle schoolers and AHS's drum major, Carolyne Kim, about this experience at the event! Also, take a listen as podcast member Leila Nunez interviews Girl Scout Delaney Prater, who earned the Gold Award with her project Commit 2 Happy. Last but not least, Jeffrey Lee gives you the scoop on the new AHS Mobile app update coming soon!

Timestamps:

Spring Preview Reflection: 0:40

Commit 2 Happy: 4:07

AHS Mobile App Update: 7:36

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S2 #26 Personal Statement from New Arcadia Mayor, Airpods, and Interview with Amazon Alexa!

S2 #26 Personal Statement from New Arcadia Mayor, Airpods, and Interview with Amazon Alexa!

April 28, 2019

This week, podcast discussion anchor Lawrence Sung contacted our new mayor of Arcadia, Mayor April Verlato, who gives a personal statement addressed to all Arcadians! Next, podcast resident tech member 2.0 Joyce Pang interviews a couple of her friends for opinions on Airpods. Last but not least, we have a fun little segment where host Jeffrey Lee interviews Amazon Alexa.

Timestamps:

Personal Statement from Mayor April Verlato: 1:57

Airpods: 6:36

Interview with Amazon Alexa: 9:15

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S2 #25 Triumph, Failure and Hope!

S2 #25 Triumph, Failure and Hope!

April 23, 2019

Today, we have an interview with star athlete Emilie Sung about the annual Arcadia Invitational track meet. Next, podcast team member Christina Yao will discuss college rejections and how to deal with them in an interview with Aditya Bhawal. Last but not least, stay tuned as Becky Chen talks about the amazing Holocaust survivor Trudie Strobel, who visited our very own Arcadia High School! Enjoy!

Timestamps:

Arcadia Invitational Recap with Emilie: 0:46

How to Deal with College Rejections with Aditya: 1:47

Holocaust Survivor Guest Speakership Experience: 8:15

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S2 #24 Incredible Math Circles Tutoring Program, History of Hawaii, and Gatsby Day Recap!

S2 #24 Incredible Math Circles Tutoring Program, History of Hawaii, and Gatsby Day Recap!

April 13, 2019

Let’s begin with an interview with the absolutely brilliant Aditee Prabhutendolkar and her Math Circles tutoring program, as well as how you can get the help you need to clutch that grade! Next, we have our history guy Lawrence Sung dramatically going over the interesting history of Hawaii, and last but not least, we have a recap of one of the most mysterious events to happen to juniors during junior year: Gatsby Day.

Timestamps:

Math Circles with Aditee: 0:34

History of Hawaii: 3:57

Gatsby Day Recap with Elisha and Sage: 9:32

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Find more information about Aditee's program here!

Words of wisdom from Aditee: “Don’t be afraid of the potential challenges. Get to solving the problem; no one else will solve it for you.”

S2 #23 Les Miserables and Theatre with Brady Stubbs, Rundown of Current Democratic Candidates, and Metal Straws!

S2 #23 Les Miserables and Theatre with Brady Stubbs, Rundown of Current Democratic Candidates, and Metal Straws!

March 24, 2019

Today host Jeffrey Lee has an interview with Brady Stubbs, who played Jean Valjean in the most recent Arcadia High School Advanced Theater production: Les Miserables, on his take of his role, and of theatre in general. Next, we’ll be getting a bit political with Jarett Yip, our local political analyst, who will be giving us a rundown of the Democratic candidates running for President so far. Last but not least, podcast team member Christina Yao will be giving her take on the hype around metal straws!

Timestamps:

Interview with Brady: 0:51

Presidential Candidates with Jarett: 10:17

Metal Straws with Christina: 13:05

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S2 #22 Fingerpick Guitaring and Nick Jonas, Time Management 101, and the Apache Pow Wow!

S2 #22 Fingerpick Guitaring and Nick Jonas, Time Management 101, and the Apache Pow Wow!

March 17, 2019

In this episode, we have interviews with 3 very exceptional Arcadia High School students, the first being guitarist Julia Noji, who was recently noticed by Nick Jonas on social media! Next up, we have ASB Junior class president Braden Wong dramatically telling his tips on time management. And last but not least, we have next year’s Apache Pow Wow newspaper editor in chief Brandon Chen and everything you need to know about Pow Wow!

Timestamps:

Guitar Playing with Julia Noji: 0:55

Time Management with Braden Wong: 5:00

Pow Wow with Brandon Chen: 19:12

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