High School Q&A: Austin Wang

High School Q&A: Austin Wang

SHAD is an educational program with a focus on STEM (science, technology, entrepreneurship, and math) that recruits top achieving high school students from across Canada. An award-winning alumnus of SHAD '14, Austin Wang currently attends David Thompson High School and works with microbial fuel cells at UBC. In this interview with Katherine Chan, he shares what it's like to be an eighteen-year-old science whiz feeling existential about the future.

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High School Q&A: Tiffany Quon

High School Q&A: Tiffany Quon

SHAD is an educational program with a focus on STEM (science, technology, entrepreneurship, and math) that recruits top achieving high school students from across Canada. An alumni of SHAD '14, Tiffany Quon is now a first-year Physics Engineering student at UBC with an exceptional drive for design, publicity, and calligraphy. In this interview with SAD Mag's Katherine Chan, Quon shares what it's like to be an insanely talented teenager with a hundred different passions. 

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High School Q&A: Stephen Tufts

High School Q&A: Stephen Tufts

In anticipation of our upcoming High School issue (and in celebration of all things ginger), we interviewed Stephen Tufts of Dickie’s Ginger. What started as a complaint about the city's lack of decent ginger beer grew into an epicurean favourite, gracing The Globe and Mail’s recommended foodie gift list in December.

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High School Fiction: Lardo

High School Fiction: Lardo

All winter, any time he saw me, Brian would push my head deep into the snowbank, his body pressing against mine, my face buried in the snow, while he whispered, Say you’re a fag. Say it, Lardo. Fat fag.

A new short story by Matthew Walsh in celebration of our upcoming High School issue, with an original illustration by Amelia Garvin. 

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High School Q&A: Ray Hsu

High School Q&A: Ray Hsu

Ray Hsu is a pub­lished poet and a lec­turer at the Insti­tute for Gen­der, Race, Sex­u­al­ity and Social Jus­tice at the Uni­ver­sity of British Colum­bia. SAD Mag’s Kather­ine Chan inter­viewed Hsu about starv­ing for art, hypo­thet­i­cal time travel, and of course, our cur­rent favorite topic: high school.

 

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High School Poetry: I am remembering the sacredness of sleepovers

"I am remembering/ the sacredness of sleepovers....our ritualized rating/ of those poor boys." Sarah Ens and illustrator Amelia Garvin tackle all the wonders of the high school sleepover in this new poem. Look for more High School themed poetry and fiction as we prepare to launch our 20th edition: High School. 

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