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Madison Liu

Madison Liu, Staff Writer

 

Fun fact: Madison has a black belt in taekwondo!

Interests outside of school: Soccer.

Favorite show to binge: Grey's Anatomy (but only the early seasons).

Grade: 11.

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During the pandemic, chess has experienced a rise in popularity. The recent Netflix show

Top Picks From Print: As “The Queen’s Gambit” Captures Viewers, Chess Makes a Comeback During the Pandemic

February 19, 2021

Note: This story originally appeared in the 47.3 print edition of The Coat of Arms in February 2021. --------- Although chess has long been a popular...

The COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be widely distributed in the later half of 2021, but medical workers, the elderly, and front-line workers have already begun to receive doses. Creative Commons photo: Abel F. Ross on Qapta.

We Should Look Forward to 2021

February 4, 2021

It is no secret that 2020 was a horrific year from start to finish. As a result, 2021 is poised to be yet another year of struggle. We enter the new year...

Junior Ayla Seddighnezhad and her grandmother, 82-year-old Maliheh Pirasteh, pose for a picture during a hike together. Photo courtesy of Ayla Seddighnezhad.

COVID-19 Increases Isolation, But Older Adults Remain Optimistic

January 23, 2021

COVID-19 has affected different age groups in specific ways, and one of the most impacted groups is senior citizens (65 years and older). Senior citizens...

Knight Vision’s first virtual meeting of this school year brought increased student participation, allowing for the start of several service-based projects. Staff photo: Emily Han.

COVID-19 Brings Increase in Student Community Engagement Participation

October 27, 2020

Since the 2020-2021 school year has started, several changes have been made to Menlo’s community engagement program. Not only have credit requirements...

While environmental change is perhaps not the pandemic's most visible impact news media and in daily life today, it is one of the many significant ways in which the coronavirus will continue to affect future generations. Staff photo: Madison Liu.

[Photo] COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Global Environment in Both Positive and Negative Ways

May 28, 2020

While environmental change is perhaps not the pandemic's most visible impact news media and in daily life today, it is one of the many significant ways...

Eighteen students and two adults are scheduled to attend the Menlo Abroad trip to China in June. Peter Brown has been closely following updates from international health organizations such as WHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has also been consulting with International SOS, a medical and travel securities firm. Staff photo: Madison Liu.

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March 9, 2020

Eighteen students and two adults are scheduled to attend the Menlo Abroad trip to China in June. Peter Brown has been closely following updates from international...

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