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The Purple Tide

The student news site of Chantilly High School (Chantilly, VA)

The Purple Tide

The student news site of Chantilly High School (Chantilly, VA)

The Purple Tide

Irene Si

Irene Si, Editor-in-Chief

Irene Si is a senior and this is her fourth year with the Purple Tide. She’s also a tutor at the school’s Writing Center. In her free time, she loves to read poetry, play Sudoku and go on picnics with her family. She’s an iced chai latte enthusiast and has a bad habit of buying too many candles.

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On Thursday, March 31, multiple students head home after school by crossing Stringfellow Road. When inconvenient, many choose to ignore the crossing signal or the crosswalk entirely, walking across the road directly in front of the Chantilly Regional Library entrance.

Jaywalking poses danger to students

Irene Si, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2022
Great for cleaning indoor air, improving one’s mood and adding some color to the home, growing houseplants can also help cultivate one’s green thumb.

Beginner’s guide to houseplants

Irene Si, Arts&Style Editor
March 25, 2021
Junior Anna Nguyen prepares the flour for her macarons.

Tasty treats make holiday season sweeter

Irene Si, arts&style section editor
December 30, 2020
Rina Sawayama performs in London in 2018. Sawayama is a well-known LGBTQ artist.

Rina Sawayama

Irene Si, Art & Style Editor
November 28, 2020
Frank Ocean performs at the Oyafestivalen in Oslo, Norway in 2012.

Frank Ocean

Irene Si, Arts & Style Editor
November 28, 2020
Singer/songwriter Wafia is a queer-identifying artist  recently released Good Things.

Wafia

Irene Si, Arts & Style Editor
November 28, 2020
Girl in red performs at the End of the Road Festival in 2019.

girl in red

Irene Si, Arts & Style Editor
November 27, 2020
With all this extra time on my hands during quarantine, I’ve been able to pick up a lot of new hobbies as well as rediscover my passion for old ones, like reading manga. Right now, I’m catching up on the Detective Conan series.

Coronavirus Diaries: Irene Si

Irene Si, Copy Editor
May 17, 2020

Rise in hate crimes causes concern

Irene Si, copy editor
October 2, 2019
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