Checkmate … Nah! February 13, 2017

This is Hou Yifan. She is a four-time women’s world chess champion, a grandmaster in chess, and is called the “Queen of Chess.” So, how did sh

What the Heck Is Groundhog Day, Anyway? February 13, 2017

  Maybe you’ve heard of Groundhog Day … or just seen the movie with Bill Murray. Groundhog Day is an American tradition where people watc

Xyza Exclusive Spotlight: Interview With Paul Epworth February 13, 2017

Lucky us at Xyza, our Junior Reporter Chloe got to interview Oscar, Golden Globe and five-time Grammy winner, Paul Epworth. You may have seen Paul on

Grammy’s: More Than Just an Award Show! February 13, 2017

Did you watch the Grammys? Viewers were abuzz over a few surprising moments, including a microphone malfunction, a superstar stopping mid-way through

You Get Free Tuition! You Get Free Tuition! February 12, 2017

S.F. says no need to pay for school!  Ah, San Francisco, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Earlier this month, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed L

Queen Elizabeth II: 65 Years and Counting! February 12, 2017

On February 6th, 1952, Queen Elizabeth II’s father, King George VI passed away. At the young age of 25 years old, Elizabeth II took over the throne

Then & Now: Shamu January 17, 2017

  WHAT HAPPENED: Last year, SeaWorld announced that after 60 years of orcas (or killer whales) flying into the air and splashing happy families i

Gong Hay Fat Choy January 12, 2017

Happy 4714! Wait, don’t we mean 2017? No, actually we really do mean the year 4714, which is also the year 2017. Even more confused? Let us explain.

Five Facts About the Oscars January 12, 2017

On February 26th, millions of people from around the world will be watching the 89th Annual Academy Awards, or what is commonly known as the Oscars. T


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