Alex Piazza


Name: Alex Piazza
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2003
Alex Piazza is a junior page editor for Silver Chips, one of the better newspapers of the world. While participating in the CAP program, he also plays for the varsity soccer team and plays in an out-of-school band, playing an eclectic mix of styles. Alex enjoys songwriting and his musical influences include everything from Sublime to Bob Dylan to Led Zeppelin to Molotov. He's ivisted Peru, the place of his family's origin, many times. Alex has no idea of what he aspires to do, so he'll probably just settle down and be a freelance trash guy.


Stories (13)


Chewbacca reveals his side of the story

By Alex Piazza | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Painting a lasting impression

By Alex Piazza | March 13, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Her philosophy is simple—"I don't like perfection,” she says—but after one look through senior Heather Dwyer's 25 works of self-portraits, models and landscapes shown at her first solo art show, held Feb 22 and 23 at the Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo, it seems hard to describe her paintings without using the word "perfect.”

Starfox Adventures adventuresome

By Alex Piazza | Feb. 12, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Nintendo churns out another Mario Party

By Alex Piazza | Feb. 5, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Metroid Prime: Nintendo's new release is a gem

By Alex Piazza | Jan. 3, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Retro Studios and Nintendo have paired up to make another installment of the Nintendo classic Metroid and, in effect, have produced one of GameCube's most brilliant and decked out games to date: Metroid Prime. The game's sheer size and exhausting attention to detail are a testament to the capability of both GameCube and Nintendo programmers, and while Prime still has its downfalls it is still a Nintendo gem.

Behind closed bathroom doors

By Alex Piazza | Dec. 19, 2002, midnight | In Print »

A Blair student was threatened at knifepoint during a drug transaction in a Blair boys' bathroom last Friday, according to an eyewitness who does not wish to be named. The threatened student was selling marijuana when the buyer, unsatisfied with the amount he was given, took out a knife. The dealer fled from the scene with both the money and the marijuana. The armed student did not pursue him.

The Transporter brings nothing new

By Alex Piazza | Oct. 15, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Rule Number 1: Never change the dealRule Number 2: No namesRule Number 3: Never open the package

Wiping away our toilet trouble

By Alex Piazza | Oct. 4, 2002, midnight | In Print »

I began my investigation by scouring a Blair Blvd bathroom (sadly enough, this is how I begin research for most stories), and after meticulous searching, I finally found hard answers. "Ah-Ha!” I proclaimed. "Just as I suspected—single ply.”

What the U.S. needs to do to get a-header

By Alex Piazza | May 23, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Starlet Charlotte

By Alex Piazza | May 23, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Getting the 411 on all things fun

By Alex Piazza | April 25, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Are vocational training programs effective?

By Alex Piazza | March 14, 2002, midnight | In Print »

Sorry Nintendo, it's Xbox for X-mas this year

By Alex Piazza | Dec. 20, 2001, midnight | In Print »



Images (1)


Photo: magnetarts14

By Alex Piazza | Feb. 26, 2010, 2:15 a.m.

Senior Peggy Houng performs Liszt's "Le Rossignol" on the harp.