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Theater department performs ‘Les Misérables’ to full houses

Theater department performs ‘Les Misérables’ to full houses

Julia-Rose Kibben and Lisabelle Panossian
March 16, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Seniors Lucius Johnson and Chloe Lovato  sing “Master of the House,” the anthem of the sneaky innkeepers Monsieur and Madame Thenardier. The Convent & Stuart Hall cast performed “Les Misérables” on Thursday and Friday evenings, closing with a Saturday matinee. The show, which ran two-and-a-half hours, ...

Texting lingo goes into mainstream

Texting lingo goes into mainstream

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under A & E

Terms such as “bae” and “on fleek” are paving their way into modern day vernacular through Instagram captions, Snapchats and even the dictionary. “Young people bring new language into the culture,” Lynne Soffer, Professional Dialect, Speech and Text Coach, said. “They speak it around their parents and their aunts and their uncles, and it s...

Sewing exhibits success

Sewing exhibits success

Claire Devereux and Claire Kosewic
March 15, 2016
Filed under A & E

While spending time at a museum is not most teenagers’ idea of fun, a new exhibit of sweeping ball gowns by world-renowned fashion designer and icon Oscar de la Renta that opened Saturday at the de Young is hardly a stuffy museum exhibit. Curated by former editor-at-large for “Vogue” magazine André Leon Talley, the exhibition is organized into thematic sect...

Streaming to stealing: Music listeners give insights on their music mediums

Streaming to stealing: Music listeners give insights on their music mediums

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News

From a music streaming service increasing its exposure of new artists to a rap artist getting caught looking at a torrenting site on Twitter — it is apparent that the range of music listening mediums is extensive. Music streaming service Spotify released the “Fresh Finds” feature today — featu...

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

Academy Awards host Chris Rock directly addressed the topic of #OscarsSoWhite in a monologue on why he decided against declining the offer host the award show. He additionally addressed why the issue arose, what he felt would be solutions to the accusations of racism in Hollywood and satirized oth...

Essay contest winners announced

Essay contest winners announced

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

All grades gathered in Syufy Theater wearing dress uniform this morning to await the announcement of the winners of the Kate Chopin Writing Contest. The annual contest concludes the Kate Chopin Writing Festival which featured New York Times bestselling author Vanessa Diffenbaugh as a speaker and guest judge. “We ...

Puppies ‘ruff’ and tumble on the football field

Puppies ‘ruff’ and tumble on the football field

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
February 8, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Slideshows

Fans of the Panthers and Broncos put aside their rivalries this weekend to cheer on a common family favorite — puppies. Throngs of people gathered outside of Gott’s Roadside at the Ferry Building for a live viewing of Animal Planet TV’s “Puppy Bowl Cafe,” where puppies mimicked a footb...

Exploratorium exhibits hands-on fun

Exploratorium exhibits hands-on fun

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Having not visited the Exploratorium since the age of 7, I decided to return, visiting for the first time at its 3-year-old Pier 15 location, right down the walkway from the lively Ferry Building farmer’s market. Ten years later, it does not disappoint. During the 2013 move from the Palace of Fine ...

Aspiring designers style a business plan

Aspiring designers style a business plan

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Aspiring designers and beauticians introduced a club at assembly today that offers opportunities to gain experience, learning about the business aspect of the beauty and fashion industries. Juniors Julia-Rose Kibben and Charlotte Cobb came up with the idea to start the Fashion Institute of Design ...

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
January 25, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

For the second year in a row, Academy award nominees lack diversity — creating the trending hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Some actors are responding by boycotting, protesting and public voicing their opinions about the ceremony. The following Saturday Night Live sketch also grants a more satirical outlook on the Academy awards ...

Upperclassmen, faculty reflect on Costa Rican memories

Upperclassmen, faculty reflect on Costa Rican memories

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
January 19, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

The quieter hallways around the locker room and the Center leave the freshmen, juniors and seniors to think about the sophomores as they travel through Costa Rica. The annual trip started with the current Senior Class, and includes jumping off notoriously high waterfalls, horseback riding and meeting...

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

Rideshare company Uber lowered its prices for the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week. Prices dropped from 10 to 75 percent, depending on the type of Uber service, to attempt to increase the demand of requested rides. Anyone with the Uber app can request a driver to pick them up from and drop them ...

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