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Students prepare for ‘Nutcracker’, both performing and backstage

Students prepare for ‘Nutcracker’, both performing and backstage

December 14, 2010
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Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief As Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers floats through auditoriums and ballerinas gracefully leap across the stage, performances of the holiday classic “Nutcracker” seem to be effortless, but behind-the-scenes the process of pulling together a successful ballet t...

Website offers daily deals

December 14, 2010
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Katy Hallowell Reporter Most adventures within San Francisco aren’t cheap — they come with hefty price tags that inhibit a number of potential customers from actually partaking in them. With a plethora of activities to enjoy in San Francisco, the 2-year-old website, Groupon (http://www.groupon.c...

Contemporary art museum exhibit brings desserts from table to canvas

Contemporary art museum exhibit brings desserts from table to canvas

December 14, 2010
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Isabelle Pinard Reporter A lair of tempting treats is no place for those whose stomachs are half empty. Hungry visitors might find themselves unable to keep their wandering fingers from going over the security lines in an attempt to touch the yellow-glazed tarts and crème brules hung on the walls of Sweet ...

Yearbook plans to operate differently this year

Yearbook plans to operate differently this year

December 14, 2010
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Aggie Kruse Reporter While students head to sports practice or relax in the Center on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, a dozen girls in Room 301 work to chronicle the year. It is the yearbook staff, and this year it aims to introduce a change to the school—the yearbook will be released before t...

Museum hosts free, weekly cultural event

Museum hosts free, weekly cultural event

October 29, 2010
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Emma Herlihy News Editor As the clock hit 5 p.m., the lights in the de Young museum dimmed and music came on as the wine bar rolled out for the cultural encounter event Friday Nights at the de Young at which the museum offers a free zone with a multitude of activities including live music, lectu...

‘Hamlet’ on The Rock offers unique experience

‘Hamlet’ on The Rock offers unique experience

October 29, 2010
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Zoë Newcomb Editor in Chief As the rain began to fall outside grimy prison windows, a bone-chilling shriek pierced the eerie silence of the Alcatraz hospital. Turning to escape from fanatical women running in circles and throwing flowers in the air, guests found themselves trapped on the island i...

Online pioneers take blogging to new heights

Online pioneers take blogging to new heights

October 29, 2010
Filed under A & E, Opinion

Sara Kloepfer Managing Editor There are four little words I used to hate — “Check out my blog.” Whether actually hearing them, reading them in a magazine or seeing them on someone’s Facebook page, I would mentally gag each and every time. I thought blogs were a playground for vanity, ...

Arden City gets modern twist

Arden City gets modern twist

October 29, 2010
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Ava Martinez Reporter The fall play “Arden City” may be a relatively little-known play set in modern-day London, but viewers who are familiar with Shakespeare may find the plot line familiar. The play is a contemporary version of the comedy “As You Like It” and includes the first and last scenes from the original play. ...

San Francisco give graffiti artists legal expression

San Francisco give graffiti artists legal expression

October 29, 2010
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Isabelle Pinard Reporter In the midst of the bustling crowd and street music cacophony at the 24th and Mission Streets BART station lie canvases waiting to be transformed by the hands of graffiti and mural artists in a community art project. The San Francisco Arts Commission and Department of P...

Fall musical programs recruit members for the school year

Fall musical programs recruit members for the school year

September 23, 2010
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Rebecca Lee Reporter Liturgical music accompanied by a trumpet, piano and two guitars accompanying Joyful Noise! fills the second floor of the Siboni Arts and Science Center after school one day, while the next morning loud Christmas music resonates on the first floor from Instrumental Music. Both groups g...

Landmark Clay Theater open — for now

Landmark Clay Theater open — for now

September 23, 2010
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Emily Bloch Reporter In a world where box-office hits and indie sensations are readily accessible online, around the corner at a neighborhood Redbox or streaming straight to the comfort of ones home, driving 20 minutes to a movie theater is becoming a thing of the past. However, almost immediat...

Pixar celebrates 20 years in the animation industry

Pixar celebrates 20 years  in the animation industry

September 23, 2010
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Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief The room was heavy with silence. Elderly couples slowly moved from wall to wall, stopping to pause and admire the artwork. Ushers around every corner repeatedly shushed any side conversation, trying to maintain a solemn environment. No, not an impressionist exhibit or a new...

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