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Teens look to surgery for ‘perfect body’

Teens look to surgery for ‘perfect body’

October 29, 2010


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Today’s teenage makeover goes beyond the traditional haircut or stylish new boots. The number of teenagers undergoing plastic surgery each year is on the rise as medical procedures that were once considered taboo become more accessible and acceptable, mirroring the increase of shows focused on plastic...

Rosary remembers Katrina 5 years later

Rosary remembers Katrina 5 years later

September 23, 2010


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Zoë Newcomb & Sara Kloepfer Peering through the broken glass of the double doors in her backyard, Charlotte Svenson saw for the first time the insides of her childhood home destroyed. Svenson’s mother broke down sobbing in her daughter’s arms. “My neighborhood showed no signs of civilization...

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...

Teens gain valuable experience from summer internships

September 23, 2010


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Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter As an alternative to a summer of staying at home, catching up on TV series or relaxing, some students decided to go out and explore what jobs and internships have to offer. “I decided to be a manager of a camp run by teenagers,” senior Monica Rodriguez said. “Four ...

Kitten foster parents raise homeless strays

June 2, 2010


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Liz Smith Reporter It was only for a few weeks in elementary school, but the experience of fostering two stray kittens remains with freshman Jenna Zimmerman who recalls countless hours of playing with Sox, her first foster and Zoë, her second kitten. Zimmerman nurtured and cuddled the kittens and now ...

Crossing guard protects and cheers SSH students

June 1, 2010


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Meghan Helms & Colleen Scullion Google “2222 Broadway, San Francisco” on Street View and the screen shows a tall man in a black uniform keeping watch over the Flood Mansion. Joseph Leroy Tice stands in front of school almost every weekday of the year, which turns out to be often enough to...

Seniors consider options to finance college

June 1, 2010


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Although senior Daisy Chung says she wants to study business at the University of California, Berkeley where she was accepted despite a 73.4 percent rejection rate, she will not be attending due to the financial climate. “I plan on going to the University of San Francisco (USF) for two years, and th...

Teenage jobs help later professional life

May 30, 2010


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Competing with adults to find jobs and internships during the current economic downturn can be difficult, however working even a part-time job for just a short amount of time can look good on college applications and resumes, and teach skills important life skills. Many students are finding summer jobs ...

Harry Potter’s Quidditch flies into the real world

March 31, 2010


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Quidditch season has begun ... The whole school seemed to be out in the stands around the quidditch pitch ... Fifteen brooms rose up, high, high into the air. They were off,” writes J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and now Middlebury College student ...

Athletics can improve academics

Athletics can improve academics

March 31, 2010


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Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Research suggests actively participating in extracurricular sports can have lasting effects on the girls as they develop and continue throughout life, and they are more likely to experience academic success and graduate from high school than those who do not play sports. ...

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

March 31, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Right off 280 the freeway on Alemany Boulevard is a converted parking lot with two city-block long rows of mural-covered concrete stalls where every Saturday morning, the stalls fill with boxes and crates of fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey and whatever else local fa...

Students attend Vancouver Winter Olympics

February 12, 2010


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Aggie Kruse & Rebecca Lee Reporters Most students will be turning on the television to watch the Winter Olympics, but two freshman are celebrating the Games first-hand in Vancouver, British Columbia. Chiara Figari and Mary Katherine Michiels-Kibler are traveling to Canada with their families...

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