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Junior Elena Dudum embraces her voice

Junior Elena Dudum embraces her voice

December 16, 2009


Filed under Features, Showcase

Isabelle Pinard Reporter Junior Elena Dudum joins a group of students gathering in front of the Duchesene Room, all concentrating while mouthing lines and their hands unconsciously folding the corners of already crinkled packets of paper as they wait for their auditions. “I’ve been in music...

Octagon House saves, preserves Colonial history

Octagon House saves, preserves Colonial history

December 16, 2009


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Ava Martinez Reporter Walking down Union Street among the boutiques and restaurants, it is easy to overlook the Octagon House, a museum containing a variety of items from Colonial to Federalist America. The house is one of just two eight-sided houses remaining in San Francisco — the other th...

Colleges may learn from sports experts

November 2, 2009


Filed under Features, Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Managing editor Professional hockey players skate with a constant fear of losing their edge and their contracts. Every year the tough guys are asked to stay on their teams, get traded or get cut. Walking to HP Pavilion with my dad for a game, I was curious as to where my favorite Sharks pl...

Nicotine, marijuana cause addiction, internal harm

October 30, 2009


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When a joint is passed around at a party, Audrey has no hesitation in taking a hit. “I don’t smoke [marijuana] to be cool, I smoke because I like how it makes me feel,” said Audrey. “It’s a drug so obviously I know it’s not good for me, but everything in moderation, right?” Whether...

Chocolate, in moderation, may be healthy

October 30, 2009


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Anjali Shrestha Feature Editor The consumption of dark chocolate and its affects on the heart may prove to be a sweet salvation for chocolate lovers. “Eating chocolate as part of a varied diet where intake is balanced with regular exercise is probably healthy for the heart,” said register...

‘Friend’ requests from fake Facebook profiles have students feeling exposed, scared

October 30, 2009


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Zoe Newcomb News Editor Two months ago senior Katherine Mibelli accepted a friend request on Facebook from a person who was friends with 18 other CSH students and claimed to be transferring into the Senior Class. A month later, Mibelli realized during a conversation with a classmate that the girl...

LGBTQQ teens continue struggle for acceptance

October 30, 2009


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Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor When Rory Baldwin was 9 years old, she was physically beaten up for being a lesbian. “I tried kissing a girl I thought was pretty, and she told all the guys that I was a freak,” said Baldwin, who asked not to use her real name, “so they banded together and beat...

Alcoholism rooted in teenage drinking

Alcoholism rooted in teenage drinking

October 30, 2009


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Ina Herlihy Editor-in-Chief Kathy Lord spiked the punch bowl in eighth grade and attended the football after-parties serving alcohol sophomore year with her friends. “It was cool to be in with the in crowd,” said Lord. Forty percent of high school sophomores have admitted to drinking within t...

‘Ghetto’ has deeper meanings not intended by teen users

September 30, 2009


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by Zoë Newcomb News Editor Seventeen magazine boasts the best tips for how to get that perfect “ghetto-fabulous look.” Girls shriek through the halls, laughing about their ghetto car. World history classes study the poverty-stricken ghettos of World War II. The word “ghetto” has evol...

Swimming Fly

September 24, 2009


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Spanish exchange student adjusts to CSH community

September 23, 2009


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Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Sophomore Maria Raventós arrives at school greeting her friends just like any other girl, but her Catalan accent gives her away. Raventós attends the Sacred Heart school in Barcelona, Spain — which is coed and includes a preschool, middle school and high sch...

Teenage spenders throw money down the drain

Teenage spenders throw money down the drain

September 23, 2009


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Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Junior Juliana Wetmore tears open an envelope from the Pacific Service Credit Union every month revealing a statement for the debit and checking account she opened for her summer earnings. She glances over how much she spent, checks the balance and tosses it into the...

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