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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...

Teens try to balance savings and spending

Teens try to balance savings and spending

September 23, 2009
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Sara Kloepfer A & E Editor The bell rings, signifying not only lunch period but the mad rush of students racing to Fillmore Street to purchase their food. Junior Bridgette Hanley remains in the Center, taking out her brown paper bag. “If you buy from the lunch line it’s usually $8 and j...

Constant texting may lead to future hand problems in teens

September 23, 2009
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Anjali Shrestha Feature Editor The familiar generic ringtone went off and junior Monica Rodriguez reached into her pocket and within 10 seconds answered her recent texts. Rodriguez averages 80 texts a day. “I text my friends about different things during the day and random occurrences,” said Rod...

School cafeteria ends bottled water sales

May 21, 2009
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Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor Bottled water is no longer included in students’ meal plans for lunch in the cafeteria, but the thirsty can fill biodegradable cups or their own bottles from coolers of filtered water the Eco-Council organized around the lunch area to reduce the number of 8-ounc...

Brady retires after 28 years

May 21, 2009
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Sara Kloepfer Reporter He sits at a corner table in the Center, folded hands resting on his crossed leg, his head cocked slightly and bushy white eyebrows raised as he listens to a student read her poetry. When she finishes, creative writing teacher Charles Brady surveys his four students’ reaction...

Art foundations HS course influences graduate’s career path

May 21, 2009
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Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor Ever since Joanna Wendell (’05) took Art Foundations in her sophomore year of high school, she knew art history was a subject she wanted to continue to study. “I took Ms. Evers’ class and that was when I was the first time I was introduced to art history as a...

Cyberbulling brought to a new personal level

May 21, 2009
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Sara Kloepfer Reporter "No one likes you because you’re an ugly b****,” read the Honesty Box message Samantha received upon logging onto her Facebook one day. “I never responded, but they kept sending me mean messages like that until I finally deleted my Honesty Box,” said Samantha, who aske...

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