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A pigment of your imagination

A pigment of your imagination

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

The pop-up Color Factory museum opened the doors of its rainbow-striped building to the public this August in Union Square after months of anticipation, becoming an instant hotspot for both tourists and locals, with tickets sold out through the month of September. Dedicated to all things colorful and self-de...

‘Private’ personas

‘Private’ personas

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features

Ugly selfies, rants and crude memes are populating Instagram feeds and breaking the stereotypical beautified Instagram aesthetic as users are posting more authentic photos through their “private” accounts. Private Instagrams, secondary accounts usually followed by close friends, have become a co...

Mission offers rich culture, community

Mission offers rich culture, community

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features

The Mission district is one of the Bay Area’s most thriving neighborhoods, filled with music, murals, food and an abundance of retail opportunities. The Mission stays true to its Hispanic history with a plethora of taquerias lining the district’s blocks. For old-school Mission-style Mexican food, head to award-w...

Minor labor can cause major issues

Minor labor can cause major issues

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

The prospect of learning the difference between an I-9 and a W-2 form, figuring out how to use company technology, and balancing work with school commitments is a daunting load for any employed teenager to handle, but it can be made even more difficult by underestimation from employers. Despite the ...

Steering away from a license

Steering away from a license

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

While high schoolers in the ’90’s movie “Clueless” hustled to get their driver’s licenses once they turned 16, many teens are tending to hold off until much later to start driving. “I haven’t had much time in the past two years to get a license,” alumna Neely Metz (’17) said. ...

Sleepy students

Sleepy students

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

As students shuffle into their first period classes, suppressing yawns and fighting the urge to go back to sleep, many find the early start time of school makes it difficult to be well rested. “I do not get enough sleep,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who says she sleeps about six hours each night, said...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

In order to get San Francisco closer to its goal of zero waste by 2020, Recology, the local resource recovery company, has added items to its list of what can be recycled in blue bins and increased the amount of compost sent to farms. “Zero waste is an idea that means sending next to nothing to land...

Walking the talk

Walking the talk

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

Despite being unable to vote, teenagers who are dissatisfied with current events find multiple ways to make their voices heard. Going to protests, pre-registering to vote, signing petitions and writing opinion pieces are all actions that have no age requirement — as such, teens capitalize on the opportunities.

Sophomores end school year with Capstone Project

Sophomores end school year with Capstone Project

Cece Giarman, Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features, Web Exclusive

Whether finalizing research papers or practicing presentations, sophomores are spending the week in preparation  for their Hislish final, the third annual Capstone Project. The Capstone Project gives students a chance to research a form of modern oppression they find most interesting and present the...

Advance planning simplifies solo flights

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Participation in summer programs, exchange trips, immersion experiences or even college visits often requires domestic or international air travel, which for some students means handling all the aspects of flying — alone. “I went on an exchange trip last summer to Sydney, Australia,” junior J...

Studying abroad cultivates personal interests

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

While some were swimming or tanning, junior Annabelle Leung spent four weeks last summer in Beijing, visiting historical sites like the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City and taking Mandarin classes to improve her fluency. “I adapted super quickly to being in China and away from home because I w...

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