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Perfect body comes with a price

Perfect body comes with a price

Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell
May 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

As the summer season and warmer weather draw near — and lighter, more revealing clothing becomes more popular — many teens focus on developing the “perfect summer body” through diets or exercise routines, but weight loss can be detrimental to one’s health. “There are a lot of different reasons — ...

Leveling the playing field

Leveling the playing field

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

The demoralizing locker room insult “You run like a girl” sums up the stereotypes and misogyny professional female athletes continue to battle, as they struggle for competitive pay, publicity and benefits to their male counterparts. Although Title IX, legislation giving women equal access playing...

Employing career opportunities

Employing career opportunities

Cece Giarman & Emily Kanellos, Reporters
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

While many teens prefer to spend time after school playing sports or socializing, others swap racquets for retail, cleats for customers, or Netflix for non-profits. Senior Delaney Moslander scans athletic tickets, ushers guests to seats and greets spectators at University of San Francisco's athl...

Getting it straight

Getting it straight

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

Metal clamps. Expanders. Retainers. Sore teeth, bleeding gums and canker sores are a right of passage for most teenagers. Four million Americans undergo some form of orthodontic treatment at any given time, according to American Association of Orthodontics, although, only 33 percent of the world population has undergone some sort ...

Ethics inspire veganism

Ethics inspire veganism

Mason Cooney and Laura Mogannam
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

Dominating Instagram feeds, headlines and recipes, San Franciscans are increasingly embracing veganism for a more ethically, environmentally, healthy or religiously-conscious lifestyle. “You're completely changing your diet and everything you're used to, so it’s hard,” sophomore Emmy Sobol, who has ...

App-pealing trends

App-pealing trends

India Theriot, News Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features

After watching her older cousin attentively navigate a multi-colored ball through different obstacles on his phone while they sat in the back seat during a road trip, freshman Caroline Thompson decided to give gaming application Color Switch a try. Grossing over 125 million downloads worldwide, the...

Good night, sleep tech

Good night, sleep tech

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features

While “smart products” can track everything from exercise to calories consumed throughout the day, the introduction of sleep technology is making even nighttime more intelligent. Sleep gadgets, including alarm clocks and wearable trackers, help users understand their individual sleep patterns with...

Old tradition calls for revamped marketing

Old tradition calls for revamped marketing

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features

With Samoas, Thin Mints and Trefoils cookies being sold across the nation this month, some Girl Scouts are sticking with a century-old tradition of face-to-face selling, while others are discovering new ways to sell the cookies. The organization recently introduced digital cookies sales through a downloaded Cookie Finder app or visiting a Girl Scout vendor’s personal website, allowing customers to pu...

Uniform Norms

Uniform Norms

Asha Khana, Copy Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

While Convent students are still struggling with complying to the revised dress code and uniform policy, students in many Network schools strictly adhere to uniform rules. At Kincoppal-Rose Bay School in New South Wales, Australia, even if a student is wearing her uniform, not having a white ribbon...

Beauty becomes skin-deep

Beauty becomes skin-deep

India Thieriot, News Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

Inside the cardboard box senior Charlotte Cobb ordered a week earlier was pink glossy lining and black block letters reading “Skin first. Makeup second.” In addition to the cleanser and moisturizer she ordered, was pink bubble wrap, a complimentary pack of stickers, and a poster. The sleek, simp...

Personalized skin care gets spotty

Personalized skin care gets spotty

Neely Metz, Features Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

From over-the-counter products to high-end, independent skin care brands, a plethora of treatment options are available for teens looking to eliminate acne, despite the possibility of undesirable side effects. “I had to go through a couple of products before I found what I think works best for me,” j...

Acne types go beyond the surface

Acne types go beyond the surface

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

After reluctantly rolling out of bed in the morning, many adolescents meet a mirror to what can be an aggravating revelation of painful red bumps or small black and white spots, that somehow emerged overnight. “It definitely changed how I viewed my physical appearance,” senior Mackenzie Maly, w...

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