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Tearoom brings charm to 21st century

Tearoom brings charm to 21st century

December 16, 2009


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Anjali Shrestha Feature Editor The soft murmur of ladies chatting paired with the clink of porcelain lend to the homey atmosphere of Lovejoy’s Tea Room in Noe Valley. Lovejoy’s, founded by an English couple 14 years ago, is a quintessential San Francisco restaurant with its rando...

Vintage stores are in

Vintage stores are in

December 16, 2009


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Emma Herlihy Asst.  News Editor Second-hand stores can provide affordable clothing, holiday gifts and the opportunity to sell used clothes, which is especially valuable in the state of the economy. “We hand-select our items, so instead of going to a store trying to find something...

Diet sodas can harm teeth and kidneys

December 16, 2009


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

Katie Ghotbi Reporter Calorie-free sodas have been a staple of the American diet for about 50 years, and many health-conscious teenagers replace their favorite sugary sodas with the diet versions, but popular drinks such as Diet Coke and Diet A&W Root Beer contain substances that may be as un...

Breast self-exam guidelines change, concerns women

December 16, 2009


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Aggie Kruse Reporter Revised guidelines suggesting cut backs on routine mammography screening are causing concern for many women as once standard detections for the second most lethal cancer in the United States now appear ambiguous. An article in the Journal of The American Medical Association in early...

Artistic alum Pearl Ng pursues ambitious career in art and design 16 years after graduating

Artistic alum Pearl Ng pursues ambitious career in art and design 16 years after graduating

December 16, 2009


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor A large painting of blue irises hangs on the right wall upon entering Dean of Studies Doug Grant’s office. Pearl Ng (’94) gave Grant the piece 16 years ago after it won local awards and compliments from students and faculty. “It ended up there when former art te...

Student stress can strain parent-student relationships

December 16, 2009


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Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Sophomore Katie Burke arrives home after Pilates class with math homework, an English essay, history notes and Symposium due the next day, but only wants to finish it all and go to sleep rather than to telling her parents about her day. A full day at school followed...

Junior Elena Dudum embraces her voice

Junior Elena Dudum embraces her voice

December 16, 2009


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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...

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