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Options for teens on Halloween limited by oversexualization

Options for teens on Halloween limited by oversexualization

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Psychologists and social science researchers are recognizing a shift in Halloween culture “from scary to sexy,” as girl’s costumes morph from innocent animals and pop culture figures to sexualized options that portray these characters as alluring and unrealistic. “It looks like the norm is not to be weari...

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinion

Crystalline shavings of flavored ice gather together in cups of snowy goodness at Powder, the Taiwanese ice cream experience that opened on Divisadero Street about a month ago. During a San Francisco heatwave with weather in the high 70s, Powder was a refreshing treat that satisfied a sweet-tooth h...

Online jokes transition from meme to popular culture

Online jokes transition from meme to popular culture

India Thieriot, News Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Social media users are finding a new way to keep in touch with current events through the platform of memes, an image with a humorous caption often make light of relevant news headlines. Meme’s subjects can range from current events, including the 2016 presidential election, to well-known athletes...

Social media users garner a following

Social media users garner a following

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Features

With a simple click of the “Share” button on Instagram, senior Lillian Lachman can share a photo with her 7,094 followers. Of that number, about 700 of them like her pictures. Numerous unknown users follow Lachman because of her standing as a model and actress. “I do not know all of my fol...

Online users take the web for social justice

Online users take the web for social justice

Neely Metz, Features Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Features

While high schoolers are often unable to take part in large-scale political or social issues in the real world, the internet is giving teens more opportunities to use their voice to spark change. “I think students should try to take action both in the real world and online,” senior Izzy Ponteco...

The Digital Rabbit Hole

The Digital Rabbit Hole

September 26, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features

From keyboard warriors to users with over 1,000 followers — web culture may be dominating surrounding society, one post at a time.

Headphone policy aims to promote socialization

Headphone policy aims to promote socialization

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Features

A new school policy at both Convent and Stuart Hall high schools asks students to abstain from using headphones in communal areas on campus in an effort to improve school culture and community engagement. “The request is made in support of community and the value of being present with one anothe...

Juniors, seniors have opportunity to support upcoming election

Juniors, seniors have opportunity to support upcoming election

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor
August 26, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

A representative from the San Francisco Department of Elections spoke with juniors and seniors during class meetings today about an opportunity to work at polling places on Election Day. “To make the election run, we depend on our high school volunteers,” Election Clerk Clint Wolfrom said. “...

Summer time puts students to work

Summer time puts students to work

Neely Metz, Features Editor
August 19, 2016
Filed under Features

From service trips to taking classes, summer break time was used productively in the case of student camp counselors, college course attendees and travelers. Summertime volunteering is done by many students as a way to meet the 100 hour community service graduation requirement without the time con...

Schools personalize Network tradition

Schools personalize Network tradition

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features

Festive wristbands labelled “CSH Congé 2016” and confetti flew across the aisles of the Syufy Theatre on March 23 as a clip of a roller coaster played on the big screen. Nearly every Sacred Heart school in the United States plans an annual Congé, “time off” or “holiday” in French, a Sac...

Young models hit the books, while building them

Young models hit the books, while building them

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features

As they finish up high school and approach college, a trio of teen models begin to consider whether or not they are ready to commit to a career in the fashion industry. Junior Hailey Long was approached by a modeling agent while shopping with her mom when she was 13-years-old — she signed soon after. “...

Women dare to go bare

Women dare to go bare

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features

A movement spearheaded by an actress and advocated by a teenager is taking the nation by storm — centering around the female anatomy. Free the Nipple, a gender equality movement, emphasizes the right women hold to be topless and breastfeed legally in public. “You can see naked women in magazin...

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