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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...

Senior joins ‘forces’ with the police force

Senior joins ‘forces’ with the police force

India Theriot, News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Features

While many of her classmates lace-up cleats for soccer practice or pack up rackets for tennis, senior Sarah Hong steps into her black tactical boots before heading over to the San Francisco Police Department Headquarters in Mission Bay. Hong learned about the San Francisco Police Activities League Law Enfo...

RSCJs elect alumna as new superior general

RSCJs elect alumna as new superior general

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

The Religieuses du Sacré-Coeur de Jésus convened in Italy last summer for their General Chapter meeting, which included the task of electing a new superior general to lead the order for the next eight years. “If you told me when I joined that I would end up becoming superior general, I probably ...

Discussing diversity

Discussing diversity

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

From discussing firsthand experiences to preparing their peers who plan to attend a national conference, a group of students have begun working to improve the school’s diversity from financial to racial representation. Established by Director of Admissions Allyson Maebert, the Inclusion Club plans to a...

College process: endless aspects, one choice

College process: endless aspects, one choice

India Thieriot, New Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Seniors may find it difficult to approach the college process with completely unbiased opinions about schools, as everything from peers’ and parents’ opinions to the acceptance rate of a college can subconsciously influence what she thinks about a particular school. While each individual institution is looking...

Pressured students seek serenity

Pressured students seek serenity

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Between two AP classes, standard test preparation, leading an on-campus club, and competing in fencing competitions on the weekends, junior Erika Wong is often stressed, just like many high school students with time-consuming commitments. “I am preparing for the ACT, and that's definitely added a ...

Using ‘the pill’

Using ‘the pill’

India Thieriot, News Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

While asking for birth control pills can often be an awkward conversation between mother and daughter because of its association with sexual activity, BCPs can also be used to alleviate menstrual cramps, make menstruation more regular and help with facial acne. Not all oral contraceptives are crea...

Cutting hair for a cause

Cutting hair for a cause

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

December 9, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features

As women and girls head to the hair saloon for a new cut and they may not realize that more can be done with their excess hair than sweeping it into the trash. Organizations such as Locks of Love accept hair donations that can be made into hairpieces for sufferers of medical hair loss who are unde...

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