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Volunteering year-round has all-around benefits

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter
December 10, 2015
Filed under A & E, Features

Charitable organizations often see an increase in the number of people wanting to volunteer around the holidays, but the demand for services is not confined to the month of December. “We definitely see an increase in volunteering around the holidays,” Goldie Pyka, of the San Francisco Ma...

Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Multitasking affects efficiency, quality of homework

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
December 10, 2015
Filed under Features

Listening to music, eating or using a cell phone is an easy escape from the potential monotony of homework, but multitasking can be detrimental to the quality and efficiency of students’ work, despite making the job more pleasurable.  “I listen to music, I text with my friends constantly, and I ea...

Club creates more coding opportunities

Club creates more coding opportunities

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter
December 10, 2015
Filed under A & E, Features, News

A new club allows would-be coders to experience the web design, app development and graphic art of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion program but in a flexible and less time-consuming way. “It’s not just an opportunity for the girls to learn to code, but also an opportunity for them to...

Dinner is a meal best served with family

Dinner is a meal best served with family

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor
November 11, 2015
Filed under Features

Families concerned with their children having higher grade point averages and higher self-esteem, as well as lower rates of substance abuse and depression, may be able to achieve their goals by simply sitting down together for dinner. While difficult to organize with varying and interfering schedul...

Self-exams save lives through early detection of breast cancer

Self-exams save lives through  early detection of breast cancer

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
November 9, 2015
Filed under Features

Despite the controversy over the American Cancer Society’s new recommendations that regular mammograms breast cancer screening start later, experts agree it is crucial for all women to examine their breasts and know their body for early detection and treatment of the disease. “The most important...

Food, sundries can be delivered almost anywhere

Food, sundries can be delivered almost anywhere

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter
November 9, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Smartphone and mobile device food delivery apps are revolutionizing the food industry by making it unnecessary for diners to leave the house and still get a restaurant cooked meal, even from restaurants who do not have delivery services. “It’s convenient, and it doesn’t take too long,” sophomo...

Toxic friendships diminish self-esteem

Toxic friendships diminish self-esteem

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features

Elements of the popular film “Mean Girls” might not be so made-up after all as the exclusion and torment acted by the characters in the movie can be far too real for some teens experiencing similar struggles in reality. “I thought that they were just going through something kind of tough, so I was tr...

Social isolation leads to being the odd girl out

Social isolation leads to being the odd girl out

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features

As young women maneuver through crowded hallways on their way to classes, passing by friends saying hello and exchanging jokes and laughter, some students can still feel as lonely and isolated. “I’ve always lived with it,” junior Kayla Man said about her personal experience with social isolatio...

Unhealthy dating can be physically, emotionally detrimental to teens

Unhealthy dating can be physically, emotionally detrimental to teens

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features

Dating her second boyfriend started off well — until they got to know each other. That was when Violet, who asked that her real name not be used, says her relationship with her now ex-boyfriend grew unhealthy, as he grew easily irritated with her and began to pick fights with her friends. “He would...

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Microbeads cause wave of macro effects

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features

Neon-colored beads have become a part of many daily hygiene routines and may even make face wash bottles more appealing, but the microplastic polyethylene pearl-like beads, used as an exfoliator in many over-the-counter facial cleansers, are killing marine life. “I’m ashamed to say that I used to use a...

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Opinion

Locals and visitors alike line up out the door and down the block outside of the self-proclaimed tea bar with the “highest quality boba in San Francisco,” drawing customers off the Mission’s populous Valencia Street. Patient patrons enter into a minimalist white-on-wooden motif tea bar to try Bob...

Attention brought to cultural approration

Attention brought to cultural approration

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
October 23, 2015
Filed under Breaking News, Features

Although wearing the “Women’s Sacajawea Indian Maiden Costume” may seem harmless on Halloween, the National Honors Society is bringing awareness about cultural appropriation during this time. NHS president Catherine Heinen and club member Maya Greenhill spoke during Chapel today to present the issue ...

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