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Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

The simple past time of checking a notification on a phone may only take a few seconds, but excessive time on media can turn into an addiction. “It’s so easy to be on the phone and on social media,” Manisha Punwani, MD said. “I don’t think that’s the problem, it’s the amount. If you are doing it for a limited time and ...

Learning around the world

May 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

While most are planning to spend their summers vacationing, volunteering, working or with friends and family, a few members of the Convent community will embark on student exchanges throughout the Schools of the Sacred Heart Network and live with host families for extended stays this summer break. “I’m...

Helping hands

Helping hands

India Theriot, News Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

For seniors who were experiencing difficulty deciding between colleges, reaching out for direct help was as easy as sending a text or having a phone call with an alumna who was in the same position only a few years earlier. “Grace reached out to me a couple months ago when she was deciding between a ...

Five ways to fight ‘senioritis’

Five ways to fight ‘senioritis’

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features, Sacred Heart

The Senior Class may possess lessened motivation to complete large-scale class projects or study for final exams as many colleges released decisions and the final semester of the school year comes to a close — a time when an issue many former and current high school seniors could identify with ari...

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...

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