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Program turns students into employees

Program turns students into employees

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
October 5, 2015
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After eight hours of school, a few students report to their part-time jobs in the cafeteria to set up snacks for elementary students, provide support with homework and help with pickup when the grade school parents arrive. The students are given many of the same responsibilities as the hired adults...

Senior coursework gets a makeover

Senior coursework gets a makeover

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
October 1, 2015
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Senior Class teachers have made shifts in English, theology and Conservation Biology courses, giving students more independence in selecting their course of study and hopefully battling inevitable “senioritis.” “We are looking to keep seniors interested throughout the entire year,” English department chair Rachael Denny said. “One way we are hoping to encourage that is by c...

Sketching out a life course

Sketching out a life course

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor
October 1, 2015
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While many seniors have already set their minds on applying to liberal arts or science-based colleges, a few have decided to forego the traditional route and focus on art universities. “A lot of liberal art schools that have an art program don’t usually offer as in-depth classes,” senior Stel...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
October 1, 2015
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The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
October 1, 2015
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The enticing ring of a cell phone notification can be distracting to drivers of all ages, but giving into the temptation of personal devices on the road can lead to serious accidents that may even result in death. “Sometimes if I’m reaching for my cell phone, I don’t look at the road, and I...

City’s homeless benefit from 1-to-1 contact

City’s homeless benefit from 1-to-1 contact

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
October 1, 2015
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While most San Franciscans cross the street when one of the 6,686 homeless ask for money or food, some students are taking action to help the problem. “I think St. Anthony’s is perfect for people to get involved because it is good for one-on-one time, and you talk to them as you eat lunch with t...

Fate of former Tully’s space remains unknown

Fate of former Tully’s space remains unknown

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
August 20, 2015
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Coffee-­deprived students lamenting the final San Francisco Tully’s location closing last November have been fueled by rumors that Blue Bottle Coffee would be moving into the Fillmore Street space, but they are about to have their hopes dashed. The artisanal coffee company is no longer...

Sprout Creek Farm program gives visitors a farmlife experience

Sprout Creek Farm program gives visitors a farmlife experience

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter
May 1, 2015
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Claire Kosewic Reporter When Amanda Bradley’s alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m., she gets into a pair of long pants, two pairs of socks, a flannel shirt and a fleece sweatshirt, leaves the bunkhouse and heads to the barns for morning chores. Bradley’s morning quickly became routine for her and her c...

Young voters encouraged to register to vote

Young voters encouraged to register to vote

May 1, 2015
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Young adults 18 to 29 represent over 21 percent of the eligible voting population nationwide, yet young adults did not make up that proportion of voters with only 13 percent of the votes in the 2014 election. “The gap between the youth population and the proportion of young people in the electorate ...

Renovations and maintenance for Mission Dolores Park near completion

Renovations and maintenance for Mission Dolores Park near completion

May 1, 2015
Filed under Features, News

San Francisco residents anticipating the reopening of Mission Dolores Park are closer to the park’s reveal, as renovations are expected to be complete in early June. Renovations have taken place in three stages over the past seven years, beginning with the playground in 2009, followed by the north...

Incoming college freshman use online matching sites to find roommates

May 1, 2015
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While packing boxes and buying accessories to decorate a dorm can be exciting, a concern of many incoming freshmen is whom they will be sharing their room with for the next year. Instead of colleges implementing their own processes to help match incoming freshmen with their best match for a roommate, most...

Cotillion season approaches

Cotillion season approaches

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter
May 1, 2015
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  While all seniors are required to buy a white gown for graduation, some seniors will be buying two — a formal occasion dress for graduation and a debutante ball gown. “All the women on my dad’s side of the family participated in it,” Catherine Ames (’14) said. “They wanted me to experience it...

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