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Komen restores controversial funds

Komen restores controversial funds

March 13, 2012


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Elizabeth Smith News Editor The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation — whom CSH has supported through its annual participation in Race for the Cure for the past 17 years — reversed its decision to fund Planned Parenthood following public outcry from the public, including Komen supporters and dono...

Annual walk benefits Sacred Heart school in Kyamusanala, Uganda

Annual walk benefits Sacred Heart school in Kyamusanala, Uganda

March 13, 2012


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Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Students from all four schools, faculty and their families walked together across the Golden Gate Bridge to raise money for the Sacred Heart Primary School in Kyamusanala, Uganda on last Saturday. Pledges and $25 registration fees raised more than $4,000 and will spo...

Occupiers in Oakland move from encampment, but continue to protest

Occupiers in Oakland move from encampment, but continue to protest

March 13, 2012


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Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Small patches of green grass are beginning to regrow in Oscar Grant Plaza, formerly Frank H. Ogawa Plaza and the site of the Occupy Oakland encampment. Although the protesters have vacated the plaza and Occupy Oakland’s protests have significantly died down since th...

Smartphones targeted by thieves

February 7, 2012


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Isabelle Pinard & Rebecca Lee Dozens of passengers travel by Muni or BART with earbuds in and smartphones out, but in a matter of seconds their cell phones could be whisked out of their grips and into a thief’s hands. San Francisco is one of the top 20 cities for cell phone loss or theft, with...

Seniors visit Porziuncola Nuova

Seniors visit Porziuncola Nuova

February 7, 2012


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Madison Riehle Reporter The Senior Class toured the Porziuncola Nuova, a replica of the church St. Francis of Assisi is credited to have rebuilt, as part of its studies on Christian mystics late last month. “We wanted to use the opportunity of being in the city of St. Francis to combine our study with a representative...

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

February 7, 2012


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Sophia Redfern Reporter The annual Walk for Uganda to raise money for sponsoring students and for building funds at Sacred Heart Primary School in Kyamusanala, Uganda is scheduled to take place March 3, starting at Crissy field and going over the Golden Gate Bridge. “The key word is solidari...

Minors restricted from buying certain over-the-counter drugs

Elizabeth Smith, News Editor

February 7, 2012


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Teens under the age of 18 may get a surprise if they try to buy some over-the-counter medicines to relieve a nagging cough. The State of California banned sales of medicines containing an addictive chemical for minors as of Jan. 1. Dextromethorphan (DXM), a common chemical in these medications, can...

Food becomes more local

Food becomes more local

December 16, 2011


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Isabelle Pinard Managing Editor Eating locally-grown food is becoming more frequent in San Francisco with the rise of grocery stores and restaurants that only offer local produce, meats and dairy products. “I can buy a wide variety of local food in a lot of places here in the city,” senio...

Student Council surprises school with Congé on Halloween

November 10, 2011


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Sophia Redfern Reporter All-school Halloween costume contest winners announced that it was Congé on the back of an In-N-Out gift card, surprised by a day off to roller skate at Cal Skate. Hover over photos for caption. Photos: JEWEL DEVORAWOOD, REBECCA SIEGEL and REBECCA LEE | The Broadview...

New bill gives teens access to STD services without parental consent

New bill gives teens access to STD services without parental consent

November 10, 2011


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Jewel Devorawood Web Editor Among the more than 140 bills Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last month is Assembly Bill 499 which enables minors to receive services to prevent sexually transmitted disease without parental consent. Current  family legal codes §6925 and §6926 already allow te...

iPads debut in lowerclassmen curriculum at CSH

iPads debut in lowerclassmen curriculum at CSH

August 30, 2011


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Claire Fahy Sports Editor Freshmen and sophomores received iPads in a pilot program introducing tablet technology into the curriculum on Aug. 18-19. “It’s going to change the way we learn things,” sophomore Mika Esquivel-Varela said, “but it’s going to be a challenge not do other things a...

Watch Commencement live on Friday

June 2, 2011


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We'll be on-air at about 3:45 p.m. PST to livestream the Class of 2011 Commencement at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 3. Live Streaming by Ustream.TV...

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