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SF safety measures may prove beneficial after next quake

March 31, 2010


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Katy Hallowell Reporter Recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile may leave many San Franciscans wondering if the Bay Area is the next. California has more than a 99 percent chance of having a magnitude 6.7 or larger earthquake within the next 30 years, according to the Uniform California Earthquake Ruptu...

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

March 31, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Right off 280 the freeway on Alemany Boulevard is a converted parking lot with two city-block long rows of mural-covered concrete stalls where every Saturday morning, the stalls fill with boxes and crates of fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey and whatever else local fa...

Several classes to be coed next year

Several classes to be coed next year

March 31, 2010


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Zoe Newcomb News Editor A significant change will take place next year as students at CSH and SHHS begin to participate in a program that will combine select courses with low enrollment into coed classes. The program will endeavor to give students opportunities that they otherwise may not have...

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

Women’s Studies gives presentation on challenges of women today

March 30, 2010


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Aggie Kruse & Colleen Scullion Reporters The influences of women on society and the challenges they face today were summarized in a full-school presentation by the Women’s Studies class yesterday in the Syufy Theatre. “We are the voice for women from the past, present and future,” said sen...

Students take time off for class retreats

Students take time off for class retreats

March 29, 2010


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Students participate in a unique class retreat each March designed for classmates to grow closer as a group through prayer and conversation, scaling walls, tiptoeing across tight ropes and reflection on each senior’s high school experience only a few months before graduation. “Each retreat, each...

Global Aid Forum celebrates women

March 16, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The International Aid Club focused yesterday’s fourth annual Global Aid forum on sharing stories and the work organizations supporting women around the globe. “March is Women’s History Month,” said club head Katherine Armstrong. “International Aid supp...

Paleoanthropololist who discovered ‘Lucy’ shares experience with students

Paleoanthropololist who discovered ‘Lucy’ shares experience with students

February 25, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Donald C. Johanson was just 13 years-old when he was inspired by a few anthropology books and the then-recent 1960s discoveries of Homo habilis by Louis Leakey. The man TIME magazine calls “the man who found the woman that shook up our family tree” spoke i...

Simple Gifts fashion show raises funds for women, children

Simple Gifts fashion show raises funds for women, children

February 12, 2010


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Claire Fahy Reporter Simple Gifts, a philanthropic club providing aid to women and children around the city, held its fourth annual fashion show last night. The fundraising event showcased outfits from designers including Levi’s, Rugby, and two student designers, benefiting Get on the Bus, an ...

Flu season is still around

February 12, 2010


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter The number of H1N1 cases and flu deaths have not been as widespread as expected, but the common cold and influenza viruses — which can cause a mild or sever illnesses — are still going around, but can be prevented by trying to stay healthy or alternately identifying and trea...

San Francisco Chinatown faces decline in youth interest and authenticity

San Francisco Chinatown faces decline in youth interest and authenticity

February 11, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Feng Wong starts his morning with breakfast at home before bussing 40 minutes from the Sunset to Chinatown to shop for bargain fresh fruit and vegetables, digging through the piles of bok choy and Chinese broccoli for the best bunches at a few stands on Stockton Street. ...

Popular designers protest Prop 8

Popular designers protest Prop 8

February 10, 2010


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Ava Martinez Reporter Opponents of Proposition 8, a California initiative passed in 2008 banning single-sex marriage, and popular brands among teens and young adults have turned to clothing as a creative way to protest. American Apparel’s “Legalize Gay” line of shirts and underwear is desig...

Fathers and daughters celebrate annual dance

Fathers and daughters celebrate annual dance

February 4, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor The Flood Mansion revisited the Roaring ’20s for the annual Father Daughter Dinner Dance Friday night, hosted by the Junior Class. Feathers and fedoras crowned the heads of daughters and fathers dancing to the swing music of Stompy Jones. I decided to go with a ...

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