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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 ...

French Club serves up goûter

February 3, 2010


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Rebecca Lee Reporter The smell of pastries wafted through the Main Hall and Marble Stairs as the French Club baked pain au chocolat. “It’s the typical goûter  —a French snack— for after school,” said French Club moderator Françoise Thompson. “It can be bought or made from French b...

Science department to offer course on redwoods

Science department to offer course on redwoods

February 3, 2010


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter A hum of voices filled the Syufy Theater while Science Department Chair Raymond Cinti discused the new Conservation Biology class that he is offering next year. “I think it is fascinating that Convent is giving us an opportunity to do such a course,” said sophomor...

School welcomes exchange students from Chile, Omaha

School welcomes exchange students from Chile, Omaha

January 22, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Images of Chilean life lit up the screen in Syufy Theater as theology teacher Julia Arce welcomed 9 exchange students from Chile and one from Omaha, Nebraska at Principal’s Meeting this morning. “We welcome students from other lands knowing that we are...

Sacred Heart community contributes to earthquake relief

January 15, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The night news sites reported the recent earthquake in Haiti, members of the Sacred Heart Community reacted with supply drives and ways to donate aid money. The International Aid Club created a website with a report on the disaster, a link to the Red Cross Associat...

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