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Breakfast Club evolves into social time with less structure

Breakfast Club evolves into social time with less structure

October 30, 2009


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by Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Breakfast Club has evolved from a planned period of coed activities into less structured time for CSH students to spend with the boys from SHHS. “Breakfast Club has changed so much,” said senior Kat Armstrong. “My freshmen year we were all divided into ...

Increasing need puts stress on SF Food Bank

Increasing need puts stress on SF Food Bank

October 30, 2009


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Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Requests for assistance from the San Francisco Food Bank are up 20 percent this year, and although it is responding with more products and produce than ever, with 192 pantries citywide and a warehouse bustling daily, food is still not being distributed fast enough in large enough quantities to meet steadily climbin...

UC and CSU in fiscal crisis

October 30, 2009


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Meghan Helms Asst. A&E Editor The state’s current financial crisis is increasing tuition while cutting admission and course options in California’s public colleges and universities, making graduation in four years more difficult to achieve. “Admission to a UC or a CSU will be more sel...

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

October 30, 2009


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Claire Fahy Reporter Sacred Heart Schools throughout the world celebrated the Feast of Mater on Oct. 20 and throughout the week. A fresco of Mary painted by Sister Pauline Perdau, a Religious of the Sacred Heart novice, resulted in a variety of traditions celebrated by Sacred Heart schools . T...

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

October 28, 2009


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Zoe Newcomb News Editor Students will participate in breakout sessions and listen to expert panels during a coed event on Nov. 12 focusing on the different facets of evolution. Five scientists and theologians will facilitate the day-long Darwin Project: Exploring Faith and Science, addressing the...

‘Ghetto’ has deeper meanings not intended by teen users

September 30, 2009


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by Zoë Newcomb News Editor Seventeen magazine boasts the best tips for how to get that perfect “ghetto-fabulous look.” Girls shriek through the halls, laughing about their ghetto car. World history classes study the poverty-stricken ghettos of World War II. The word “ghetto” has evol...

Project Kaisei explores waste in Pacific Ocean

September 23, 2009


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Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Abandoned fishing nets, empty plastic bottles and everyday trash make up a floating dump commonly know as the north Pacific Gyre or the Plastic Vortex in the North Pacific Ocean which is estimated to be twice the size of Texas — and is still growing. Projec...

Renovations begin on Doyle Drive, 101

September 23, 2009


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Zoë Newcomb News Editor Construction has begun on the $1 billion, 9-year replacement of Doyle Drive that will continue through early 2013 and will affect traffic in the Presidio district and people who commute across the Golden Gate Bridge. Doyle Drive currently rates 2 out of 100 in structur...

Some Sigg bottle liners still contain BPAs

September 23, 2009


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Chemistry teacher Christina Cinti leaves the lab room quickly, grabing her Sigg bottle before she walks out the door with her tennis team and unaware the inner liner of her water bottle can seep a hormone-disrupting chemical known as BPA into her water. Many people turned t...

College Board announces 41 CSH AP Scholars

September 23, 2009


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Zoë Newcomb News Editor The College Board announced AP Scholar awards Sept. 16, honoring 41 Convent students. Class of 2009 graduates Katherine Eaneman and Kristie La are AP scholars, achieving scores of 4 or higher on at least four AP exams. Scholars with Distinction, given to students who rece...

Race for the Cure on Saturday

September 23, 2009


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Emily Bloch Reporter CSH will participate in Sunday’s annual Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure as part of the Team Convent/Stuart Hall, marking the 15th consecutive year the school has supported the event for breast cancer research. “I go with my mom to Race for the Cure as a rem...

San Francisco addresses health reform

September 23, 2009


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Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor More than 82,000 San Franciscans have no health insurance, according to the San Francisco Medical Society, but the City and County of San Francisco provide some basic coverage that proposed national health care reform would extend. “We really don’t know how the ...

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