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New album strays from signature style

New album strays from signature style

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Singer, songwriter and pop culture icon Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album, “Reputation,” last Friday which is composed of 15 tracks and is predicted to reach over 1 million purchases by the end of this week alone. Swift’s recent albums have been increasingly influenced by pop and ...

Point of View: The punishment should fit the crime

Point of View: The punishment should fit the crime

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After smashing a soaring home run into left field to put the Astros up 1-0 in the third game of the MLB World Series last Friday, Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel returned to the dugout and made a racist gesture, seemingly mocking Yu Darvish, a Japanese-born pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, of...

Behind the scenes

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When the news of Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged inappropriate and unsolicited sexual advances towards several actresses became public, all I felt was frustration, as I thought to myself, “despite all this ‘progress’ we’ve made, will I ever open the newspaper and not read of m...

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Editorial Board

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

When St. Madeline Sophie Barat founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1801, she proclaimed her mission to teach young girls in a world where gender parity in education was non-existent. Her efforts and the work of others have made huge steps in progressing equality for women today, but female ed...

Yet another chance

Yet another chance

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern United States history, which injured over 500 people at the hands of one man in Las Vegas, politicians threw around the usual buzzwords — “tragedy,” “disaster,” “shocking.” It sparked a short-lived push for stricter gun control laws, but ...

Controversial skincare ad provokes thought

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A new ad for a popular personal care brand caught many users’ attention a few weeks ago. Although I do not have a Facebook account, the internet’s outrage over the ad quickly caught my attention. The first part of Dove’s most recent soap ad, featuring a black woman taking off a dark brown T...

Fleeing the Bay Area fires

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion

After a long week of school and volleyball, I was more than excited to relax during my weekend in California's wine country and cool down at my dear friend Natalia Varni’s home. I spent the October Sunday afternoon lounging around the pool and the night enjoying a true homestyle meal. With six other ...

‘Nude’ not so nude for all

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Band-Aid brand, cosmetic manufacturers and undergarment businesses pride themselves on products that camouflage to one’s skin, however they do not have everyone’s skin in mind. A lack of diversity in skin tone shades plagues many companies, sending the message that the flesh tone of the audienc...

Exercising our Rights

Claire Kosewic, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.” Ten words, written into the First Amendment to the Constitution by James Madison over 200 years ago, became the subject of controversy in recent weeks when the right-wing group Patriot Prayer attempted to host a rally in decidedly...

Food on Fillmore

Food on Fillmore

Grace Ainslie, News Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Students tired of repetitious food and beverages choices can now dine at several new storefronts recently opened around the Broadway Campus. Two years after announcing that it would take over the old Tully’s Coffee’s location at 2453 Fillmore St., Blue Bottle Coffee Company finally opened its doors in June. All caffeine...

Climate change calls for international response

Climate change calls for international response

Editorial Board

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Communities ripped apart by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can focus on little but immediate recovery efforts, but climate scientists see the devastating storms as ominous warning signs of what is to come as global warming increasingly threatens the planet. While climate change is not directly linked ...

Home (not so) sweet home

Home (not so) sweet home

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

My biggest worry the two weeks before Senior Year began was cramming in my summer reading. My dad’s — just over 30 years ago — was immigrating to America. A year prior to moving, his parents, brother and he filed their immigration request forms, adding their names to the infinitely long waiting list ...

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