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Tip off: Closing the gap

Tip off: Closing the gap

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

With the Women’s World Cup quickly approaching, athletes, fans and coaches are preparing for one of the biggest sporting events of 2019. Yet, nearly 20 years after the Women’s World Cup was founded, the women’s team still gets paid less than the men. Prior to the 2015 World Cup, the U.S. women ...

Undeniable evidence

Undeniable evidence

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Last month I had to evacuate my own city. I live in a single-family house in a safe residential neighborhood in an American city known for its eco-friendly practices, but still, my health was in severe danger. The air quality in San Francisco rose to the mid-200s on AIRNow’s Air Quality Index, a measurem...

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

After receiving a letter from a young girl commenting on the absence of girls’ sizes for his signature shoe the Curry 5’s, Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry is looking to make a few changes to his shoe line.   Nine-year-old Riley Morrison crafted the letter with her father to highlight the fac...

Study over sleep

Study over sleep

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers aged 14 to 17 years old get eight to 10 hours hours of sleep every night. Last night, I got four. In fact, for the past week, I’ve averaged about four to five hours of sleep each night. My lack of sleep isn’t entirely due to homework or...

C-ing Clearly: Make voting easier

C-ing Clearly: Make voting easier

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since registering to vote in June, I have been eager to join the U.S. democratic process, however, my enthusiasm decreased in September when I realized the voting experience I imagined of going to my local polling place and voting in person was unlikely, and that I would probably end up voting through ...

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

When it comes to the world of athleticism and sports, women have often been considered the inferior sex due to our feminine body types. As a result of higher testosterone levels, it is biologically easier for men to gain more muscle mass, usually making them taller and wider than most women. ...

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

At the end of each class period, most of my classmates and I pull out our yearly planners and  fine-point pens like clockwork to scribble down new assignments. Far from being a sign of “good organizational skills,” our pages of color-coded of assignments, tests and looming deadlines stem from an ...

Vote smart, not partisan

Vote smart, not partisan

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As Democrats are gearing up to reclaim control of Congress and Republicans are looking keep their majority through the 2018 midterm elections, partisanship may lead to uninformed decisions in the voting booth. Every midterm election cycle, one party or the other uses the phrase “take back” as...

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Following the release of Nike’s new ad featuring former San Francisco ’49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, thousands of individuals chose to burn their previously-purchased Nike merchandise as well as boycott the corporation in protest. Controversy over Nike erupted on Sept. 3 when Kaepernick hinted ...

Taking some time off

Taking some time off

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Teens spend an average of 102 minutes — more than 10 percent of their waking day — on social media every day. I was no exception. Ninety percent of teens in America use social media, and 43 percent have a desire to unplug from it, according to a study published by Common Sense Media. For thr...

Student walkout falls short

Student walkout falls short

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

ANALYSIS Students across all 50 states took part in the National School Walkout at 10 a.m. on Friday, protesting gun violence in memory of the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School, but only 30 people in the Convent & Stuart Hall community participated. After hundreds of studen...

Not a fashion statement

Not a fashion statement

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As a daughter of immigrants from halfway across the world, I struggled with trying to embrace my family’s strong cultural and religious ties, especially when I was younger. For a project in elementary school, I presented about the history of India — where my parents emigrated from — dressed...

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