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We don’t need feminism — not

We don’t need feminism — not

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While photos and videos from the Women’s March may be empowering for us, it arose an antifeminist resistance consisting of “women have enough rights” and “I enjoy leaving a man in charge” — making me realize an unavoidable truth: We don’t need feminism. My Iranian-born grandmother didn’t need fe...

Parties divided will never be united

Parties divided will never be united

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Blue donkeys and red elephants are not just symbols for U.S. political parties — they stand for the division of brothers and sisters, parents and children, and even best friends in a San Francisco all-girls high school. The 2016 presidential election was perhaps one of the most heated, divisive ...

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Editorial Board
February 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion, Staff Editorials

Lizzie Bruce While almost all students get acne at some point due to puberty, genetics or environmental triggers, harsh stigma and lack of media representation can make acne-stricken teens feel abnormal and alone in their battle for clear skin. While shows like “Glee” and “Gossip Girl” relate to the young...

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Editorial Board
February 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity, success and an upward social mobility for families and children achieved through hard work in a society with few barriers. It is not a mere opinion — it is the American Dream. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday indefinitely barring all refugee a...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Adults who frequently confront me with anxiety-inducing questions about college often push me to the edge where I often find myself fighting tears. I have never enjoyed leaving San Francisco for extended periods of time — not even for a month, let alone four years. But as I find myself further into the colleg...

Flint residents continue struggle for a basic human right

Flint residents continue struggle for a basic human right

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Cooking and cleaning up from Thanksgiving dinner was complicated for the residents of Flint, Michigan who had to rely on bottled water to cook and clean as they could not access clean, running water. Christmas will be more of the same. Residents have not had clean tap water for over two years, requiring the city’s ...

Cultural stereotypes more prevalent than ever

Cultural stereotypes more prevalent than ever

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BART rider Ivet Lolham thought she was having a regular phone conversation on the train one afternoon as she left work — until she became a victim of verbal harassment by her fellow passenger. Little did Lolham know, having her conversation in Assyrian was her greatest “mistake.” The Northeast...

Miss-representation

Miss-representation

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Coming out of an elementary school where athletics were such a large part of the community, I thought I would go to a similar high school — a high school where sports are everything and a part of the school culture. Going to a small, all-girls school, the competitiveness in the classroom can become mor...

Election results not an excuse for hate

Election results not an excuse for hate

Editorial Board
December 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Threats to women in hijabs, walls graffitied with racist and xenophobic statements and even middle-schoolers chanting “Build the wall!” in their lunchroom have circulated through social media in recent weeks — indicative of one disturbing effect of the results of the presidential election. Pr...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion

As rents have increased, so has the overall cost of living. As a cash-strapped teenager, I no longer find $5 latte art “cute,” Instagram-worthy, or — more importantly — affordable.

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It is the morning after the 2016 election. Now what?

It is the morning after the 2016 election. Now what?

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

The people around me have been shaken with disbelief and heartache here in California. No, the world was not coming to an end. Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. For mainstream media and all of the Golden State, that sentence would have been declared as a perceived fallacy ...

Hide and seek for freedom

Hide and seek for freedom

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When a photographer points a camera at the average American child, she flashes a toothy smile. When Turkish photojournalist Osman Sağırlı pointed his camera at a Syrian child refugee, her lower lip trembled as she put her hands up in defeat. She mistook the camera for a gun. Small tremoring lim...

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