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Women need regular screening and self-checks

Women need regular screening and self-checks

September 23, 2010


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Aggie Kruse Reporter It seems that every days experts give conflicting advice on health, and even when the professional medical community is divided, women must draw on personal logic and experience to make sense of the information, with creating a personalized plan and mixing advice from o...

Excessive funding affects perception of candidate

September 23, 2010


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Sara Kleopfer Managing Editor For a state seemingly drowned in debt, California proves itself a big financial player once again as Meg Whitman, Republican nominee for governor, lives up to the Golden State standard. The billionaire and former eBay CEO set a new record for personal spending on a...

Teens should prioritize summer commitments

June 2, 2010


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When the Pink Ladies and the Thunderbirds were busy singing about “Summer Days driftin’ away/to uh-oh those summer nights,” their biggest concern in the world was “Does he have a car?” Today, the concept of recharging and having fun during the summer seems entirely lost on a generation of tee...

Art educates, enlightens students

June 1, 2010


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“Whistler’s Mother” is in San Francisco along with approximately 100 works by some of the first 19th century impressionists including Manet, Monet, Renoir and Sisley. For the first time, these remarkable scenes capturing the beauty, history and philosophy of the human experience stemming from mid-19th...

Exercise and play are important to well-being

June 1, 2010


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I spend each school year sitting down. My legs lie still under my desk or scrunched under my body as my mouth moves for a few moments before my right hand becomes the last moving part of my body. On some afternoons, I hop into a pool and feel my knotted muscles loosen for a short hour and half. On s...

Single-sex classes encourage women’s leadership

March 31, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Single-sex education provides a comfortable and less awkward environment for girls to be themselves as they grow into women while removing social competition during their teen years. Competition for male attention is virtually nonexistent in Convent classrooms. Sally do...

Lenten lessons lately learned

March 31, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor My first post-Easter Mass egg hunt began with a face-plant and a mouth full of grass. Struggling to get up in my loose rain boots I finally stood, dizzy with boys and girls in suits and dresses flying by me, and sprinted toward the closest bush, squinting for a hint o...

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

March 31, 2010


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Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is arguably most well-known for the two major earthquakes that have shaken up the Bay Area — one in 1906 that is notorious for widespread looting and destructive fires and another in 1989 that postponed Game 2 of the World Series. For a region plagued by seism...

Organized religion is the new counterculture

February 11, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The pews smell like stale floral perfume and a hardware store every Sunday. A sleepy warbling organ and a only a few enthusiastic voices back up a whining cantor singing “A-lle-lu-i-ah” as Father Mark takes his time settling the Gospel on its stand. Parishioners stand, b...

People should do more than just text to help Haiti

February 11, 2010


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Staff Editorial Disaster strikes. The global community is inundated with requests for volunteers and donations for the affected region. It has become easier with each natural disaster to send humanitarian aid to the people of a panic-stricken country without leaving the house or even getting out of...

Relationships need to involve personal contact, not just the Internet

February 11, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor High school relationships can be terrifying. Bad breath is the enemy. A girl might be confused about whether a guy likes her. And the guy might like her but be too scared to ask her out. Conversations can be painfully awkward for first-time daters, yet high school i...

Canada offers cheaper universities

December 16, 2009


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Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor The rising price of American colleges, both state and private, is leading many students to turn north and apply to schools in Canada. The Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. expects as many as 10,000 American students to attend Canadian universities next fall. This i...

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