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Point of View: Knuckleball

Point of View: Knuckleball

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every now and then in the wake of a pitch-to-the-head or a snide comment, a gloves-off, bench-clearing brawl will erupt between two teams in front of me at a baseball game. Although the players may leave suspended or even concussed, when I look to the fans around me, they chant messages of support for...

Off the grid, off the charts

Off the grid, off the charts

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

DJ music and a subtle buzz of conversation combined with the mouthwatering aroma of cooking foods from dozens of vendors hits visitors all at once as they walk past a large, illuminated “Off the Grid” sign on Friday nights. Off the Grid, a collection of food trucks and restaurants, hosts over 40 d...

’13 Reasons’ not to watch

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After the release of a new series about a high school teenager who commits suicide, popular streaming service Netflix faced accusations of promoting suicidal behavior and garnered backlash on social media over its inappropriate handling of the sensitive topic. The show, adapted from the book “13 Reason...

Passion over price

Passion over price

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

$495. That’s how much UCLA basketball player and NBA hopeful Lonzo Ball’s new signature shoe sells for. In order to keep the money in the family, Ball declined contracts with Nike and Under Armour to sign with Big Ball Brand, a company founded by his father. The price tag is astronomical compared to the likes of LeBron James and Stephen C...

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...

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