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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...

Athleticism is a choice, not a trend to follow

Athleticism is a choice, not a trend to follow

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As I listened to my coach’s end-of-game speech, his words became more and more faint. The dizziness was taking over, and I soon realized that I surprisingly did not have the same capabilities and physical attributes as a professional athlete. I begged my parents to buy me Gatorade Chews for my tournament ...

Women must realize voting power

Women must realize voting power

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I felt my insides turn as Donald Trump pledged “Nobody has more respect for women than I do” after being confronted by moderators during the second debate about the behind-the-scenes “Access Hollywood” tape in which he bragged about sexually grabbing and kissing women. He proceeded to expla...

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion

Crystalline shavings of flavored ice gather together in cups of snowy goodness at Powder, the Taiwanese ice cream experience that opened on Divisadero Street about a month ago. During a San Francisco heatwave with weather in the high 70s, Powder was a refreshing treat that satisfied a sweet-tooth h...

Global terror is no joke

Global terror is no joke

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A friend asked me if I wanted to see a modified version of the dated, yet continually addicting, game Flappy Bird. His modified internet version replaced the bird with a plane, the green tubes with buildings, and the sound effects with the Islamic State’s monotone anthem. Yes, internet, you have gone...

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