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Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Women constitute a significant portion of the workforce, yet they often do not receive a proportionate percentage of its earnings, a sad truth that was reaffirmed by actor Jennifer Lawrence's essay on the gender pay gap. The letter, which was published this month in “Girls” actors Lena Dunham and Je...

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Mostly organic boba tea shop perfects sweetened tea

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features, Opinion

Locals and visitors alike line up out the door and down the block outside of the self-proclaimed tea bar with the “highest quality boba in San Francisco,” drawing customers off the Mission’s populous Valencia Street. Patient patrons enter into a minimalist white-on-wooden motif tea bar to try Bob...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

On the cusp of tennis history earlier this month, Serena Williams competed for the first calendar Grand Slam in 27 years. Her defeat in the U.S. Open semifinal at the hands of Roberta Vinci left fans in awe and complete shock, yet no one can discount her display of near perfection by dominating ...

Profiling a hot button issue

Profiling a hot button issue

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Looking at images of Texas high school freshman Ahmed Mohamed's homemade clock, it is plausible his teacher misunderstood its function and mistook it for a bomb. But, what’s troubling is even after the clock was confirmed as harmless, the Muslim was still arrested, interrogated and suspended from school...

Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Editorial Board

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

When browsing the New York Time’s “feminist” news section — which redirects to its “Women’s Rights” page — it is very clear that the movement’s focus has been on leveling the playing field between men and women. Genderqueer individuals — who identify as both, neither, or a combin...

Congress needs to fund women’s health clinics

Congress needs to fund women’s health clinics

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

After Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg disturbed an entire neighborhood in the Mission by displacing locals to build his mansion, he has finally done something worth a “Like” — giving money to the largest provider in women’s health and family planning, Planned Parenthood. Zuckerberg and his...

Girls worldwide need access to education

Girls worldwide need access to education

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Although the stress of schoolwork can seem unbearable to American high school students, girls in developing nations in many African and Middle Eastern countries are being abused or even shot for simply pursuing an education. Being a part of a community that supports women, advocating for women’s ri...

A provided physical education program is needed

A provided physical education program is needed

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Kendra Harvey Video Editor Although trekking up and down the 153 Siboni stairs from Syufy Theatre to the Main Hall may feel like a substitute for exercise, a formal physical education program needs to be put in place for students. The current requirement for graduation is four physical education credits, gai...

Looking back and moving forward

Looking back and moving forward

Camilla Bykhovsky, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

I have been running on the cross-country and track teams since my freshman year, going  through eight seasons of training, competing, losing and winning. I always thought I would be able to finish my last season strong and competitively to move on to run in college, but that is not the case. Training ...

Bingeing can lead to unhealthy lifestyle

Bingeing can lead to unhealthy lifestyle

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whether it be Youtube or Netflix marathons lasting from dusk to dawn, mass-consuming plates of food, or buying consumer products in bulk, the act of bingeing, excessively indulging in an activity, has become a daily facet in the lives of many teens. While there is nothing wrong with reveling in a g...

Facing the obstacles

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

I remember my teacher handing me a blank piece of paper and asking the class to write down what we wanted to do in the future. Looking down at the paper for a moment, I wondered how I could know as a 11 year old what I wanted to do, before I grabbed my pencil and wrote out my one life goal: Go to No...

Teens have religious values, if not ‘religion’

December 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The perception that today’s teenagers are increasingly distancing themselves from religion, spirituality and the values that they profess, and that teens’ religious knowledge is shallower than past generations’, is an unjust falsification that Religious values are still important to today’s...

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