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Team Female

Team Female

November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Team USA won its first Women’s Volleyball World Crown earlier this month, beating China in the final championship match 26-24. Not many people knew about the victory due to lack of coverage from the media. The sad reality is that if an all-girls high school like Convent doesn’t celebrate this accomplis...

Persistance pays off

Persistance pays off

November 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Every morning as I frantically run out of my house lopsided, balancing my half-open backpack on one shoulder, my shoes and car keys in one hand and my breakfast in the other, my mom shouts like clockwork from the kitchen an always-helpful reminder. “Don’t forget to grab your lunch and take your medi...

Vaccinations create a healthier community

Vaccinations create a healthier community

October 3, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By routinely immunizing populations around the world, health professionals have completely eradicated diseases such as smallpox, and have achieved the near-disappearance of illnesses such as polio, yet many adults refuse to vaccinate themselves and their children. Vaccines are an essential agent in mai...

A reflection on food reviews

A reflection on food reviews

May 27, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I love food. In fact, I pitched a story about the Let’s be Frank hot dog cart near school on Thursdays when I was a sophomore, and I have been writing about the city’s culinary treasures and a few travesties ever since. Writing about food for three years has really changed how I perceive my break- fas...

Impressive Impressions

May 27, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Tatiana Gutierrez Editor-in-Chief Before my one-on-one interview for a volunteer job at a medical clinic, I was worried my future boss would not take me seriously since I was younger than most of the volunteers, so I wore glasses hoping I would come off as smart and put together. After I got th...

Pac Heights pizzeria impresses

Pac Heights pizzeria impresses

May 27, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Opinion, Showcase

My first thought when the Presidio Pizza Company sign was put up on the corner of Pine and Divisadero streets was, “Oh, no. Not another below average pizza-by-the-slice place that’ll overcharge students.” After a sampling of pizza, I am happy to say I was too quick to judge. The Bianca is a simp...

I run like a girl

I run like a girl

May 27, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Sprinting to the finish and passing the cheering parents and team members on the sideline always sparks my competitive side, which is why I joined the cross-country team freshman year. To my surprise, the coed team was almost entirely made up of boys. I found their physical strength intimidating,...

Committing to the course

April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

Dedication is something I have struggled with throughout my adolescent life. The term “commitment” always made me feel uneasy because I cherished freedom in the idea that a team wasn’t relying on me. Commitment stressed me out whether it was deciding on what dish to order in a restaurant to the monu...

Vietnamese ‘street food’ on Steiner

Vietnamese ‘street food’ on Steiner

April 8, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Alice Jones Food Reviewer Chestnut Street can be a capricious venue, and many restaurants have attempted success between local Steiner Street favorites The Plant and Barney’s Gourmet Hamburgers. Whether SaiWalks, a Vietnamese street food restaurant with rolls, banh mi sandwiches, salads, Pho noodle soups, noodle bowls and rice ...

Teens put to stereotypes

Teens put to stereotypes

February 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Tatiana Gutierrez Editor-in-Chief Dominic, my 4-year-old brother, asked me to be his guest to his Special Friends dinner at his preschool where we had pizza and danced to songs like the “Hokey Pokey.” Although I wrote on my nametag that I was Dominic’s sister, I still noticed the strange glances ...

Overthrow the reign of drought

Overthrow the reign of drought

February 28, 2014
Filed under Opinion

STAFF EDITORIAL Many Bay Area residents awoke to the pounding of rain against their windows last Thursday morning. Four days of sporadic showers had many crying “miracle” after one of the driest seasons on record, but the California drought is far from over. While the past week has been ...

Sum-thing special: Hong Kong Loung II takes typical to-go dim sum and adds a level of class worth paying for

Sum-thing special: Hong Kong Loung II takes typical to-go dim sum and adds a level of class worth paying for

February 13, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Dim sum usually brings to and sesame oil, adding tang to the the chives diversifies the textures mind the image of mystery shrimp and pork filling. Be warned: of the thick, smooth casing and the meat and pulling bits of pa- Keep the dumpling on the plate equally chewy shrimp bits. per off of a steamed p...

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