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It’s hard to say goodbye

October 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion

We hadn’t even started to say goodbye and I was already in tears. “It’s not like I’m dying,” my brother Danny said. “I’m always a phone call away.” We were standing at our rental car at the base of Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. After three days of orientation and preparing t...

Leaving home changes teenagers’ perspective

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

College has me thinking about my hometown and seeing it in a new light. Now that I know I will be spending the next four years in Minnesota, I see the Bay Area like a tourist does. One of my favorite parts of the day is my commute back to Marin. If I’m fortunate enough to catch an early bus, I often get t...

Transitioning students must use courage to move on

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

All the movies we watched this year in Theology 4 shared a common thread: the idea of courage. Through “An Education,” we saw the courage of choosing adventure over prudence, the courage of admitting when wrong and the courage of starting over. “Step into Water,” a surfing documentary, showed...

Fillmore has a new taste

Fillmore has a new taste

May 28, 2013
Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Alice Jones Food Columnist Seattle-style teriyaki has made its way to the Bay Area and moved to the corner of Fillmore and Polk streets. Swinging its doors open late last month, Glaze was met with hoards of hungry local dental students and high schoolers eager to get a taste of the Korean spice...

Student self-repairs cell phone

Student self-repairs cell phone

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Shannan Lum Reporter FIRST PERSON While hopping out of a car last Memorial Day weekend, I heard a crack and looked down to see my precious iPhone 4 on the uneven asphalt. The entire back glass was shattered in a spider web pattern. I was upset about the possible $100 repair in the moment, but I soon remembered a c...

Moving on: High school athletics open doors for more non-athletic-activities

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

I have spent two years writing this column about my experiences in high school sports — 3600 words and 12 columns — all highlighting the opportunities that have enhanced and defined four years of my life. Looking to next year, it’s hard to imagine fall without cross-country meets or Christmas b...

College admits should choose schools on academics, not parties

College admits should choose schools on academics, not parties

May 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Staff Editorial After the tiring college search is over, all the letters have been sent, tears shed and congratulations given, arguably the most stressful part of the process begins — making a decision. Students pore over long lists of reasons complete with detailed statistics on graduation rates...

Hoping for change in wake of Boston bombings

Hoping for change in wake of Boston bombings

April 19, 2013
Filed under Breaking News, News, Opinion, Showcase

Claire Fahy Editor-in-chief BOSTON — It all plays out on CNN like an extremely well-written episode of “Criminal Minds.” As I sit here in Boston Logan Airport — returning home from an aborted college visit — I’m in the thick of the drama stemming from the Boston Marathon bombings, in which...

Childhood lesson loses value

March 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-Chief Like most large metropolitan areas, San Francisco is a melting pot of different cultures, nationalities and religions. Most native San Franciscans learn tolerance and acceptance along with their ABCs in preschool, but recently those levels of tolerance and acceptance h...

Appreciating the process

March 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

For our Theology 4 midterm, the Senior Class watched Emilio Estevez’s “The Way,” which he wrote and stars in alongside his father Martin Sheen. Sheen plays a detached and disillusioned father whose son (Estevez) dies while making a pilgrimage on the famed Camino, a route stretching from France to Spa...

Intolerance in the City of Anything Goes

Intolerance in the City of Anything Goes

March 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Like most large metropolitan areas, San Francisco is a melting pot of different cultures, nationalities and religions. Most native San Franciscans learn tolerance and acceptance along with their ABCs in preschool, but recently those levels of tolerance and acceptance have been challenged. Earlier t...

Barn a bit of a bummer

Barn a bit of a bummer

March 28, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Alice Jones Food Columnist Our group of seven mobbed down Chestnut Street and walked into Blue Barn with expectations high and wallets at the ready — our big bucks turned into a long wait. The sign “Slow food takes time” hanging above the cashier shouldn’t be taken lightly. The sl...

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