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Alumnae get work experience before entering ‘real world’

Alumnae get work experience before entering ‘real world’

February 13, 2014


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Ashley Latham Senior Reporter After arriving at her internship at Above Average Productions, Elena Dudum (’11) checks the schedule to see which celebrities are appearing on the show, runs around New York City looking for costumes and props, then reads and edits scripts before sitting in on a filming of ...

Teens feel pressure to be ‘perfect’

Teens feel pressure to be ‘perfect’

Madison Riehle, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Being bombarded with messages from their friends, parents, boys and especially social media can take a toll on the way a girl perceives herself in the mirror at the end of the day. These “role models” can give off the message that the reflection a girl sees isn’t good enough, leading to detrimental...

AP Computer Science offers young women the chance to learn code, enter the under-represented computer programming field

AP Computer Science offers young women the chance to learn code, enter the under-represented computer programming field

December 16, 2013


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Alice Jones Managing Editor Last week’s national Computer Science Week organizers challenged U.S. schools to introduce computer programming by prompting students to each write an hour of code, yet Convent students had already written thousands of hours of code because the school has requir...

Teens with stepparents juggle school, extracurricular activities — and often two households

Teens with stepparents juggle school, extracurricular activities — and often two households

December 16, 2013


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Madeleine Ainslie Design Editor Junior Paloma Palmer packs her iPad, French textbook, uniform and sailing equipment every Sunday night before going from her mom’s house to her dad’s. Her parents’ divorce causes Palmer to shuffle across the city weekly, packing much of her life for the next seve...

Alumnae return for annual Noëls

Alumnae return for annual Noëls

December 11, 2013


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Madeleine Denebeim and Makena House Reporters The Main Hall was crowded last night with graduates reuniting for the Alumni Noëls, an annual reception and celebration concluding with singing French Christmas carols. “I love Alumni Noëls” Alexandra Corral (’07) said. “It’s a nice way to remember during the holidays that Convent stil...

Students perform French comedy for fall play

Students perform French comedy for fall play

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

November 21, 2013


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Julia-Rose Kibben Reporter Tartuffe, a French comedy by Moliére, will be performed by a coed cast this evening at 7 p.m. in the Syufy Theatre. The production has a punk rock influence, which is incorporated into the hair styles, makeup, color scheme and music. "It starts with Lady Gaga," stage manager Natalie...

Riders cycle indoors with candlelight, music

Riders cycle indoors with candlelight, music

November 7, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Sarah Selzer Senior Reporter Unlike the typical gym where training equipment is spread out with each exerciser working at her own pace, women of all ages cycle together by candlelight to loud electronic music at SoulCycle spin classes. “I enjoy SoulCycle because it doesn’t feel like a hard o...

I’d give an arm and a leg for a wing

I’d give an arm and a leg for a wing

November 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Alice Jones Food Columnist I don't even like chicken wings, but Hot Sauce and Panko on Clement Street and 17th Avenue has changed my opinion.The menu offers a variety of astounding flavors and incredible seasonings that make gnawing on a chicken bone worthwhile. If I had to choose one of my favorites, Chri...

Bay Area vendors, products take over Treasure Island the last weekend of every month

Bay Area vendors, products take over Treasure Island the last weekend of every month

November 7, 2013


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Hanae Nakajima Sports Editor Tents and colorful fashion trucks set up next to one another selling clothing, accessories, and foods for adults, kids and pets on the west side of Treasure Island during the last weekend of every month for the Treasure Island Flea. “The flea is kind of a mix...

2-day music festival hits bay

2-day music festival hits bay

October 18, 2013


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Taking advantage of what is historically the warmest and fog-free weather of the year, the 7th annual Treasure Island Music Festival will offer live music performances over-looking San Francisco’s skyline across the bay. The two-day festival has an extensive lineup, including electronic dancehall DJ ...

Testing your options

Testing your options

October 10, 2013


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Alice Jones Managing Editor During her summer job with a lot of free time as a receptionist, senior Niamh Fitzsimons sat with pencil in hand and an SAT book open to the practice sections, skimming the dense strategy information and focusing on more difficult math problems and the critical reading ...

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

October 10, 2013


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The annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 19 will raise money to provide scholarships, fencing to protect of student and teacher housing, and eco-sanitation at Sacred Heart schools near Masaka, Uganda. Fundraisers at U.S. Net- work schools, like Walk for Uganda, have provided re- s...

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