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Focus on the person, not the politician

Focus on the person, not the politician

January 25, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-chief Having just emerged from a presidential election, I feel beaten down by all the political talk — one of my least favorite conversation topics in the human repertoire. Elections are exponentially more painful for me as I have a tendency to support the underdog. While I...

Club serves homeless

Club serves homeless

January 17, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

After two years of dormancy, senior Claudia Tropp revived Cakes for a Cause, a club with a mission to deliver baked goods to homeless shelters throughout San Francisco. “I always thought it was fun when I participated as a freshman,” Tropp said. “I didn’t know why it fell apart, so I thought I’d sta...

Fathers and daughters share Hawaiian-themed evening

Fathers and daughters share Hawaiian-themed evening

January 15, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Maya Greenhill Reporter Tikis and leis set the Hawaiian mood as fathers and daughters dined on rice, steamed vegetables, barbecued chicken and pork at the Father-Daughter Dinner Dance in the Little Theater on Friday night. “I’m really busy with school and afterschool activities so there’s not...

Alumnae panel shares influence of Convent education

Alumnae panel shares influence of Convent education

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

by Liana Lum Alumnae representing the Classes of 1958 through 2004 now working in fields as varied as authoring children’s books, flying a commercial airliner and managing employees at Google shared how their Convent education has influenced their professional and personal lives in a panel discussion...

CSH alumnae spread awareness of learning disabilities

December 23, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Claire Fahy Editor-in-Chief The rain held off for two hours this afternoon, just long enough for the first San Francisco Eye-to-Eye Street Team to “Strike out Stigma,” and educate the public about learning differences. CSH alumnae handed out flyers and pamphlets with information on Eye-to-Eye, ...

Drinking games make a dangerous appearance in high school culture

Drinking games make a dangerous appearance in high school culture

December 13, 2012


Filed under Showcase

Beer Pong, King’s Cup, Flip Cup. Whatever you call them, all drinking games share a common goal — to get their participants drunk. Party- goers who partake in drinking games consume a higher quan- tity of alcohol than they would otherwise. “Drinking games, especially beer pong, make drinking se...

Team’s State title remembered

Team’s State title remembered

December 11, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Editor-In-Chief The clock expired and Convent history was for- ever changed. The horn not only marked the end of the 2003 State Championship game, but also the realization of the improbable — a victory for the Cubs’ basketball team. “The highlight for me was when the buzzer s...

Grill keeps old San Francisco alive

Grill keeps old San Francisco alive

December 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Alice Jones Food Columnist Walking down the 200 block of California Street, it’s hard to miss the glowing, red-neon Tadich’s Grill sign — and once you catch a whiff of the wafting aroma of seafood and cheese sauces, you will let yourself into the timeless restaurant. Tadich’s menu is from a simpler time, filled with classic seafood an...

Gingerbread workshop raises money for BASH

Gingerbread workshop raises money for BASH

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

December 11, 2012


Filed under News, Showcase

Kristina Cary Reporter Elementary school students, prospective students and their parents gathered to decorate gingerbread houses with bowls of white frosting and a colorful array of candy in the Flood Mansion cafeteria, Little Theater and Shakespeare’s Landing on Sunday, Dec. 2. The Gingerbread Workshop is the biggest annual fundraiser ho...

A ‘fair weather’ Christian

December 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Liz Smith Editor-in-Chief When it comes to the holidays, unfortunately I am a CEO. For those who are unfamiliar with this acronym, it stands for “Christmas and Easter Only.” My attendance at church didn’t used to be this way. My dad got us up and out of the house every Sunday morning to liste...

Energy drinks impact teens

Energy drinks impact teens

December 11, 2012


Filed under Showcase

Alice Jones Senior Reporter Energy drinks are not new to the American market, but some new potentially dangerous trends are. Emergency department visits due to alcoholic energy drink consumption have been on the rise since 2005 and have been related to deaths of teens and young adults. Teens make up half of ...

Adoption agency capitalizes on holidays

Adoption agency capitalizes on holidays

December 11, 2012


Filed under News, Showcase

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-Chief Kittens prance around in the decorative window displays, seemingly unaffected by the throngs of people, pressing their faces against the glass of the Macy’s windows. The San Francisco SPCA is marking its 26th annual holiday adoption spree at the Macy’s in Union...

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