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Hitting the slopes

Hitting the slopes

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

February 26, 2019

With a pass for the week and rented skis and boots delivered straight to her doorstep from Skis on the Run, freshman Amelia Abernathy plans to spend the Feb. 19-22 Winter Break with her family and friends on an annual trip to Deer Valley, Utah. “Ski week is a great way to take a break from school and exper...

Tip off: Closing the gap

Tip off: Closing the gap

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

With the Women’s World Cup quickly approaching, athletes, fans and coaches are preparing for one of the biggest sporting events of 2019. Yet, nearly 20 years after the Women’s World Cup was founded, the women’s team still gets paid less than the men. Prior to the 2015 World Cup, the U.S. women ...

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Tip off: If the shoe isn’t made to fit

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

After receiving a letter from a young girl commenting on the absence of girls’ sizes for his signature shoe the Curry 5’s, Golden State Warriors basketball star Steph Curry is looking to make a few changes to his shoe line.   Nine-year-old Riley Morrison crafted the letter with her father to highlight the fac...

New mural for weight room

New mural for weight room

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

The recently renovated weight room in the Herbert Center will welcome a new mural to its walls come second semester with a student-designed and executed painting of Convent & Stuart Hall athletes. Lead by seniors Megan Mullins and Harris Rutherford, the project developed as an idea for their CAS ...

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Tip off: Transcending Stereotypes

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018

When it comes to the world of athleticism and sports, women have often been considered the inferior sex due to our feminine body types. As a result of higher testosterone levels, it is biologically easier for men to gain more muscle mass, usually making them taller and wider than most women. ...

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Varsity tennis celebrates senior night

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

The Convent varsity tennis team recognized its seniors for Senior Night during their last regular season game against San Domenico at the Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts. The four seniors on the team, Kiki Apple, Mason Cooney and Abby Anderson, have all been playing tennis for Convent since freshman year. ...

Cross-country team will race in Southern California

Cross-country team will race in Southern California

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

October 16, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Convent & Stuart Hall cross-country team will travel to Southern California from Thursday to Saturday to attend the Mt. SAC Invitational race in Walnut, California. The team will be competing with teams from all over California. Since the Mt. SAC race is an invitational, it wi...

Un-processing your diet

Un-processing your diet

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2018

Packaged snacks have become a go-to option for a quick bite, but consuming natural, whole foods is finding its way into many diets for individuals wanting to improve their eating habits. “I started a less-processed diet a few years ago when I was diagnosed with Celiac and couldn't eat anything w...

Leading by example

Leading by example

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Varsity tennis walked onto the courts this season with a new head coach who is both an alumna and a former Convent tennis player. “Tennis is my family’s sport so I’ve played since I was three,” Erin Minuth ’11 said. “I took lessons in elementary, middle and high school. Once I got ol...

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Tip off: Fighting for what matters

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Following the release of Nike’s new ad featuring former San Francisco ’49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, thousands of individuals chose to burn their previously-purchased Nike merchandise as well as boycott the corporation in protest. Controversy over Nike erupted on Sept. 3 when Kaepernick hinted ...

Soccer season moves to winter

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018

While most spring sports teams have put away their jerseys and equipment until next year, soccer will bring out its gear earlier than usual next year as the team moves to the winter season. “In general, almost all the soccer leagues are moving to the winter season so that there can be a state championship...

Workouts around the city

Workouts around the city

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018

While many athletes find their home on a field or court with a coach and other players, some teens choose to break a sweat with a trainer, getting their daily exercise in a workout session. “There’s a different atmosphere in [workout] classes than sports,” junior Amelia Estes, who frequents...

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