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Protection for all: California no longer requires prescriptions for certain birth control methods

Protection for all: California no longer requires prescriptions for certain birth control methods

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives

Women of all ages in California will be one pharmaceutical visit away from obtaining any form of non-surgically inserted birth control. The new legislation will require women of no minimum age to visit a pharmacist who will measure blood pressure and have the patient fill out a questionnaire t...

Governor Jerry Brown considers changing the legal age for smoking

Governor Jerry Brown considers changing the legal age for smoking

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

March 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The California Senate passed a bill over Thursday that will raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 that will now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who could veto it or allow it to pass with or without a signature of approval. The bill, having already passed the state Assembly the week before, is one of se...

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

January 5, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Standing at the Siboni windows, students and teachers watched sheets of water skate down the Webster hill. Rain fell throughout the morning, but during F Period, it began to pour.   “I did hear the rain when it started hitting the windows,” junior Kayla Man said. English students like Ma...

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

School welcomes exchange student from Barcelona, Spain

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

A sophomore will be visiting classes for three weeks as part of an exchange program from Sagrado Corazón, the Sacred Heart school in Barcelona, Spain. “Some things are different from Spain, but I like it, and everybody was very kind,” Clara Vilar said of her first day attending classes. “I ...

Seniors sails into success

Seniors sails into success

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Sophomores conduct mock trial at Superior Court of California

Sophomores conduct mock trial at Superior Court of California

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The sophomore Responses to Oppression ‘Hislish’ class traveled to the Civil Division of the Superior Court of California yesterday and today to hold mock trials, in which the Native Americans sued the Europeans from 1700. "The trial was really an idea of Mr. Stafford's a few years ago when he was...

Hiking club plans its first trek

Hiking club plans its first trek

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

September 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

The newly formed Hiking Club will be hosting its first hike this Sunday at Lands End. “We wanted to stay local and do a short hike for our first excursion, so we picked Lands End,” Co-Head Gabby Tom said. Hikers should plan on wearing warm clothes for the hike that will start at Cliff House around 10 a.m. a...

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 ...

Exchange builds community

Exchange builds community

May 26, 2012


Filed under Features, Showcase

Elizabeth Smith News Editor After hosting a student from the Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, sophomore Paige Biderman decided to reciprocate and make the journey to Omaha, Neb. as a part of the Network exchange program to experience living in the Midwest. “My host family really focused on religion, and being Jewish, I had never seen how thi...

Minors restricted from buying certain over-the-counter drugs

Elizabeth Smith, News Editor

February 7, 2012


Filed under Breaking News, News

Teens under the age of 18 may get a surprise if they try to buy some over-the-counter medicines to relieve a nagging cough. The State of California banned sales of medicines containing an addictive chemical for minors as of Jan. 1. Dextromethorphan (DXM), a common chemical in these medications, can...

San Bruno explosion has detrimental effects

San Bruno explosion has detrimental effects

September 23, 2010


Filed under Breaking News, News

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief A deafening crack echoed through San Bruno on Sept. 9, turning the quiet Thursday evening into something out of an apocalyptic movie as flames consumed the Crestmoor Canyon neighborhood, killing at least four people, injuring dozens more and damaging hundreds of house...

Excessive funding affects perception of candidate

September 23, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Sara Kleopfer Managing Editor For a state seemingly drowned in debt, California proves itself a big financial player once again as Meg Whitman, Republican nominee for governor, lives up to the Golden State standard. The billionaire and former eBay CEO set a new record for personal spending on a...

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