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Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Half-day holiday celebration ends semester

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE With finals having come to a close, students and faculty celebrated the end of the semester with a half-day Christmas-themed assembly and PAWS activities, organized by the sophomore class representatives and Student Life Director Devin DeMartini Cooke.   “The sophomores did a wonderful job organi...

Ho, ho, home decor

Ho, ho, home decor

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives

Each year a handful of San Francisco residents go beyond the tree in the window or string of lights by assembling grand holiday displays consisting of everything from ornaments lining the walkways, to real life santas hired to greet large crowds with candy canes.     Ashbury Terrace residents Wade Joffrion and ...

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Students volunteer during the Christmas season

Arianna Nassiri, Reporter

December 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Web Exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE This past weekend, numerous students from both high schools paused their finals preparation and volunteered at holiday-themed events across the city. Throughout November, students received emails regarding multiple volunteering opportunities across the city. Two of those events, ‘De...

Skating into the holidays

Skating into the holidays

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

December 9, 2016


Filed under A & E

The tourist hotspot Union Square is adorned with holiday wreaths and garlands during the winter months, but locals are also attracted to the annual outdoor ice rink and 83-foot Christmas tree. “[The rink] is a fun, outdoor holiday experience that is beloved by all ages because it is something t...

Sophs support toy program

Sophs support toy program

Cece Giarman & Jordan Russell, Reporters

December 8, 2016


Filed under News

Sophomore Student Council began building community holiday engagement by organizing the Broadway campus’s participation in the San Francisco Firefighter's Toy Program. The San Francisco Firefighter's Toy Program, often confused with the Marine’s Toys for Tots program, was started in 1949 and expec...

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Service club fundraises with hot chocolate sale

Emma Hubbard and Caroline Schulberg

November 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores Kelly Chan, Madeline Furey Peters and Sydney Marquez organized a hot chocolate sale in the Gallery today during lunch. The sophomores sold the hot chocolate to raise money for the Service to the Homeless Club. The sale’s proceeds will purchase mittens, blankets, and socks to be given out to...

A tale of one fair

A tale of one fair

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features, Slideshows

Characters straight out of a Charles Dickens story, Christmas carols, slabs of meat and glasses of cider await those who enter a fanciful Victorian era London during an annual event taking place over the next few weeks. Over 700 performers are interacting with visitors and performing in dance and...

Culture consumes Christmas

Culture consumes Christmas

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Seasonal store-front displays and back-to-back advertisements showcasing consumer goods, such as clothing and technology are a common sight in weeks leading up to December holidays, but holiday consumerism, buying and giving store-bought goods, may not be inherently bad. “I think that one mode of ...

Sophomores continue Christmas festivities

Sophomores continue Christmas festivities

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

The Sophomore Student Council holiday celebration continues through this week with Christmas-themed spirit wear and a Christmas social on Friday to conclude the semester. “It’s going to be different from doing a big assembly, more of a student’s activity rather than the Sophomore Student Counc...

Holidays inclusive to non-Christians

Holidays inclusive to non-Christians

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Despite social media complaints of Starbucks’ red and green holiday cups not being “Christmasy” enough and Christmas cards more often depicting Santa flying over the Golden Gate Bridge or reindeer riding on cable cars than the baby Jesus, the “secularization” of Christmas allows inclusion of ...

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