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Shirt sale funds upcoming championship basketball game

Shirt sale funds upcoming championship basketball game

Claire Devereux, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Student Body council displayed t-shirts featuring a knight dribbling a basketball and “The Hall” written on the side of the shirt during a sale to support of Stuart Hall's varsity basketball game during lunch. “It's always fun when you go to these things and there is a cohesive look for everyon...

Essay contest winners announced

Essay contest winners announced

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, News

All grades gathered in Syufy Theater wearing dress uniform this morning to await the announcement of the winners of the Kate Chopin Writing Contest. The annual contest concludes the Kate Chopin Writing Festival which featured New York Times bestselling author Vanessa Diffenbaugh as a speaker and guest judge. “We ...

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Ash Wednesday chapel addresses sacrifice, otherness

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Voices chanting “hold us in your mercy” reverberated around the Chapel today during the Ash Wednesday Service. The service, which did not occur last year due to overlap with Winter Break, included biblical readings and a student testimonial from each grade about the meaning of Lent. “I ...

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Senate session on Capitol Hill last Tuesday was unconventional not because a major blizzard had taken place the weekend before, but because only female Senators and pages were present. “As we convene this morning, you look around the chamber, the presiding officer is female,” Sen. Lisa Murk...

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Pop. It's the sound that athletes fear every time they step on the field or court. We have heard so many stories about athletes like Derrick Rose and Tom Brady tearing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament and being taken away from the sport they love for surgery and months of rehabilitation. ...

Breaking the fast

Breaking the fast

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

A sleepy teenager’s growling stomach at the end of first period and her filling up on sugary, fatty foods can be attributed to staying up past midnight doing homework, sleeping through her alarm, rushing to get ready in the morning and skipping a crucial breakfast. Yet, finding time to eat a protein-filled br...

Senior athlete takes last shot

Senior athlete takes last shot

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

As the pre-game music thumps, senior Alex Farrán wraps up warm-up shooting drills, and leads the basketball squad into an intimate huddle where she wishes her teammates luck before taking her place on the court as the starting buzzer goes off. Farrán has been playing varsity all four years, having...

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

As Black History Month begins, it can be easy to say there has been significant progress for African American rights since the 1940s civil rights movements, but even in 2016, racism is still a problem. Approximately 100 high schoolers from predominantly Catholic Bay Area high schools attended a "wigger"-...

Protecting privacy online

Protecting privacy online

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Technology users routinely agree to a website’s or app’s terms and conditions, but they may never figure out that their agreement is anything but “no strings attached.” “Apps provide great conveniences,” Internet and privacy lawyer Anne McKenna said, “but we often unwittingly consent to...

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With the world’s eyes focused on the Super Bowl and Super Bowl City, a fan-based zone downtown with football-based activities, is attracting citizens throughout the Bay Area to utilize their First Amendment rights through a stream of organized protests that are more than just marching around with ...

Ads not so ‘Super’

Ads not so ‘Super’

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

As Super Bowl 50 festivities begin in San Francisco, people all over the country are flooding to the City to take part in the excitement of the game. Although many females will watch Super Bowl 50 and other big time sporting events, male-exclusive advertisements, lack of encouragement and poor representation of female athletes in the media c...

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