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Important news ignored

Important news ignored

Liana Lum, Editor-in-chief

November 5, 2015

It happens when you ignore the online article about domestic violence in Brazil and instead click on the article on ways to style a sweater, or when you pick up a tabloid to read about the latest celebrity gossip instead of the magazine addressing the strained political relationship between Russia an...

Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Women are entitled to equal pay (period)

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015

Women constitute a significant portion of the workforce, yet they often do not receive a proportionate percentage of its earnings, a sad truth that was reaffirmed by actor Jennifer Lawrence's essay on the gender pay gap. The letter, which was published this month in “Girls” actors Lena Dunham and Je...

Muni plans to improve service

Muni plans to improve service

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 5, 2015

Despite the potential benefit of faster public transportation, Muni Forward plans to decrease 47 parking spaces on Lombard Street in the Marina to give riders more direct access buses with routes that avoid traffic, sacrificing more of the scarce parking spaces around school. “It’s already pretty awful,” s...

More students borrowing money for college; amount of loans rising

More students borrowing money for college; amount of loans rising

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

With the rising cost of college, applicants may want to step back from filling out applications and look to better understand finance in higher education. Private and nonprofit colleges have experienced a 3.6 percent increase in tuition price from 2013 to 2015, according to the College Board, caus...

Attention brought to cultural approration

Attention brought to cultural approration

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

October 23, 2015

Although wearing the “Women’s Sacajawea Indian Maiden Costume” may seem harmless on Halloween, the National Honors Society is bringing awareness about cultural appropriation during this time. NHS president Catherine Heinen and club member Maya Greenhill spoke during Chapel today to present the issue ...

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015

Although students completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, people who took the PSAT created a new internet sensation consisting of memes based on elements from the standardized test. “They’re hilarious,” junior Logan Evans said. “As soon as I take the PSAT I always go on ...

College applications demand more than time from seniors

College applications demand more than time from seniors

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

October 13, 2015

From trying to present a worthy applicant to answering the question “who am I?” the college application process demands more than just time from seniors. Colleges charge for applications to pay admissions staff and to make students only apply to schools they want to go to, according to College...

Religious of the Sacred Heart emphasize value of education, support for Walk for Uganda

Religious of the Sacred Heart emphasize value of education, support for Walk for Uganda

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2015

Religious of the Sacred Heart gathered with freshmen in the Mother Williams Library to speak about the importance of education for girls in Uganda and express gratitude toward contributions made through Walk for Uganda. Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, and Sister Irene Culllen, RSCJ, are meeting with students at ...

Learning through a new lens

Learning through a new lens

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

CES third graders put on their goggles and gowns as they prepared to cut away at a giant, slippery retina and iris. “It’s gross but at least I finally get to dissect something,” Taylor Jones said. The little girls annually partner with physiology students to dissect cows’ eyes. “This...

Program turns students into employees

Program turns students into employees

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

October 5, 2015

After eight hours of school, a few students report to their part-time jobs in the cafeteria to set up snacks for elementary students, provide support with homework and help with pickup when the grade school parents arrive. The students are given many of the same responsibilities as the hired adults...

Youth should be seen and heard

Youth should be seen and heard

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 5, 2015

From the outside, a passerby might think it to be a closed pirate shop, but inside 826 Valencia, behind the pirate-themed paraphernalia, people of varying ages from all over the city gather on a bi-monthly basis to observe an under 21 open-mic night hosted by Youthspeaks. The non-profit organizat...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015

The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

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