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Sophomores give speeches as Cold War figures

Sophomores give speeches as Cold War figures

Cassie Eskicioglu, Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

A history class project had sophomores giving speeches as prominent Cold War figures, which modeled the divergent perspectives held by the various countries who were affected by the era's geopolitical tension. The project had multiple components, which included researching a country during the C...

Sophomores present Cultural Imperialism projects

Sophomores present Cultural Imperialism projects

Cece Giarman and Emily Kanellos

October 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores wrapped up their Cultural Imperialism unit today by presenting their completed projects during history class. “We are studying trading between European and Asian countries in the 16th and 17th centuries when Europeans were seeking greater trade with China, Japan and India,” history teacher Michael Stafford said. “The issues we talk about specificall...

Woman to be featured on new 20 dollar bill

Woman to be featured on new 20 dollar bill

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives

After over 100 years, a woman will appear on American currency. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced yesterday that Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist and a former slave, would replace former president Andrew Jackson, a slave owner, on the 20 dollar bill. Other women, including suffragettes such as Susan ...

Sophomores focus on oppression

Sophomores focus on oppression

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 3, 2014


Filed under News

Clad in a Convent-branded burgundy sweater, rose-colored trousers and a zebra-print barrette, Samrawit Beyene stood at the front of the classroom and held up her right hand as she faced the teacher and the crowd in front of her, said “I do” and was sworn in to court during a mock trial. Beyene ...

Equality ≠ Fairness

May 25, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief A friend recently told me a simple joke, “If you have women’s studies, what do you call men’s studies?” His answer: “History.” I laughed at first but quickly realized the blatant sexism in the joke. After attending an all girls school for 13 ye...

Art educates, enlightens students

June 1, 2010


Filed under Opinion

“Whistler’s Mother” is in San Francisco along with approximately 100 works by some of the first 19th century impressionists including Manet, Monet, Renoir and Sisley. For the first time, these remarkable scenes capturing the beauty, history and philosophy of the human experience stemming from mid-19th...

History sub settles in

February 2, 2010


Filed under Showcase

Sophomore and senior history students are entering the semester with a new face heading their classes. Jenny Roebuck is teaching sophomore world history and senior AP Comparative Government classes for Michael Stafford, who is on family leave to care for his newborn daughter, Caroline Grace Stafford. “I...

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