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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...

Chewing on food for thought

Chewing on food for thought

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Features

Although teens may try to maximize their performance in school by getting an adequate amount of sleep and reviewing class notes, they might not know that their diet can also be crucial to academic success, affecting how their brain functions. “Everything that we put into our body affects the function ...

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A handful of members from the physiology class huddled around tables and popped on their goggles while others shrieked at the sight of the slimy, gray heart being cut in half. Honors physiology students dissected sheep hearts to tie together their brief unit on the human heart. “They were performing a dissection of the sheep heart because it’s pretty much the exact same size as the human heart,...

Teachers learn to balance time with their children and profession

Teachers learn to balance time with their children and profession

October 10, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Ashley Latham & Camilla Bykhovsky Ten babies have been born to faculty members over the last three years, and two more on the way. Among the chaos of raising a young child, parents of infants and toddlers must find time to grade papers and write lessons while also caring for their young children. Some teachers are finding they must sacrifice personal time to meet the demands...

Pressure to succeed can lead to plagiarism

Pressure to succeed can lead to plagiarism

December 14, 2010


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief Getting into a good college requires good grades, community service, club activities, a job, a sport and perfect test grades, according to Anna, a sophomore who asked her name be changed. With so much to balance, cheating is the only way Anna says she gets anything done. ...

Science department to offer course on redwoods

Science department to offer course on redwoods

February 3, 2010


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Isabelle Pinard Reporter A hum of voices filled the Syufy Theater while Science Department Chair Raymond Cinti discused the new Conservation Biology class that he is offering next year. “I think it is fascinating that Convent is giving us an opportunity to do such a course,” said sophomor...

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