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Ethics inspire veganism

Ethics inspire veganism

Mason Cooney and Laura Mogannam

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Dominating Instagram feeds, headlines and recipes, San Franciscans are increasingly embracing veganism for a more ethically, environmentally, healthy or religiously-conscious lifestyle. “You're completely changing your diet and everything you're used to, so it’s hard,” sophomore Emmy Sobol, who has ...

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Chinese New Year assembly hosts dance and singing group

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, the Sichuan Dance and Singing Group from Sichuan, China performed a variety of traditional Chinese dances and music at a special assembly Friday. Junior Jocelyn Shilakes and freshman Neo Kounalakis narrated the performance in both Mandarin and English, and students in all l...

Class time used for early AP prep

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under News

Although the two dreaded weeks of AP tests do not occur until May, many students are already wrapping up new material and are beginning to prepare specifically for the tests in class. “Last year, Mr. Cinti had us prepare months in advance for the AP Biology test,” senior Hailey Long said. “The most...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Adults who frequently confront me with anxiety-inducing questions about college often push me to the edge where I often find myself fighting tears. I have never enjoyed leaving San Francisco for extended periods of time — not even for a month, let alone four years. But as I find myself further into the colleg...

City, school community find silent elephant in the room

City, school community find silent elephant in the room

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features

In a city where a Republican mayor has not been elected for over half a century, a silent demographic of students may feel repressed when it comes to sharing their viewpoints both in and out of the classroom. Approximately 14 percent of San Francisco’s population is registered as Republican, according...

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion

Crystalline shavings of flavored ice gather together in cups of snowy goodness at Powder, the Taiwanese ice cream experience that opened on Divisadero Street about a month ago. During a San Francisco heatwave with weather in the high 70s, Powder was a refreshing treat that satisfied a sweet-tooth h...

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Laura Mogannam and Olivia Mohun

October 21, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students learned about San Francisco’s goal to become a greener city and have zero waste during espacio at today’s assembly. Paul Pryor Lorentz, theology teacher and one of Convent’s environmental ambassadors, presented a video highlighting the management of trash in San Francisco. “I...

Sophomores learn about human trafficking, modern-day slavery

Sophomores learn about human trafficking, modern-day slavery

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Sophomores gathered in Syufy Theater during ColLab for a presentation on human trafficking which included a speaker from the UNICEF End Human Trafficking campaign and excerpts from documentary film “Not My Life.” “As we talk about historical conquests and slavery, especially in the United State...

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Themed dress days raise spirit for Homecoming

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The annual spirit week kicked off today with “color day,” and various themes will follow throughout the week, culminating in two sporting events and a dance. Unlike in previous years, the themes are not split between particular grades, according to student body secretary Dot Wetmore. “At...

Event provides opportunity to explore San Francisco neighborhoods

Event provides opportunity to explore San Francisco neighborhoods

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under A & E

City streets closed to Sunday traffic are inviting public exploration of funky boutiques, hole-in-wall restaurants and hidden gems while building community relationships with local shop owners. Sunday Streets — a monthly event taking place during the spring and fall months — blocks off several...

IB program earns positive appraisal

IB program earns positive appraisal

Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under News

Following a three­-year application process, Convent and Stuart Hall high schools have begun their first year as International Baccalaureate World Schools, with the new program already garnering positive responses from IB students. “I’m definitely happy with the program,” junior Olivia M...

Auditions for Fall play continue on second day

Auditions for Fall play continue on second day

Neely Metz, Features Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A second round of auditions for the Fall play “Sixteen in Ten Minutes or Less” were held in the Syufy Theatre today. “I didn’t do the play last year and I’m only a sophomore so this is actually the first time that I’m doing a play,” sophomore Sophie Egan said. “I’ve always done mus...

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