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The ‘Nut’ turns 75

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

Extravagant set-pieces, dancing and vibrant music have cultivated a dedicated audience for the San Francisco Ballet’s seasonal performance of “The Nutcracker” for 75 years.   “My mom and I go to the show together, as it has been a tradition since my childhood,” freshman Sage Swartz sa...

New arena, new experience

New arena, new experience

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

December 12, 2019

Since the opening of Chase Center in Sept., Mission Bay’s new 18,000 square foot stadium has hosted music concerts and Warriors games. The arena also brought Thrive City — a 3.2 acre plaza with dozens of restaurants — to the neighborhood. “Chase Center is overall easier to navigate than Orac...

Autonomous vehicle awareness increases

Autonomous vehicle awareness increases

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019

Cars with sensors whirling on top and jutting out of the sides — prototypes of self-driving cars being tested for public use — have become fairly common sites on San Francisco streets. With the rapid advancement of automated vehicle technology, industry leaders are educating future consumers, wh...

Exchange student visits from New Orleans

Exchange student visits from New Orleans

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

March 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Emily LeBlanc is experiencing the life of a Sacred Heart student in San Francisco as she stays with her exchange host, sophomore Audrey Scott, this week. “I did an exchange in London last summer and I had a really good time,” LeBlanc, who goes to Academy of the Sacred ...

All politics are local

All politics are local

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2018

When Ellie Miller Hall, ’07 left Convent High School 11 years ago for college on the East Coast, she had no idea she would one day return to her hometown of San Francisco to help build the future of the City. Miller Hall has been working as a legislative aide for District 2 supervisor Catherine...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction was shocked because I was wondering what's going on, because obviously if they sent out a sc...

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

March 22, 2018

Bustling with city visitors, street performers, food vendors and a variety of museums and stores, the waterfront’s Fisherman’s Wharf can easily furnish a fun afternoon for anyone, even the most naysaying native San Franciscan. At the epicenter of the district lies Pier 39, a wooden boardwalk boastin...

Muni begins release of new trains

Muni begins release of new trains

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

March 22, 2018

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has started its largest renovation in over 30 years as it begins to gradually introduce a new fleet of low-maintenance trains to the public. The local community contributed ideas for the new vehicle developments in rider safety including improved brak...

Time out

Time out

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

The Junior Class retreat scheduled for Friday will be moved to a yet-to-be-determined date so all students and faculty can attend Stuart Hall High School’s varsity basketball state championship game, but the purpose for the retreat will remain the same — to take a break from school life. “The...

The last straw

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

As waste builds up in America’s landfills, California lawmakers are aiming to help reduce trash levels by lowering the use of plastic straws, specifically in restaurants. Democratic Assemblyman Ian Calderon has proposed a bill prohibiting restaurants from serving customers straws, unless they are specifical...

Time to speak up

Time to speak up

Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna

February 8, 2018

A seemingly average lesson with a popular San Francisco-area driving instructor turned into an uncomfortable situation for Ellie Miller Hall ’07 when he told her to pull into a rest stop off of the highway to observe traffic patterns. “We got out of the car, went up there, talked about it, and th...

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