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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...

Youths need to find a voice a voice in politics

September 28, 2012

In  39 days young people will play a pivotal role in deciding who is elected president of The United States. There are already 46 million youth voters, aged 18-29, registered to help decide who will lead the country through the next four years, according to The Center for Information and Research on...

Exercise and play are important to well-being

June 1, 2010

I spend each school year sitting down. My legs lie still under my desk or scrunched under my body as my mouth moves for a few moments before my right hand becomes the last moving part of my body. On some afternoons, I hop into a pool and feel my knotted muscles loosen for a short hour and half. On s...

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

December 16, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Luke Burton invites homeless children for dinner every Tuesday night. Over the past three years as a member of the faith-based outreach group The Outer Circle, he has met hundreds of the estimated 1,400 homeless youth living on San Francisco streets, shelters or with ...

Homeless youth overlooked by city

December 16, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, bone-chilling summer fog, the Seven Painted Ladies and cultural diversity. It’s also known for the widespread homelessness that blankets the city. Of the 7,000 homeless said to be living on the streets, it’s estimated 1,4...

Voting is a right, obligation of citizens

October 31, 2008

Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief While watching random videos on Youtube, I came across a "Declare Yourself" ad in which a number of Hollywood personalities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Degeneres spent the first full minute telling me, "Don't vote." The real message doesn’t come across until a full...

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