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Video massacres journalists’ rights

Video massacres journalists’ rights

Staff Editorial

October 14, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A video parody of President Trump violently massacring major media outlets and his political opponents was screened at a conference in Miami held by a pro-Trump organization, according to multiple media sources, including The New York Times. The video, part of which was originally posted to YouTube in July 2018, depic...

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In the midst of the California fire season, along with the recent power outages, families are preparing to protect themselves from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires.  According to The New York Times, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company has shut off power for ove...

Students prepare for standardized testing

Students prepare for standardized testing

Alina Kushner, Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the Preliminary SAT exam approaching on Oct. 16, students were able to attend review sessions to discuss helpful strategies and tips with teachers to prepare for the exam.  The meetings were held both Tuesday and Wednesday during ColLab before A and E Periods. Students had the o...

Varsity tennis trains for upcoming match

Varsity tennis trains for upcoming match

Elise Vulakh, Reporter

October 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent’s varsity tennis team practiced at Alice Marble tennis courts today for their upcoming match on Friday against University High School. The team is undefeated and has beat competitive schools, already surpassing their final standing of last year’s season.   “I am feeling o...

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable” and “genetically modified” can confuse many shoppers.  Almost three-quarters of American consumers ...

Take a deep breath, if you can

Take a deep breath, if you can

Caroline Thompson, Copy Editor

October 3, 2019

Hospitals are admitting teenagers and young adults across the nation for suffering from an apparent vaping-related respiratory injury, causing alarm bells to sound in the heads of adults, parents, students and doctors alike.  Over 1,080 cases of lung injuries related to vaping have been reported from...

It’s not cool; it’s a Juul

It’s not cool; it’s a Juul

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trump Administration announced a proposed ban on all non-tobacco vape flavors in an effort to address the teen vaping epidemic on Sep. 11. Although a ban on flavored e-cigarettes is a step in the right direction, there are more actions the government should take to keep the youth safe and healthy...

New fall sport debuts

New fall sport debuts

Mackenna Moslander and Alina Kushner

October 3, 2019

Some athletes who are not running cross-country races, spiking volleyballs over the net or sailing across the Bay are racing down the field with sticks playing field hockey, Convent’s newly-introduced fall sport. The team’s players are primarily made up of underclassmen because of conflicting ...

Sophomores learn about citations

Sophomores learn about citations

Paige Retajczyk, Reporter

October 3, 2019

History teacher Michael Stafford took time out of class today to explain how to use footnotes and how to cite sources correctly for an upcoming project. Students learned how to put sources into Chicago style and how to properly use footnotes when using outside information. “I think it’s important...

Youth Strike

Youth Strike

Madeline Thiara and Adele Fratesi

October 3, 2019

Bay Area youth gathered at the San Francisco Federal Building for the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20 to raise awareness about climate issues and to demand a safe, healthy and just planet. Thirty-five Convent and 13 Stuart Hall students signed out to attend the strike, according to the schools’...

Students adapt to new bus schedule

Students adapt to new bus schedule

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Along with the change in class and lunch times, the bus schedule has also shifted for the 2019-2020 school year. Buses run from the Broadway campus to the Pine-Octavia campus and back during passing periods and after school.  During each passing period there is a bus that leaves five minutes after the ...

Project Green Challenge offered to community

Project Green Challenge offered to community

Alina Kushner, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Convent students had the opportunity to sign up for the Project Green Challenge today during Collaboration and lunch as a way to help the environment.  Participants in the project in the project receive daily emails between Oct. 1 and Oct. 30 and receive their challenges and tasks for the day, acco...

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