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Primaries present opportunities for youth involvement

Primaries present opportunities for youth involvement

Adele Bonomi and Tabitha Parent

February 15, 2020

The March 3 California presidential primary and local elections present an opportunity for seniors to vote for the first time, but all high school students can get involved in the election process.   “I’m eager to vote for the first time in the primaries because in order to have a funct...

Let’s talk about sex

Let's talk about sex

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The Netflix series “Sex Education” follows Otis, an awkward teenager, who, despite being a virgin, opens a sex clinic because his mom is a sex therapist. The queries Otis answers, including whether or not chlamydia is an airborne disease, show that Otis’ school does not teach sex education, a problem...

Silent Killer

College student Claire Chung shared images of a normal chest CT scan on the top compared to her CT scan showing inflamed lungs with damaged tissue on her Instagram account. Chung was hospitalized with a 104 degree fever and doctors said her lung tissue was destroyed from vaping.

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

Nineteen-year-old Claire Chung posted a picture of herself in a hospital bed and a scan of her lungs on her Instagram warning friends to quit vaping. The posts blew up with thousands of likes and comments, proving the success of teen consultation. “Someone put the post on their story and I clicked...

On Your Mark: Acting out of bounds

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Legends may never die but, in this case, interest in a sexual assault lawsuit certainly did. When Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers star player and National Basketball Association icon, died on Jan. 26 in a helicopter crash with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, fans paid tri...

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

February 14, 2020

Labeling products as “biodegradable” or “compostable” is a great marketing tool for brands trying to avoid public scrutiny, but eco-friendly consumers choosing to buy these products may be giving the environment the short end of the stick.  Most single-use, plastic cups labeled compostable and found in t...

Volunteers help disabled athletes

Special Olympics athletes play basketball amongst student volunteers. Sports seasons change year round and include more than 30 options such as swimming, basketball and skiing.

Adele Fratesi, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Although the world-wide games only take place every two years, the Special Olympics have ongoing events in the Bay Area yearound.  “The organization creates an opportunity for people that otherwise would not have that opportunity to get out run, play, and move their body,” volunteer Frank Moslande...

Stretch before you stroke

Senior Arlena Jackson and freshman Samantha Calvin move into cow pose in the yoga sequence

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Before spring sports begin and swimmers dive into the pool for the first practice of the season, the swim team is participating in preseason Kundalini yoga sessions to work on breathing and muscle strength.  Yoga can help with many skills including core strength and endurance, which are necessary...

Take time to apply, save money

Take time to apply, save money

Grace Krumplitsch and Gabrielle Guido

February 14, 2020

As seniors decide where they will attend school next year and juniors begin the college search,  costly tuition, fees and housing often stand in the way of students’ abilities to attend expensive schools. Even with taking financial aid and student loans into consideration, price can be the make-or-break ...

Sorting it out

Sorting it out

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

February 14, 2020

The Broadway Campus cafeteria is flooded daily with over a thousand students and faculty carrying plates, utensils, cups and bowls labeled “compostable” in an effort to foster an ecologically sustainable school community, but when the green bins get picked up and processed in facilities, many compostable...

Speeding down the slopes

Sophomore Takouhi Asdorian takes a break from a day of snowboarding at Alpine Meadows
Ski Resort. Tahoe-area ski resorts offer equipment rentals and lessons in addition to lift passes.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2020

Many students are pulling out their goggles, helmets, boots and snowboards in preparation for a popular winter activity over next week’s Winter Break ― snowboarding. “One day my parents suggested either taking a snowboarding lesson or a ski lesson,” junior Audrey Hunnicutt said. “I loved wa...

State of the Union prompts reactions amongst students, faculty

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tears up a copy of President Trump's State of the Union address. President Trump delivered his address to both the Senate and the House of Representatives in the United State Capitol.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students and faculty discussed their reactions throughout the school day to President Trump’s third State of the Union Address which he delivered last night to a joint session of Congress and a nationally televised audience.   “The State of the Union is constitutionally mandated ...

Well-known burger chain opens in neighborhood

Shake Shack’s new Cow Hollow location is now open for business as of Feb. 3. Shake Shack has over 280 locations worldwide and this is the fourth location to open in San Francisco.

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

February 3, 2020

Students can now grab a burger and fries during lunch at the Shake Shack’s new location in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow District at Filbert and Fillmore streets, which had its grand opening on Feb. 3. “I have eaten at Shake Shack a few times in Marin and on the East Coast and I was so excited ...

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