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Speak-HERS

Speak-HERS

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

A new club is offering connections and information for young women who are interested in exploring the field of technology as a possible career. Junior Linda Karti started the Female Leaders in Technology Speaker Series as a way to host female technology professionals and foster interest in STEM ca...

Love is in the air, ‘Actually’

Love is in the air, ‘Actually’

Mackenna Moslander, Reporter

December 12, 2019

The San Francisco Symphony will perform a live-rendition of the soundtrack from a Christmas-themed romantic comedy at Davies Symphony Hall for two days during their holiday performances.  This is the second consecutive year the orchestra will perform “Love Actually” which is a film that takes place ...

New lenses, unproven results

New lenses, unproven results

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

While some individuals suffering from headaches, strained eyes and sleeping problems point to blue light from digital screens as the cause, scientists have not come to a consensus on whether blue light emitted from phones, tablets and computers is harmful.  “If you want blue light lenses on your gla...

Tailored to reduce, recycle

Tailored to reduce, recycle

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

A popular clothing store close to campus is offering benefits for recycling clothing through an online thrift store as a way to reduce clothing waste. Reformation has paired up with ThredUp to create a program focused on reusing clothes and saving materials.   “You send in all your old clot...

Caroling declines in popularity

Caroling declines in popularity

December 12, 2019

While Christmas movies and advertisements often portray groups bundled up in hats and scarves walking through the snow singing carols at people’s doorsteps, very few still choose to participate in this Christmas tradition.  “It’s not a tradition in my family to Christmas carol, it was never somethin...

Visiting author prompts discussions

Visiting author prompts discussions

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Author Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” is stealing the hearts of students and faculty alike in anticipation of her visit on Nov. 19. A modern reteller of ancient Greek classics, Miller is breaking the boundaries of the rigid structure of mythological tales such as Homer’s “The Odyssey”  ...

Exhibit illustrates black rights

Exhibit illustrates black rights

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

Fists raised above heads and stark photography of African Americans are central to “Art in the Age of Black Power,” an upcoming exhibit at the de Young Museum that celebrates Bay Area black artists whose work pushes for social change. “Art in the Age of Black Power” showcases African American a...

Girls unite

Girls unite

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

With career dreams and motivations, girls attending the upcoming WorldWideWomen Girls’ Festival on Nov. 9 will participate in contests, performances, have access to an athletic arena, and observe over 50 girls under the age of 18 sell products in popup shops.   Girls of all ages and backgrounds will gat...

Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

Do-it-yourself projects normally involve crafts like friendship bracelets and tie-dying, but now a new and potentially dangerous DIY project is on the rise. Teenagers are engaging in self-piercings as well as stick and poke tattoos.  “I’m a really impulsive person, so in freshman year I decide...

Diving into work

Diving into work

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

While many teenagers spend their Sunday mornings catching up on sleep or spending time with friends, senior Margaret Millar is up at the crack of dawn chopping fish, corralling rescued seals and assisting veterinarians.  Millar works as a Youth Crew Volunteer at the Marine Mammal Center, a non-pro...

‘Gum is dumb’

‘Gum is dumb’

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

Smacking, popping, and blowing bubbles of gum at school may seem like an innocuous activity, but it may leave an unfavorable impression on visitors and members of the school community.   “We have hundreds of college admissions reps that are watching our students and paying attention to how they a...

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 ...

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