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Alumna interns at U.N.

Alumna interns at U.N.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Sacred Heart

Ten years ago Joëlle Santos (‘09) envisioned herself at medical school, tailoring her courses at Convent to subjects like biology, and not expecting to pursue a career in international affairs or gender studies — much less be an intern at U.N. Women. But now, Santos works at the United Nations,...

Construction meets creativity

Construction meets creativity

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Thousands of public transportation users will walk on former Convent teacher Julie Chang’s artwork — a terrazzo floor depicting a garden of poppies, laurel leaves, hummingbirds and geometric designs — as they dash to catch a train or bus at the new Salesforce Transit Center August 10. The 23,00...

Press pause

Press pause

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under Features, News

With a monthly fee as low as $7.99 for both Netflix and Hulu subscriptions, binge watching one of the thousands of shows and movies available for streaming online has become part of many teens’ daily routines. “For me, binge watching is a completely mindless activity and a good way to be alone ...

The price of being female

The price of being female

Cece Giarman and Josephine Rozzelle

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

When shopping for personal care items, many women reach for the pink shampoo bottle and the razor cartridge adorned with flowers and labeled “for women”, but few know that these products can cost up to 13 percent more than their blue, “for-men” counterparts. “It’s really frustrating not...

Time to explore

Time to explore

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

From volunteering in the local community, taking summer school courses or further developing a talent, summer break provides students with an opportunity to expand their resumes and explore their interests. “Summer is a great time for students to investigate their interests and figure out what t...

A lifestyle ‘Worth’ her time

A lifestyle ‘Worth’ her time

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

After waking up at 5:30 a.m. for her daily pilates-inspired workout, junior Worth Taylor starts every week making a batch of homemade nut milk and preparing the day’s picture-perfect, nutrient-packed, organic breakfast before she heads to school. Once she finishes her homework, Taylor spends her afternoons wri...

Note to self

Note to self

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Images of “Bridget Jones” or “The Princess Diaries” may come to mind when thinking of journaling, but regular “Dear Diary” entries can provide more mental and physical health benefits than the movies give them credit. “When you start writing, you come to these realizations and epiphanies,” j...

Challenge accepted

Challenge accepted

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

The world of viral internet challenges has overtaken Instagram and YouTube, as social media users circulate new fads each year, but some trends can put participants at serious health risks. Junior Sofia Pirri participated in the cinnamon challenge, a fad that peaked in 2012 and requires participant...

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

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...

Avoiding the burnout

Avoiding the burnout

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

With finals, AP testing and IB exams marking the fourth quarter, some students may begin feeling unmotivated in classes and experience “burnout.” “I think one thing that is helpful if you are finding yourself with a bit less motivation is to find a new source of motivation,” school couns...

‘Free’ voices

‘Free’ voices

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Interactives

Along with her AP courses and three-hour dance classes, senior Jasper Conacher spends her time reaching out to artists, designing pages, posting on social media and managing shipment orders for the mini magazine she began in spring 2016. In a partnership with Marin Academy senior Zoe Young, Conacher...

Adapting for the future

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

As awareness of the environmental impact of factory farming grows, vegan and vegetarian diets have become more popular among individuals looking to reduce their carbon footprint and eat healthier at the same time. “Helping the environment wasn’t my original reason for becoming vegan, but it was...

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