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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...

Don’t stop on Election Day

Don’t stop on Election Day

Gray Timberlake and Gabriella Vulakh

November 11, 2019

While many adults voted in the 2019 elections last week, young people across the nation are finding other ways to participate in democracy even when they are not legally eligible to vote. Youth civic engagement can include pre-registering to vote, participating in hearings at City Hall, door knocking, phone ...

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 ...

Individual impact matters

Individual impact matters

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

The Global Climate Strikes two weeks ago helped many individuals realize that they can participate in promoting environmental issues at the local level and individually take action to reduce their carbon footprint. "Everything that we do has an impact on the ecosystem in ways we can't even imagine,”...

Faculty, staff promote safety

Faculty, staff promote safety

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

October 3, 2019

As students and faculty cross the street to the Broadway Campus, traffic commissioners direct cars, manage crosswalks, prevent cars from going in neighborhood driveways and creating traffic safety hazards.   Traffic commissioners are faculty, staff and administrators in green vests who direct traffi...

New exhibit focuses on skin

New exhibit focuses on skin

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

October 3, 2019

California Academy of Sciences latest exhibit, “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity,” delves into the science of human and animal skin and highlights similarities between humans and animals such as birds and snakes.  The Journey to Inner Face station at the exhibit explores the abundant liv...

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