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Nine lives of clothing

Nine lives of clothing

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

December 13, 2018

The sound of hangers click as senior Avery Van Natta makes her rounds through the Fillmore Street Goodwill on one of her typical thrift shopping outings. She starts with the jackets and makes her way through the aisles, looking for any pieces that jump out at her. Van Natta is one of millions of shopp...

Library offers resources for teens

Library offers resources for teens

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

December 13, 2018

While libraries are stereotypically silent places with outdated computers and spaces strictly for individual studying, San Francisco Public Libraries offer a variety of free programs around the City for teenagers, ranging from recording studios to online movies for streaming. Checking out books from lib...

Phone app can cause user obsession

Phone app can cause user obsession

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

December 13, 2018

Freshman Kelly Cronan sends a photo to 120 of her Snapchat friends everyday. Sometimes it’s a photo of herself, what she is doing or who she is with, but the photo always has the same typed or hand-drawn caption with an “s” or the word “streaks.” Snapchat streaks — indicated by a number n...

Mobile payments provide convenience

Mobile payments provide convenience

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

When she pays for her frequent lunches at Mayflower Market, senior Anna Doggett avoids fumbling through her wallet to count out exact change by hovering her phone over the card reader using Apple Pay. Doggett is a part of the growing digital payment movement driven by the services which aim to make payi...

Riding safely in the backseat

Riding safely in the backseat

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 1, 2018

Editor's Note: Although rideshares such as Uber and Lyft state in their company policies that riders must be 18 or older to hail a ride or ride alone, not all drivers and riders adhere to this policy. It is important that all students (especially those under 18) and parents follow company policies, ...

Tune in at home, on the go

Tune in at home, on the go

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

September 30, 2018

During her 40-minute commute from San Anselmo to school, senior Rachel Cramer plugs in her headphones and listens to the investigative journalism podcast “Serial” to pass the time. “I love to listen to podcasts because they are another source of media that allow me to learn about my surroundin...

Pink wave engulfs elections

Pink wave engulfs elections

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Whether seen through swarms of pink knit-hats, social media posts tagged with #MeToo or the changing demographics of the United States government, 2018 is being called the “Year of the Woman.” This election season is breaking records with 53 women who have filed to run for Senate — 13 more than...

Teens help campaigns

Teens help campaigns

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018

Although students under 18 years of age are unable to vote in the November midterm, there are other ways teens and non-citizens can get involved in political races. “Every campaign throughout the entire country needs volunteers,” Sophia Slacik ’16 said. “They are always looking for people...

Year of the Woman?

Year of the Woman?

September 27, 2018

Institutions open doors

Institutions open doors

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018

Preparing for and taking standardized tests can cost an applicant’s family hundreds to thousands of dollars and dozens of hours, only for a student to receive a score that an admissions representative might take only a few seconds to look at. A rising number of major colleges and universities are making th...

Fashion industry goes green

Fashion industry goes green

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2018

The fashion industry is the third most polluting industry and one of the largest water consumers in the world, but some companies are joining the “eco-fashion” movement, implementing policies to reduce their footprint on the environment. Brands that are certified sustainable and ethical, features prod...

Stitching through Senior Year

Stitching through Senior Year

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Despite her heavy International Baccalaureate workload, Stanford Online High School classes, varsity volleyball practices and college applications, senior Avery Van Natta manages to set aside six hours a week to work on designing and creating her own one-of-a-kind clothing. “I started sewing when I was really young ...

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