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We may never understand, but united we stand

We may never understand, but united we stand

June 2, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A flood of virtual and real-life protests have surfaced in the days since the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck during his arrest.  The first posts to surface included artistic renderings of Georg...

High school zooms into college

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

As I say my final goodbyes to teachers and classmates over Zoom, I cannot help but worry that my first semester of college might realistically include meeting professors and attending lectures over online learning platforms instead of in a classroom in Providence, Rhode Island. The thought that col...

Blog: Five things I’ve learned and five mistakes I’ve made during shelter-in-place

Blog: Five things I’ve learned and five mistakes I’ve made during shelter-in-place

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

May 6, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Shelter-in-place should have opened up ample time for me to do all the things I’ve always wanted to do, like completing a full online workout calendar or baking the next showstopper of the “Great British Baking Show,” but with four academic days each week and nothing less than a tr...

Blog: Virtual Learning

Students in B period IB Global Politics Year 1 gather for an online Zoom conference call in their respective rooms. Students are attending class periods and meeting with teachers on Zoom while also using other online tools like the LMS and Kahoot to enhance their new online learning experience.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

April 5, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE My addiction to my phone, while equally impressive and terrifying, is not an indicator of how much I actually enjoy technology. If I’m being honest, I don’t enjoy my phone as much as my mom probably thinks I do. I tend to get overly frustrated, and my troubleshooting methods primari...

Blog: The Viral Aisle

While items like pasta and bread are flying off the shelves of Bryan's market in Laurel Village, juice cartons and juice shots are much less popular. Shoppers are continuing to sweep assorted items off of grocery store shelves in response to the San Francisco Department of Public Health's mandated shelter in place.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A few weeks ago, when talk that schools were beginning to close down became prevalent, I started an internal chant of No school, no school, no school and let it play on repeat in my head. But, after visiting a grocery store for the first time since school closed, I wished that I had had a fa...

Editorial: Consider others and stay home

Editorial: Consider others and stay home

Staff Editorial

March 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Leaving the house to meet up with friends or inviting classmates over to complete homework assignments may seem harmless for teenagers who are not as likely to suffer complications from COVID-19, but choosing to ignore quarantine measures can hinder the safety of the greater community and co...

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...

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...

Gray Area: All mighty means all

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

Next month I turn 18, making me a legal adult who can vote, get married, sue, enter contracts and buy property, but — unlike my classmates at Stuart Hall — I am not required to register for the Selective Service. An independent government agency, the Selective Service registers men for potential...

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...

Vulakh’s View: Every vote counts

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The real presidential election takes place six weeks after the first Tuesday in November, when 538 presidential electors in Washington, D.C., cast their ballots.  In 48 states and the District of Columbia, the candidate who wins the popular vote receives all of the Electoral College votes for that sta...

Gray Area: Policy instead of identity

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

Kamala Harris dropping her campaign for presidency caused the once diversified pool of candidates to be back to that typical of American politics: white and predominantly male.  The race for president started with record-breaking diversity with black, Asian and Hispanic candidates and six female can...

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