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Miss-representation

Miss-representation

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Coming out of an elementary school where athletics were such a large part of the community, I thought I would go to a similar high school — a high school where sports are everything and a part of the school culture. Going to a small, all-girls school, the competitiveness in the classroom can become mor...

Election results not an excuse for hate

Election results not an excuse for hate

Editorial Board

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Threats to women in hijabs, walls graffitied with racist and xenophobic statements and even middle-schoolers chanting “Build the wall!” in their lunchroom have circulated through social media in recent weeks — indicative of one disturbing effect of the results of the presidential election. Pr...

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Mission neighborhood loses authenticity

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As rents have increased, so has the overall cost of living. As a cash-strapped teenager, I no longer find $5 latte art “cute,” Instagram-worthy, or — more importantly — affordable.

It is the morning after the 2016 election. Now what?

It is the morning after the 2016 election. Now what?

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

The people around me have been shaken with disbelief and heartache here in California. No, the world was not coming to an end. Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. For mainstream media and all of the Golden State, that sentence would have been declared as a perceived fallacy ...

Hide and seek for freedom

Hide and seek for freedom

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When a photographer points a camera at the average American child, she flashes a toothy smile. When Turkish photojournalist Osman Sağırlı pointed his camera at a Syrian child refugee, her lower lip trembled as she put her hands up in defeat. She mistook the camera for a gun. Small tremoring lim...

Athleticism is a choice, not a trend to follow

Athleticism is a choice, not a trend to follow

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As I listened to my coach’s end-of-game speech, his words became more and more faint. The dizziness was taking over, and I soon realized that I surprisingly did not have the same capabilities and physical attributes as a professional athlete. I begged my parents to buy me Gatorade Chews for my tournament ...

Women must realize voting power

Women must realize voting power

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I felt my insides turn as Donald Trump pledged “Nobody has more respect for women than I do” after being confronted by moderators during the second debate about the behind-the-scenes “Access Hollywood” tape in which he bragged about sexually grabbing and kissing women. He proceeded to expla...

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Minimalistic dessert shop brings frozen Taiwanese treats to San Francisco

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion

Crystalline shavings of flavored ice gather together in cups of snowy goodness at Powder, the Taiwanese ice cream experience that opened on Divisadero Street about a month ago. During a San Francisco heatwave with weather in the high 70s, Powder was a refreshing treat that satisfied a sweet-tooth h...

Global terror is no joke

Global terror is no joke

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A friend asked me if I wanted to see a modified version of the dated, yet continually addicting, game Flappy Bird. His modified internet version replaced the bird with a plane, the green tubes with buildings, and the sound effects with the Islamic State’s monotone anthem. Yes, internet, you have gone...

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Editorial Board

September 26, 2016


Filed under Staff Editorials

While lunch provides a time for peers to chat together before resuming their afternoon classes, many students spend the break constantly checking their phones rather than focusing on the friends around them. As constant app updates and social media platforms parallel our increasing addiction to virtual ...

Social media reinforces gender stereotypes

Social media reinforces gender stereotypes

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

During a double date at Super Duper Burger in my freshman year of high school, the boy I was with asked me what I wanted. I hesitated — girls were “supposed” to order salads on dates. I settled on a chocolate milkshake. He ordered a hamburger and soda. The others enjoyed their burgers as I sat si...

Gun laws demand a revision

Gun laws demand a revision

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The re-opening of Sandy Hook Elementary School garnered media attention in past weeks, with stories focusing on safety features of the new school that include bulletproof windows, two full-time police officers guarding the gates of the school and doors designed to look like wood but are actually militar...

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