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Vaccinations not given a shot

Vaccinations not given a shot

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2014

It began with cold-like symptoms from headaches and fevers to decreased appetite. Within a couple days, bumps resembling blisters and bug bites appeared on junior Jill Cardamon, beginning at the torso and spreading to the rest of her body. When the anti-itch creams were ineffective, she knew she had chicke...

Spreading news moves from paper to glass

Madeleine Ainslie/The Broadview

May 27, 2014

Articles ranging from “22 puppies who are annoyed with their owners” to “U.S. cluster bombs keep killing civilians in Yemen” makeup sites such as BuzzFeed, VICE and Mashable, all of whom focus on sharing news mainly through social media. Facebook, which has traditionally been a site for friend...

A reflection on food reviews

A reflection on food reviews

May 27, 2014

I love food. In fact, I pitched a story about the Let’s be Frank hot dog cart near school on Thursdays when I was a sophomore, and I have been writing about the city’s culinary treasures and a few travesties ever since. Writing about food for three years has really changed how I perceive my break- fas...

Almunae talk about moving on to big colleges after Convent

Claire Fahy (’13) interviews UCLA Bruins outside volleyball hitter Gonzalo Quiroga for a story she was writing for the Daily Bruin.

May 27, 2014

Going to a university of 20,000 undergraduates can be overwhelming even for students from San Francisco when coming from a school of 200. For nine seniors, making the transition means figuring out how to be more than just another person in the crowd. “I chose University of Southern California bec...

Teens ‘get cultured’ through global service trips

Taiwanese children make rice cereal and marshmallow treats for the first time with junior Kathryn Yu and her volunteer group. Yu traveled with Grace Covenant Church to work in schools.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2014

Overseas service programs offer students a wide selection of volunteer experiences from working with children in Fiji to feeding and caring for animals in a Kenyan elephant orphanage and giraffe sanctuary. “Everyday was spent half teaching and half constructing the local Nasivikoso school,” junior...

Entrepreneurial seminar promotes design thinking

Entrepreneurial seminar promotes design thinking

May 27, 2014

The Convent Elementary and Stuart Hall for Boys seventh and eighth graders joined the high schools last Wednesday for a design thinking workshop at the Palace of Fine Arts, where students learned how to be innovators who create their own future. Guest speakers include investor Ron Conway, artist Dana H...

Pac Heights pizzeria impresses

Presidio Pizza Company’s crusts are fluffy, yet still sturdy enough to hold the heavy helping of toppings. Flavor combinations are original without being too wacky, staying true to the Brooklyn and Sicilian fusion of influence.

May 27, 2014

My first thought when the Presidio Pizza Company sign was put up on the corner of Pine and Divisadero streets was, “Oh, no. Not another below average pizza-by-the-slice place that’ll overcharge students.” After a sampling of pizza, I am happy to say I was too quick to judge. The Bianca is a simp...

Beautiful nails, damaging effects

Beautiful nails, damaging effects

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

May 27, 2014

Like many young women, McKenna Eichler goes to the salon every three weeks to get a shellac manicure, and although more expensive, like gel manicures it can last up to four times longer than a regular service — but both types can expose customers to a variety of health risks. “In the past 10 years, ge...

All-school poetry contest winners announced at annual festival

Senior Thomas Egan recites an original poem at the annual Poetry Festival. The Festival's theme this year is

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 9, 2014

Guest speaker and all-school Poetry Festival judge Jovel Queirolo (’10) announced the winner of the annual high school poetry contest. Queirolo was an all-school winner of the contest herself, and awarded sophomore Daniel Im and senior Tess Holland the same title. Students from both Stuart Hall and Co...

First Amendment icon shares her story

First Amendment icon shares her story

April 8, 2014

Madison Riehle Editor-in-Chief Holding a pink detention slip from 1965 and sporting a black armband, the once shy 13-year-old Des Moines, Iowa student turned First Amendment rights activist spoke to to the student body in Syufy Theatre on what it means to stand up for personal beliefs. Mary Bet...

Students have First Amendment rights whether they attend private or public schools – and with these rights come responsibilities

Students have First Amendment rights whether they attend private or public schools - and with these rights come responsibilities

April 8, 2014

Madeleine Ainsle Design Editor Thursday’s all-school assembly with Supreme Court plaintiff Mary Beth Tinker reminded students of their rights and responsibilities that come along with practicing free expression and the implications her case has for both public and private school students. Altho...

Beach Blanket Babylon celebrates four decades of glitz and glamour

Beach Blanket Babylon celebrates four decades of glitz and glamour

April 8, 2014

Six foot dancing male poodles, Italian cooks holding meat- balls the size of shoe boxes and President Barack Obama rap- ping are among the whacky, satiri- cal acts crossing the stage at Club Fugazi seven times a week. The musical revue Beach Blan- ket Babylon is in its 40th year per- forming spoofs o...

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