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Hoping for change in wake of Boston bombings

Hoping for change in wake of Boston bombings

April 19, 2013

Claire Fahy Editor-in-chief BOSTON — It all plays out on CNN like an extremely well-written episode of “Criminal Minds.” As I sit here in Boston Logan Airport — returning home from an aborted college visit — I’m in the thick of the drama stemming from the Boston Marathon bombings, in which...

Roam no farther: New burger joint opens on Fillmore

February 15, 2013

Alice Jones Food Columnist There’s a new burger on the block. With Johnny Rockets’ closure earlier this year, a new burger joint has opened across the street on Fillmore. Roam is concocting innovative recipes and combining wonderful flavors, bringing the burger up to a new level. My devotio...

School improves security technology

School improves security technology

February 15, 2013

Tatiana Gutierrez Senior Reporter Even before the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. and the Midland City, Ala. school bus shooting and hostage situation, Schools of the Sacred Heart has been reviewing and implementing a new system of screening and identifying visitors on campus. “As a dean, safety is a primary concern, so knowledge that our campus i...

Heading in new direction: Interviews begin for new head of school

Heading in new direction: Interviews begin for new head of school

February 15, 2013

Madison Riehle Senior Reporter An advisory group made up of students from each grade has been meeting over pizza during the past month with the four final candidates applying for the head of school. “I’d like to see somebody who respects the traditions we have in place, but who is also ...

Cafeteria makes changes to menu

Cafeteria makes changes to menu

February 15, 2013

Jaime Hum-Nishikado Reporter Recent changes in items sold by the school cafeteria have students wondering why their favorite baked goods and bottled water are now unavailable for purchase. Pastries were removed from the cafeteria due to their refined starches and high sugar count with the prospect of introducing a new bakery section, which woul...

Actors to showcase award-winning musical

Actors to showcase award-winning musical

February 15, 2013

Madeleine Ainslie Reporter Convent and Stuart Hall will be among the first high schools in the country to perform “In the Heights,” which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical in 2008. “There’s a lot of rap, salsa and merengue music in it, which set it apart from so many other mus...

Looks can be deceiving

February 15, 2013

Elizabeth Smith Editor-in-chief On a recent stop at a St. Helena restaurant, I was served by a man with enormous gauges that stretched out his earlobes. I accepted my sandwich from him with a smile in an effort to make up for what I just overheard from the customer before me. A woman remarked to her ...

Alumnae use service backgrounds in both military and civilian careers

Alumnae use service backgrounds in both military and civilian careers

February 15, 2013

As seniors weigh various factors like financial aid options or a suburban vs. an urban campus in their college decisions, a small few look for unique programs specializing in military service. Lenka Fejt (’97) and Juliana Rotter (’05) decided to pursue an education with a military focus. Fejt a...

Service volunteers mentor elementary school students

Service volunteers mentor elementary school students

February 15, 2013

Aoife Devereux Reporter During typical after school sessions, teenage volunteers sit with their elementary school students to discuss using proactive learning styles, incorporating arts and crafts to help improve their confidence in their ideal learning environ- ments, giving volunteers an opportunit...

Looking to the ‘new normal’

Looking to the ‘new normal’

January 25, 2013

Not so long ago, the label “feminist” conjured images of angry bra-burning women who resent men for denying them equal opportunities. Despite most working women in the United States earning only 74 cents to every dollar earned by a man, the definition of a feminist has expanded. Our generation ow...

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

January 25, 2013

Tatianna Guiterrez Senior Reporter “The OC,” a popular teenage television show that ended its run, shows varsity athletes passing out from the alcohol they consumed at parties after celebrating a win. Yet, underage drinking is illegal and can cause health risks as well as decrease athletic per...

Alumnae living in capital choose political study, work

Alumnae living in capital choose political study, work

January 25, 2013

WASHINGTON—For alumnae Kyle Cannon (’05), Riley Dowd (’08) and Maddie Kelley (’12), living in the nation’s capital means embracing and participating in the city’s political atmosphere. Cannon, currently a substitute teacher in private schools in Fairfax, Va. has returned to George Washington ...

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