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Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

January 4, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An earthquake with a magnitude 4.4 rocked the Bay Area early this morning at 2:41 a.m., making many students realize how unprepared they would be in time of a larger shake. “I heard the rumbling and then all of the sudden my bed was shaking,” sophomore Sunny Stuart said. “I got ...

Northern Bay Area fires cause destruction

Natalia Varni's home after the fire. Varni's house was one of thousands affected.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 10, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A series of fires in the North Bay that began over the weekend have covered over 119,000 acres and affected 1,500 homes, businesses and structures. With 40,000 people evacuated, 99,000 without power and 15 reported deaths, the fire has turned into a national crisis. Junior Sofia Pir...

Thunderstorm surprises Bay Area Monday, may continue tonight

Lightning bolts flash across the San Francisco sky Monday evening in the Richmond district. Thunderstorms hit the Bay Area after high winds and abnormally warm weather.

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 12, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seven thousand lightning bolts lit up the Bay Area sky Monday afternoon and continued into the evening. “I was scared out of my mind,” junior Kiki Apple said. “I was worried that the power might go out — the lights were flickering in my room.” The storm, which peaked af...

Urbanization overwhelms district

A house in Duboce Triangle hung signs in their windows saying

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016

The Mission district’s 24th Street, dotted with “For Sale” signs and traced by Google bus routes, is just one street in the area facing gentrification and changes in culture for the heavily Hispanic neighborhood. San Francisco’s tech boom is changing the demographics in the Mission, one of the City...

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

April 30, 2015

While some students anticipate moving to an East Coast college or university, other seniors are opting to remain in the Bay Area because the familiar location can provide comfort while acclimating to a new environment filled with thousands of people, as well as can save money on travel costs. “A lot of my friends tell me that they would never go to college ...

Overthrow the reign of drought

Overthrow the reign of drought

February 28, 2014

STAFF EDITORIAL Many Bay Area residents awoke to the pounding of rain against their windows last Thursday morning. Four days of sporadic showers had many crying “miracle” after one of the driest seasons on record, but the California drought is far from over. While the past week has been ...

Young adults are choosing to borrow, rent rather than make large purchases

Young adults are choosing to borrow, rent rather than make large purchases

November 7, 2013

Madison Riehle Editor-in-Chief The virtual world has moved to reality for a generation that has grown up with Myspace and Facebook, sharing music and pictures, and updating “friends” on the latest meals. Sharing services such as Bay Area Bike Share, Zipcar and Rent the Runway provide young a...

Mediocre performers paid thousands

March 13, 2012

Isabelle Pinard Managing Editor Students shifted their weight from one foot to the other while waiting in a line that wrapped around the block to get into a high school fundraiser. The unusually large crowd was for a special YouTube-famous music group scheduled to play at the dance. The entire cro...

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

March 31, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is arguably most well-known for the two major earthquakes that have shaken up the Bay Area — one in 1906 that is notorious for widespread looting and destructive fires and another in 1989 that postponed Game 2 of the World Series. For a region plagued by seism...

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