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Plant-based diets increase in popularity
Adele Fratesi , Managing Editor October 6, 2021

Walking through the meat and dairy aisles of the grocery store, the increased presence of alternatives to traditional animal products is undeniable. Multiple brands of almond and oat milk often occupy...

Too dry, too fast

Too dry, too fast

Impacts of California drought increase in Bay Area
Amelia Froyd-Kamrath, Senior Reporter August 23, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Lake Oroville, the second largest reservoir in California, is currently at 23 percent capacity, the lowest it’s ever been in 44 years.  Seven out of nine Bay Area counties have at least...

Ecology club plans week of challenges

Ecology club plans week of challenges

Activities starting April 19 to celebrate Earth Day
Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter April 15, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE Eco Friends club is hosting a week of environment related challenges beginning April 19 in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Grade levels can earn points by participating and sharing photos...

Thrifting gets shifty

Thrifting gets shifty

Buying secondhand poses moral issues
Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor March 30, 2021

Walk down Haight Street and you’re bound to see gaggles of teenage girls holding bags stuffed with $5 or less items from Goodwill or Buffalo Exchange. While there is no denying that buying secondhand...

Looking globally: Don’t let the smoke blind you

Charlotte Ehrlich, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2020

It’s one thing to sit in your room in September of your senior year seeing your friends and teachers through your computer screen — we’ve gotten used to that now. But it’s another to glance outside...

Senior Ella Holiday does YouVisit for the University of California Santa Barbara. YouVisits showed students a 360 view of campus life, with interactive panoramic photos and videos.

Visiting with VR

Colleges establish new online college search forums
Mackenna Moslander and Tala El Qadah September 24, 2020

While college tours no longer include strolls around the campus and in-person discussions with student ambassadors, prospective students and parents to consider schools virtually. With over 5,000 universities...

Freshman Anisha Hu searches for cottage backgrounds for one of the online backdrops for the Fall Play. Crew members were partnered with an actor to design their virtual set.

The show must go on

Stage crew designs virtual sets for Fall Play
Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter September 24, 2020

The fall play will address climate change and environmental issues through a set of monologues and with specially-built virtual sets.  The drama program is partnering with environment groups such as...

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Travel, waste put strain on environment
Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2019

While giving gifts is on almost everyone’s mind this time of year, the environmental impact of waste over the holidays often gets neglected. Americans throw away 25% more waste between Thanksgiving...

Sophomore Haya Jadallah creates a domino out of clay for her project that represents the domino effect of the contamination of the ocean. This Art Foundation II project pushes students to reflect the environment around them in their work.

Art students reflect on interconnectivity

Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter November 4, 2019

Art Foundation II students are working on a project titled “The Line that Binds Us” as their first project of the year that involves the use of materials rather than research. The project is based...

Everyone has a carbon footprint. Calculating your individual carbon footprint allows you to take steps to decrease it.

Individual impact matters

Small changes make a difference
Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2019

The Global Climate Strikes two weeks ago helped many individuals realize that they can participate in promoting environmental issues at the local level and individually take action to reduce their carbon...

Students talk to campus representative Zoë Hinks about the Project Green Challenge. The challenge runs in the month of October and includes various eco-friendly challenges and prizes.

Project Green Challenge offered to community

Alina Kushner , Reporter September 26, 2019

Convent students had the opportunity to sign up for the Project Green Challenge today during Collaboration and lunch as a way to help the environment.  Participants in the project in the project receive...

Freshman Finley Simon looks up at the biodegradable sign with a fish stuck in a bottle on Broadway and Fillmore Streets. PATHWATER campaign distributed five thousand of these signs throughout San Francisco, Venice Beach, and Santa Monica to raise awareness about the amount of plastic in the ocean.

Biodegradable signs created, hung for Earth Day

Madeline Thiara, Reporter April 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Biodegradable signs illustrated with fish stuck in single-use plastic bottles are hanging in front of the Flood Mansion and on the corner of Broadway and Fillmore Streets in celebration of...

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