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State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important
December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

‘Plan’eting for the future

'Plan'eting for the future
New-found planets raise questions about the treatment of Earth
March 9, 2017

Scientists discovered at least seven new Earth-like planets in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system on Feb. 25, prompting public excitement about the possibilities of life beyond Earth. Unfortunately, humans...

Hide and seek for freedom

Hide and seek for freedom
Refugee children live in danger.
October 31, 2016

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...

Cat cafe fails to live up to hype, high prices

A KitTea customer plays with kittens during the 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. session. The cafe offers complementary green tea while patrons play with cats.
September 22, 2016

Part cafe, part boutique and part cat adoption center, KitTea, San Francisco’s first “cat cafe,” greets customers with a large hairless cat mural in a Buddha-style pose, and takes them into the world...

Ryan Lochte protesters: effective or harmful?

Ryan Lochte protesters: effective or harmful?
September 13, 2016

Two protesters reportedly jumped on to the stage during Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s first performance on Dancing with the Stars, although the altercation was never aired. Lochte is facing a 10 month...

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness
January 14, 2016

Rideshare company Uber lowered its prices for the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week. Prices dropped from 10 to 75 percent, depending on the type of Uber service, to attempt to increase the demand...

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive
December 10, 2015

She is dressed in a black latex leotard, her eyes blank and her limbs rigid as she sits on a wheelchair, even though her legs are fully functional. Kylie Jenner’s recent cover of “Interview” magazine...

West mourned, East ignored

West mourned, East ignored
Paris terrorist attacks distract the world from other violence.
December 10, 2015

“It is not Paris we should pray for. It is the world. It is a world in which Beirut, reeling from bombings two days before Paris, is not covered in the press,” Instagram user Karuna Parikh posted a...

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...

Continuing classes after AP exams would allow more depth of study

Department heads and school administrators are currently deciding whether to have Advanced Placement classes continue after the exams. In previous years, most AP classes did not meet once the exam had ended. The possibility of extending these classes has had mixed reactions among students and teachers. NIKKI HVID | the broadview
April 8, 2011

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Advanced Placement students who have spent the year caught up in the whirlwind of cramming for exams may find a new proposition to be an opportunity to study interesting...

Recent tragic events teach students to live in the present

September 23, 2010

Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief For many of my peers, high school is an excuse for ignorance. “We’re young,” they say, “We have the rest of ours lives to begin caring.” For others, like myself,...

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