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‘Plan’eting for the future

'Plan'eting for the future

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

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 have a less-than-stellar reputation for environmental awareness, and ethical questions must be raise...

Hide and seek for freedom

Hide and seek for freedom

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

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 trembled as she put her hands up in defeat. She mistook the camera for a gun. Small tremoring lim...

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.

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

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 of cat-themed products. The Cat Cafe section of the shop invites visitors to purchase artisanal teas, Belgi...

Ryan Lochte protesters: effective or harmful?

Ryan Lochte protesters: effective or harmful?

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

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 suspension from domestic and international competitions after making various false claims of be...

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

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 of requested rides. Anyone with the Uber app can request a driver to pick them up from and drop them ...

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

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 photographed by Steven Klein has caused controversy due to misuse of an assistive device for the...

West mourned, East ignored

West mourned, East ignored

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

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 day after terrorist attacks shook the City of Light, causing the world to mourn. A double suicide...

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 ...

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 concepts they were forced to skip over due to the crunch for time before the APs. The proposed plan...

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, high school is a time spent in limbo — accomplishing little, simply attempting to tame the unce...

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