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Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

Do-it-yourself projects normally involve crafts like friendship bracelets and tie-dying, but now a new and potentially dangerous DIY project is on the rise. Teenagers are engaging in self-piercings as well as stick and poke tattoos.  “I’m a really impulsive person, so in freshman year I decide...

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Power outages prompt preventative measures

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

October 10, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE In the midst of the California fire season, along with the recent power outages, families are preparing to protect themselves from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires.  According to The New York Times, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company has shut off power for ove...

‘No’ means no

‘No’ means no

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

The increase of individuals speaking up about recent and previously undisclosed sexual assaults is bringing attention to how both men and women have a range of understanding about consent. An individual gives consent by explicit verbal agreement or by a clear statement of “Yes.” Any sexual contact...

Riding safely in the backseat

Riding safely in the backseat

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 1, 2018

Editor's Note: Although rideshares such as Uber and Lyft state in their company policies that riders must be 18 or older to hail a ride or ride alone, not all drivers and riders adhere to this policy. It is important that all students (especially those under 18) and parents follow company policies, ...

Fire alarm causes evacuation

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

April 19, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE A school-wide fire alarm interrupted B Period classes this morning requiring students and faculty across all four divisions to evacuate the Broadway campus buildings. “This was not a [scheduled] drill,” Facilities and Plant Operations Director Geoff De Santis said. “A pull station ...

Lockdown drill starts off Safety Week

History teacher Michael Stafford locks his classroom door after hearing the lockdown announced over the intercom. Students sat quietly and waited for another announcement to end the drill.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

October 17, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE As America’s Safe School Week begins, students and faculty locked classroom doors and sat silently for a lockdown drill during H Period today. “There was a loudspeaker during last period saying that it was a lockdown drill,” sophomore Ella Beard said. “We had to shut the door to our classroom, close the windows and blinds and remain as quiet as possible...

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...

Driving duties extend to passengers when on the road

Driving duties extend to passengers when on the road

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016

Drivers are often held responsible for driving with distractions, such as blaring music, texting, and intoxication, but passengers can be equally accountable when they add to the disturbance rather than eliminate it. “Driving is a very difficult task, and a driver’s mind has to be on driving,”...

Guardian of the front gates

Guardian of the front gates

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 11, 2015

As community members walk towards the Flood Mansion doors, they see a man clad in a Stuart Hall High School cap and a neon yellow security vest — complete with a smile that has greeted the school community for 15 years. “I just do my job,” security guard Ali Nasser said. “I try to be as kin...

Safety at first sight

Senior Isabelle Coolins sports her protective eyewear while putting during practice at the Presidio Golf Course. Coolins purchased her glasses at LensCrafters.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Although it is common to see athletes in high contact sports wearing protective eyewear, everyone who plays outside should consider investing in a good pair of glasses or goggles.   “We know that most of the ultraviolet light damage that is consistent with eye disease later on in life happens pr...

SF safety measures may prove beneficial after next quake

March 31, 2010

Katy Hallowell Reporter Recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile may leave many San Franciscans wondering if the Bay Area is the next. California has more than a 99 percent chance of having a magnitude 6.7 or larger earthquake within the next 30 years, according to the Uniform California Earthquake Ruptu...

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