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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 ...

New mural brings color to a bare hallway

Alumna Sabine Kelly ('15) touches up part of the mural on the third floor near the faculty room. The doors in front of the hallway were removed before the painting of the new mural.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

January 13, 2016

Brightly colored geometric shapes stretch across the walls in the hallway leading to the Faculty Room. “I love it, I love the colors,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis, whose office is right across from the new installation, said. “It's super bright and welcoming into my office and Ms. Egan’s office.” Alumna Sabine Kelly (‘15) was commissi...

Classes begin preparing for new year in class meetings

Classes begin preparing for new year in class meetings

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2016

With half of the year already over, classes planned upcoming trips and events during the first class meetings of 2016. “Sophomores are looking forward to Costa Rica, and juniors are looking into their Father Figure Dance,” Director of Student Life Devin DeMartini Cooke said. “Seniors are looking forward to t...

Winter Formal set up begins

Dance attendees file into the Flood as they pay for entry. Winter Formal and Casino Royale were formerly two separate events that have combined this year.

Halie Kim, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Student council members hang red streamers and white and black balloons around casino tables in preparation for tonight’s Winter Formal at the Flood Mansion at 7 p.m. Students are encouraged to arrive to the first formal dance of the year in red, white and black, in accordance to the Casino Royal...

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

January 7, 2016

The latest trending hashtag on Twitter, #WasteHisTime2016, emerged as a form of flipping the stereotypical gender roles within relationships. The main concept reveals how women may lead a man into thinking that they can be in a relationship before doing or saying something to make him think otherwise. ...

Basketball loses first league game

Junior Ally Arora guards the ball as a San Francisco University High School player tries to pass it to another teammate. The first game of the season was hosted by University at their home gym.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

January 6, 2016

The varsity basketball team was outplayed by one of its rivals in its first league game after one undefeated tournament. “University has been a rival since I have been here and probably way before,” Athletics Director Elena De Santis said about San Francisco University High School before the g...

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Juniors Olivia Hoekendijk and Bella Kearney eat lunch together in the Belvedere overlooking the soaked city. Rain collected and flooded in the balcony area outside the window.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

January 5, 2016

Standing at the Siboni windows, students and teachers watched sheets of water skate down the Webster hill. Rain fell throughout the morning, but during F Period, it began to pour.   “I did hear the rain when it started hitting the windows,” junior Kayla Man said. English students like Ma...

Alumnae panel shares their college experiences

Alumnae answer questions from the Class of 2016 about the expectations of college and the steps to be taken for future success.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

January 5, 2016

Alumnae panelists shared their college experiences and advice with the CHS Student Body today in Syufy Theatre. College Counseling Director Rebecca Munda organized a panel including Lauren Baum ‘14, Sarah Niehaus ‘15, Sarah Selzer ‘15 and Marguerite Siboni ‘06. They answered prepared questi...

A tale of one fair

A performer begins the Paddy West Nautical Music & Songs show at the Paddy West Stage at the London Docks, one of the 12 main performance stages.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior reporter

December 10, 2015

Characters straight out of a Charles Dickens story, Christmas carols, slabs of meat and glasses of cider await those who enter a fanciful Victorian era London during an annual event taking place over the next few weeks. Over 700 performers are interacting with visitors and performing in dance and...

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...

Culture consumes Christmas

Kindergartners Rebecca Alba (left) and Elaine Roberts (right) admire the necklaces at one of the booths in the Main Hall. The

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

December 10, 2015

Seasonal store-front displays and back-to-back advertisements showcasing consumer goods, such as clothing and technology are a common sight in weeks leading up to December holidays, but holiday consumerism, buying and giving store-bought goods, may not be inherently bad. “I think that one mode of ...

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015

When an activist posted a picture of herself wearing period-stained pants, Instagram censored it. When female politicians run for office, their capabilities are doubted due to hormone fluctuations. When female athletes mention menstruation, they are criticized and ridiculed. Stigma and shame associated with menstruatio...

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