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Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

Watch out Earth, holidays are coming

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 and New Years than they do any other time of the year, and an extra 3.5 metric tons of carbon dio...

Giving during the holidays

Junior Anna Doggett lays out gingerbread men to prepare for the Santa Fest holiday fundraiser at the General's Residence in Fort Mason. Children of Shelters runs the annual event in the Presidio for local homeless children.

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

Volunteers clamor to serve meals at soup kitchens or package food at local food banks as the holidays approach, while less popular organizations in San Francisco are overlooked and left with little assistance. “Unfortunately, people like to reach out and say, ‘I’m going to go to Glide and se...

SIA hosts toy drive

Sophomore and SIA member Michelle Wang sorts through toys in the SIA Christmas toy drive donation bin. The toy drive will continue through Dec. 6.

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 30, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in Action’s (SIA) Christmas toy drive for victims of the Napa fires officially began today. Students and faculty are invited to bring new unwrapped toys for children with the donors' names taped to the front. “We are doing the toy drive to help aid children and provide them a sense...

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

Junior Caroline Phillipps puts food into a donation bin for victims of the North Bay fire. The drive, which started Monday, ends today.

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A food drive held by the Students in Action club, SIA, for victims of the North Bay fires will end today after school. Members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community can donate ready-to-eat non-perishable goods before the end of last period. “Mr. O’Connor sent out an email ad...

Students in Action combat domestic violence

Senior Catherine Heinen tapes a promotional poster for the toiletry drive. Boxes are located in the library, gallery conference room and den.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015

Bin for toiletries are scattered around campus as SIA begins their drive for women in need. “We are gathering materials to give to La Casa de las Madres, a non-profit group that helps people around San Francisco and the Bay Area with domestic violence problems,” SIA co-head Isabelle Armstrong ...

Students in Action conduct first meeting of the year

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

September 14, 2015

Students in Action (SIA), a student-run, service based club, held their first meeting today in the Center at lunch. “I felt that the first meeting was really interesting because I didn’t really know much about the club,” sophomore Sinead McKeon said. “Now I’m really excited to help.” ...

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