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Congresswoman addresses beauty standards in viral video

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wears her signature bold lip at “South by Southwest” 2019. In her collaboration with Vogue AOC goes over why she chooses to wear this red along with her daily make-up routine and the treatment of women in politics.

Amelia Froyd-Kamrath and Mackenna Moslander

August 28, 2020

 WEB EXCLUSIVE New York Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Vogue’s YouTube channel to address current issues like beauty standards.  Vogue’s YouTube platform has 8.25 million subscribers, with this video garnering 1.5 million views within the week. About 80% of Vogue’s...

Library offers resources for teens

Teen Center Manager Cathy Cormier helps a students on a school tour make a button at The Mix at the SF Public Library. The center has a cafeteria, open space and recording studios.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

December 13, 2018

While libraries are stereotypically silent places with outdated computers and spaces strictly for individual studying, San Francisco Public Libraries offer a variety of free programs around the City for teenagers, ranging from recording studios to online movies for streaming. Checking out books from lib...

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Freshman Amelia Abernethy logs out and deletes Snapchat from her phone. Abernethy is one of the many people who decided to delete the app since it distracted her from studying and doing homework.

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

December 11, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students are deleting Snapchat from their phones to reduce screen time while preparing and studying for final exams. “Deleting Snapchat was a great decision for me because I spent a lot of time consumed in the app,” freshman Takouhi Asdourian said. “I feel like now since Snapchat notification...

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018

At the end of each class period, most of my classmates and I pull out our yearly planners and  fine-point pens like clockwork to scribble down new assignments. Far from being a sign of “good organizational skills,” our pages of color-coded of assignments, tests and looming deadlines stem from an ...

Snack attack

Snack attack

Mason Cooney, Reporter

May 17, 2017

Munching on some jelly beans, reaching for another Dorito or binging on a pint of ice cream may seem like ordinary forces of habit, but everyday snacking can unwittingly lead the way to long-term health problems.  “Whenever there is food around, I eat it, and when there’s not, I just forget th...

Just keep scrolling

Just keep scrolling

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 17, 2017

The simple past time of checking a notification on a phone may only take a few seconds, but excessive time on media can turn into an addiction. “It’s so easy to be on the phone and on social media,” Manisha Punwani, MD said. “I don’t think that’s the problem, it’s the amount. If you are doing it for a limited time and ...

Ethics inspire veganism

Ethics inspire veganism

Mason Cooney and Laura Mogannam

March 9, 2017

Dominating Instagram feeds, headlines and recipes, San Franciscans are increasingly embracing veganism for a more ethically, environmentally, healthy or religiously-conscious lifestyle. “You're completely changing your diet and everything you're used to, so it’s hard,” sophomore Emmy Sobol, who has ...

Two teen girls dominate the virtual sports world while 3,203 miles apart

Football fans pose in front of Super Bowl installation at Pacific Avenue and Kearny Street. City officials working for the Super Bowl City stand at these installations and take photos for fans.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

February 4, 2016

With the Superbowl taking over the Bay Area from the City to Santa Clara, junior Grace Apple plans to observe from the ESPN Fantasy Football app, where she has lead the whole season. Apple met senior Shoshana Hoffman of Virginia during her time abroad at Oxbridge in Salamanca, Spain and during downti...

AP Art History takes a trip to the Presidio

AP Art History students walk along  the Wood Line, a sculpture created by artist Andy Goldsworthy.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

September 4, 2015

On a sunny day in the middle of the Presidio, Advanced Placement Art History students studied Spire, a 90-foot sculpture by Scottish land artist Andy Goldsworthy. With the Senior Class gone on retreats, history teacher Sarah Garlinghouse wanted her junior students to go on an excursion of their own. “I...

Teens feed into binge culture

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Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2015

Liana Lum News Editor From Netflix to Instagram and Spotify to PostMates, teenagers are consuming services and products on demand, contributing to an increase in consumer culture. “Consumer culture is spending money on things everyday that you probably didn’t need,” junior Rebecca Bruce said. “I think of the buy and throw out cycle.” Consumption be...

Teens feel pressure to be ‘perfect’

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Madison Riehle, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2014

Being bombarded with messages from their friends, parents, boys and especially social media can take a toll on the way a girl perceives herself in the mirror at the end of the day. These “role models” can give off the message that the reflection a girl sees isn’t good enough, leading to detrimental...

Teens with stepparents juggle school, extracurricular activities — and often two households

Teens with stepparents juggle school, extracurricular activities — and often two households

December 16, 2013

Madeleine Ainslie Design Editor Junior Paloma Palmer packs her iPad, French textbook, uniform and sailing equipment every Sunday night before going from her mom’s house to her dad’s. Her parents’ divorce causes Palmer to shuffle across the city weekly, packing much of her life for the next seve...

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