The Emerald

Goodbye Emerald 2019-2020!

Goodbye from the 2019-2020 Emerald Leadership Team!


Emma Lynn Gillmer '19, SHCP News Editor May 25, 2017

A personal ode to the universal enemy of procrastination. The overwhelming feeling of dread disabling productive action. An honest, opinionated examination of daily delay, indecisive idling, lazy loafing....

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump

Jacob Gamez-Mendoza '18, Staff Writer March 9, 2017

President Trump tackles his first major social issue during his term. The President repealed Pres. Obama’s federal mandate protecting transgender bathroom access according to their identified gender....

The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Democrats

The Light at the End of the Tunnel for Democrats

Lucas Beard '18, Sports Editor February 2, 2017

On November 8th, 2016, the Democrats suffered a heartbreaking loss in both the Presidential and Congressional elections. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the Presidential election in one of the greatest...

Via The Daily Beast

Tomi Lahren, Victim of Ignorance

Hannah Regan '18, Editorial Editor December 14, 2016

On November 30, 2016, “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah interviewed “Tomi” host Tomi Lahren. The twenty-six minute interview covered a range of topics, from Black Lives Matter (BLM) to immigration...

via ABC News

The Right Way to Move Forward

Patrick Pan '18 and Jacob Gamez-Mendoza '18 December 12, 2016

The election that never seemed to end is finally over, with Donald Trump appearing to be victorious. Despite losing the popular vote by over 2 million votes, Trump won by about 70 electoral votes. Many...

High school protestors in City Hall via ABC7 News

Why We Won’t “Shut Up” About the Election

Vita Solorio-Fielder ‘17, Guest Writer December 12, 2016

“You know you’re not going to change anything, right?” That’s not the point. On election night, I’d never felt more helpless in my whole life. I was angry at myself that I didn’t vote...

SHC on the Dakota Access Pipeline

Michael Curran-Levett '18, Guest Writer December 12, 2016

How much does SHC know about the Dakota Access Pipeline? Here's Michael Curran-Levett's take on the issue.

(Photo - Matt Chase, New York Times)

Donald Trump: A Jacksonian Victory

Lucas Beard '18, Sports Editor November 18, 2016

For Americans, history has repeated itself once again and many of us don’t even realize it. On election night in the U.S., Republican nominee Donald Trump took America by storm with a surprise victory...

The Transformation of Mission

The Transformation of Mission

Natalie Leong '20, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

Bustling crowds, bright lights, and booming restaurants meet our eyes as we travel down flourishing Valencia street in the Mission. Fragrant smells waft from multiple restaurants overflowing with people...

Why Homelessness Exists

Why Homelessness Exists

Natalie Leong '20, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

Around the city of San Francisco, it is common to encounter scenes where thousands of homeless people are sleeping and crouching on the streets, using only a meager, faded blanket as their shelter. In...

Goldman, David. Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Shakes Hands with Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton after the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University. Digital image. The Most Memorable Moments from the First Presidential Debate. Los Angeles Times, 26 Sept. 2016. Web. 27 Sept. 2016.

Breaking Down the Debate

Patrick Pan '18, Staff Writer September 30, 2016

On September 26, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off against each other in the first of three presidential debates. Hosted by Lester Holt, this debate was the first time...

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