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Top 5 Places to Run in San Francisco

Top 5 Places to Run in San Francisco

Ethan Guerrero '18, Guest Writer

June 1, 2017

Being active and fit is no easy task. One could always resort to an indoor machine like a treadmill or elliptical, but staring straight ahead for 30 minutes can get boring. Luckily, San Francisco is a large city, with a large variety of places to go on a walk or jog. Here in San Francisco, you get a goo...

Procrastination

Procrastination

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. The key word being dread. The face illustrates creases, cracks, and crooks. The body is hunched, stooped low, ...

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 The President repealed Pres.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 administration explains that it is best to leave the decision up to the states. The Departments ...

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 political defeats in U.S. history. As this improbable reality culminated, Democrats across th...

Tomi Lahren, Victim of Ignorance

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 to ObamaCare to so-called “color blindness.” The interview was extremely engaging overall, as Lahr...

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

John La '17, Guest Writer

December 14, 2016

Just a fortnight away, Christmas Eve will be filled with anticipation, hope, and scents of the season. Most families who celebrate Christmas have traditions they follow on Christmas Eve as well as Christmas day, whether that is going to mass, having a family dinner, leaving out cookies and milk for Santa,...

The Right Way to Move Forward

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 people have reacted negatively to the election results, with reactions ranging from alarm to appallmen...

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

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 - I missed the cut off by six months and ten days. I was angry that my country let this happen. A...

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.

How to: Dress for the Best Time of the Year

How to: Dress for the Best Time of the Year

Jolie Radunich ‘18, Copy Editor

December 7, 2016

The final months of the year are here, along with all the fun end of the year holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and MORE! To help round out your fall/ winter wardrobe are some tips to round out your closet. Fall Fashion (forever21.com) Basics: Let’s start with the typical yet oh s...

Donald Trump: A Jacksonian Victory

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 over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. This result debunked all polls and pundits predicting for mont...

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 and cuisine ranging from Mexican to Spanish to French. We frequently encounter joyous scenes of larg...

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