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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 The President repealed Pres.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...

Breaking Down the Debate

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 the American people got a chance to compare each candidate side by side. The debate lasted approxi...

Breaking Down the Election

Breaking Down the Election
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Patrick Pan '18, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

For many, politics may seem to only be a distant event, something everyone talks about but not important enough to be thoroughly researched. However, politics is pivotal to our lives. Our generation of students will be the ones most directly affected by the results of this coming election. Although ...

Spring Brings Pitchers and Catchers

Spring Brings Pitchers and Catchers

Max Chan '16, Sports Editor and Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

While the Major League Baseball regular season will not commence until April, pitchers and catchers reported to Scottsdale, Arizona for their first workouts of spring training. Among these was the new and improved San Francisco Giants’ pitching rotation which now includes marquee free agent signees John...

Ugh… Freshmen

Bailey Lanman '16, Columns editor

September 12, 2015

Freshman,   On my third day of senior year I was asked, by a sophomore, if I was a freshman. The look on his face when I told him I was actually a senior was pretty amusing. It was a mix of embarrassment and regret, but I told him not to worry about it, I understand that I have the face of...

Phrases of the Week: Spanish

Phrases of the Week: Spanish

November 30, 2013

These are some Spanish idioms that are commonly used by wise adults to give words of warning or encouragement to the younger members of the community. “ Lo que siembras cosechas.” This advice means, “What you reap, you sow. If you take care and look after something today, you will be rewarded l...

Top 5 Things To Do Before You Graduate

September 19, 2013

        For all the seniors out there (myself included), it may seem like eons before we make that monumental slow walk down the aisle in St. Mary’s. Fear not! There are still a plethora of things to do around SHC to make the time pass more quickly and relieve some college-app stress. For all the ...

Chocolate-Filled Heaven

Chocolate-Filled Heaven

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

March 2, 2013

For Valentine’s Day I wanted to do something special for my friends. Although I knew I wanted to make cupcakes, there had to be something different about them in order to show how much I honestly appreciate them. After searching through countless recipe ideas, I finally stumbled upon Martha Stewart’s H...

Have a Ball with Oreo Truffles!

Have a Ball with Oreo Truffles!

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

January 30, 2013

When I was younger, I always ordered cookies and cream ice cream from the candy shop. Although my favorite ice cream flavor has changed over the years, every once in awhile my sweet tooth kicks in and I crave some good old fashioned cookies and cream. But instead of buying a whole carton of cookies a...

Chocolate and Cheesecake Goodness

Chocolate and Cheesecake Goodness

Zoe Amaris '13, Columns Editor

January 18, 2013

Whenever I have to make a quick treat for school parties or a friend’s birthday, my go-to dessert is usually brownies. However delicious brownies may be, sometimes even these traditional sweets need an extra kick of goodness. If you had the same desire to spice up your boring batch of brownies, why...

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