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The Emerald

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

Art 1,2 students were challenged to depict accurate self-portraits using only black and white acrylic paint. For many students, this was their first experience with acrylics.

SHC’s Spring 2022 Visual Arts Show Highlights

Courtney Mar-Lew ‘24 April 14, 2022

Alongside the Matilda musical productions in the first two weeks of March, the Spring Visual Arts Show displayed students’ second-semester art projects in the DePaul Lobby. Featured artwork came from...

“I Dont Know Why” song graphic

San Francisco’s Continued Music Tradition: Kicking Rocks

Stella Mullin ‘22 December 9, 2021

Can you imagine your name being tossed around the school hallways, plastered across Instagram and Snapchat stories, and cycling through people’s “Spotify friend activity”? Yeah, neither could I....

Full interview with Mr. Kerschner below.

Lessons and Carols: Chamber Choir Marks the Return of In-Person Concerts With a Festive Display of Song

Katharine Biggar ‘23 December 7, 2021

After almost two years of a pandemic that put most activities and gatherings on hold, the SHC community is returning to the production of live shows. Following the four-show performance of 1984 by the...

Photograph of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: June 2021

Met Gala 2021 Most Memorable Looks

Aoife Keenan ‘23 and Jasmine Sanchez ‘22 October 30, 2021

The above picture was taken by me this past summer, on a day spent avoiding the oppressive humidity outside. I sought out air conditioning refuge and art at the Met. Unfortunately, the costume institute...

Ms. Aninag’s bibingka

SHC Faculty Favorite Recipes

Riley Dickman '23 and Scarlett Goh '23 October 16, 2021

Over the past year and a half, nearly everyone has picked up a pastime or found a new hobby! Many have embraced cooking and baking in a new way. While we are now moving away from sheltering in place, there’s...

1984 rehearsal in the Sister Collins Theatre

Live Theatre at SHC Returns with a Grim Tale of Dystopia

Islay McMillan ‘25 October 8, 2021

The 2013 play adaptation of George Orwell’s famous novel, 1984, sparked controversy when it first hit the stage in London. Its brutal torture scenes and stage effects caused audience members to scream,...

1984 and a Return to Live Theater this Fall

Katharine Biggar ‘23 September 29, 2021

Kat Biggar sits down with Mr. Morris and Grace Medecki about SHC's return to in-person theater after a year of rehearsals and productions over Zoom.

Picture of an Oscars Award taken in 2014, courtesy of Jose Manuel Macintosh and licensed under Creative Commons.

Oscars 2021: Breakthroughs in Diversity and an All-Time Low Attendance

Katharine Biggar ‘23 May 11, 2021

If you missed the 2021 Oscars ceremony this past Sunday, you’re not alone. Marking a record low, Award ratings dropped by almost 60 percent as the performance’s viewership decreased by nearly 10 million...

Watching movies and TV shows are a great way to stay entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2021 TV Show & Movie Suggestions

JP Colwick '22 March 19, 2021

Movies and television shows have always provided people with entertainment and a way to escape their everyday lives by traveling to different worlds and realities. During quarantine, this has become even...

Mattel’s New Barbies Include Dolls With Vitiligo, No Hair, and Prosthetic Legs

Underrepresentation in the Media: Princesses and Dolls

Nicole Mabborang '23 and Scarlett Goh '23 February 23, 2021

Many groups who are not portrayed in the media are facing a common issue that is affecting their childhood and view of society: underrepresentation in a multitude of forms. This includes the media, particularly...

Haute Couture Fashion Weeks 2021 Promotional.

Highlights from the Spring/Summer 2021 Couture Fashion Week

Lauren Wang '22 February 21, 2021

The stressful and somber times we’ve been experiencing has been in the limelight of our attention: the recent election and all the chaos surrounding it, and, of course, the coronavirus pandemic that...

Saturday Afternoon in Telegraph Hill and North Beach

Addy Ryan '23, Layout & Design February 17, 2021

Almost a year since the beginning of the pandemic, new lifestyles and mindsets have long since emerged in order to stay safe and have fun during COVID-19. Through all of this, the importance of appreciating...

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