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Hopeful Holiday Films for a Tough Year

Photo Collage by Mimi Dineen
December 20, 2020

As the weather gets colder and days shorten, students and faculty alike are getting ready for the holiday season. Whatever your beliefs are or the religion you affiliate with, the holidays are usually...

Thankful at SHC Photo Essay

December 8, 2020

In the gallery below, students share what they are thankful for, as well as images of how their family celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. The Emerald wishes all a safe and prosperous holiday season!

Among Us: The Modern Version of Mafia

Among Us, a game available on mobile devices, has found a great audience in SHC students.
November 27, 2020

What is this new trend that has groups of gamers and non-gamers alike hyped? Among Us, a rediscovered multiplayer game, has captured the attention of popular streamers, YouTubers, and Gen Z as a whole...

Beauty is Everywhere Photo Essay

I was enthralled by this panoramic view of Golden Gate Park with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.
November 15, 2020

During quarantine, one way I’ve been staying busy and active is by going on walks with my family. My current favorite places to walk are in Golden Gate Park and Lands End, where these pictures were primarily...

Japantown in Times of COVID Photo Essay

At the entrance of the Japantown Peace Plaza, a banner thanks healthcare workers, first responders, and essential workers in both English and Japanese.
October 27, 2020

This weekend, I captured a surreal trip to Japantown. The mall was busier than I expected, but the realities of the pandemic were on full display. There was no indoor dining, and people stayed six feet...

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: Book Society’s Summer Exploration of Racism in Ourselves and Our Communities

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: Book Society’s Summer Exploration of Racism in Ourselves and Our Communities
September 25, 2020

With the quick closing of school last March, students and staff were drawn into seclusion, limiting resources for students and faculty to learn. Online learning became the center of attention, without...

The Mysterious World of Unfiction and Immersive Storytelling

Credit: ccPix.com on Flickr
September 11, 2020

Have you found yourself with nothing to do lately? Looking for an exciting hobby to pursue in your free time? Just want to see something new and exciting? If so, then you will want to hear about the world...

At Home Movies: Quarantine Edition

Movie: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
July 7, 2020

The Coronavirus has taken our world by storm, confining us to our homes. During this time of isolation, many people are finding themselves with extra time (as our poll of SHC students revealed) on their...

Goodbye Emerald 2019-2020!

May 20, 2020
Goodbye from the 2019-2020 Emerald Leadership Team!

October Art of the Month 2019

October Art of the Month 2019
November 24, 2019

I call this piece “Future”.  The two white figures in the foreground are looking up at a desolate, dark planet: Earth. The reason I call my piece “Future” is because it depicts a possibility of...

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