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Wave to Earth onstage at UC Theater on August 20, the second day of their tour.

Beyond Borders: K-Indie Band ‘Wave to Earth’ Captivates Bay Area

Courtney Mar-Lew '24, Head Copy Editor September 25, 2023

As KPOP continues to influence the mainstream music scene, the Korean Wave has opened its doors for underground artists like Wave to Earth. The band, which formed in 2019, kicked off their first North...

Miles Langworthy is excited to watch the Barbie movie in theaters!

SHC Summers: Spotlighting the Barbie Movie

Tess Corvera '26, Staff Writer September 6, 2023

Barbie “Pink goes with everything!”  As reported by Collider, the discussion about a live-action Barbie movie circulated in the media for the past decade. Many animated movies and TV shows...

Mr. Cumberbatch conducting the band on August 26, 2022.

‘We’ve come so far’: Mr. Cumberbatch on Instrumental Music, His Upbringing, and More

Kat Leong ‘24, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

After a long morning playing with the Jazz Band, I found myself lounging on a couch in the VPA Offices, snacking on a pastry with Mr. Cumberbatch. As the director of Instrumental Music at SHC, Mr. C’s...

Jazz band at the Winter Instrumental Concert

Interview with SHC’s Band Members: Getting to Know Our School Band Better

Vivian Chen ‘24 April 23, 2023

We’ve all seen SHC’s amazing Band perform, whether it’s at football games or their instrumental concerts. However, what goes on behind the scenes? The Emerald interviewed some Band members for their...

Stereolab Live VII at Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
(Credits to schoschie).

Dots and Loops: A Foray Into the World of Avant-pop

Kat Leong ‘24 April 18, 2023

Most people typically envision pop music as contemporary hits like Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, and Olivia Rodrigo. They think of four-chord melodies, catchy choruses, and lyrics perfect for posting on Snapchat...

Art does not exemplify one’s whole character; it is more akin to a snapshot.

Separating Art from the Artist

Matthew Liang ‘24, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

Is it possible to enjoy an artist’s work even after they did something that negatively affected their social standing? Currently, an increasing number of artists have been receiving scrutiny from the...

My best friend Angelika and I hanging out together in Japantown!

An SHC Student’s Japantown Travel Guide

Nicole Mabborang ‘23, Managing Editor April 5, 2023

Founded in 1906, San Francisco’s historic Japantown (Nihonmachi) was the first Japanese American establishment to settle in the United States. Currently, it is the oldest and largest Japanese community...

A picture of an Academy Awards display, taken by David Torcivia in 2011 and licensed under Creative Commons.

The 2023 Oscars: The Academy Takes Strides to Recognize Diverse Talent

Kat Biggar ‘23, Opinion Editor March 30, 2023

A time-honored tradition, the annual Oscars ceremony is meant to recognize and celebrate the acting achievement and artistic skill of motion pictures. However, in recent years, the Academy Awards have...

SHC band performs before the game last year.

Warriors Night at SHC

Paddy Dineen '23, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

On March 2nd, the Golden State Warriors will host a Sacred Heart Cathedral night at the Chase Center. The SHC dance team, choir, and band will perform for Warriors fans and players for the second year...

Art in Action Highlight

Art in Action Highlight

Kaylyn Lee ‘24, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Curious about the Art in Action club? Kaylyn Lee '24 gives you the inside scoop.

Freshmen Perspective of The Play that Goes Wrong

Freshmen Perspective of The Play that Goes Wrong

Olivia Lombardini ‘26, Staff Writer January 16, 2023

The SHC Theatre Department wrapped up its final productions of the fall play, The Play That Goes Wrong, in November. With a talented cast and crew, amazing choreography, and a hilarious script, it’s...

A photo of my grandparents’ Christmas tree.

SHC’s Favorite Christmas and Holiday Movies

Katharine Biggar ‘23, Opinion Editor December 18, 2022

One of my favorite ways to relax and enjoy the holiday season is watching Christmas-themed films. Whether I play one in the background as I decorate my room or watch a new release with a hot chocolate...

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