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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

SHC alums celebrate graduation, 2022.

Biden-Harris Student Debt Relief Plan

Samantha Wai '25, Opinion Editor November 16, 2022

As a college student prepares to begin the next chapter of their life, they often are plagued by the financial burdens that come along with higher education. The Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S....

Marine One, carrying then-President Trump, leaves Mar-a-Lago, 2019.
(Marine One Departs Mar-a-Lago by The White House)

The FBI Raid on Mar-a-Lago

Jonah Lei ‘25, Guest Writer October 26, 2022

On August 8, the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s Florida home, Mar-a-Lago, as part of the Justice Department’s current investigation into whether Trump took classified documents from the...

San Francisco Mayor London Breed speaking at the FAHM Celebration 2022 at the SF City Hall Rotunda

Filipino American History Month 2022

Nicole Mabborang ‘23, Managing Editor October 20, 2022

Filipino American History Month at City Hall In 2009, U.S. Congress declared October as Filipino American History Month (FAHM). FAHM commemorates the anniversary of the first Filipinos recorded to arrive...

Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Month

Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Month

Kylie Hansen '23, SHCLive Liason September 27, 2022

On this last week of Suicide Awareness Month, reporter and SHCLive correspondent Kylie Hansen '23 asks SHC students why mental health is important to them.

On August 16th, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law.

Green Matters: The Inflation Reduction Act

Atessa Anoshiravani '23, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2022

This year, the Emerald is running a regular column focusing on the climate crisis. In this first segment on the Inflation Reduction Act, we’ll provide an overview of what the bill includes, focusing...

US Supreme Court by dbking is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Ketanji Brown Jackson: The First Ever Black Woman on the Supreme Court

Isabella Rinaldi '24, Assistant Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2022

On February 26, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated the first ever Black female judge, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to be the 116th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Every year, the Supreme Court evaluates...

Credit: West Chester University (Creative Commons)

NCAA and Student Athlete Inequalities

Shane Ryan '25 May 18, 2022

In June of 2021, a landmark decision made by the Supreme Court allowed college athletes to make money from their image and appearance, mainly through endorsement deals. While this is undoubtedly a much-needed...

Map of Russian occupation in Ukraine as of March 6, 2022. The red-shaded areas are taken over by Russia, and the green is un-conquered. Kyiv, Chernobyl, Kharkiv, Zaporizhia, and Kherson, are marked with yellow dots.

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Aoife Keenan '23 March 20, 2022

We will continue to monitor and update this dynamic situation.  The recent invasion of Ukraine began on February 23rd. As of March 6th, there have been an estimated 364 civilian casualties and 759 injured...

Snow caps are melting earlier and earlier in the spring, causing water shortages for the remainder of the year.

The California Drought, Continued

Atessa Anoshiravani '23, Managing Editor March 3, 2022

2011-2014: the years that required us to perpetually turn off the tap. The years during which hot days meant sweltering, not running through sprinklers. The years water parks became dry concrete, and people...

Letter from the Editor: Looking back on January 6th

Letter from the Editor: Looking back on January 6th

Margot Hart '22, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2022

This time last year, I was signing onto my Zoom AP Computer Science class and eating a bowl of Cheerios when I learned of the January 6th insurrection. Mr. Standley shared the live reporting as our class...

Travis Scott Rodeo Tour in Toronto March 2015. by thecomeupshow is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

The Astroworld Tragedy: What Travis Scott’s Concert Tells Us About Live Performances

Shane Ryan '25 December 5, 2021

On November 5th, a Friday night performance in Houston by rapper Travis Scott that was intended to be a vibrant, energetic, and fun festival instead turned into one of the deadliest concerts in the past...

Smoke particles from nearby wildfires produce an orange sky throughout the Bay Area on September 9, 2020.

Looking Back on Last Year’s Wildfires: Current Conditions and How to Help

Katharine Biggar ‘23 and Scarlett Goh ‘23 November 12, 2021

As we approach peak fire season in California, it’s interesting to look back on the circumstances last year and notice how this annual pattern of wildfires has endured despite all the changes that occurred...

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