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A mural depicting Amanda Gorman was erected at the Laguna & Page St intersection in San Francisco.

Amanda Gorman: Hopes for the New Presidential Administration

Atessa Anoshiravani '23 February 18, 2021

“When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never ending shade?” Amanda Gorman began on the 20th of January, 2021, in front of the eyes of America and much of the world. From...

Ms. Bernard’s Block 4 French 5,6 Honors class watches the inauguration on Zoom. Many students discussed the inauguration with their teachers.

SHC Reacts: 2021 Inauguration

Margot Hart '22, Assistant Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2021

At 9 am PST on January 20th, 2021, just as SHC students were logging onto their morning Zoom classes, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were inaugurated. The transfer of power signifies...

In anticipation of the 2020 General Election, San Francisco unveiled a new early voting center at City Hall.

Working as a Poll Worker in San Francisco

JP Colwick '22 November 23, 2020

On November 3rd, 2020, citizens across the country got up, got out, and voted. In order to facilitate the highest voter turnout in over 100 years, a large amount of poll workers were necessary. This was...

SHC’s Mock 2020 Presidential Election

SHC’s Mock 2020 Presidential Election

Margot Hart '22, Assistant Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2020

In anticipation of the 2020 Presidential Election, the Emerald asked SHC students their opinions on the candidates, issues, and more. With almost 300 responses divided proportionately among the different...

After 27 years on the United States Supreme Court, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18th, 2020.

The Life and Legacy of the Notorious RBG

Atessa Anoshiravani '23, Current Events Editor October 15, 2020

For hundreds of thousands across the United States, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg represented equity at its highest, feminism at its truest, and humanity at its strongest. Born in Brooklyn in 1933, she lost...

A fly gets comfortable on Vice President Michael R. Pence’s hair.

Student Thoughts on the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

In sharp contrast to the Presidential Debate last week, the Vice Presidential Debate this Wednesday was, as many reports referred to it, “more civil.” Vice President Michael R. Pence and Senator Kamala...

President Donald J. Trump repeatedly interrupted former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr in the first 2020 presidential debate.

Student Thoughts on the First 2020 General Election Debate

Eric Coestad '21 and Safia Jaleel '21 October 1, 2020

After the completion of this story, President Trump revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, just two days after being in close contact with Vice President Biden. This will be covered in a forthcoming...

Harley Quinn in official reveal trailer for Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.

Ethnicity Change of Established Character Spawns Controversy in Gaming Community

William Holland '23 September 21, 2020

More than five years after the massively popular video game Batman: Arkham Knight and eleven after the original hit Batman: Arkham Asylum, Rocksteady Studios is back with a highly anticipated continuation...

Photo Credit: Emerald Staff Photographer

BLM: Activism in SF

Atessa Anoshiravani '23, Current Events Editor August 28, 2020

Prompted by the awful, unjust, and recorded murder of George Floyd, people around the United States, and the world, have rallied together to fight for the incarceration of police officers responsible for...

Photo Credit: Eric Coestad

Modifications to the 2020 AP Exams: Presented by the College Board and Commented on by Students

Mimi Dineen '22 and Margot Hart '22 April 9, 2020

As schools across the US continue to close due to the coronavirus, many students taking AP courses have wondered how AP exams will be administered at the end of the year. The classes and tests are managed...

   SHC Students taking action to save the environment!
      Credit: Mr. Le

How to Help the Environment in 4 Steps!

Ava Brasch '21, Sports Editor March 26, 2020

Though you likely do not hold the power and ability to single-handedly stop global warming as a highschooler, every effort makes a difference and there are many easy, simple acts you can do to take action. ...

Photo Credit: Common Dreams

Student Views On the 2020 Democratic Primary

Margot Hart '22 March 10, 2020

As we watch how these former and continuing candidates are addressing our current situation, we would like to look back at SHC student perspectives from earlier in the presidential race. Ms. Duffort and...

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