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Working as a Poll Worker in San Francisco

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

The Life and Legacy of the Notorious RBG

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

Student Thoughts on the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

A fly gets comfortable on Vice President Michael R. Pence’s hair.
October 10, 2020

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...

Student Thoughts on the First 2020 General Election Debate

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

Ethnicity Change of Established Character Spawns Controversy in Gaming Community

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

BLM: Activism in SF

Photo Credit: Emerald Staff Photographer
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...

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

Photo Credit: Eric Coestad
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...

How to Help the Environment in 4 Steps!

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

Student Views On the 2020 Democratic Primary

Photo Credit: Common Dreams
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...

PG&E Blackouts: Preventing Fires

PG&E Blackouts Survey: Affected or Not?
December 12, 2019

If you’ve been listening to the news in the last few months, you’ll know that the Pacific Gas and Electric Company caused blackouts throughout California in an attempt to prevent fires from starting...

Equal Play, Equal Pay

Equal Play, Equal Pay
October 23, 2019

Since 1963 the Equal Pay Act has required that all genders be paid equally for equal work. So why do nearly all women’s sports teams earn significantly less than their male counterparts? Of the world’s...

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