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

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

SHC students volunteering at St. Anthony’s Farmers Market.

Spotlight on St. Anthony’s Farmers Market with Lasallian Vincentian Youth

Catherine Tsang '25, Head of Photography April 22, 2024

For students at SHC, the trip to St. Anthony’s Foundation is a rite of passage in their high school experience. Every year, sophomores volunteer alongside their English 3,4 classes to serve their neighboring...

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The TikTok Ban: Everything You Should Know

Tess Corvera '26, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

The endless scrolling on your TikTok For You Page may be coming to an end. On March 13th, the House of Representatives passed a bill to ban this popular social media platform.  TikTok, used by 102.3...

In Jerusalem: The Western Wall and Dome of the Rock, two of the holiest sites in Judaism and Islam, respectively.

Israel-Hamas War: A Decades-Long Conflict Reignites

Jonah Lei '25, Current Events Editor February 29, 2024

On October 7, a decades-long conflict reignited between Israel and Palestine as Hamas, a militant group that has vowed to annihilate Israel, launched an invasion into the Israeli territory bordering Gaza....

Coach Andy Chan, Ciarra McGarry 24, and Bridget Panina 24 pose for a photo picking up trash with the rest of the Cross Country team.

Senior Perspectives on Climate Change

Ciarra McGarry '24 February 29, 2024

Climate change is undoubtedly the biggest health threat, swallowing humanity whole. We breathe in the air pollution it has promoted, face abnormal weather events, and grapple with the shortage in food...

Members of Advocacy in Action (Eva Salgado ‘24, Logan Graves ‘24, Ethan Arguello ‘24, Zachary Thomas ‘24) pass out Voter Registration forms to eligible students.

Vote! (Or Register!)

Kate Cassidy '24, Editor-in-Chief February 29, 2024

With a national voting age of 18, opportunities for high school students to get involved in local, state, or national elections seem limited. But are they really? As the 2024 presidential elections quickly...

The Way Things Should Be

Paloma Carrubba '26 February 29, 2024

Too often, curious young girls are told the same thing when questioning why they have to be more careful with their safety than their male classmates: The world will tell them “that's just the way things...

Lunar New Year 2024

Kaylyn Lee '24, Head of Broadcast Media February 10, 2024

Kaylyn Lee '24 and members of AASU on SHC's campus explain some traditions of the Lunar New Year, celebrated today, February 10, 2024!

Cars racing down San Francisco’s Gough Street in the early morning hours.

APEC 2023 – The Environment

Jake Dale '24, Sports Editor January 22, 2024

In mid-November, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) made San Francisco its home for their leaders’ meeting. The presence of influential world leaders such as President Joe Biden, Prime Minister...

View from the Hilton Lahaina

Maui in Flames: Wildfires Ravage the Island

Jonah Lei '25, Current Events Editor October 24, 2023

For years, tourists have regularly visited Maui, one of the Hawaiian islands, known as a major tourist attraction. Famed for its peaceful beaches, breathtaking sunsets, and deep-green mountains, the perfect...

(A wide array of Trump merchandise available on Etsy, a popular online store)

The Trump Mugshot

Shane Ryan '25 October 23, 2023

On Thursday, August 24th, photos began circulating of Donald Trump’s mugshot, the first of its kind in US history. Indicted for plotting to overthrow the 2020 election, this marks another landmark in...

A student takes a nap on the DePaul Campus after school.

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Body and Mind

Matthew Liang '24 October 11, 2023

The belief that everyone should get eight hours of sleep has stood widely accepted for many years without explanation. It is only supported by general statements such as, “eight hours or more of sleep...

Industrial cranes disrupt the horizon of the San Francisco Bay.

Green Matters | A Local Look: Bayview Hunters Point

Atessa Anoshiravani '23, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2023

This is the second installment of Green Matters, a column about climate change and its impacts. Find the first article here. The San Francisco Bay Area, although often seeming removed from the present...

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