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Grammy Predictions

Grammy Predictions

Stephen Everest
February 5, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I am going to be 100% accurate By: Stephen Everest '15 This year, the 57th annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 8, 2015. Taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the biggest music stars in the world will gather to enjoy music’s most prestigious night. This year’s host is LL...

What to Eat on Thanksgiving

What to Eat on Thanksgiving

November 20, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

There is More Than Just Turkey By: Stephen Everest '15 Thanksgiving presents a perfect opportunity to try out new dishes. Each holiday season, families across the country pull out all the stops to put together the best dinner ever. Here are three suggestions for your Thanksgiving dinner. Turducken Turkey is a staple for every Thanksgiving diet. This...

Student Council Store

Student Council Store

September 17, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion

By: Matt Jung '16 Why The Switch? For the past several years at Stuart Hall High School, vending machines have always been a big part of student life. Whether it be grabbing some Mike and Ikes for a pre-class snack, or getting some ramen for lunch all students frequently used the vending machines. This year,...

What’s For Lunch?

What’s For Lunch?

February 27, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion, Special Features

By: Liam Lynch '13 Schools Need to Shape Up Their Dining Options Head into your school cafeteria today, and you can expect to see an alluring array of lunch comestibles waiting for hungry children to scoop them up and devour them. The majority of elementary and high schools across the nation carry the same oh-so-beloved and reliable preset weekly meal plan s...

Things to do in San Francisco

Things to do in San Francisco

October 30, 2012
Filed under Opinion

By Omid Ravanfar ‘16 San Francisco, a tourist's dream San Francisco, the city by the bay, is considered to be a tourist’s sweet spot; it is the home of Fisherman’s Wharf, the city with Golden Gate and Bay Bridge, curvy Lombard Street, and the home of Alcatraz. San Francisco also has a pretty i...

The Ambiguity of KONY 2012

The Ambiguity of KONY 2012

April 5, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 In early March, awareness-organization Invisible Children’s new short-film, titled KONY 2012, reached viral levels, spreading like wildfire on Facebook and Twitter. Over the course of two weeks, the film, calling for western intervention in Central Africa and the arrest of Joseph ...

SOPA and the Internet Blackouts

SOPA and the Internet Blackouts

January 17, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 When it was brought to the attention of the Reddit link-sharing community in mid-November, SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, drew immense criticism from all sectors of the internet, which might be the understatement of the year. A mass online movement to protest the bill was born...

From Pinstripe to Pinwheel

From Pinstripe to Pinwheel

December 6, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Special Features, Sports

by Peter Melling '12 and Connor Abbott '14 Every baseball off-season, as the hot stove is heating up, teams will often announce simple tweaks or complete overhauls to their uniform sets. Many teams have announced new uniforms this year, so Peter Melling and Connor Abbot have ranked each uniform set ...

The Libyan Civil War

The Libyan Civil War

November 1, 2011
Filed under Opinion

by Kevin Wong '12 The October 20th death of Muammar Qaddafi represents a major milestone for the grassroots Arab Spring movement and a major victory in the Libyan Civil War. The autocratic dictator having been ousted after a near-fifty year reign, an arduous road towards democracy awaits the people o...

The Value of #OccupyWallStreet

The Value of #OccupyWallStreet

October 14, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Special Features

by Kevin Wong '12 30 Days, 800 people arrested, their deplorable crime: wearing masks. In our time, power and influence oftentimes depends on wealth. Corporations are treated by governments as tantamount to citizens and our artistic culture has “evolved” into an “industry”. The monumental cost of lo...

Top Amusement Parks

Top Amusement Parks

June 4, 2011
Filed under Opinion

By Robeil Andebrahn '13 Amusement parks are a big attraction to many tourists and also to the people who live in those cities during summer vacation.  There are many amusement parks in California but only the best get the most people to visit.  Three of the ten are California’s Great America,...

The Why of the Wedding

The Why of the Wedding

May 18, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Article by Steven Wooley '11 Once upon a time, there lived a handsome prince who fell in love with a beautiful commoner.  He proposed to her and the two got married. Millions of people lined the couple’s way to the church, or watched from their homes. Sounds like a Disney movie, right? Well act...