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Is ignorance really bliss?

By Arianna Maysonave Wall Street is crumbling on the brink of budgetary crisis, more than a million American children fall asleep with an insatiable ache for sustenance, and over 1.4 million individuals filed for personal bankruptcy in 2009. With 7.2 million dollars spent daily on the foreign war effort and [...]

By | November 7th, 2011|0 Comments

Bound books us. the Kindle

Bound Books By Caity Tremblay Technology is redefining what it means to communicate. Reading a book is a physical and mental experience, an experience uniquely human, but the tradition of reading in a book is now contending with a new cyber-competitor. Will Amazon’s launch of an e-book reader, the Kindle, [...]

By | February 25th, 2011|2 Comments

Art with heart: SVHS to India

By Caity Tremblay In our career-driven world art is often disregarded as a trivial practice, but as 25 SVHS artists and 25 orphans in India know, art can be life-changing. “It’s hard to say who got the most enjoyment out of it, the kids or my students,” mused Owen Tuttle, [...]

By | February 25th, 2011|1 Comment

Cheers and jeers

By KC Jeppesen Heckling has long been a part of sports, and will not be quickly removed from the sports world. Both cheering and booing are essential to the spirit of competition. Other SCL schools’ fans make the SVHS players into victims of verbal harassment in the form of heckling, [...]

By | February 25th, 2011|0 Comments

New coach floats into SVHS

By Jamie Ballard The future of the swim program at SVHS was unclear up until recently, due to the fact that there was no swim coach available, and potential applicants were having trouble finding the job posting. In the past, the SVHS swim team has begun practices in early Feb.  [...]

By | February 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

Moll gives big buck donation to SVHS

By  KC Jeppesen Adam Kohut Tony Moll, an alumnus of the Dragon football program and current professional football player for the Baltimore Ravens organization, recently made a generous donation of $5,000 to the SVHS football program. Moll graduated from SVHS in 2001 and continued on to play football at University [...]

By | February 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

A-G for graduation a misstep

By Samantha Salek SVUSD has instated a new policy that will require every student at the SVHS to meet the A-G requirements in order to graduate. This change is set to come into effect for next year’s incoming freshman. A-G requires students to complete courses up through certain levels in [...]

By | February 2nd, 2011|1 Comment

Who’s to blame for bullying teens?

By Samantha Salek In response to several gay teen suicides at the start of the school year, journalist Dan Savage stepped up to attempt to make a difference in the lives of LGBT teenagers who may be suffering at the hands of bullies in school. He did this with his [...]

By | October 29th, 2010|1 Comment

No need for speed

By Luther Cenci For hundreds of years, forms of entertainment have remained largely static. People steadfastly relied on books, drama, live music and oral tradition to soften the grind of their daily labors. However, with the advent of new technology, choices for entertainment have exploded across a variety of platforms. [...]

By | October 29th, 2010|0 Comments

Schools for Schools helps see “Invisible Children”

By Shannon Murphy Over 400 people crowded into the pavilion to watch a film during 5th and 6th period A+ on Mon. Oct. 18. The goal of the film, as well as the group that presented it, is to raise social awareness of the atrocities plaguing Northern Uganda. The group [...]

By | October 29th, 2010|0 Comments