Americans have a special place in their heart for sugar, but sugar — as sweet as it may seem — is poisoning our bodies.
The real source of the obesity epidemic falls not in the gym nor on the track, but in the kitchen. Or, more likely, the grocery store.
By ARTHUR MORGAN SONOMA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, SENIOR, 17 Whenever I call my cousin in France I’m always taken aback at her English rhetoric — not only is it grammatically and linguistically fluid but, rather, her confidence in her speech resonates through her steady pronunciation and ever so [...]
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 PAUL PAYNE THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Caity Tremblay wears many hats at Sonoma Valley High School: Newspaper editor, honors student, thespian. But she’s mostly identified by an unofficial role. “People know me as that singing girl,” said Tremblay, a senior who will attend UC Davis this fall. “I [...]
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 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 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 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 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 [...]