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Is YouTube for You?

Is YouTube for You?

Jenna Waldman, staff writer

December 10, 2009

You have a final in 20 minutes, you forgot your study guide at home, you haven’t had any lunch and your mother is on your back about studying for the SAT. But cheer up: Somewhere in the YouTube universe, someone is doing something so silly, ridiculous and embarrassing that it’s just about guaranteed...

Noah Schlager reflects on Urban School kayaking trip, the wilderness

Noah Schlager reflects on Urban School kayaking trip, the wilderness

December 10, 2009

By Noah Schlager On level with the glassy surface, propelling oneself atop the watery element, a kayaker’s world is a primordial one of balance with the water. Unlike a powered boat, which fights the water to propel itself, a kayak works with the currents and motions. It allows one to share t...

Disney’s new movie warns of global warming

Allegra Gordon

July 15, 2009

It’s a shocking 95 degrees in April in San Francisco. Instead of fog, the air is filled with the sound of music and kids playing in flip-flops and shorts. For once, you could go to the beach without wrapping yourself up in a parka. Unfortunately, it’s all too good to be true. Unseasonably warm days are a sign of ...

Angel Island Reborn

Angel Island Reborn

Celine Buehl

July 14, 2009

It is Feb. 15, a blustery and rainy day in the Bay Area and also the long-anticipated re-opening of historic Angel Island. The weather certainly does not reflect the momentous event. The ferry rocks across the bay, and the water is rough and angry, soaring over the sides and splashing everyone on...

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