Biden’s administration picks: the historic nominees

January 20, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has long-held the promise that he will choose a Cabinet that “looks like America.” With this pledge in mind, Biden is building a diverse administration including Cabinet officials,...

Legend Gratitudes

November 22, 2020

Lingerr Senghor: I am grateful for my incredible colleagues, especially those in the English Department. And Liverpool F.C, the greatest team in the world. And my magnificent Nigerian Lit class :) Sarah...

Opinion: the SAT and ACT have overstayed their welcome

Information provided by 2020 College Board Report and 2018 ACT Profile Report. Infographic credit: Mira Chandriani.
November 19, 2020

A rising number of colleges have begun phasing SAT and ACT scores out of their admissions decisions, in a move that is long overdue. Not only are these standardized tests extremely time-consuming to study...

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19

SF high schools alter schedules and curriculums due to COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Instead of returning to the classroom for a new school year this fall, students across the Bay Area have found themselves learning from their homes. This new reality of Virtual School brings an added twist...

Summer plans during COVID-19

June 21, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, shelter-in-place rules have been implemented in order to contain the outbreak. Despite restrictions being reduced, many people’s summer plans have drastically...

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