December 17, 2018

An amazing year for the wrestling team -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My Experience at the Women’s March -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Regreso Del Racismo -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Parkland Shooting -

Friday, March 2, 2018

California Flu Crisis -

Friday, March 2, 2018

‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

¿Cuál Será el Futuro de DACA? -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Marcus Peters traded to the Rams -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2018 Upcoming Movies -

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Upcoming Season of Baseball -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Black History Month -

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Black Panther Review -

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Destructive Culture of Social Media -

Friday, February 23, 2018

Badminton season launches into action! -

Friday, February 23, 2018

LimeBike Takes Over! -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All Star Weekend Highlights -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chinese New Year Brought to SMHS -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco

    The city of San Francisco is truly the place to be. With its historic landmarks, eclectic neighborhoods and the diversity of its people, The City by the Bay has something for everyone. San Francisco is also a Instagrammer foodie’s dream; it is home to a multitude of dessert shops and cafes. Here are some of the most Instagrammable and over the top desserts you can find in the city.      Nestled on a street lined with pastel buildings is Home SF, a quaint cafe serving up coffee and baked goods in Outer Richmond. One of their most famous drinks…

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Black History Month

Black History Month Throughout United States history, African Americans have been treated unequally and people seem to not to fight back or have protests but themselves. Black History Month came from “Negro History week,” which was originally in the second week of each February. This week was chosen since it includes the birthdays of Frederick Douglass, an African American social former and writer, on February 14th and Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S president who abolished slavery by passing the 13th Amendment, on February 12th.   Black History Month was created back in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson and association for…

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LimeBike Takes Over!

What’s the big deal with LimeBike? For one, they are everywhere. These yellow and green bikes can be found all over the Bay Area; in front of schools, businesses and some even make a temporary home outside of houses. How does this high tech transportation system work? Put simply, LimeBike’s main objective is to create a service for anyone who is in the need for bikes. To achieve this, LimeBikes are found at almost every place in our communities. At all times, the bikes are locked, but when one downloads the official Lime Bike app, they now have access to…

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Where would you take your date out on Valentine’s Day?

SMHS students share where they would take their loved ones to (whether it be family, friends, or a date) on Valentines Day. Video by Jacqueline Kao.

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Jeff Sessions’ History with Race Follows Him

Jeff Sessions is well-known as the controversial Attorney General of the Trump Administration. Before being nominated for the role he serves currently, heading the Department of Justice of the United States, Mr. Sessions was a Senator representing Alabama. He was also the first Senator to support Donald Trump for President. But, to understand Jeff Sessions’ importance, we must look into his history with racial issues in this country. Mr. Sessions’ relations to racial issues entered the political debate far before President Trump did. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan nominated Jeff Sessions for the position of Federal Judge. To hold that…

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Rape Accusation Made Against Former “Voice” Star

On Monday, December 4th, Timothy Heller former friend of Melanie Martinez, shared a lengthy story illustrating the rape she experienced in the hands of Martinez. Heller did not specify where or when the attack happened but, described the fact that Martinez made her perform oral sex, smoke marijuana, and used a sex toy on her all with Heller’s resistance. In response to these allegations,  Martinez tweeted a statement that not only evades Heller’s accusation but also shares her side of the story. Martinez wrote “I am horrified and saddened by the statements and story told tonight by Timothy Heller. What…

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Why Megapixels aren’t the Whole Picture

The question “how many megapixels does it have” is many people’s easiest way to judge whether or not a phone camera or DSLR is competitive or not. There are many different factors that can contribute to camera quality, megapixels being only one of them. A megapixel is made up of one million pixels, and the more megapixels a camera has, the more detail it produces, meaning a larger picture. But what use do megapixels have? And what else makes a camera good, or not? Think of megapixels as the size of a picture. For example, if there was a painting,…

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theSkimm: The Millennial Generation of News

News. It has a lot to do with society nowadays, with the word fake news being thrown around. With the era of smartphones, social media, internet comes the uncertainty of credible news. Real journalists and reporters have had their reputations questioned while websites with twisted facts have been spreading through everyone’s media feeds. Rarely any of the young generation spend their time skimming the pages of Bloomberg, New York Times, Washington Post and maybe not even CNN. Nobody has time to research about every topic. Luckily, there is a reliable source called theSkimm. theSkimm was developed by two young women,…

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Should You Attend the Women’s Marches?

History was made on January 21, 2017. With an estimate of 4.2 million attendees in the United States, according to The Washington Post, the Women’s March on Washington was the single largest one-day protest in American History.  Many considered the march to be a “success”, since there was a large crowd in comparison to President Trump’s inauguration crowds. However, even in the first march in January, some still questioned its effect. Now, after the events in Charlottesville, Women’s Marches are reconvening around the country, multiple taking place in nearby locations, such as San Francisco and Oakland. The new marches raise…

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Patent Battle Closed for CRISPR

  Looks like UC Berkeley beat out Harvard and MIT in a patent battle over a new gene splicer. Crispr-Cas9 is a new and cheap genome editing tool, more accurate than previous tools for editing DNA. A patent legal battle over the tool has been now going on ever since 2012 but on February 15, 2017, US Patent and Trademark Office(USPTO) ruled that the applications filed by the UC Berkeley team to be different than the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute’s use of CRISPR-Cas9 systems in eukaryotic cells, such as human cells, was ruled by the…

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