February 18, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chris Bosh Possible Comeback -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chloe Kim: The 17 Year Old Phenomenon -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Shaun White Wins Gold at Pyeongchang -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Biggest Problems with the NBA All-Star Games -

Friday, February 16, 2018

History of Super Bowl -

Friday, February 16, 2018

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

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jeff Sessions’ History with Race Follows Him -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Crazy Trades During The NBA Trade Deadline -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

“Love, Simon” and representation on the Big Screen -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Contraceptive Coverage Rollback Endangers Women -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rape Accusation Made Against Former “Voice” Star -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Should Confederate statues be taken down? -

Friday, February 2, 2018

John Aguilar: Ataque Rapido -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

“The Mini Show” -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

‘Coco’ captura corazones de todos -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

College Visits -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Viaje a Teotihuacán -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

R&B Comeback -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Bearcats Covered Head To Toe In Dye

      One of the happiest 5K’s on the planet is the Color Run. My friends and I decided to participate this year because it is so fun. “I really liked getting the dye thrown me,” said Drew Svenson, freshman, after the November event. This special run is not like any ordinary one, as it is a very colorful way to celebrate healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run is held in more than 50 countries. It is one of the largest events on the planet, and tickets sell out very quickly. The Color Run hosts over 300 events…

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You Don’t Have To Be Technical to Work in Tech

Jodi Ropert, a director of marketing at YouTube, makes it clear that the technology industry is open to everyone, not only the tech-savvy. In fact, Ropert herself got into technology not by being extremely technical, but simply by being passionate about technology and its future. “I got into technology sort of through luck. I needed to find an internship in France for my international fellowship program at UCLA and a friend of a friend’s son was heading the Microsoft Europe marketing team. So I met him and became an intern in Paris, and after graduating from business school, I started…

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Big Tech Companies vs. Startups

  Living in the Bay Area, most SMHS students have driven by, seen or even been inside some of the biggest tech companies in the world. Every inch of Silicon Valley is covered with incredibly famous technology companies such as Google, Twitter and Netflix. Many want to work in these places, and everyone wants to be a part of this booming new industry. Although working for one of these companies is very hard work, it is worth it to be part of such a diverse team in such an unique place. Rodrigo Velloso worked at Google and YouTube, each for…

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San Francisco State University

San Francisco is one of the most populated cities in in the United States. It is the cultural, commercial and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco also has many colleges and universities, one of which is San Francisco State University or, SFSU. “Although SFSU may not be like the Ivies,” said Daniel Bernardi, dean of the School of Liberal and Creative Arts, “it still provides students with a unique atmosphere. It encourages independence. Students are encouraged to go out into the city and explore jobs and internships.” SFSU has excellent academics. The university awards bachelor’s degrees in over 110…

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Which Jobs are in Demand?

Even though the unemployment rate in the U.S is 5.5 percent, there are numerous jobs that are in demand and growing tremendously. For SMHS seniors and anyone looking into college and thinking about what he or she wants to do in the future, this might be something for you to consider. According to the US News and World Report, 25.4 percent of teenagers are unemployed. This list can give you an idea of what careers you would be interested in. Our college paths also will affect what our career will be. This list is made from statistics gathered by the United States…

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Holidays Change as We Mature

We all change. Change is a natural part of growing up, and we all grow up some time or another. As the holidays are coming up, I have noticed that the way I look at them has changed. Teenage years are when children change into adults, and that means that childish opinions change into adult ones. Growing up is an exciting and sad part of life, and it allows us to look back on our past and learn from it. All this growing up leaves us with a question. How have we changed? When I was a younger, I used…

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Everything Pumpkin Spice

Leaves are turning orange, brown and red, and the pumpkin spice latte has arrived. Last year the pumpkin spice craze had just begun. People of all ages were obsessed with the trend. This year; however, the trend has been taken to a whole new level. Pumpkin spice is no longer all about the lattes, it is in everything! From oreos to air freshener to dog treats, pumpkin spice has taken over this fall. There is a variety of pumpkin spice flavored, scented, and looking items that have been invented specifically for this season. It seems that almost every brand of…

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Career Conversations: George Salet

A Conversation with George Salet You have been plumbing for over 30 years. Does plumbing ever get boring? Not really. It is always different. Today you’re doing this, the next day, it’s something else. And you can do all sorts of things since there are different types of plumbing. What are the different types of plumbing? Service and repair guys are the ones that come to your house, construction plumbers are the ones who put the pipes and bathrooms in for new houses and commercial plumbers are the ones who put pipes in for factories. What did your path look…

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Foreign Exchange Student Ana Rodero-Paredes

  What do you like about SMHS so far? “I really like the high school because in Spain the high schools are very different from here. We only go to high school to study. You know we don’t have sports inside the high school or clubs. So, yeah I really like that.” What was your first impression of Americans and what is it now? “I’ve came to America before doing the exchange. I thought Americans were nice-I mean, I didn’t think that I was gonna meet rude people or something like that. I thought that they were gonna be nice….

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Swedish Soccer Enthusiast Noa Mandorf

What do you like about SMHS so far? “It’s not too much homework.” How is SMHS different from your school back home? Are you more challenged in Sweden? “No, no, no! Like when I came to middle school, it was hella much homework. In Sweden I had like nothing for 2 weeks.” Do you play an instrument? “No. I tried to learn guitar, but no.” Do you participate in any extracurriculars? “I play football. I did play soccer before I went here and I play for Peninsula United.” Are you looking to go to college in America? “I don’t know….

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