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

Kendall Spencer jumps his way to the Olympics

Kendall Spencer, San Mateo Track & Field record holder and alumnus, will be participating in the 2016 Olympic Trials. Spencer can jump 27 feet for the long jump event, which is over four times his height. During Kendall’s off-season, Coach Riley has encouraged him to provide motivation and to work out with his fellow bearcats. “It’s really a privilege to coach someone with so much talent and help them compete at the highest level,” said Coach Riley. Kendall comes onto the track several times over the course of the track pre-season and season. Kendall helps a lot with the track…

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Healthy Alternatives to Our Favorite Snacks

One of the best parts of the day is digging into our favorite snacks. We take snacks with us everywhere, whether we’re running to class, getting ready for practice or preparing for a day with friends. With so many delicious snacks being sold, it’s hard to stay healthy in the process. “I usually just eat what I like, but occasionally I will try to see if what I am eating is healthy,” said Janeah Guevarra, a freshman. Today, we are going to explore five healthy and delicious alternatives to some of our favorite snack foods. Doritos are so crave-worthy with…

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The Real Health Criminal: Sugar

One of the biggest criminals in our health is an ingredient we often don’t suspect: sugar. We often look out for high levels of fat in our food, when we should also be keeping an eye out for high levels of sugar. Sugar can have horrible repercussions on our health, and is in almost everything we eat. Sugar is even hidden in what seems like the healthiest of foods, and constantly surprises us. Why is sugar so bad? It can lead to disease and make our bodies feel tired and anxious, among many other bad effects. Sugar can be a…

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Career Conversations: Brynn Evans

A Conversation with Brynn Evans What is user experience design?User experience (UX) design refers to the experiences and features that you interact with in an app or on a website. It’s more than just designing the screen or button. UX is like the superset of design; you need to understand how people think and act—how they will interact with your product—as well as visual design, layout, typography, color and animation. What do you do as a UX designer and manager at Google? I create screens for specific experiences in apps using tools like Photoshop and Sketch. UX designers can specialize…

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The New Sat Will Determine Your Future

The SAT is the key to success in a high school student’s career. The College Admission Exam demonstrates what students have learned throughout high school, and how ready they are to go to college. This year, The College Board made some changes to the usual SAT. Students have until January 2016 to take the old SAT. Starting March 2016, the new SAT will be administered. The goals is to make the Sat more straightforward. Many are comparing the New SAT to the ACT, which has often been seen as the more fair exam, because it follows closely what students have learned…

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Mobile Kangaroo Fixes Bearcats Phones

I received my first phone in fifth grade and throughout middle school and high school I have done the unthinkable: breaking my phone. But, so far I have always fixed it at a place called Mobile Kangaroo. This is a phone repair shop in San Mateo and I have been there to fix my phone about ten times in only a couple years. But, it isn’t just any repair shop because they have always been able to satisfy my needs and tell me exactly what went wrong instead of just taking my money. My first trip to Mobile Kangaroo was…

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No One Cares About Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is a US holiday meant to commemorate past presidents and celebrate the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. We all appreciate the day off, but do people really celebrate the federally enforced holiday? President’s Day is one of many overlooked, seemingly unimportant holidays that Americans don’t really care about or understand. The day is meant to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln’s Birthdays. It is the third Monday of every February, which is between both of their birthdays every year- February 12th, 1809  and February 22nd, 1732. This year, Presidents’ Day is February 15th. On this holiday,…

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New Years Resolutions Being Resolved

Each year millions of people make resolutions to get into shape or eat healthy in order to make the upcoming year the best possible. Whether it’s a gym membership or a diet plan, people commit to goals to better themselves. Nearly 75% of people commit to their goal for about a week but only 46% still pursue their goal 6 months into the new year according to health.com. According to health.com the top 10 most popular resolutions are to lose weight, to stay in touch with old friends or family, quit smoking, save money, take on less stressful activities, to…

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Design Thinking Club Takes Flight

Design Thinking Club at San Mateo High studies the design thinking process used for business innovation and they apply the process to different workshops and challenges. Zion Shih, junior, is the president of Design Thinking Club and Ms.Cintas is the club adviser. “I have always and still do enjoy inventing and creating things, and I wanted to share my passion,” said Zion. “My middle school, Bayside, really emphasized STE(A)M and Design Thinking.” Design Thinking is a methodology innovators use to create products their users will enjoy. The design thinking process are the steps one takes to reach their goal of…

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It’s a New Year, But is it a New You?

The beginning of a new year is always exciting. The winds of change are blowing, and they allow room for us to start fresh and begin on a clean slate. Many of us like to make New Year’s Resolutions, or goals for the year. Others of us have given up on making resolutions because they always fall through after a few months. New Year’s Resolutions are notorious for failing, but why? And how can we make make them work? New Year’s Resolutions often fail because we make too many. When you make one or two resolutions that you are fully…

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