September 19, 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

Crazy Trades During The NBA Trade Deadline

As the trade deadline approached, it seemed like no anticipated trades would happen. Deandre Jordan still hasn’t joined the Cavs and Tristan Thompson still hasn’t got traded. But crazy things happened on Thursday, February 8, 2018. On the exact date of the trade deadline the Cleveland Cavaliers literally traded half of their team in exchange for younger players. Dwyane Wade was traded back to the Miami Heat in which he plans to stay in the last years of his career. Iman Shumpert was traded to the Sacramento Kings, Channing Frye and Isiah Thomas were traded to the Los Angeles Lakers,…

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FC Barcelona’s Shaky Future

How did FC Barcelona become the limelight of the Catalan struggle for independence?   Catalonian has constantly been on the front page of the world newspaper for quite a while. It has been attempting to secede from Spain due to allegations of cultural discrimination from the capital.  It decided to hold a referendum for independence across the province. The day the people were due to vote, there was a home match between FC Barcelona and Las Palmas. The Spanish football team requested to game to be postponed due to their then hushed support. However, Spanish officials denied their request. A…

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Gordon Hayward Injured

  The 2017 NBA offseason has been one of the craziest ones yet. It is a time for teams to purchase essential players for their squad. Some of the biggest names in the game have been traded this offseason such as Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Isaiah Thomas, and Gordon Hayward. The NBA draft is also a way for teams in pull in new, promising players for building their franchise. Many players who are predicted to be stars on a new team get injured in the beginning of their season, causing them to miss whole season. One…

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Cross Country Runs into the 2017 Season

They run many miles every day, preparing for the next competition. This small handful of athletes, exercising patience and endurance, runs the lengthy and sometimes unruly terrain. They are the 2017 San Mateo High School Cross Country team and the starter’s gun has fired on their new season. The team is led by veteran coach, Ed Riley who is entering his twelfth year with SMHS. “When I got into coaching, I never thought I’d coach Cross Country because I never ran Cross Country. I only ran track, but I ran it all year long, so I was always running. It’s…

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Roger Federer Proves he is the GOAT

Roger Federer has become a household name in the past decade and there is no surprise why. His unmatched record of 18 Grand Slam wins and sustained dominance in the tennis world make it difficult to deny that he is the greatest tennis player of all time. Of all the G.O.A.T.s in sports, few have the savoir faire and staying power as Federer. Federer plays with distinctive style and approach to the game that appear only slightly refined from when he first became a top 100 player in professional tournament, at age 18. Even at 35, he is still incredibly…

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Coach John Tells Us About Boys Tennis

The Tennis team this year is made up of mostly freshmen and sophomores, so what do you think the team needs to do to be successful, especially when playing older, more experienced opponents? With this young team, the success and strength are already there, as all the players are accomplishing the fundamentals of tennis, executing strategies, learning from losses and improving from wins, and being courageous and believing in your shots in close games. Playing older players generally means that they will be better than the younger players, but this will help the athlete improve. What strengths does the team…

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Badminton Team Makes a Racket

Badminton season at school has started, and the SMHS team members are practicing hard in preparation for their matches. Official games started at the beginning of March, and will continue to take place every Tuesday and Thursday until the end of April. The team is playing in the Bay Division of the Peninsula Athletic League, along with seven other schools. Coaches Rachell Berania and Matt Fong are currently coaching the badminton team. Coach Rachell, or just Coach R, has coached badminton for two years prior to joining SMHS, making this her third year of coaching. In badminton, players play matches…

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Swimming Season Arrives with a Splash

It’s a new swimming season, and the team has been conditioning since the winter season in preparation for it. The team consists of 17 boys and 31 girls and many of the new swimmers are eager freshmen with high expectations. Some have been swimming for years while other aren’t as experienced, however they are all welcome on the team. “This year both the girls and guys teams are looking really good. We have a lot more guys this year which will really help us score more points. Additionally, the girls are looking as good if not better than last year….

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Varsity Girls’ Soccer Update

The San Mateo High School Girls Varsity Soccer team were rewarded with a slot in the CCS Championship. They finished the amazing season with a record of 15-2-3. Despite losing the Ocean Division title, the girls have found a path to the CCS Division 1 tournament. “We’re all really excited for the opportunity. All we want to do is play our best, and prove that we deserve it,” said Vida Wadhams, junior and goalkeeper on the Varsity team. This year the girl’s varsity team has a majority of underclassmen on the team. “I think more than anything, having underclassmen just…

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The Wrestling Team is Back

The Wrestling Team is back for the season. This team acquired more players than last year. The team even have a new coach, Mr. Jason Cervantes. Many of the new players in the wrestling team didn’t even know there was a team the previous year. Coach Cervantes, although he’s new, believes that there’s something special about this team because, “…We don’t have any wrestlers that think they are above and beyond anyone else on the team. They all work well with each other and help each other out mentally, physically and technically.” Coach Cervantes wants to coach this team for…

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